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September 2016
Friday
16
September
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Free and open to the public  | CLE credit available, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
20
September
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Speaker: Lawrence Douglas
Author and James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought, Amherst College
Free and open to the public  | CLE credit available, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
21
September
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: B. Jessie Hill
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law
Free and open to the public  | CLE credit available  |  Webcast live
Friday
23
September
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Free and open to the public  | CLE credit available, pending approval  |  Webcast live
October 2016
Thursday
6
October
2016
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Free and open to the public  | CLE credit available, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
6
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Speaker: Franita Tolson
Betty T. Ferguson Professor of Voting Rights, Florida State University College of Law
Free and open to the public  | CLE credit available  |  Webcast live
Thursday
13
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Nathan Quick
Trial Chambers, International Criminal Court
Free and open to the public  | CLE credit available  |  Webcast live
Friday
14
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker: David J. Garrow, Distinguished Research Professor of History and Law, University of Pittsburgh
Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford University
Theodore M. Shaw, Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, University of North Carolina former Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
Free and open to the public  | CLE credit available, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
18
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
CLE credit available  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
October
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Kevin C. McMunigal
Professor of Law
CLE credit available  |  Webcast live
Friday
28
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Leo M. Gordon
U.S. Court of International Trade
Webcast live
Wednesday
9
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Wednesday
16
November
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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CLE credit available  |  Webcast live
Saturday
19
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
10:45 AM - 12:45 PM
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February 2017
Friday
10
February
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal
Columnist, The New York Times
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner
Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance
Professor Business and Society
Center for Business and Human Rights
NYU Stern School of Business
Wednesday
22
March
2017
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Webcast live
Securities Disclosure: Theory and Practice
Sponsor
The Center for Business Law and Regulation
George A. Leet Business Law Symposium
OCT 3, 2014
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location
Jones Day
(Large Conference Room)
901 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114-1190
CLE Credit
5 hours of in-person CLE credit available, pending approval
$100.00 for Case Law Alumni
$200.00 for all other attorneys
The core principle of the federal securities law is disclosure so that investors can make informed decisions. However, there has never been a consensus about what information the Securities and Exchange Commission should require to be disclosed. Disagreements now seem more widespread than ever before, including disputes over disclosures relating to corporate political contributions, say-on-pay, “soft information,” conflict minerals, CEO pay ratio, accounting standards, and environmental impacts. Responding to these controversies, the SEC has recently begun a comprehensive review of its disclosure policies. The 2014 Leet Symposium will bring together leading figures from the SEC, proxy advisory firms, legal practice, and academia to discuss both specific disclosure concerns and compliance issues and broader questions of what disclosure policies would best facilitate informed investing in our securities markets.
Agenda
8:00-8:45 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:45-9:00 a.m. Welcome & Introduction
9:00-10:30 a.m. Session 1

Moderator:
George Dent, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Panel: Robert McCormick, Esq.
Amy L. Goodman, Gibon, Dunn & Crutcher
Adam C. Pritchard, Frances and George Skestos Professor of Law
University of Michigan School of Law
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-12:00 p.m. Session 2

Moderator:
Professor Charles Korsmo, Assistant Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Panel:
Edward F. Greene, Senior Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb, New York
Henry T.C. Hu, Allan Shivers Chair in the Law of Banking and Finance, University of Texas Law School
12:00-12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45-1:15 p.m. Lecture: "Shaping Company Disclosure for the 21st Century"
Keith F. Higgins, Director of the Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
1:15-1:30 p.m. Break
1:30-2:45 p.m. Session 3

Moderator:
Professor Juliet Kostritsky, Everett D. & Eugenia S. McCurdy Professor of Contract Law Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Panel:
Ahmed Taha, Professor Law, Pepperdine University School of Law
Laura Hauser, General Counsel and Secretary, Technical Consumer Products
Robert Jackson, Professor of Law; Co-Director, Ira M. Millstein Center
2:45-3:00 p.m. Open forum discussion:
All panelists & attendees

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