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2018 Leet Symposium: Fiduciary Duty, Corporate Goals, and Shareholder Activism

Friday, November 2, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The Symposium will discuss corporate officers’ and directors’ fiduciary duties by exploring the tension between traditional shareholder wealth maximization and shareholder environmental and social activism. The Symposium will present issues related to corporate governance, hedge fund activism, and the ethical role of general counsels seeking to zealously advocate for their corporations while giving impartial legal advice. The current political, social, and financial climate presents an exciting opportunity to discuss how corporations respond to shifting social awareness.

Call for Papers: Ethical Challenges in the Role of In-House Counsel


The Center for Professional Ethics at Case Western Reserve University School of Law will be sponsoring a panel on ”Ethical Challenges in the Role of In-House Counsel“ as part of the CWRU 2018 Leet Symposium on November 2, 2018. The title of the symposium is “Fiduciary Duty, Corporate Goals, and Shareholder Activism.”

One speaker for the “Ethical Challenges” panel will be selected via a paper competition, with the winning entry given a cash award and travel and lodging expenses to participate in the Conference.

Deadline is August 1, 2018

Event Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)
11075 East Blvd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

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