Sunday, June 17, 2007
The Corporate Women Scholar's Conference was held Saturday June 16 at the Seattle University School of Law. Presenters included Jill Fisch (Fordham), Loss Causation in Securities Fraud; Donna Nagy(Indiana), The Demise of the Fiduciary Principle in Insider-Trading Law; Hillary Sale(Iowa), The Gatekeeping Role of Judges in Approving Settlements; Janis Serra (British Columbia), Legal and Governance Principles in Cross-Border Corporate Group Insolvencies; Cheryl Wade (St. John's), SOX Five Years Later: Calls for Repeal or Rollback, anad What the Public Does Not Know; Lynne Dallas (San Diego), Implications of the Post-SOX Changes in the Composition and Culture of Boards; and Barbara Black (Cincinnati), Should the SEC be a Collection Agency for Defrauded Investors? Other participants include Renee Jones (Boston College), Elizabeth Nowicki (Tulane), Claire Moore Dickinson (Rutgers/Tulane), Cristine Hurt (Illinois), Faith Kahn (New York Law School). Many thanks go to Dean Kellye Testy for hosting this wonderful conference at her beautiful law school!