April 23 Friday

2020-2021 Weil, Gotshal & Manges Roundtable

  • Friday, April 23, 2021 at 9:00AM - 2:15PM
  • Online; Please RSVP.
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

The Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law invites you to the 2020-2021 Weil, Gotshal & Manges Roundtable.

* Papers and readings for the panel discussion have been posted on the Center's website.

** New York State CLE credits will be available, as described further below.

*** The Roundtable will take place over Zoom.  Please RSVP by Friday, April 16, 2021 here, and please indicate whether you would like CLE credit.  You will receive a confirmation email within two business days after your registration.

Program

9:00 a.m. to 9:05 a.m.

Welcome by Heather Gerken, YLS Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law.

9:05 a.m. to 10:25 a.m.

Paper Presentation I: “Augmented Lawyering” by John Armour '96 (LLM), Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, Richard Parnham, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oxford Saïd Business School, and Mari Sako, Professor of Management Studies, University of Oxford Saïd Business School. 

Discussants: Martin Korman '89, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and John Morley '06, YLS Professor of Law.

Moderator: Ian Ayres '86, YLS Deputy Dean and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law.

10:25 a.m. to 10:35 a.m.

Break.

10:35 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.

Paper Presentation II: “Socially Responsible Investments: Costs and Benefits for University Endowment Funds” by George Aragon, Associate Professor of Finance, Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business, Yuxiang Jiang, Assistant Professor, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Juha Joenväärä, Assistant Professor of Finance, Aalto University School of Business, and Cristian Tiu, Chair, Department of Finance and Associate Professor of Finance, University at Buffalo.

Discussants: Jonathan Macey '82, YLS Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law and Laura Starks, Charles E. and Sarah M. Seay Regents Chair in Finance and Co-Executive Director of Social Innovation@McCombs, The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.

Moderator: Yair Listokin '05, YLS Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law.

11:55 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Break.

12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion: “Central Bank and Corporate Board Responses to COVID-19”

Panelists: William English, Professor in the Practice of Finance, Yale School of Management; Bengt Holmstrom, Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Economics; Andrew Metrick, Janet L. Yellen Professor of Finance and Management, Yale School of Management; and Jack “Rusty” O’Kelley III '92, Co-leader, Board and CEO Advisory Partners, Russell Reynolds Associates.

Moderator: Roberta Romano '80, YLS Sterling Professor of Law and Director, YLS Center for the Study of Corporate Law.

CLE Credit

Yale Law School has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE programs.  The following credits are available:

  • 1.5 CLE credit hours in Law Practice Management for attending the entirety of Paper Presentation I (Augmented Lawyering) from 9:05 a.m. to 10:25 a.m.;
  • 1.5 CLE credit hours in Professional Practice for attending the entirety of Paper Presentation II (Socially Responsible Investments: Costs and Benefits for University Endowment Funds) from 10:35 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.; and
  • 2.0 CLE credit hours in Professional Practice for attending the entirety of the Panel Discussion (Central Bank and Corporate Board Responses to COVID-19) from 12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

The above CLE credit hours are appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. Preregistration is required for CLE credit; please tell us whether you would like CLE credit when you RSVP for the Zoom meeting link. You must be present for the entirety of the paper presentation or panel discussion to receive CLE credit for that presentation or discussion; we cannot give CLE credit for partial presentation or discussion attendance. We have posted CLE reading materials on the Center’s website (https://ccl.yale.edu/activities/roundtables). You will receive the requisite attorney affirmations and CLE evaluation forms by close of business on Thursday, April 22, 2021. 

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law