IBL 2018 Scholars Roundtable

Friday, November 16
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, November 17
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

By Invitation Only

2018 Scholars Roundtable
Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law

Friday, November 16

8:45 to 9 a.m.: Opening Remarks (Interim Dean Maryellen Fullerton)

9 to 11:15 a.m.: Panel 1: Corporate and Private Law Governance Issues in the International Sphere
Melissa Durkee (University of Georgia), The New Functional Sovereignty: Private Authority in Global Governance
William Moon (University of Maryland), Delaware’s New Competition: Nation States as Laboratories of Corporate Law
Tamar Groswald Ozery, (Harvard University), Home Invasion: Acquisitions of Publicly-Listed Firms by an Ultimate Foreign Sovereign

11:15 to 11:30 a.m.: Break

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Panel 2: International Tax Law and Policy
David Hasen (University of Florida), International Taxation and Political Economy
Cristina Trenta (Orebro University, Sweden), Tax Havens, Merry-Go-Rounds, and Dutch Sandwiches, An Analysis of the Language Used for Describing Illicit Fiscal Behaviors

2 to 4:15 p.m.: Panel 3: Adjudicating International Business
Pamela Bookman (Temple University), The Adjudication Business
Kathleen Claussen (University of Miami), International Claims Trading
Danya Reda & Nick Frayn (Peking University), The Global Dimensions of Court Reform: Lessons from a Chinese Commercial Court

Saturday, November 17

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Panel 4: International Economic Law 
Julian Arato (Brooklyn Law School), Against Back-Door Multilateralization
Harlan Cohen (University of Georgia), What is International Trade Law For?
(short break)
Dan Chow (Ohio State University), United States Unilateralism and the World Trade Organization
Ben Heath (NYU), The New National Security and the Global Economic Order