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CANCELLED: Corporate Governance after Enron

Date: 31 March 2008 Time: 00.00 pm

This lecture has been cancelled as Prof. Coffee is unable to visit Britain.

John Coffee, Columbia Law School, New York

John Coffee is the Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, New York. Listed by the National Law Journal as one of 'The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in the United States', he is a leading international authority on business and the law, corporate governance, and security regulation, and has served on a wide range of corporate and governmental advisory boards. His previous publications include Cases and Materials on Securities Regulations (with Seligman, 9th ed. 2003), Knights, Raiders, and Targets: The Impact of Hostile Takeover (with Lowenstein and Rose-Ackerman, 1988), Cases and Materials on Corporations (with Choper and Gilson, 6th ed. 2004), Business Organization and Finance: Legal and Economic Principles (with Kelin, 9th ed. 2004) and Gatekeepers: The Role of the Professions in Corporate Governance (2006).

He is Reporter for the American Bar Association for its Model Standards on Sentencing Alternatives and Procedures and for the American Law Institute's Principles of Corporate Governance. Member or former member, Economic Advisory Board to Nasdaq; National Academy of Sciences panel studying empirical research on sentencing; the National Research Council's Standing Committee on Law and Justice; the Advisory Panel on Environmental Sentencing Guidelines to the United States Sentencing Commission; Advisory Committee on the Capital Formation and Regulatory Processes; the Subcouncil on Capital Markets of the United States Competitiveness Policy Council; the Legal Advisory Board to the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD); Legal Advisory Committee to the board of directors of the New York Stock Exchange. Former chairperson of the Section on Business Associations of the Association of American Law Schools. Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Co-sponsored with the LU Management School.

Time and Venue TBC


Who can attend: Anyone


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