News & Events

  • UC Hastings Center for Business Law | Newsletter Fall 2021

    October 2021

    You can read the full newsletter in the following link: CBL Newsletter Fall 2021.
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  • Q&A with Manuel P. Alvarez ’07

    Director of CBL Roundtable on Financial Policy & Regulation

    What is the mission and vision behind the new CBL Roundtable on Financial Policy & Regulation? 

    The goal of this Roundtable is to promote dialogue and thought-leadership around the evolving regulatory frameworks for new financial products and services. The technological trends of the last decade have pushed financial services further away from localized “brick &
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  • Note from the Executive Director

    CBL Newsletter Fall 2021

    We are finally back to in-person classes this Fall 2021 semester. It’s exciting to be back, and at the Center for Business Law we look forward to engaging with leading scholars, business leaders, practitioners, regulators and students to explore some of the latest business trends from Silicon Valley and beyond.
    This Fall, the Center has expanded with three new advisory board members plus a director for our new CBL Roundtable on Financial Policy &
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  • Center for Business Law 2021 Fall Kick-Off & Happy Hour

    September 14 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm

    Join us on the Skydeck of the new Cotchett Law Center to celebrate the new school year with the Center for Business Law. Come meet CBL Faculty, Advisors, Fellows & Alumni and learn more about our exciting plans for the year. Appetizers and drinks will be served.
    Registration is required for this event.
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  • The 2020-2021 Albert G. Evans Scholarship in Private Enterprise.

    A cash prize totaling $3,400 will be awarded to the student (or students) who writes the best article.

    The Center for Business Law is pleased to invite nominations for the 2020-2021 Albert G. Evans Scholarship in Private Enterprise. A cash prize totaling $3,400 will be awarded to the student (or students) who, in the discretion of the Selection Committee, writes the best article on a specified topic in the area of governmental regulation of private enterprise.
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  • The Heart of Business – A Conversation on Corporate Purpose

    Featuring Hubert Joly, former Chairman & CEO of Best Buy

    On April 26, 2021, Evan Epstein had a conversation with Hubert Joly, ex Chairman & CEO of Best Buy on corporate purpose and his new book The Heart of Business, hosted by the Sciences Po American Foundation.
    You can find a summary of the discussion in this link.
    You can check out the webinar recording in this link.
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  • Professor Jared Ellias’ latest paper “Government Activism in Bankruptcy”

    Featured in Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Roundtable

    Check out Professor Jared Ellias‘ latest paper “Government Activism in Bankruptcy” (with George Triantis) about how governments can implement policy goals through bankruptcy activism is helpfully summarized on the Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Roundtable site: https://blogs.harvard.edu/bankruptcyroundtable/2021/05/18/government-activism-in-bankruptcy/ 
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  • UC Hastings Center for Business Law | Newsletter Spring 2021

    May 2021

    You can check out the full newsletter in the following link: CBL Newsletter Spring 2021
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  • Note from the Executive Director – CBL Newsletter Spring 2021

    After over a year in COVID-19 lockdown, we are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. As of this writing, more than 1.18 billion vaccine doses have been administered worldwide, with about 247 million vaccinations in the US (~44% of population) and 72% of SF residents over 16 receiving at least one dose.
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  • Research and News from CBL Affiliated Faculty Spring 2021

    The UC Hastings Center for Business Law convenes the school’s business law faculty, research and course offerings. Check out their most recent news and research:

    Alina Ball

    Check out UC Hastings’ Center for Racial and Economic Justice (CREJ) six-episode podcast series Black Hastings Speaks. This series pays homage to the rich oral traditions of African Americans,
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