News & Research

  • 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

    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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  • Prof. Jared Ellias Recognized on Top 10 Corporate and Securities Article List of 2020

    The Corporate Practice Commentator Twenty-Seventh Annual Selection

    UC Hastings Center for Business Law Faculty Director Jared A. Ellias was recognized for article Bankruptcy Hardball on the prestigious Corporate Practice Commentator list of Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles of 2020.
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  • Business Scholar Program Molds New Generation of Leaders

    UC Hastings CBL Scholars Program

    Check out this great profile of the CBL Scholars Program by UC Hastings.
    More to come from this program, and other new initiatives by the UC Hastings Center for Business Law.
     
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  • Announcing New CBL Scholars

    UC HASTINGS CENTER FOR BUSINESS LAW

    Last summer, as the nation grappled with the twin crises of a global pandemic and the legacy of inequality and exclusion, the UC Hastings Center for Business Law (“CBL”) decided to take action to help build a better and more inclusive business community, drawing on Hastings’ and our alumni’s 140 year tradition of leading the business bar in San Francisco.
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  • Business Law Scholarship at UC Hastings Law

    Summary 2020

    Our business law faculty members Jared Ellias, Jodi Short, Abe Cable, John Crawford, and Alina Ball are prominent thought leaders in the field. Here is a sampling of their work from the past year: Business Law Scholarship.
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