News & Research

  • UC Hastings Center for Business Law | Newsletter Fall 2020

    You can check out the full newsletter in the following link:
    CBL Newsletter Fall 2020
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  • Note from the Executive Director – CBL Newsletter Fall 2020

    In a year like no other in recent memory, the UC Hastings’ Center for Business Law is continuing to lay its foundations to become the leading business law center in San Francisco. There is currently a lot of soul searching within the business community around the question of corporate purpose. In this context,
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  • Q&A with Scott James on CBL Scholars Program

    Scott James, Co-Chair of the CBL Advisory Board and General Counsel of DCVC
    Q: What is the mission and vision behind the CBL Scholars Program?
    A: This year has forced all of us to confront a number of painful realities, including how little progress American society has made in providing greater economic opportunity to people who grow up in disadvantaged neighborhoods and communities,
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  • Research and News from CBL Affiliated Faculty Fall 2020

    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

    UC Hastings’ Center for Racial and Economic Justice (CREJ) has launched Black Hastings Speaks, a six-episode podcast series designed to preserve and present authentic stories of Black experiences within the UC Hastings community.
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  • Delaware Law and the “End of History” in Creditor Protection

    On August 27, 2020, the Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog (focused on corporate law and capital markets) published a short summary of Professor Jared A. Ellias’ and Robert J. Stark’s (Brown Rudnick LLP) latest article entitled “Delaware Corporate Law and the ‘End of History’ in Creditor Protection“.
    “As we show, at least in Delaware,
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  • UC Hastings Center for Business Law | Newsletter Spring 2020

    You can check out the full newsletter in the following link:
    CBL Newsletter Spring 2020
     
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  • Note from the Executive Director – CBL Newsletter Spring 2020

    It is an honor and privilege to join UC Hastings Law to help build from the ground up the Center for Business Law, in collaboration with an outstanding group of faculty, staff and advisors. Our mission is to bring together leading scholars, business leaders, practitioners, regulators and students to engage in the study,
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  • Q&A with Lauren Watanabe, Class of 2020

    Q: Tell us about your experience working for Professor Ellias as a CBL Student Fellow and Research Assistant?
    A: Professor Ellias’ bankruptcy research was intellectually stimulating. Our group reviewed financial disclosures filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We learned how to locate and record a variety of information regarding companies’ financial structures entering and exiting bankruptcy.
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  • Research Update Center for Business Law Spring 2020

    The UC Hastings Center for Business Law convenes the school’s business law faculty, research and course offerings. Check out their most recently published and forthcoming business law scholarship.

    Cable, Abraham, Does Trados Matter? (October 4, 2019). 45 The Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming; UC Hastings Research Paper No. 367. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=346427
    Ricks,
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  • Large Corporate Committee of Bankruptcy Scholars, led by Professor Jared Ellias, Send Letter to Congress

    On May 7th, 2020, Professor Jared A. Ellias, on behalf of a group of bankruptcy scholars, sent a letter to Congress expressing their fear that a flood of bankruptcies is imminent and urging Congress to appoint more judges and increase budgets. You can read the full letter in the following link: “Bankruptcy and COVID-19 Working Group” 
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