July 2012

  Professor Harvey Goldschmid ’65 and Ira Millstein ’49 Named to Newly Formed Systemic Risk Council   
  Professor Curtis Milhaupt Addresses Beijing Business Forum on Chinese State-Owned Enterprises   
Discussions Focus on Problems Related to Governance and Global Investment Presented by Powerful and Politically Connected Chinese Companies
  Professor Katharina Pistor Wins Prestigious Max Planck Research Award   
When word came that Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School’s Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law, had been chosen to receive the Max Planck Research Award for 2012, the comparative law expert was in a hotel room in Florence, Italy, preparing for a student’s dissertation defense.
  Professor John Coffee Addresses Lawmakers on 10th Anniversary of Sarbanes-Oxley Act   
Acclaimed Securities Law Expert Addresses Urgent Questions Surrounding Investor Confidence and Proposed Regulatory Reforms
  Law School Launches Three New Centers   
Columbia Law School has established three new academic centers focusing on global markets, constitutional law, and international arbitration. These initiatives will bring together leading experts in each field and promote scholarship on increasingly important areas of the law.