News at Columbia Law from 2012

Former U.S. Ambassador Speaks About the Future of the Relationship Between America, Pakistan

Cameron Munter, who served in Pakistan from 2010 to 2012, says U.S. diplomacy has focused too much on counter-terrorism.

Framing Property Rights in a Global Context

Professor Katharina Pistor and other scholars debate core values for cross-border and multi-dimensional property transactions.

Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?

Professor Robert J. Jackson Jr. moderates a debate on the value of financial markets-and what role the government should play.

Professor Suzanne Goldberg on Same-Sex Marriage Cases at U.S. Supreme Court

The lawsuits challenge laws that define marriage as between a man and a woman.

Connecticut Attorney General, Labor Leader Discuss Response to Current Labor Environment

Experts say globalization and the Information Age have made workers more likely to pursue independent ventures, and employers more likely to illegally misclassify workers as independent contractors, altering the traditional employee-employer relationship

How Should Foreign Investors and Host States Promote Sustainable Development?

Experts from government, academia, and the private sector debate the investor-state relationship at seventh annual Columbia International Investment Conference

Securities Law Authority, Journalist Keynote Insider Trading Conference

University of Rochester President Joel Seligman and New York Times columnist James Stewart speak about evolution of insider trading enforcement

Insider Trading Conference Honors Longtime Columbia Law School Professor

William Cary wrote the 1961 landmark opinion that set the standard for federal insider trading enforcement while chairman of the SEC

Past, Present, and Future of Insider Trading Law Examined at Columbia Law School Conference

New York, November 28, 2012—Judges, practitioners, and academics met on Nov. 16 at Columbia Law School to discuss insider trading law and enforcement and to commemorate the anniversary of an important U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

Making the Case for Mootness

Professor Ronald Mann heads to the high court Dec. 3 to argue in favor of mooting a plaintiff's collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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