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Beyond Unprecedented: The Rise—and Results—of Shareholder Activism

Climate change and racial justice are issues on the boardroom table as shareholder activists try to force corporations to act on environmental and diversity matters. Anne E. Robinson ’94, Vanguard general counsel, talks about the priorities of institutional investors when ESG questions are put to a vote. 

Beyond Unprecedented: Meme Stock Mania

With a stock trading app on their phones and a lot of time on their hands, individual investors flooded into the market during the pandemic—with wild results. Co-hosts Professor Eric Talley and Millstein Center Research Fellow Kate Waldock ’23 talk to Professor Joshua Mitts about pandemic meme trading and what it means for market regulation.

Beyond Unprecedented: The Post-Pandemic Economy—Season 2

From Columbia Law School and the Millstein Center, the popular podcast returns for a second season to examine the pandemic’s lingering economic effects on workers, investors, and corporations. Co-hosts Professor Eric Talley and Research Fellow Kate Waldock ’23 will be joined by experts who have a knack for explaining the complex economic phenomena unfolding in a world changed by COVID-19. 

November 11, 2021

Defending the Planet: The Climate Refugee Crisis

In episode five of Columbia Law School’s limited podcast series—hosted by Michael B. Gerrard—University Professor Michael W. Doyle and Ama Francis, non-resident fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, discuss what’s at stake for people around the world when their homes are no longer habitable due to climate change.

July 01, 2021