Fordham Law launches LL.M. in Corporate Compliance
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International Arbitration & Mediation Training and Assistance Institute (IATAI) sponsors International Arbitration Training Institute
Fordham Law School develops new double-degree program with Fudan Law School (Shanghai, China)
Fordham Law School will host the annual meeting of the European Chapter of the Fordham Law Alumni Association in Amsterdam. The reunion will include a welcome cocktail reception, an academic program, and a concluding dinner. For more information, click here.
Wednesday, June 18
Visiting Research Fellow Federico Riganti presented on "Oversight and Control in American Business Organization."
Visiting Research Fellow Yael Achiman Bar-Levi presented.
The Office of International and Non-JD Programs launched a two-week program for master students in International Business Law from Centro de Estudies Garrigues.
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine spoke at the "Meet the US Law Schools" portion of the DAJV Seminar for prospective LL.M. students in Cologne, Germany.
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine taught "Introduction to the US Legal System" at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany.
With assistance from the Office of International & Non-JD Programs, the US Department of State hosted a conference at Fordham Law. The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is an official US government exchange program administered by the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The objective of the program is to advance US foreign policy goals by increasing mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of other countries.
Visiting Research Fellow Sara Helene Andersen presented on “Questio Quid Juris? Corporate Liability, International Human Rights Litigation, and the UN Guidelines: Mapping the Terra Incognita.”
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine presented "Stare Decisis and Sumula Vinculante: A Comparative Analysis" to a delegation of attorneys and professors from Brazil at Fordham Law School.
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine hosted a delegation of law students from the University of Heidelberg.
The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on "Immigration and Visa Issues for Students Looking to Work in the US Post-Graduation."
Visting Research Fellow Aniello Merone presented on “International Arbitration for Sport: the Experience of CAS in Lausanne."
Fordham Law School attended the annual reunions for the Asian Chapter of the Fordham Law Alumni Association. The Beijing Alumni Reception took place on Tuesday, March 18. The Shanghai Alumni Reception took place on Thursday, March 20. The Taiwan Alumni Reception was held in Taipei on Friday, March 21. The Hong Kong Alumni Reception was held on Sunday, March 23. The Seoul Alumni reception was held on Tuesday, March 25; and Fordham Law's trip to Asia concluded with the Tokyo Alumni Reception on Thursday March 27.
Thursday, March 13
The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on "Interviewing Skills for LL.M. Students."
Visting Research Fellow Yael Achiman Bar-Levi presented on "When Law Meets Interpretation - The Manners in Which Israeli Law May Encounter Interpretation."
Visting Research Fellow Kutlay Telli presented on "Justice Response to Violence against Women in the Light of the United Nations Legal Framework."
Friday, February 28
The Academic Enrichment Program presented a seminar on Writing Scholarly Papers in Room 203 from 12:30 - 2 p.m.
Alexander Klauser presented on “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Insolvency Proceedings and Related Judgments – A Comparison between the European and the US Approach" at 10 a.m. in Room 302.
Desiree Jaeger-Fine, LL.M. '13, presented a lecture on "Linked(In) to Success: How to Use LinkedIn to Further Your Career" at 4 p.m. in Room 310.
Thursday, February 13
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine presented on "Supreme Court Highlights: Current and Past Terms" at Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City, Mexico.
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine hosted a cocktail reception in Mexico City for Fordham Law alumni and friends.
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine hosted a delegation from the US-China Legal Exchange Foundation at Fordham Law School.
Fordham Law School hosted a delegation of more than 100 judges and lawyers from the Israeli Bar Association, featuring presentations by Professors Martin Flaherty, Thomas H. Lee, and Thane Rosenbaum, and The Honorable Denny Chin.
The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on "Correspondence and Cover Letters for LL.M. Students" in Room 203 from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
The Academic Enrichment Program presented a seminar on Plagiarism and Bluebooking for new foreign-trained LL.M. students in room 203 from 12:30 - 2 p.m.
Fordham Law School and the Chinese Business Lawyers Association co-sponsored a panel on "China and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Challenges for the 21st Century" in the McNally Amphitheatre at Fordham Law School. To access video of the event, click here.
Visiting Research Fellow Jianya Gu presented on “Dilemma of Urban Management (Chengguan): A Narrative and Diagnosis Framework."
Thursday, January 23
There was a showing of the film My Cousin Vinny for students enrolled in the Introduction to the US Legal System course.
Visiting Research Fellow José Juan Castelló-Pastor presented on “Online Copyright Infringements: Spain Approaches Anglo-American Fair Use Doctrine."
Thursday, January 9
Visiting Research Fellow Sunghak Jang presented on “'ADR in Administrative Law - Comparison between the US and Korea.”
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine presented an Introduction to the US Legal System at the University of Bayreuth in Bayreuth, Germany.
Thursday, December 19
Visiting Research Fellow Roland Dodani presented on "The Origins of European Union Competition Law."
Saturday, December 14
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine attended the Conference of Italian Notaries in Milan, Italy.
Tuesday, December 3
Visiting Research Fellow Christa Maria Madrid Boquin presented on "The Exclusionary Rule of Evidence."
Friday, November 29
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine presented on "The US Supreme Court: A Survey of the Past Term and a Look Ahead" at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Thursday, November 28
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine presented on "The US Supreme Court: A Survey of the Past Term and a Look Ahead" at Escola da Magistratura do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (EMERJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Tuesday, November 26
Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine presented on "The US Supreme Court: A Survey of the Past Term and a Look Ahead" at the Federal Court of Curitiba in Curitiba, Brazil.
Visiting Research Fellow Simona Pelleriti presented on “Legal Certainty versus Legal Indeterminacy.”
Thursday, November 21
Visiting Research Fellow Weiran Shi presented on “Understanding the Rule of Law.”
Thursday, November 14
Visiting Research Fellow Davide Maresca presented on “Extradition for International Antitrust Crimes.”
Thursday, October 31
Visiting Research Fellow Michele Boggiani presented on “Prostitution and the Criminal Law in the United States.”
Tuesday, October 15 through Thursday, October 24
Assistant Dean Toni Jaeger-Fine taught at the University of Navarra (Spain).
Thursday, October 24
Visiting Research Fellow Pedro Zelaya Etchegaray presented on "Hospital Liability."
Friday, October 25
Assistant Dean Toni Jaeger-Fine to presented lecture on US Constitutional Law at Carlos III University.
Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26
The American Branch of the International Law Association, the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, and the International Law Students Association (ILSA) held the International Law Weekend at Fordham Law School. For more information, visit their page.
Wednesday, October 9
Fordham Law School and the German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV), along with the German American Chamber of Commerce and the American Friends of Bucerius, presented a luncheon and lecture titled "The Legal Profession in Times of Cloud Computing and Social Media: Ethics and the Use of Technology by Lawyers." For more information, click here.
Friday, October 4-Saturday, October 5
Fordham Law celebrated the 25th anniversary of the LL.M. program. The weekend of events featured a cocktail reception, academic program, and dinner. For more information, visit us here; click here for photos from the event.
Wednesday, September 18
The Law School hosted a delegation from the Singapore Ministry of Law, including the Deputy Secretary of Law; the Deputy Director, Legal Industry Division; and the Senior Officer, Legal and IP Programme Office.
Thursday, September 12
Visiting Research Fellow Felipe Gomez Isa presented on "Cultural Diversity and Human Rights from an Indigenous Perspective: The Approach by the Colombian Constitutional Court and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights."
Thursday, August 29
Visiting Research Fellow Alessandro Lucchetti presented on "Regulating State Owned Enterprise by means of Corporate Law (II): The Institutionalized Public-Private Partnerships according to EU Law - The Quest for Transparency."
Tuesday, August 27
Fordham Law hosted a conversation with the Honorable Denny Chin, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circut. This program was attended by LL.M. students, as well as Visting Scholars and Researchers.
Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 23
Fordham Law welcomed the newest class of LL.M. students as part of the Graduate and Exchange New Student Orientation Program. The end of orientation was marked with a champagne toast led by Dean Jaeger-Fine.
Thursday, August 15
Visiting Research Fellow David Eckner presented on "Risk Management in Financial Services Law and the Business Judgment Rule."
Visiting Research Fellow Anna Beltran Montoliu presented on "Victim Fundamental Rights: How to Improve Victim Status in Spain in the New Criminal Procedure Code."
Tuesday, August 13
Visiting Research Fellow Vittorio Occorsio presented on “How Medical Records Can Win or Lose a Medical Malpractice Case.”
Visiting Scholar Emerson Gabardo presented on “Brazilian Administrative Law, Related Literature, and Education–A Comparison with the US Legal System.”
Fordham Law hosted the Seventh Annual Fordham Law Summer Institute for foreign-trained law students.
Fordham Law hosted the Third Annual Recent Developments in US Law Program for international attorneys and legal professionals. Eric Grossman, Chief Legal Officer of Morgan Stanley, delivered the keynote address at this year's opening luncheon. For more information on the Recent Developments in US Law program, please visit the program webpage.
Visiting Scholar Teresa Parejo presented on “Climate Change Policy through Sustainable Urban Development."
Visiting Research Fellow Juan Cruz Alli Turrillas presented on “Charities, Foundations, and Nonprofit Organizations."
Assistant Dean Toni Jaeger-Fine taught a course "Introduction to the US Legal System" at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany.
The Fordham Law European Alumni Chapter hosted an academic program and dinner in Vienna, Austria for LL.M. alumni.
Federico de Montalvo presented on “Contextualization versus Integration of Human Rights in a Globalized World: The Example of the European Court of Human Rights."
The Office of International and Non-J.D. Programs hosted a summer kick-off luncheon for visiting scholars and researchers. Visiting Research Fellow Tullio Fenucci presented on "National Security and Fundamental Rights in the US." Visiting Research Fellow Giovanna Massarotto presented on "The Current Role of Antitrust Agencies."
Friday, May 24
Visiting Research Fellow James Annor-Ohene presented on "Maintaining the Integrity of Mediation Confidentiality: A Comparative Perspective of Ghana with USA, Canada and Europe."
Approximately 180 LL.M. students from the February 2013 and May 2013 classes took part in the 106th Fordham Law School diploma ceremony at Radio City Music Hall.
Fordham Law participated in Global Law Week, an initiative of the New York State Bar Association, by hosting a panel on Developments in Anti-Bribery Laws: A Comparative Perspective.
The Office of International and Non-J.D. Programs will host a reception for the graduating LL.M. class of 2013 and their families.
The Office of International and Non-J.D. Programs held a meet-and-greet for Visiting Scholars and Researchers.
Assistant Dean Toni Fine spoke in Cologne, Germany at the German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV) seminar on LL.M. programs.
Friday, April 26
Visiting Research Fellow Antonia Baraggia presented on “New Trends in Nationality Law: a Comparative Overview."
The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program hosted a panel discussion on law school exams. This program featured members of the Fordham Law faculty.
Visiting Research Fellow Esther Giménez-Salinas presented on “Imprisonment and Restorative Justice: A Comparative Analysis between Europe and the US."
Monday, April 15 – Thursday, April 18
Assistant Dean Toni Fine taught a course "Introduction to the US Legal System" at the University of Alicante in Spain.
Friday, April 12
Visiting Research Fellow Paola Milioto presented on “Taxation of Transnational Salary Income: A Comparison Between Italian and American National and Conventional Law.”
Visiting Research Fellow Jan Frohloff presented on “Breach of Commercial Arbitration Agreements.”
Thursday, April 11
Alberto Mazzoni presented "The Choice of UNIDROIT Principles as Rules of Law Applicable to International Shareholders’ Agreements." This program was presented as part of the Comparative Corporate Governance Distinguished Lecture Series and was co-sponsored by the Corporate Law Center and the Office for International and Non-J.D. Programs.
Friday, April 5
Professor Horst Eidenmüller presented "Regulating European Company Law: The European Commission’s Action Plan (2012) on European Company Law and Corporate Governance." This program was presented as part of the Comparative Corporate Governance Distinguished Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the Corporate Law Center and the Office for International and Non-J.D. Programs.
Visiting Research Fellow Giao Vucong presented on "Access to Justice in Vietnam: Situation and Perspective.”
Visiting Research Fellow Ana Felícitas Muñoz Pérez presented on “Derivatives, Empty Voting and Corporate Governance.”
The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a "Job Search Strategy Panel." This panel discussion featured LL.M. alumni.
Fordham Law hosted a cocktail reception in Buenos Aires, Brazil for Fordham Law LL.M. alumni.
Visiting Research Fellow Nelleke Koffeman presented on “National Moral Choices and Cross-Border Movement within the E.U.: A Need for (European) Legislation?"
Fordham Law hosted a cocktail reception in Sao Paolo, Brazil for Fordham Law LL.M. alumni.
The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program hosted a session on writing scholarly papers.
The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on "Interviewing Skills for LL.M. Student."
Visiting Researcher Lécia Vicente presented on “The Law and Economics of Restrictions on Transfers of Shares: Taming Property Rights in Shares and the Silver Fox”.
The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program hosted a session on citation form.
Wednesday, February 20
The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on "Correspondence and Cover Letters for LL.M. Students."
Visiting Research Fellow Min Zhang presented on “Study on Legal Research and Practice on Corporate Social Responsibility in China”.
Wednesday, February 6
The Office of International and Non-J.D. programs held an information session for any student interested in studying abroad.
Fordham Law Professor, George Conk, presented on “Vessel Oil Spill Compensation - US and China” for current Visiting Scholars and Researchers.
The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on "Resume Writing for International LL.M. Students."
The Office of International and Non-J.D. programs held a "meet-and-greet" for Visiting Scholars and Researchers.
Fordham Law and the Chinese Business Lawyers Association (CBLA) presented a panel discussion "Deals and Suits: Challenges and Opportunities for Chinese Companies Doing Business in the United States."
Visiting Research Fellow Guilherme Moraes presented on “Persuasive Use of Foreign Jurisprudence by Constitutional Courts.”
The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program presented a session on law school exams.
The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program hosted a study tips panel.
The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on the bar examination.
The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted its first sessions of the Spring 2013 semester. The sessions included an introduction to the program, as well as a session on networking for LL.M. students.
The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program presented a session on case analysis and outlining.
The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program presented the first session of the semester, "The LL.M. Experience."
Incoming LL.M., Exchange, and Visiting students enjoyed an evening of bowling and drinks as part of the New Student Orientation Program.