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Fordham Law launches LL.M. in Corporate Compliance

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Registration open for 2014 Corporate Compliance Institute

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Registration closed for Eighth Annual Summer Institute

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Leitner Center to hold Summer Human Rights Institute

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International Arbitration & Mediation Training and Assistance Institute (IATAI) sponsors International Arbitration Training Institute

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Fordham Law School announces new Study Abroad partnership with Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University (Tel Aviv, Israel)

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Fordham Law School develops new double-degree program with Fudan Law School (Shanghai, China)

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UPCOMING EVENTS


Wednesday, June 18

Visiting Research Fellow Federico Riganti will present on "Oversight and Control in American Business Organization" at 10 a.m. in Room 203.

Wednesday, June 25

Fordham Law School will host a group of students from Université de Cergy-Pontoise.  Professor Sean J. Griffith will speak, and a cocktail reception will follow.

Visiting Research Fellow Marco Corradi will present at 10 a.m. in Room 203.

Friday and Saturday, June 27-28

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, July 2

Visiting Research Fellow Kutlay Telli will present on "Legal Aspect of Countering Terrorism under the United Nations Practice" at 10 a.m. in Room 204.

Monday, July 7 - Friday, July 11

Fordham Law's Corporate Compliance Institute will introduce participants to basic aspects of compliance and to the role of the corporate compliance office. For more information, click here.

Monday, July 7 - Friday, July 25

Fordham Law School will hold its eighth annual Summer Institute, with 150 participants from around the world. For more information, click here.

Sunday, July 20 - Friday, July 25

The Office of International and Non-JD Programs will host a group of Brazilian lawyers from Coursis in a program titled "Business Law in Practice for Transnational Lawyers."

Friday, July 11

The Office of International and Non-JD Programs will host a delegation of judges from the Taiwan Supreme Court and the Taiwan Court of Appeals at Fordham Law School.

Wednesday, July 16

As part of their Inside New York program, students from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid, Spain) will attend Assistant Dean Toni Jaeger-Fine's presentation on Legal Education, Law Practice, and Legal Culture in the US.

Wednesday, July 23

Visiting Research Fellow Nora Salem will present at 10 a.m. in Room 204.

Monday, September 8 - Friday, September 13

The Office of International and Non-JD Programs, in conjunction with the Consiglio Nazionale del Notariato, will hold a week-long course "Italian and US Company and Notarial Law" for an esteemed group of Italian Notaries.

Friday, October 24

Assistant Dean Toni Jaeger-Fine will present "An Introduction to the US Legal System" to a group of students from Universidade do Oeste de Santa Catarina (UNOESC).


RECENT EVENTS

Wednesday, June 18

Visiting Research Fellow Federico Riganti presented on "Oversight and Control in American Business Organization."

Wednesday, June 11

Visiting Research Fellow Yael Achiman Bar-Levi presented.

Monday, May 26 - Friday, June 6

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.

Friday, May 9 - Saturday, May 10

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.

Monday, May 5 -Thursday, May 8

Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine taught "Introduction to the US Legal System" at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany.

Wednesday, May 1

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.

Wednesday, April 23

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.”

Tuesday, April 22

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.

Wednesday, April 9

Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine hosted a delegation of law students from the University of Heidelberg.

Wednesday, April 2

The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on "Immigration and Visa Issues for Students Looking to Work in the US Post-Graduation."

Wednesday, March 26

Visting Research Fellow Aniello Merone presented on “International Arbitration for Sport: the Experience of CAS in Lausanne."

Tuesday, March 18 - Thursday March 27

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."

Wednesday, March 12

Visting Research Fellow Yael Achiman Bar-Levi presented on "When Law Meets Interpretation - The Manners in Which Israeli Law May Encounter Interpretation."

Wednesday, March 5

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

A second research session was held for students who were enrolled in Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine's Introduction to the US Legal System class for Spring 2014.

Thursday, February 20

The Academic Enrichment Program presented a seminar on Writing Scholarly Papers in Room 203 from 12:30 - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, February 19

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.

Wednesday, February 12

Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine hosted a cocktail reception in Mexico City for Fordham Law alumni and friends.

Tuesday, February 11

Assistant Dean Jaeger-Fine hosted a delegation from the US-China Legal Exchange Foundation at Fordham Law School.

Friday, February 7

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.

Thursday, February 6

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.

Thursday, January 30

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.

Wednesday, January 29

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.

Wednesday, January 22

Visiting Research Fellow José Juan Castelló-Pastor presented on “Online Copyright Infringements: Spain Approaches Anglo-American Fair Use Doctrine."

Wednesday, January 15

Visiting Research Fellow Kutlay Telli presented on “The Enhancement of the Rule of Law through Judicial Capacity Building Activities in Conflict Settings.”

Saturday, January 4 - Saturday, January 11

Fordham Law welcomed new LL.M. and exchange students for the Spring 2014 semester as part of the International and Non-J.D. Programs New Student Orientation program.

Thursday, January 9

Visiting Research Fellow Sunghak Jang presented on “'ADR in Administrative Law - Comparison between the US and Korea.”

Monday, December 16 - Friday, December 20

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.”

Thursday, August 1

Visiting Scholar Emerson Gabardo presented on “Brazilian Administrative Law, Related Literature, and Education–A Comparison with the US Legal System.”

Tuesday, July 30

Visiting Scholar Endrius Cocciolo presented on "The Role of Credit Rating Agencies between Financial Markets and Regulation.”

Visiting Scholar Beatriz Pérez de las Heras presented on "Energy Security Policies in the European Union and the United States: Global Challenges and Collective Commitments in the Transition to a more Sustainable Energy Model.”

Thursday, July 25

Visiting Scholar Gloria Puy Fernández presented on “The Projected New Spanish Commercial Code."

Visiting Scholar Eugenio Egea Gaeta presented on “Online Brand Protection: The New gTLDs and the Trademark Clearinghouse.”

Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 26

Fordham Law hosted the Seventh Annual Fordham Law Summer Institute for foreign-trained law students.

Fordham Law hosted the inaugural Corporate Compliance Institute.

Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19

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.

Friday, June 28

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."

Monday, June 24–Friday, June 28

Assistant Dean Toni Jaeger-Fine taught a course "Introduction to the US Legal System" at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany.

Friday, June 21 – Saturday, June 22

The Fordham Law European Alumni Chapter hosted an academic program and dinner in Vienna, Austria for LL.M. alumni.

Monday, June 10–Tuesday, June 18

Fordham Law welcomed a delegation of 30 judges and court officials from the Centro de Estudos Judiciários of Pernambuco, Brazil for the International Judicial Research and Training Program.

Sunday, June 9–Friday, June 14

Fordham Law, in collaboration with Legal Practice International, held a specialized program titled Business Law in Practice for Transnational Lawyers.  This program welcomed lawyers and law students from Brazil.

Friday, June 7

Federico de Montalvo presented on “Contextualization versus Integration of Human Rights in a Globalized World: The Example of the European Court of Human Rights."

Friday, May 31

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."

Sunday, May 19

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.

Friday, May 17

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.

Thursday, May 16

The Office of International and Non-J.D. Programs held a meet-and-greet for Visiting Scholars and Researchers.

Wednesday, May 15–Friday, May 24

Fordham Law welcomed a delegation of 22 judges from Brazil’s Escola Nacional da Magistura for the International Judicial Research and Training Program.

Friday, May 3

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."

Wednesday, April 17

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

Visiting Research Fellow Konstantina Bania presented on “Abuse of Dominance in Online Search: Google as the New Bottleneck for Content Access."

Tuesday, March 26

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.

Monday, March 25

Visiting Research Fellow Giao Vucong presented on "Access to Justice in Vietnam: Situation and Perspective.”

Friday, March 22

Visiting Research Fellow Ana Felícitas Muñoz Pérez presented on “Derivatives, Empty Voting and Corporate Governance.”

The Office of International and Non-J.D. Programs held a meet-and-greet for visiting scholars and researchers.

Wednesday, March 20

The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a "Job Search Strategy Panel."  This panel discussion featured LL.M. alumni.

Monday, March 18

Fordham Law hosted a cocktail reception in Buenos Aires, Brazil for Fordham Law LL.M. alumni.

Friday, March 15

Visiting Research Fellow Nelleke Koffeman presented on “National Moral Choices and Cross-Border Movement within the E.U.: A Need for (European) Legislation?"

Thursday, March 14

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.

Tuesday, March 12

Assistant Dean Toni Fine presented a lecture, "Precendent and Stare Decisis and the USA: A Comparative Perspective" at the Supreme Court of Amazonas.

Thursday, March 7

The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on "Interviewing Skills for LL.M. Student."

Wednesday, February 27

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”.

Thursday, February 21

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.

Wednesday, January 30

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.

Monday, January 28

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.”

Thursday, January 24

The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program presented a session on law school exams.

Thursday, January 17

The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program hosted a study tips panel.

Friday, January 11

The Graduate Professional Development Program hosted a session on the bar examination.

The Office of International and Non-J.D. Programs hosted a happy hour for incoming LL.M. and exchange students to mark the end of the New Student Orientation program.

Tuesday, January 8

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.

Monday, January 7

The LL.M. Academic Enrichment Program presented a session on case analysis and outlining.

Saturday, January 5

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.

Thursday, January 3 – Friday, January 11

Fordham Law welcomed new LL.M. and exchange students for the Spring 2013 semester as part of the International and Non-J.D. Programs New Student Orientation program.



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