Navigating Federalism in Corporate and Securities Law

Uptown Campus
Tulane Law School – 6329 Freret Street
Room 110
Sponsored by:
Center on Law and the Economy
Organized by Murphy Affiliate Ann Lipton at the Tulane Law School

Event Description

8:30‐9:45 The Problem of Large Shareholders
Discussant: Urska Velikonja

  • Robert Jackson (Columbia), Activist Directors and Information Leakage
  • Edward Rock (NYU), Defusing the Antitrust Threat to Institutional Investor Involvement in Corporate Governance


9:45‐11:00 The Problem of Small Shareholders
Discussant: Ann Lipton

  • Jill Fisch (Penn), Advance Voting Instructions: Tapping the Voice of the Excluded Retail Investor
  • J.W. Verret (Scalia), Crowdfunding


11:00‐11:15 Break


11:15‐12:30 What Can States Regulate?
Discussant: Jill Fisch

  • Kent Greenfield (Boston College), Corporate Power and Campaign Finance
  • Summer Kim (Irvine), Corporate Long Arms


12:30‐1:45 Lunch


1:45‐3:15 The Line Between Corporate Law and Securities Law
Discussant: James Cox

  • Ann Lipton (Tulane), Reviving Reliance
  • James Park (UCLA), Delaware and Santa Fe
  • Robert Thompson (Georgetown), Delaware’s Dominance: A Peculiar Illustration of American Federalism


3:15‐3:30 Break


3:30‐4:45 The Operation of the SEC
Discussant: James Park

  • James Cox (Duke), Revolving Elites: Assessing Capture in the SEC
  • Urska Velikonja (Emory), Admissions in Public Enforcement


Admission Information

Open to the public