Corporate Governance Notre Dame Law School



Jayne Barnard
William & Mary Law School

Bernard Black
Northwestern University School of Law,
Kellogg School of Management

Samuel Buell
Duke University School of Law

Ronald Colombo
Hofstra University School of Law

Georges Enderle
University of Notre Dame
Mendoza College of Business

Claire Hill
University of Minnesota Law School

Jennifer Hill
University of Sydney Law School

Lyman Johnson
Washington & Lee University School of Law

Renee Jones
Boston College Law School

Edward Kane
Boston College
Carroll School of Management

Reinier Kraakman
Harvard Law School

Donald Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center

Jay Lorsch
Harvard Business School

Brian McCall
University of Oklahoma College of Law

Robert Miller
Villanova University School of Law

Paul Schultz
University of Notre Dame
Mendoza College of Business

David Skeel
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Randall Thomas
Vanderbilt University Law School

Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School

Chris Waller
University of Notre Dame

David Zaring
The Wharton School of the
University of Pennsylvania



Dave Bruscino
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, EMEA and Emerging Markets
Hewlett-Packard Co.

Melika Carroll
Executive Director, Global Public Policy
Hewlett-Packard Co.

David Deitchman
Director, Employment & Real Estate
Hewlett-Packard Co.

Bruce Ives
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Hewlett-Packard Co.

Paul Shinn
Senior Counsel
Hewlett-Packard Co.

Ashley Watson
Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Hewlett-Packard Co.


C.L.E. Credit Pending in Indiana and Illinois.

RSVP by March 25 to Rosalind Alexander: or 574.631.8058



8:00 - 8:15 Breakfast bar
8:15 - 8:45 Introduction & Keynote
Michael J. Holston
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Hewlett-Packard Company
9:00 - 10:45 Concurrent Panels
Jayne Barnard: The Couturier Board
Renee Jones: Enhancing Director Accountability:  Lessons from Australia
Robert Miller: Defending the Corporation Against Activist Shareholders: Private-Ordering Responses to Federally-Mandated Shareholder Access to the Corporate Ballot
Jay Lorsch: Boards and Shareholders
Moderator: Paul Shinn
Ronald Colombo: A Nexus of Virtue?
Lyman Johnson: Getting Beyond Corporate Law's Modest Contribution to Corporate Responsibility
Brian McCall: The Corporation as Imperfect Society
Julian Velasco: Aspiration and Enforcement in Corporate Fiduciary Duties
Moderator: Dave Bruscino
11:00 - 12:45 Concurrent Panels
Bernard Black: Due Diligence: Problems and Remedies
Samuel Buell: What is "Securities Fraud"?
Reinier Kraakman: Market Efficiency and the Financial Crisis
Moderator: Ashley Watson
Georges Enderle: What's Corporate Governance For?
Jennifer Hill: Executive Compensation and Ethics in a Post-Crisis World
Randall Thomas: Litigation in Mergers and Acquisitions
Moderator: David Deitchman
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:15 - 4:00 Concurrent Panels
Claire Hill: Mindful of the Consequences: The Personal and Professional Responsibility of Investment Bankers
Donald Langevoort: Chasing the Greased Pig Down Wall Street: A Gatekeeper's Guide to the Psychology, Culture and Ethics of Financial Risk-taking
Paul Schultz: Short Sellers: The Unsung Heroes of Corporate Governance
Moderator: Bruce Ives
Edward Kane: Unmet Duties in Managing Financial Safety Nets
David Skeel: Making Sense of the New Financial Deal
Chris Waller & Mary Karr: Federal Reserve Governance and Auditing the Fed
David Zaring: Is Post-Crisis International Financial Regulation Law?
Moderator: Melika Carroll