The NYU Global Governance Roundtable focused on building ethical and sustainable global companies, and featured a keynote address from Benjamin Heineman, former senior vice president and general counsel of General Electric. Read More
As one of the first events in the new Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, the Law School recently co-sponsored a conference in Shanghai on law, firms, and markets in the US and China. Read More
The 2013-14 Leadership Series in Law and Business kicked off with Larry Thompson, executive vice president of government affairs, general counsel, and corporate secretary of PepsiCo, and NYU Law Trustee Sara Moss ’74, executive vice president and general counsel of the Estée Lauder Companies. Read More
Globalization and the Internet are two factors making commerce and bankruptcy—and the laws that apply to them—exponentially more complicated than two people, face to face, exchanging cash for, say, a fresh catch. Read More
The NYU Law Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, directed by Jennifer Arlen '86 and Geoffrey Miller, promotes research on the effective enforcement of legal rules and on methods and strategies for enhancing compliance with applicable standards. Read More
At the sixth annual Comfort Global Economic Policy Forum, William Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York gave a keynote address on tackling the "too big to fail" problem. Read More
Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business
NYU has the most comprehensive range of law and business offerings in legal education. Students can choose from a continually evolving number of courses at the Law School and at NYU’s Stern School of Business, many of which are global in scope and focused on today’s issues in corporate law, compliance and enforcement, intellectual property, social impact and entrepreneurship, labor and employment law, and land use, among others. Several combined degrees and certificate programs are offered, including a JD/MBA, JD/MA or PhD in Economics, business-oriented LLM degrees, and an Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business.
At the core of the Law School's diverse law and business initiatives is the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business. This innovative program, which prepares exceptional students to pursue high-level careers at the intersection of law and business, includes competitive scholarships and a dedicated mentor network that connects students to leaders in their field of interest. It also features a business law clinic and uniquely designed interdisciplinary law and business courses that bring together faculty and students from the Law School and Stern to focus on current real-world case studies.
The Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Transactional and Law & Business courses, named in recognition of the firm's generous grant, comprise a ground-breaking curriculum. Additionally, students gain practical experience in the Business Law Transactions Clinic.
The Amy and Brian Schorr Family Leadership Luncheon Speaker Series for students and NYU Law's Leadership Series featuring innovators at the intersection of law and business are among the many community-wide events held each semester.
Law and Business News in Brief
On Wednesday, US Attorney General Eric Holder addressed a packed Tishman Auditorium on the subject of corporate crime, compliance, and financial fraud prosecutions. Within hours, various news outlets...
On September 2, President Barack Obama named Jenny Yang ’96 chair of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Yang, who was appointed vice chair of the commission earlier this year, has...
Lawrence Byrne ’84, most recently a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton in New York, has been named deputy commissioner for legal matters of...
On May 15 Eleanor Fox ’61, the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, delivered her 30th annual lecture to the Competition Directorate-General of the European Commission. The...