Professor Emeritus Glen Earl Weston passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at the age of 98. He enjoyed a 40-year teaching career at GW Law and rose to international prominence in antitrust, trade regulation, and intellectual property.
On the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Dodd-Frank Act, GW Law co-hosted a virtual conference featuring discussions with the bill’s namesakes and key architects. Former President Obama addressed attendees saying, "the Act has helped prevent a financial crisis in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic."
Visiting Professor Caprice L. Roberts discussed the recent SCOTUS ruling in Liu v. SEC, as well as administrative authority, equity power, and restitution remedies that disgorge wrongdoer’s profits, on the American Law Institute's "Reasonably Speaking" podcast.
The first Pakistani woman and fourth Pakistani lawyer to receive the highest law degree in the United States has been appointed as a member of an Ad Hoc Committee of the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Professor Donald Clarke writes in the South China Morning Post that Hong Kong’s new national security law bypasses ordinary legal processes and sets up special institutions heavily influenced by mainland Chinese authorities, who may even act directly in Hong Kong with immunity from local law.