Business and Finance Law Events

The Business and Finance Law Program hosts many events throughout the semester. Check back frequently for new events.

Past Events

Visions of Change: A Series on Racial Justice in American Law—Race and the Corporation

Join the Intellectual Life Committee for the third event of Visions of Change: A Series on Racial Justice in American Law.

GW Law in New York Information Session

Want to spend the Spring 2021 semester in New York City preparing for a Wall Street practice? Consider Business Lawyering with GWNY.

The program features

Challenges of Corporate Governance: The Ultimate Challenge: What Makes a Corporate Board Effective and What Does Not

Join the Business and Finance Law Program and the GW School of Business Institute for Corporate Responsibility for a panel on positive characteristics of ef

GW Law in New York Information Session

Want to spend the Spring 2021 semester in New York City preparing for a Wall Street practice? Consider Business Lawyering with GWNY.

The program features

GW Law in New York Information Session

Want to spend the Spring 2021 semester in New York City preparing for a Wall Street practice? Consider Business Lawyering with GWNY.

The program features

Ten Years After Dodd-Frank featuring President Obama

The Business and Finance Law Program and Better Markets hosted a virtual conference on the 10-year anniversary of President Obama's signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

Professional Development and Networking Presentation with Steve Kobre, JD '93

Join GW Law in New York and C-LEAF for a professional development and networking presentation by Steve Kobre, JD '93, Co-Founder of Kobre & Kim.

Going Global: Doing Business in China, Vietnam, and South Korea

Join GW Law, the Vietnamese American Bar Association of the Great Washington DC Area (VABA-DC), and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of DC (APABA-DC), for a colloquium on building success

Networking Panel on Careers in Corporate Law: Transactional Practice

Join the GW Law Banking and Securities Law Society (BASL) and Corporate and Business Law Society (CBLS) for a networking panel on transactional corporate law.

Challenges in Corporate Governance: The Role of Corporate Board Directors in Company Disclosures and Other Communications

Join the Business and Finance Law Program and the Institute for Corporate Responsibility for a panel discussion on the role of corporate board directors in

GW Law in New York Information Sessions

Want to spend the Spring 2020 semester in New York City preparing for a Wall Street practice? Consider Business Lawyering with GWNY.

The program features

GW Law in New York Information Sessions

Want to spend the Spring 2020 semester in New York City preparing for a Wall Street practice? Consider Business Lawyering with GWNY.

The program features

Challenges of Corporate Governance: How Corporate Boards Evaluate Themselves

Join the Business and Finance Law Program and the Institute of Corporate Responsibility (ICR) for a panel discussion on governing board self-evaluations.&nb

The Fed, Financial Stability, and International Cooperation

Join the Business and Finance Law Program as they host Mark Van Der Weide, General Counsel, Federal Reserve, to discuss the Fed, financial stability, and interna

Challenges in Corporate Governance: Life-Cycle of a Board Member

Join the Business and Finance Law Program and the Institute for Corporate Responsibility for a panel discussion on the life-cycle of a board member.

Past C-LEAF Events

Professional Development and Networking Presentation with Steve Kobre, JD '93

Join GW Law in New York and C-LEAF for a professional development and networking presentation by Steve Kobre, JD '93, Co-Founder of Kobre & Kim.

Borrowed Time: Citibank, Moral Hazard, and the Too Big to Fail Myth

Join the Center for Law, Economics and Finance as they host Visiting Scholar Vernon McKinley, JD '95, to discuss his forthcoming book on Citibank

The Role of Directors in Reputation Risk

The Institute for Corporate Responsibility (ICR) and the Center for Law, Economics and Finance (C-LEAF) are pleased to announce the next program in t

Did U.S. Housing Policy Cause the 2008 Financial Crisis?

Join the Center for Law, Economics & Finance for a panel discussion on the origin of the 2008 Financial Crisis.

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Brexit: What Does It Mean for the United States?

With the Presidential elections just a few weeks away, join the Center for Law, Economics & Finance and the

Is Corporate Governance Common Sense?

Join the Institute for Corporate Responsibility (ICR) and the Center for Law, Economics and Finance for the next program in their ongoing series

Sports Law & Entrepreneurship Conference

The global sports industry is a market in which individuals, businesses, and organizations produce, promote, or organize any activity or business focused on sports.

FinTech Forum - Silicon Valley

Financial Technology, or FinTech, refers to a spectrum of technology innovations and startups that demonstrate disruptive potential in applications, processes, products, or business models in the f

Banking Law Workshop

The George Washington University Law School’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law

White Collar Crime Law Workshop

The George Washington University Law School’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law

Corporate Transactions Law Workshop

The George Washington University Law School’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law

Private Equity Law Workshop

The George Washington University Law School’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Workshop

GW Law’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law firms and financial institutions in N

Capital Markets & Initial Public Offerings Workshop

GW Law’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law firms and financial institutions in N

The Race for Skilled Foreign Talent and its Impact on U.S. Immigration Policy and the World

Immigration is a prominent topic this election season, and April 1 is the first day the U.S.

Regulating Governance in the Public Interest

Join the Center for Law, Economics & Finance as they host Professor Steven L. Schwarcz of Duke University Law School.

FinTech Forum: The Convergence of Finance, Technology, and the Law

The Center for Law, Economics and Finance hosted its first FinTech Forum: The Convergence of Finance, T

David Falk: From GW Grad to Managing Michael Jordan

Join the Center for Law, Economics and Finance as they host David Falk (JD '75) during his launch of the Falk Academy of Management and Entrepren

Federal Reserve Centennial Series Finale Conference

The fourth in a series of symposia on the Federal Reserve and the nation’s banking system, this program focused on the Fed’s important role in regulating and supervising the nation’s largest banks and financial institutions and its expanded role in monitoring the banking system and systematically important financial institutions under the Dodd-Frank Law.

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

What will happen to Berkshire Hathaway when Warren Buffett is no longer around?

Five Years On, Learning Lehman's Lessons from the Panic of 2008: Are We Better Prepared for the Next Financial Crisis?

On September 12, 2013, Senator Elizabeth Warren and a panel of experts discussed lessons learned from Lehman Brothers' collapse, Wall Street's unprecedented lobbying campaign against new regulations mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act to make our financial markets stronger, and further steps that are needed to protect Main Street and U.S. taxpayers from Wall Street's risk-taking and the potential threat of additional government bailouts.