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The 29th Annual Corporate Law Center Symposium

Date: March 18, 2016

Time: 8: 45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Pavilion Ballroom, Hilton Netherland Plaza

CLE: 5.0 hours, pending approval

Symposium Materials: available here (updated on 03/15/16)

Register: contact Lori Strait: fax: 513-556-1236, or phone: 513-556-0117

Hilton Internet Access Instructions




8:45        Introduction: Sean Mangan, University of Cincinnati College of Law

9:00        Keynote Address
               Clare Iery, Associate General Counsel and Associate Director, Ethics and Compliance The Procter & Gamble Company

9:30        Social Enterprises and Changing Legal Forms
               Benefits Corporations and Other Legal Structures
               Mark Loewenstein, University of Colorado Law School
               William H. Clark, Jr., Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
               Haskell Murray, Belmont University College of Business
               Russell Menyhart, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

10:45     Break

11:00     Sourcing Dilemmas in a Globalized World
              The Intersection of Buyers, Suppliers, and Law
              Steve Slezak, University of Cincinnati College of Business
              Marsha Dickson, University of Delaware Department of Fashion & Apparel Studies
              Tianlong Hu, Renmin University of China Law School Anita Ramasastry, University of Washington School of Law

12:15    Lunch

1:15      CSR and the Closely Held Company
             Challenges and Strategies for Social Responsibility in Private Companies
             Eric Chaffee, The University of Toledo College of Law
             Michael Petrucci, FirstGroup America, Inc.
             Lisa Wintersheimer Michel, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

2:30     Break

2:45     Sourcing From the Enterprise Perspective
            Challenges and Strategies for Corporate Legal Departments in Global Sourcing
            Christopher Bedell, The David J. Joseph Company
            Walter Spiegel, Standard Textile Co. Inc.
            Martha Cutright Sarra, The Kroger Co.

3:30    Conclusion
           Felix Chang, University of Cincinnati College of Law