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Brexit: What Happens Next?

January 31, 2020

With a new prime minister and a mandate from the voters, the United Kingdom’s Brexit from the European Union is finally upon us. The day after the referendum in 2016, the most searched for question on the internet in the U.K. was “What is Brexit?” As the departure works itself out, what actually will happen […]

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The New Era in Corporate Governance

January 31, 2020

For whose benefit should a corporation be governed? That question would get a very different answer 20 years ago. What’s changed since then? Well a lot, as we found out in the inaugural episode of The Sidley Podcast in which we spoke with Thomas Cole, senior counsel and chair emeritus of the Executive Committee of Sidley Austin. […]

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Columbia Law Prof. John Coffee interviews SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson

November 17, 2019

Commissioner Jackson dissented in a partisan 3-2 vote at the SEC on proposed proxy solicitation rules that he says will make it easier for CEOs to spend shareholder money. Professor Coffee questions the commissioner about new practices in short selling, the failure of the WeWork IPO, and whether the SEC has the right to seek disgorgement for violations […]

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Marshall Lester on Teaching Law in the Former Soviet Union

July 9, 2019

Warshaw Burstein partner Marshall Lester discusses his work as a teacher of international corporate law at programs in countries in the former Soviet Union. In this podcast he gives perspectives on the differences between American and overseas students, discusses their interest in U.S. law and offers insights into the fascinating regions in which he has […]

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