Colloquium For Spring-2008

January 28, 2008

David Machlowitz ‘77, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Medco Health Solutions, Inc., “Standing In Front Of The Bulls Eye: The Corporate Counsel In A Corporate Crisis.”

February 4, 2008

The Hon. Myron Steele, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Delaware, “Delaware, North Dakota, and Federalism.”

February 11, 2008

Michael R. Eisenson ‘81, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC, “An Insider’s Perspective on Private Equity Investing.” 

February 18, 2008

Patricia Geoghegan ‘74, Partner and Head, Employee Benefits Practice, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, “Stock Option Backdating: Why The Wall Street Journal won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and how the IRC Section 409A Changes to the Taxation of Executive Compensation Got Tax Lawyers Involved in the Aftermath.”

February 25, 2008

Randall K.C. Kau ‘74, Founding Managing Member and Managing Director, XE Capital Management, LLC, “The Winding Path from Tax Law to Hedge Fund Land.”

March 3, 2008

Eleazer Klein ‘91, Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, “Current Issues in Private Placements: A Case Study.”

March 10, 2008

Paul Grossman ‘64, Partner, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, “Imaginative Responses to Real World Litigation Problems.”

March 24, 2008

Gandolfo V. DiBlasi ‘78, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, “Certified Public Scapegoat: Enron, Arthur Andersen & David Duncan.” 

April 7, 2008

William H. McDavid ‘72, ret. General Counsel, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., “Enron: The Aftermath.”

April 14, 2008

Gary J. Wolfe ‘75, Partner, Seward & Kissel LLP, “Golden Ocean–Taking Supertankers from Junk Bonds to Restructuring to Bankruptcy to (Someone Else’s) Profit, and Fighting Every Step of the Way.”

April 21, 2008
Winter Lecture

Reinier Kraakman ‘79, Ezra Ripley Thayer Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, “Exit, Voice, and Liability: Legal Dimensions of Organizational Structure.” 

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April 29, 2008
Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Lecture

Raghuram G. Rajan, Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, “Landed Interests and Financial Underdevelopment in the United States.” 

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May 5, 2008

Kris F. Heinzelman ‘76, Partner and Head, Corporate Department, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, “Private Equity Firms that Don’t Want to do Deals: How Defaulting on your Mortgage Turned the Private Equity Industry Upside Down.”