Celebrating 125 Years

Lectures & Events

 
March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker: Maureen Guirguis (Kenny), Professor and Co-Director of Human Trafficking Law Clinic Case Western Reserve University School of Law
John Morgan, Detective, Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department
Karen McHenry, Homeless and Missing Youth Program Director, Bellefaire JCB
Teresa Stafford, Senior Director of Victims' Services and Outreach, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
Renee Jones, Founder and CEO, Renee Jones Empowerment Center
Barbara Freeman, First Graduate of CATCH Court, Columbus, Ohio, Founder, Freeman Project
Kathleen Hackett, RN, BSN, SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Coordinator, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, University Hospitals
Approved for 6.5 hours of in-person CLE credit
Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief, Kaiser Health News
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner, Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance, Professor Business and Society, Center for Business and Human Rights, NYU Stern School of Business
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
22
March
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Juliet P. Kostritsky, Everett D. & Eugenia S. McCurdy Professor of Contract Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
23
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Philip Hackney, James E. & Betty M. Phillips Associate Professor of Law, LSU Law Center
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
30
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31
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
This is a two-day event
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6 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
April 2017
Friday
7
April
2017
Glidden House
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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5.5 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Thursday
13
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Tim Wu, Professor, Columbia Law School
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
April
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Kathryn S. Mercer, Professor of Lawyering Skills, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
May 2017
Wednesday
17
May
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Timothy Webster, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
US-China Investment: Reimagining the Relationship
Sponsor
Alumni Weekend “Think Forum”
SEP 27, 2013
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location
Cleveland Museum of Art,
Recital Hall
CLE Credit
Approved for 1.5 hours of in-person CLE credit
This lecture will briefly review the US/China bilateral relationship and consider some of the challenges ahead for investors and those who advise them. China is migrating from an export-led growth model that has been reliant on record FDI to one that favors domestic-led growth, strengthened local capital markets, and a preference for indigenous innovation. The discussion will address this policy debate over the role of foreign investment, reform of the state sector, potentially sweeping tax law changes and what they may mean for American companies doing business there. Additionally, there will be a brief consideration of China’s role as a capital exporter and its implications for US law and policy.

Ohio attorneys will learn about the changing investment environment for US companies looking to do business in China, specific sectors where the Chinese government is seeking additional foreign investment and knowhow, and the tax law implications of these shifts. They will also learn about how to advise US companies looking to attract Chinese investment, and how to mitigate the US government's concerns about Chinese investment in the US. Armed with this knowledge, Ohio attorneys can help ensure that Chinese investment into Ohio industries flows smoothly and legally, and with minimal resistance from the US government, which has stopped several Chinese companies from investing in the US in the past couple of years.

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Speaker Information
Kevin G. NealerThe Honorable Kevin G. Nealer
The Scowcroft Group
Additional Information
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Self-guided tour of Asian Art available after the lecture

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