Exploring Corporate Governance
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT)
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Exploring Corporate Governance
A practical networking breakfast, providing an overview of today’s corporate governance landscape and offering functional tips for those who want to be well-prepared players on tomorrow’s corporate boards.
Join us as we offer advice to successfully navigate the current corporate governance arena from the view point of the board room. Hear from cutting-edge leaders in law and business about models of corporate governance, policy development, risk management, compliance and self-regulation, and stakeholder relations.
- The role of the board vs. the role of the management team
- Best practices in corporate governance today
- Changes in corporate governance in the future
- Biggest risks faced by boards today
- Risks faced personally by board members
- Unique challenges global companies face with respect to governance and risk
Cutler Professor of Law and Kelly Professor of Teaching Excellence,
William & Mary Law School
Jayne Barnard teaches Corporate and Securities Regulation courses. She is also the faculty advisor for the William & Mary Journal of Women & the Law and the William & Mary Business Law Review.
Christine Edwards '83
Winston & Strawn LLC
Christine Edwards represents Boards of Directors; special committees; chief legal officers; and financial services companies. Ms. Edwards focuses on the regulation of the financial services industry— particularly the securities and banking industries—as well as corporate governance and public and regulatory policy issues. She is a partner in Winston & Strawn's corporate practice group.
Joan MacLeod Heminway
W.P. Toms Distinguished Professor of Law,
The University of Tennessee College of Law
Joan MacLeod Heminway is the W.P. Toms Distinguished Professor of Law at The University of Tennessee (UT) College of Law in Knoxville and a fellow of the Center for Business and Economic Research, the Center for the Study of Social Justice, and the Center for Corporate Governance at UT-Knoxville.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast and Networking
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Panel Presentations
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Question and Answer Session
The $25 cost includes continental breakfast and any conference materials. There are special discounts available for students and Network 2000 members; please contact Luke Gibson at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Public parking is available across the street from the law school at the Baltimore Grand Garage, located at 5 North Paca St.
About Network 2000:
As a nonprofit organization conceived with the goal of advancing women to leadership positions in business, Network 2000's members work to promote dialog about corporate board and executive suite diversity. The organization provides mentorship and sponsors educational programming that is designed to help professional women achieve their full career potential. Specific initiatives include the Effective Impact Mentoring Program, the Women of Excellence Luncheon, and an annual event with the Greater Baltimore Committee titled 'Building the Pipeline to the C-Suite & the Boardroom.' Read More>>
On May 23, we held the first session in the training series, entitled "Good Business: Ethics and the Corporation." Local business leaders and scholars delved into the corporate conscience, exploring what makes for good business behavior.