Business Law Program Orientation
February 4, 2016 from 12:00pm-1:00pm Room NT01
Tenley Campus Ribbon Cutting
February 12, 2016 from 2:00pm-8:00pm
Business Law Society Bar Review
February 25, 2016 from 9:00pm -
Resume Review Workshop
February 25, 2016 from 4:00pm-6:00pm
Conversation Series Lunch
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Business Law Program
The Business Law Program at the American University Washington College of Law includes an extensive curriculum, a number of student organizations, countless events throughout the year, as well as a full scholarly program. With over 150 different course offerings in business law and related fields, covering topics from antitrust to Regulation Z and everything in between, the curriculum aims to offer every course relevant to practicing business law, domestically and internationally, in the twenty-first century. Experiential learning in clinics and externships, both on the transactional and the litigation sides of practice, give students what they need to develop and mature as budding lawyers. Outside the classroom, students can compete in transactional and negotiation meets, can network with employers and alumni, and can participate in the business-related arbitration and securities moots. The BLP is large and vibrant and is always looking for and developing new opportunities.
securities regulation with students during a specialevent
at American University Washington College of Law
A Conversation with Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar visited WCLfor a conversation with students about securities regulation and particularly about current activities at the SEC. He spoke about the ongoing work at the SEC on the Dodd-Frank Act, the regulations that have promulgated so far, and the process that is still to come. Many students and members of the public were interested in the differing treatment of securities and derivatives, and his comments in therelaxed question-and-answer style format addressed the differing jurisdiction of and the necessity for coordination between the SEC and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission.
Steven Shapiro, Michael Stevens,
Jane Lafranchi, Jay Forester,
David Sherwyn, and Peter G. Fisher at the Business Law Review
American University Business Law Review Symposium: Where Business, Employment, and the Hospitality Industry Intersect
The 2015 Business Law Review annual symposium, hosted by Arent Fox LLP, focused on the role of labor and employment law in today’s hospitality industry and also featured a discussion on hotel development agencies, branding and logo usage under hotel licensing agreements, third party ownership agreements, and the potential exposure to liability under agency law.
2015 St. Johns Securities Triathlon Team
Student competitors - Schuyler Milham, Jaime Garcia De Paredes,
Mohammed Loraoui, and Eliot Ponte (coach) (right).
Centers, Programs & Societies
Business Law Review
Business Law Society
Center on International Commercial Arbitration
International Legal Studies Program
International Trade & Investment Law Society
Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property(PIJIP)
Society for Dispute Resolution