- 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.
Jayne BarnardCutler Professor of Law and Kelly Professor of Teaching Excellence,William & Mary Law School
Jayne W. Barnard is the James Goold Cutler Professor Law at the William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, VA, where she 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.Before joining the faculty at William & Mary, Barnard was a partner at the Chicago law firm Jenner & Block, where she handled litigated matters for several boards of directors including those at the Continental Illinois National Bank, General Dynamics Corporation, Rio Algom Corporation (US), and American Reserve Corporation. She handled voting rights and other civil rights cases in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. For two years, from 1983-1985, she served as Deputy Corporation Counsel under Mayor Harold Washington.Since joining the William & Mary faculty, she has served on the National Adjudicatory Council of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and now serves on the board of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. She currently also serves as the President of the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia.Barnard is a member of the American Law Institute and a former member of the Executive Committee of the Virginia Bar Association. She serves on the Advisory Committee of the Journal of Legal Education, and on the executive committees of the Section on Business Associations and the Section on Securities Regulation of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).Her current scholarship focuses on the neuroscience of fraud - tracing the physical and psychological origins of fraudulent behavior and fraud victimization, both in the context of Ponzi schemes and in the context of CEO's and CFO's run amok.
Christine EdwardsPartner,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.Ms. Edwards provides proactive counsel to clients on corporate governance, public company boards of director issues, banking and securities industry regulation, risk management, consumer banking and securities transactions, and privacy and identity theft matters. She also has extensive experience supervising complex internal investigations and regulatory defense matters.Prior to joining the firm in 2003, Ms. Edwards was executive vice president and chief legal officer at Bank One Corporation, a predecessor to JPMorgan Chase, one of the nation's largest bank holding companies. She was in charge of Bank One's 500-person legal, compliance, government relations, and regulatory management department, with responsibility for the bank's worldwide legal and compliance needs. Previously, Ms. Edwards served as chief legal officer for large, international financial services firms, including Morgan Stanley and ABN AMRO, North America.
Joan MacLeod HeminwayW.P. Toms Distinguished Professor of Law,The University of Tennessee College of Law
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