News & Events

  • 6th Annual UC Law SF & UCLA Anderson Forecast San Francisco Economic Outlook

    November 8, 2023, from 3pm-6:30pm

    The 6th Annual Regional Economic Outlook, hosted by the UCLA Anderson Forecast, UC Law San Francisco, and the Bay Area Council Economic Institute will address the latest economic outlook for the Bay Area, California, and U.S. including the prospect of recession, higher inflation, and higher interest rates.  Important for California and the Bay Area economies are the recent regulations with respect to technology and business with China.  A panel of experts representing law firms,
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    September 26, 2023 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    If you’re a member of the the UC Law Business Journal or an UC Hastings alumni that was a member of the UC Hastings Business Law Journal, please register in this link.

    See you soon!
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  • CBL 2023 Kick-Off and Happy Hour

    September 5, 2023 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Please join us on September 5th, 2023, to celebrate the new academic year with faculty members, board advisors, fellows, students and alumni!
    Registration is required. Please register in this link.
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  • UC Center for Business Law SF | Annual Report 2022-2023

    June 2023

    You can read the full report in this link: CBL Annual Report 2022-2023.
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  • Note from the Executive Director

    CBL Annual Report 2022-2023

    It was a memorable year for the UC Center for Business Law SF. We brought together scholars, practitioners, regulators, and students to focus on business law issues on a range of topics including startup matters, venture capital, financing trends, digital assets regulation, boardroom matters and courtroom disputes.
    In the first half of the academic year,
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  • CBL Roundtable on Financial Policy & Regulation

    May 24, 2023 @ 1:30pm-8:00pm

    The CBL Roundtable is an invite-only program that seeks to assemble diverse perspectives from regulators, operators, and investors to expressly identify friction points and, more importantly, pragmatic solutions for everyone involved in the ecosystem.
    The goal of the CBL Roundtable is to promote dialogue and thought-leadership around the evolving regulatory frameworks for new financial products and services.
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  • ESG: The Future of Environmental Disclosures

    April 14, 2023. Doors open at 9am.

    We are co-sponsors of the Hastings Business Law Journal and Hastings International and Comparative Law Journal
    2023 Symposium – ESG: The Future of Environmental Disclosures!
    We invite Bay Area law students and legal practitioners to hear from industry-leading attorneys in the ESG space.
    Professor Evan Epstein, the Executive Director of the UC Center for Business Law SF will be moderating the first session “Comparing Securities Disclosure Requirements in the US,
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  • UC Hastings Center for Business Law Newsletter | Fall 2022

    November 2022

    You can read the full Newsletter in this link: CBL Newsletter Fall 2022.
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  • Note from the Executive Director

    CBL Newsletter | Fall 2022

    It has been a very productive Fall 2022 semester for the UC Hastings’ Center for Business Law. We kicked off the academic year with a happy-hour event that brought together our business-minded students, fellows, alumni and faculty. This was followed by our CBL Lunch Speaker Series showcasing leading corporate law practitioners in the Bay Area with full-house audiences.
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  • The New Infrastructure of Equity Compensation for Unicorn Startups

    November 10, 2022 from 12:30pm-1:30pm Room 501 Cotchett Law Center

    This event explored the current state of equity compensation in unicorn startups. The expert panel included Barrett Cohn (Scenic Advisement), Sriram Krishnamurthy (WSGR), Mike Huskins (Nikkl), Adrienna Huffman (Brattle Group) and Evan Epstein (UC Hastings) discussed the challenges of incentivizing employees in a period of economic uncertainty, new tools and business models for meeting those challenges,
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