News & Events

  • 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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  • Bankruptcy: Recession Proof Jobs

    Zoom Event 10/2/22 @4pm

    Bankruptcy: Recession Proof Jobs
    Do you like solving puzzles?
    Do you enjoy giving people and businesses a fresh start?
    Do you want to work in a field where litigation meets transactional?
    Did you know bankruptcy intersects with many other areas of law?
    Come learn about the diverse career paths in bankruptcy including litigation,
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  • 5th Annual UC Hastings/UCLA Anderson Forecast SF Economic Outlook 2022

    November 3, 2022 from 3pm to 6:30pm

    Event: 5th Annual UC Hastings/UCLA Anderson Forecast San Francisco Economic Outlook 2022

    Location: The Historic Klamath Ferry, Pier 9, The Embarcadero in San Francisco

    UCLA Anderson Forecast, UC Hastings’ Center for Business Law and the Bay Area Council Economic Institute Presents
    2022 San Francisco Economic Outlook
    Are we in a recession? If so,
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  • Startups and Venture Capital in 2022

    CBL Lunch Speaker Series Oct 19th @ 12:30pm-1:30pm

    This event showcased the current state of startups and venture capital with Goodwin attorneys Dane Patterson ‘14, Sona Karakashian ’15 and Kelly Carson ‘21, moderated by Prof Abraham Cable, Faculty Director of the UC Hastings Center for Business Law. The guest speakers discussed some of the most relevant startup and venture capital issues impacting their practices,
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  • Tech Transactions, M&A and Private Equity

    CBL Lunch Speaker Series Oct 4th @ 12:30pm-1:30pm

    Join us to learn more about current trends in technology transactions, M&A and private equity from Orrick partners Daniel Lopez ‘10, Leah Recht and Sarah Schaedler, moderated by Prof Evan Epstein, Executive Director of the UC Hastings Center for Business Law. The guest speakers will discuss some of the latest issues impacting their practices,
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  • CBL 2022 Kick-Off and Happy Hour

    September 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    On September 20th, 2022 we celebrated the new academic year with faculty members, board advisors, fellows, students and alumni. Big thanks to all who attended! 🎉🍻🍷
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