International and Comparative Law

Corporate Responsibility in a Changing World

Economics, Morality and the Role of Law

August 12, 2020

Live Webinar

Registration Open

MCLE Credit will be available

10:30 am - 11:30 am CDT

Registrar: +1.972.244.3403
SWIICL: +1.972.244.3410
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To whom -- and for what -- are major corporations responsible?  Are they purely for shareholder profit, or are they responsible also to their employees, customers and the general public?   How can these various interests be reconciled and enforced?    Are corporations persons; do they have constitutional and legal rights?  Who actually controls the world's great corporations?  What is the role of law -- and of lawyers -- in corporate governance?  These questions have often been asked, but rarely have they been answered fully.  This webinar will -- I hope -- provoke a spirited discussion of these vital topics.

MCLE Credit will be available. Details for connecting to the webinar will be sent after you register.


Stanley Siegel
Professor of Law Emeritus
New York University School of Law
New York, New York


  • $0 - SWIICL Advisory Board Member
  • $0 - SWIICL Member Employee
  • $0 - Academy of American and International Law Alumni
  • $0 - 2020 Academy of American and International Law Participant
  • $25 - Non-Member

MCLE Information

Texas Course Number 174093899. This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.0 credit hours, of which no credit hours will apply to ethics/professional responsibility credit.

This online program has not been approved for MCLE credit in any other jurisdictions. If requested by attendees, CAIL will request accreditation in California, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Accreditation has not been sought or approved in these jurisdictions at this time.  MCLE credit will not be requested in any other jurisdiction.

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