Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy

The Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy (BCLBE) is the hub of Berkeley Law’s research and teaching on the impact of law on business and the U.S. and global economies.


Fifth Annual M&A Roundtable
Two days with renowned thought leaders from industry, law firms, investment banks, private equity firms, hedge funds, academia and government who will address current and leading M&A issues.


Thursday-Friday, May 18-19
Kirkland & Ellis New York Office | 2-5PM & 9-12PM

Berkeley Corporate Counsel Network
Fireside Chat & Breakfast Mixer
Berkeley Law Professor Steven Davidoff Solomon and co-author Frank Partnoy join Allison Bennington of ValueAct Capital and Berkeley Law Professor Robert Bartlett to discuss their featured Atlantic article, “Frank and Steven’s Excellent Corporate-Raiding Adventure.” 
Wednesday, May 24
Simpson Thacher, Palo Alto | 9:30-12PM

Advanced Academic Seminar on Compliance and Corruption
Berkeley Law faculty and Hughes Hubbard attorneys will be presenting a one-day academic seminar on compliance and corruption in the context of mergers and acquisitions in Paris, France
Tuesday, June 20
Mona Bismarck Foundation | 9-6:30PM

Venture Capital Summer Deal Camp
An intensive one-day executive education program focused on the nuts and bolts of deal making for investors, entrepreneurs, executives, and lawyers, who want to improve their ability to define, negotiate, and execute early-stage investments. For more information and a detailed agenda, visit IMD’s page here.
Thursday, June 22
IMD Campus, Lausanne, Switzerland | 8:30-6:30PM


Fundamentals of Banking Law 2017
This 2 ½ day course offers a review of the fundamental themes of banking regulation and an introduction to what has changed since the financial crisis and the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III capital rules.
Tuesday-Thursday, October 26-27
Charles Schwab, San Francisco | 8-5:30PM & 8-12:45PM

Annual Symposium on Corporate Law at Berkeley
This two-day, five-panel event will explore the development of corporate law, the evolving relationships between corporate stakeholders, M&A and what corporate lawmaking may look like in the future.
Thursday-Friday, October 26-27
Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco

Berkeley Sustainable Business and Investment Forum 2017
Inaugurated in 2015, the Berkeley Sustainable Business & Investment Forum focuses on the evolving concepts of risk management, capital allocation, and sustainable business practices with a focus on long-term value creation.
Thursday-Friday, November 16-17
University Club, California Memorial Stadium

Recent Post on The Network: Business at Berkeley Law:
By Diego Sendagorta Laso, LL.M. Candidate 2017



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Video  Startup@BerkeleyLaw introductory workshop — Startup Law 101 for Founders

A full list of recordings can be found here»

The Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy invites you to read our 2016-2017 Annual Bulletin for an overview of what we have accomplished in the past year, and to get a glimpse into the continued innovation that we are pursuing in 2017. Thank you for all of your support!

In 2015, Startup@BerkeleyLaw was launched as a joint initiative of BCLBE and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. Startup@BerkeleyLaw has expanded extensively over the past few months, forging connections between students, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists on campus and beyond. Read what BCLBE’s executive director and faculty had to say about this exciting program and how it came to life!

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