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.

The 2015-2016 Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy Annual Bulletin is now available.  Learn more about BCLBE’s curriculum, programming, faculty and scholarship as Berkeley Law establishes itself as the leading center for the study and practice of business law on the Pacific Rim. 


The 2016 M&A Roundtable
May 18-19, 2016
New York City

Renowned thought leaders from industry, law firms, investment banks, private equity firms, hedge funds, academia and government unite for a frank and spirited discussion about leading M&A issues of the day.

This event is cosponsored by Kirkland & Ellis

Fundamentals of Banking Law
October 31 – November 2, 2016
San Francisco

Join litigators, academics, and professionals in an intensive 2½ day seminar designed to familiarize participants with the basics of banking law, from the passage of the 1863 National Bank Act to the present. For more details, click here.

Recent Post on The Network: Business at Berkeley Law:
EU to Create Tax Blacklist Following Panama Paper Leaks
By Vinh-Khoi Le, J.D. Candidate 2018

Recent Post from The Deal Professor, Steven Davidoff Solomon:
Pulte Fight Pits Company’s Founder Against Its Board



News and Publications

The following media is now available:

Video  Private Equity Speaker Series 
William Sorabella, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
David Feirstein, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Video  M&A Speaker Series 
Journalist Panel: NYT, Fusion, WSJ

Video  Shareholder Activism Speaker Series 
Tariq Mundiya, Wilkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Video  Venture Capital Speaker Series
Ted Wang, Fenwick & West LLP

A full list of recordings can be found here»

BCLBE is excited to introduce its new Executive Director, Adam Sterling, a Berkeley Law and Haas School of Business alum with an impressive track record of organizational leadership and startup law experience. Mr. Sterling will help position BCLBE  as the premier hub for corporate and capital markets law on the Pacific Rim and lead a number of innovative new BCLBE initiatives. To read more about Mr. Sterling, click here.


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