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Program on Law and Market Behavior Holds Corporate Governance Symposium

The event – named “Long vs. Short-term Investors in Corporate Governance” – gathered legal and business scholars to talk about the debate over whether short-term shareholders are a threat to the long-term interests of companies and the effect that short-term shareholders could have on the economy.

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U.S. Supreme Court Cites Notre Dame Law Professor’s Work

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer cited two pieces of Notre Dame Law School Professor Mark P. McKenna’s work last week when he wrote the dissenting opinion in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands, a case that examined the question of whether artistic features on clothing deserve copyright protection.

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Three pillars for Active Share success

Martijn Cremers

Research by Martijn Cremers suggests that investors should be cautious in how they use Active Share, which became one of the most popular ways to measure the difference between the portfolios’s holdings and their benchmarks.

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NDLS to Host Data Security Conference

An NDLS Data Security Conference on Friday will focus on the legal and ethical issues in data security. The conference is cosponsored by the John J. Reilly Center and the Notre Dame Office of Digital Learning.

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FTC Commissioner Speaks to NDLS Students on IP and Antitrust Laws

Maureen Ohlhausen, commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, recently spoke to Notre Dame Law School students about how the FTC protects consumers and maintains competition through the enforcement of antitrust and patent laws, and how these two legal fields interrelate.

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