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Thompson appointed as independent compliance monitor for Volkswagen

Monday, April 24, 2017

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was named as Volkswagen's independent compliance monitor under the terms of its settlements with the U.S. government. In this role, Thompson will assess, oversee and monitor the company’s compliance with the terms of its settlements for a period of three years, including measures to further strengthen Volkswagen’s compliance, reporting and monitoring mechanisms and implementation of an enhanced compliance and ethics program. He will also be tasked with certifying that Volkswagen's compliance program is able to detect something like the diesel matter and prevent it from happening again. The announcement titled "Volkswagen AG Statement on Appointment of Larry D. Thompson as Independent Compliance Monitor" was published 4/21/17 and appears on the automaker's website.

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White publishes article in Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal

Monday, April 24, 2017

Dean and Hosch Professor Emeritus Rebecca Hanner White has published "Taking on an Industry: Women and Directing in Hollywood" (with M. Zimmer and C. Sullivan) in 20 Employee Rights and Employee Policy Journal 229 (2016).

E. Burch featured in Law360

Friday, April 21, 2017

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in a Law360 article regarding her thoughts on fees in the NFL concussion settlement. The article "Fee Disputes Cause Hiccup In NFL Concussion Settlement" was written by Zachary Zagger and was published 4/13/17.

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E. Burch presents at UC Hastings College of Law

Friday, April 21, 2017

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presented a chapter of her book Mass Tort Deals: Backroom Bargaining in Multidistrict Litigation at a University of California, Hastings College of Law faculty workshop during April.

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Baradaran presents at Fordham Law School

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran presented her research at a panel titled "Borrowing to Stay Afloat: The High Cost of Consumer Credit" at the Fordham University School of Law Urban Poverty Symposium during April.