IMPEDIMENTS TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

Virginia Journal of International Law - J.B. Moore Society Spring Symposium

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Matt Perault
Facebook, Head of Global Policy Development
Former Counsel at the Congressional Oversight Panel

The Virginia Journal of International Law and J.B. Moore Society will be hosting our 65th annual symposium, "Impediments to the Global Economy," this Wednesday, February 17th at the Law School. The annual spring symposium is a joint initiative of the Virginia Journal of International Law and the J.B. Moore Society of International Law. 

This year, our three panels will examine how cyber attacks, economic sanctions, and corruption influence the global economy, particularly in emerging and growth-leading countries. The keynote address will be given by Matt Perault, Head of Global Policy Development at Facebook. The opening remarks will be given by Craig Kramer, VP of Government Affairs at Johnson & Johnson.

 

PANELS

Corruption and Economic Development"

Moderator: Paul B. Stephan, Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Panelists:

  • - Rachel Brewster '03, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
  • - Trevor N. McFadden '06, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
  • - Milan Vaishnav, Associate, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions in Modern Diplomacy

Moderator: Pierre-Hugues Verdier, Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Panelists:

  • - Paul Delaney '02, Partner, Kyle House Group
  • - Edward Fishman, Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State
  • - Scott Lincicome '04, Counsel, White & Case


Financial Markets in the Aftermath of Cyberattacks

Moderator: Ashley S. Deeks, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Panelists:

  • - David Burg, Principal, Global and U.S. Cybersecurity Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • - Brent J. McIntosh, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
  • - John W. Woods, Jr. '95, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

 

SCHEDULE

Time

Event

9:30 A.M. – 10:00 AM     

Breakfast and Opening Remarks

10:00 A.M. – 11:20 A.M.       

Panel 1: Corruption and Economic Development"

11:20 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Break

11:30 A.M. – 12:45 P.M.

Lunch and Keynote Address

12:45 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. 

Break

1:00 P.M. – 2:20 P.M.

Panel 2The Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions in Modern Diplomacy

2:20 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Break

2:30 P.M. – 3:50 P.M.

Panel 3Financial Markets in the Aftermath of Cyberattacks

3:50 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Break

4:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Closing Remarks and Reception

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