Speaker Series

The Center for Corporate Legal Leadership hosts speakers who discuss topics of interest to the global legal and business communities. CLE credit available for attorneys.

The Honorable J. Clifford Wallace
“What Businesses Face When Entering the Courts in Asia and the Pacific”
Feb. 10, 2014, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
401 E. Peltason Drive, Room EDU 1131, Irvine, CA 92697-8000

    The Senior Judge, Chief Judge Emeritus, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, has made substantial contributions to the advancement of the rule of law and administration of Justice throughout the world. For over 40 years, he has worked directly with judiciaries in over 50 countries on every continent. He developed the concept of the Chief Justices of Asia and the Pacific and has been a participant in those conferences for more than 20 years. Judge Wallace has worked with many countries to develop judicial needs assessments and assisted in the implementation of programs to meet their needs. This is a rare opportunity to hear from a leading expert on foreign judicial administration. More about Judge Wallace (PDF)
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Michele Wein Layne
Regional Director, Los Angeles Regional Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission
“SEC Enforcement Initiatives and Regulatory Issues”
March 14, 2014, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
401 E. Peltason Drive, Room EDU 1131, Irvine, CA 92697-8000

    Ms. Layne oversees the enforcement and examination programs of the Los Angeles Regional Office of the SEC. She has led the SEC’s prosecution of a number of high-profile cases including financial reporting and accounting misconduct, subprime lending, mutual fund and hedge fund abuses, investment adviser and broker-dealer violations, auditor misconduct, FCPA violations and insider trading. More about Ms. Layne
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Gary B. Sabin
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Excel Trust, Inc.
“A Sure Formula for Success”
March 17, 2014, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
401 E. Peltason Drive, Room EDU 1131, Irvine, CA 92697-8000

    Mr. Sabin will share the lessons he has learned from building public and private real estate companies on two continents. More about Mr. Sabin
    Excel Trust, Inc. (NYSE: EXL) is a retail focused real estate investment trust that targets value oriented community and power centers, grocery anchored neighborhood centers and freestanding retail properties.
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Contact

Ron Naves
Executive Director, Center for Corporate Legal Leadership
Rnaves@law.uci.edu
(949) 824-0383