2011 Archive

European Securities and Markets Authority issues call to study Henry Hu’s “empty voting” phenomenon

On September 14, 2011, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a call for evidence on “empty voting” within the European Union (EU) and the effects of this and related “decoupling” phenomena. Henry T. C. Hu, Allan Shivers Chair in the Law of Banking and Finance at the University of Texas School of Law is the lead or sole author on pioneering articles that coined the term “empty voting,” as well as associated terms such as “empty crediting” and “hidden (morphable) ownership.”

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Human Rights Happy Hour: Professor Catalina Smulovitz to discuss “Legal Inequality and Domestic Violence: Who gets what and when at the subnational level?” October 3, 2011

On Monday, October 3, 2011, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host the second Human Rights Happy Hour of the Fall semester. Professor Catalina Smulovitz of the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina will present a talk entitled, “Legal Inequality and Domestic Violence. Who gets what and when at the Subnational Level?” The […]

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Bianca Garcia inaugurated as president of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Law School Division

Bianca Garcia, ’12, has started her term as president of the Law School Division of the Hispanic National Bar Association, a national organization of law students that “encourages the participation of Latino students in developing and remaining responsive to the social, political, and academic promotion of the Latino/a community and to encourage and promote the recruitment, academic achievement, and retention of Latino/a law students.”

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