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Alan Palmiter

Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
Howard L. Oleck Professor of Business Law

Phone: 336.758.5711
Email: alan.palmiter@wfu.edu
Location: Worrell 3333

Speaker/Panelist/Moderator

  • Moderator and Organizer, “The Sustainable Corporation,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Mar. 2011)
  • Panelist, “Caremark Duties,” Delaware Corporate Governance Center, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware (Mar. 2010)
  • Presenter, “Piercing Corporate Veil: Update to Empirical Data,” International Conference on Corporate Separateness, Law School, Vanderbilt University (Nov. 2009)
  • Moderator and Organizer, “Corporate Governance and Climate Change,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Apr. 2009)
  • Speaker, “Corporation as Private Constitution,” School of Law, Roger Williams University (Feb. 2009)
  • Invited participant, Conference on Cross Border Securities Market Mergers, Columbia Law School (Dec. 2007)
  • Speaker, “Corporation as Private Constitution,” Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, University of Florence (Dec. 2007)
  • Invited Participant, Symposium on Backdating of Options, Weinberg Center of Corporate Governance, University of Delaware (May 2007)
  • Moderator, “Duties of Modern Business Executive,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Apr. 2007)
  • Invited participant, Conference on Power of the Corporation, University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Mar. 2007)
  • Invited Participant, Conference on Power of the Corporation, University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Mar. 2007)
  • Speaker, “Update of Business Law,” N.C. Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting (Feb. 2007)
  • Speaker, “Basics of US Corporate Law,” Economics and Law Departments, University of Florence, Italy (Dec. 2006)
  • Participant, Symposium on Gatekeepers Today: The Professions after the Reforms, Center on Corporate Governance, Columbia Law School, New York (Sep. 2006)
  • Presenter, “US Mutual Funds: The Awakening Behemoth?” Anton Philips Fund Conference on Large Shareholder Participation in Corporate Governance, Tilburg University, Groenendael Philips Training Centre, Hilvarenbeek,The Netherlands (June 2006)
  • Speaker, “Business Law Update,” N.C. Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting (Feb. 2006)
  • Speaker, “Autotomy: Myths and Realities of US Legal Profession,” First Congress of EU Notariats, Rome, Italy (Nov. 2005) (also translated into French) www.cnue-nouvelles.be/fr/congres-2005-en/001.html
  • Panelist, Roundtable on “Criminalization of Corporate Law,” Maryland’s Fourth Annual Business Law Conference (Oct. 2005), published in Maryland Journal of Business & Technology http://www.law.umaryland.edu/journal/jbtl/index.asp
  • Moderator, “Future of Closely Held Business Entities,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Apr. 2005)
  • Speaker, “Business Law Update,” N.C. Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting (Feb. 2005)
  • Keynote Speaker, “US Securities Fraud Class Actions,” Università di Napoli - Federico II, Facoltà di Scienze Politche (Dec. 2004)
  • Panelist, Conference on Mutual Funds and Investor Welfare, University of Maryland School of Law (Nov. 2004), published in J. Bus. & Tech. L. 101 (2006)
  • Speaker, “Business Law Update,” N.C. Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting (Feb. 2004)
  • Convocation Speaker, “The US Corporate Elephant,” Notary Colleges of Milan and Bologna, Italy (Oct. 2003)
  • Moderator, “Corporate Governance after Enron,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Apr. 2003)
  • Speaker, “Business Law Update,” N.C. Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting (Feb. 2003)
  • Joint Panel on Enron, Wake Forest School of Law and Babcock Graduate School of Management (Mar 2002)
  • Speaker, “Business Law Update,” N.C. Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting (Feb. 2002)
  • Panelist, “Shareholder Proposals,” Delaware Corporate Governance Center, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware (Oct. 2001)
  • Speaker, “Business Law Update,” N.C. Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting (Feb. 2001)
  • Speaker, “Corporate Governance in the United States - A Recent History,” Instituto Desarrollo de Empresarios y Administradores, La Paz, Bolivia (June 2000)
  • Speaker, “The Challenge of Financial Transparency in the United States,” U.S. Embassy - American Chamber of Commerce, La Paz, Bolivia (June 2000)
  • Moderator, “Executive Compensation,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Mar. 2000)
  • Speaker, “Business Law Update,” N.C. Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting (Feb. 1999)
  • Moderator, “The Revolution of the Limited Liability Entity,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Mar. 1997)
  • Speaker, “Securities Law Basics,” N.C. Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Winston-Salem (Feb. 1997)
  • Speaker, “Derecho Societario en los Estados Unidos,” Congreso Iberamericano de Derecho Comparado, Bogotá, Colombia (Oct. 1996)
  • Speaker, “Información en los Mercados Bursátiles de los Estados Unidos,” Congreso XIII de Derecho Comercial, Medellín, Colombia (July 1996)
  • Speaker, “Los ADR en los Mercados de Capital en los Estados Unidos,” Seminario de Derecho Comercial, Bogotá, Colombia (Sep. 1994)
  • Moderator, “Environmental Law and the Corporate Entity,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Mar. 1991)
  • Speaker, “Securities Law in Corporate Takeovers,” N.C. Business Law Institute, Greensboro, North Carolina (Feb. 1991)
  • Moderator, “Management Buyouts: Strategies, Ethics and other Considerations,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Mar. 1991)
  • Speaker, “Director and Officer Liability and Indemnification,” Business Law Symposium, Wake Forest University (Mar. 1989)