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Business Law Breakfast – Wells Fargo: Observations on a Calamity

January 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

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Business Law Breakfast – Wells Fargo: Observations on a Calamity

More than one year ago, Wells Fargo announced that it had opened unauthorized bank accounts. The revelations that followed revealed significant wrongdoing.

Four distinguished panelists look at the events with an eye to identifying lessons for those charged with corporate governance.

Howell Jackson, James S. Reid, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.
Michael Halloran, Partner, Halloran, Farkas & Kittila LLP and former EVP and General Counsel of Bank of America
Kenneth Merchant, Deloitte & Touche Chair of Accountancy and Professor of Accounting, USC Marshall School of Business
Sung Hui Kim, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law and Faculty Director, Program of In-House Counsel, Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law

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This event is sponsored by Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy and UCLA School of Law. It is a private event, open to UCLA students, faculty, alumni and invited guests. For questions, please email lowellmilkeninstitute@law.ucla.edu.

UCLA School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This activity qualifies for one hour of general MCLE credit.

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CLE Materials
Shearman & Sterling, Report to Independent Directors of the Board of Wells Fargo & Company Sales Practices Investigation , April 10, 2017
Howell E. Jackson,  “One Take on the Report to the Independent Directors of Wells Fargo: Vote the Bums Out
Susan Ochs, “Inside the Banker’s Brain,” Aspen Institute (2014)
Jeremy Kress, “Bored to Death: How Busy Directors Could Cause the Next Financial Crisis


January 26, 2018
8:00 am - 9:30 am


UCLA Faculty Center
480 Charles E. Young Dr. East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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