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Laura Posner Opens ILEP-Penn Carey Law Journal of Business Law Symposium on the Future of ESG

November 9, 2023

Laura H. Posner, a partner in our Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice, is the incoming president of the Institute for Law and Economic Policy (ILEP), a public policy research and educational foundation whose mission is to preserve, study, and enhance investor and consumer access to the civil justice system.

In this role, she will open and close the annual ILEP-Penn Carey Law Journal of Business Law Symposium on the Future of ESG on November 9 – 10, 2023 at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

The focus of this year’s symposium is the future of environmental, social, and governance (ESG). Notably, the entire symposium features all women speakers. Furthermore, the symposium honors the trailblazing work of Jill E. Fisch, the Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law at Penn Carey Law, and Co-Director of the Institute for Law & Economics in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

This year’s panel programs include:

  • ESG in the Private Sphere
  • SEC ESG Enforcement and Litigation
  • ESG and Gatekeeprs
  • ESG & Disclosure Practices
  • Discussion between SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce and Professor Jill E. Fisch

Furthermore, there will be presentations by up-and-coming scholars, as well as a roundtable on Delaware Business Law.

Learn more about the November 2023 Symposium by visiting ILEP.