Aviv Pichhadze will be presenting his paper “The Securities Exchange Commission as a Learning Regulator: Lessons from Proxy Access” in the 19th Annual Global Finance Conference held by the Global Finance Association’s conference on "Financial Crises, Systemic Risk & the Future of Capitalism" during May 23-25, 2012, in Chicago, IL. (Mar 2012)
Aviv's article "The Securities Exchange Commission and the Ownership Narrative" has been accepted for publication in the Spring 2012 issue of the William & Mary Policy Review.
Additionally, Aviv's paper "Mergers, Acquisitions, and Controlling Shareholders: Canada and Germany Compared" was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten. To read Aviv's paper, click here. (Mar 2012)
Noel has had two papers recently accepted for publication. “Judicial Settlement-Seeking in Parenting Disputes: Consensus and Controversy” will appear in the Conflict Resolution Quarterly, and “Mandatory Family Mediation and the Settlement Mission: A Feminist Critique" will appear in the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law. These papers are available on SSRN.
Basil's article article "The Pathology of Judicialization: Politics, Corruption and the Courts in Nigeria" has been published as follows: (2011) 4(3) Law and Development Review 58-87. To read Basil's article, click here. (Sept 2011)
Aviv has a new article titled “New forms of risk in US capital markets” in the September 2011 issue of Financier Worldwide Magazine available here.
Peter’s paper "Historical Simulations - Motivational, Ethical and Legal Issues" (2006) appears on the All Time Top Ten lists for three SSRN eJournals: 1) Law & Psychology, 2) Law, Brain & Behavior, and 3) Law, Cognition & Decisionmaking.
His paper received a great deal of attention after it was mentioned in the New York Times in 2007 (August 13, 2007 and August 14, 2007). Additionally, Professor Nick Bostrom of the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford has also mentioned it on his web site and has cited it in a paper appearing in the current issue of the esteemed Oxford journal of philosophy, Analysis.
Peter expects to have his dissertation completed shortly and is currently making plans for his post-doctoral phase. (Feb 2011)
Priscila's essay, “The Convention on Biological Diversity, Indigenous Peoples and Conservation of Biodiversity”, has been chosen as the winner of the graduate-level 2010 Michael Baptista Essay Prize for outstanding scholarly papers on topics of relevance to the area of Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
The Michael Baptista Essay Prize and Lecture are named in honour of Michael Baptista in recognition of the areas central to his spirit and success: the importance of his Guyanese / Caribbean roots, his dedication to and outstanding achievement at the Royal Bank of Canada, and his continued and unqualified drive and love of learning. (Feb. 2011)
Sujith, a third year PhD Candidate, was recently selected for an internship with the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) through a highly competitive process. The ICTY, located in The Hague, The Netherlands, is a United Nations court of law dealing with war crimes that took place during the conflicts in the Balkans in the 1990’s.
The Interns attached to the Chambers are generally assigned to a specific Chamber to perform legal research and prepare memoranda. Interns assist with and draft legal documents, obtain research materials, assist with the management of documentary evidence, observe court proceedings and participate in analysis and discussions. Sujith's doctoral thesis, under the supervision of Professor Peer Zumbansen, explores international criminal prosecutions. (Jan 2011)
Noel's article entitled "Whose Best Interests? Custody and Access Law and Procedure" appeared in the most recent issue of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal (Vol. 48, No. 2). It is also available on SSRN. To read Noel's article, please click here.