Moderator Judith Dobrzynski, a veteran arts journalist, started the discussion by observing that since ISIS’s rise, antiquity collecting has become deplored as a source of funding for the extremist group.
The Cardozo team included students Brett Dovman '16, Melissa Trenk '17 and Daniel Resnick '17, with help from fellow student Danielle Siegel '17 and coach Jillian Gautier, Program Director of the Samuel & Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and Adjunct Professor of Law.
Indeed, this was an unusual evening: the presentation of the 2015 International Advocate for Peace Award by the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution to the legendary folk group Peter, Paul, and (posthumously) Mary.
The relationship between a chief executive officer and the general counsel of any company is necessarily complex. The CEO’s mission to innovate, drive business, and expand into new products and territories is tempered by constantly evolving legal rights and obligations. That mission is particularly challenging for a business that is both public and global in nature.