On March 03 2016, Pepperdine University's Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law (JBEL) and the Palmer Center for Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law will be hosting a Symposium on "Corporate Structure in an Emerging Market: Rethinking the Lawyer’s Role in Local Business Trends"
In conjunction with the symposium, JBEL is now
accepting papers on related topics for publication in our Spring 2016
issue. Please forward your submissions directly to firstname.lastname@example.org (email@example.com) or
submit them via Scholastica.
Whether you have a current publication, or forthcoming work, we invite all professionals, academics and practitioners to submit a manuscript for publication. If you are seeking publication, or have a previously published work, we invite your participation in our Symposium as a speaker, or a guest. If you do not have a manuscript speaking to this specific issue, we still encourage attendance. All interested panelists and/or attendees can contact use directly at our submissions email to discuss participation.
The spring 2016 symposium presented jointly by the Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship, and the Law and the Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship
& the Law, seeks to bring together great minds from each of the journal’s namesake areas to discuss the significance of established and new businesses that break from the models of their predecessors, creating nuanced and unresolved questions of law, business and public
This year’s theme will address the
emerging issues that are faced by novice entrepreneurs and experienced
businesses, exploring how traditional business models adapt
to emerging issues, how businesses are formed, how they are currently
managed, and the role of the lawyer in these decisions. The topics expected to be covered
include, but are not limited to:
Start-Up Model vs. Traditional Business Model:
-Reshaping Management and Employment
-The Novice Entrepreneurs: A Roadmap for
starting an effective business today
-Protecting your Intellectual Property
-Exclusivity of business and trade secrets
-Competing legal and business interests
when IP enters the market
The Lawyer's Role in making business decisions: Ethical
-Taking ownership interests in business
We look forward to hearing from you.
Editor-in-Chief (Volume IX)