Current Plaudits

Amy Westbrook

Professor, School of Law

Books

  • International Business Transactions: A Context and Practice Casebook (Carolina Academic Press).

Journal articles

  • "Double Trouble: Collateral Shareholder Litigation Following Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigations." Ohio State Law Journal 73 (January 2013).
  • "The Inadequate Disclosure of Business Conducted in Countries Designated as State Sponsors of Terrorism. Securities Regulation Law Journal (forthcoming).
  • "Enthusiastic Enforcement, Informal Legislation: The Unruly Expansion of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." Georgia Law Review (forthcoming).
  • "Sunlight on Iran: How Reductive Standards of Materiality Excuse Irresponsible Disclosure under the Securities Laws," Hastings Business Law Journal (fall 2010).
  • "What's in Your Portfolio: U.S. Investors Are Unknowingly Financing State Sponsors of Terrorism," 59 Depaul Law Review (spring 2010).  
  • "Learning from Wall Street: A Venture in Transactional Legal Education," 27 Quinnipiac Law Review 227 (winter 2009).

Chapters

  • "Banking, Commercial and Contract Law," 2011 Kansas Bar Association Annual Survey.

Book reviews

  • "Warren Buffett's Corporation: Reconnecting Owners and Managers," review of The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America. Essays by Warren E. Buffett; selected, arranged and introduced by Lawrence A. Cunningham (2nd ed., 2007), 34 Oklahoma City University Law Review 515 (2009).

Presentations

  • "'Cutting-edge' Issues in Public and Private International Law," American Bar Association Section of International Law Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, October 2011
  • "Following the Money: New Global Anti-corruption Initiatives," Law and Society Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., June 2011
  • "Security Questions about Securities Markets," University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, February 2011
  • "Materiality at the Intersection of Security Policy and Securities Law," Faculty Development Series, School of Law, November 2010
  • "It Could Happen to You:  The Unruly Expansion of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act," Stetson Law School, Gulfport, Fla., March 2010
  • "The Evolution of a Business Lawyer," American Bar Association Law Student Division 10th Circuit Meeting, Topeka, February 2010
  •   "What Happened?:  2009 Developments in Finance," Women Attorneys Association of Topeka and Women's Legal Forum, Washburn University School of Law, January 2010
  • "Enthusiastic Enforcement, Informal Legislation: The Unruly Expansion of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act," WU School of Law Faculty Development Series, January 2010
  • "Economic Sanctions and Securities Regulation: Pitfalls in the Global Market," University of San Diego Law School 2008-09 Faculty Colloquia Series, September 2008
  •  "Teaching Innovations: The University at Buffalo Finance Transactions Concentration," Workshop on Transactional Law, Association of American Law Schools meeting, June 2009
  • "Economic Sanctions and Securities Regulation: Pitfalls in the Global Market," Faculty Colloquia Series, University of San Diego Law School, San Diego, Calif., September 2008

Office/appointments

  • Advisory board, United Against Nuclear Iran (2009 - )