The event

In this one-day program on Friday, Sept. 30, lawyers will hear from business law professors from the Business Law Prof Blog, who are currently teaching at various schools across the United States.

Each discussion will be set up as a panel with the principle speaker engaging with a University of Tennessee College of Law professor and student. 

Each panel includes a discussion of developing trends in various areas of business law. 

Specifically, the event aims to weave the threads of topical business law issues together into a tapestry that engages legal scholarship, law teaching, and law practice. 

Register to attend now for just $60.


Event Speakers

John Anderson

Professor of Law
Mississippi College

Colleen Baker

Assistant Professor of
Legal Studies
University of Oklahoma

Joan MacLeod Heminway

Professor of Law
University of Tennessee

Douglas Moll

Professor of Law
University of Houston

Stefan J. Padfield

Professor of Law
University of Akron School of Law

Schedule of Events

(Subject to Change)

  • Registration 8:30 - 9 a.m.
  • Introduction 9 - 9:15 a.m.
  • Panel I 9:15 - 10 a.m.

    Rethinking Insider Trading Compliance Policies with John Anderson

  • Panel II 10 - 10:45 a.m.

    Trading on the Cloud with Colleen Baker

  • Break 11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
  • Panel III 11 - 12 p.m.

    The Fiduciary-ness of Business Associations with Joan Heminway

  • Lunch 12 - 12:30 p.m.

  • Guest Speaker 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Tom Norris

  • Break 1:30 - 1:45 p.m.
  • Panel V 1:45 - 2:30 p.m.

    Avoiding the King Lear Problem: A Case Study in Family Business Succession with Benjamin Means and Doug Moll

  • Panel VI 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.

    An Introduction to Anti-ESG Legislation with Stefan J. Padfield

  • Closing 3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Additional info


University of Tennessee
College of Law
1505 Cumberland Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996


Marriott Knoxville Downtown
525 Henley Street 
Knoxville, TN 37902


McGhee Tyson Airport
GPS: 2055 Alcoa Hwy

Taxi, Lyft, Uber – Parking available throughout the conference at the College of Law.


Contact Us
Sophia Brown Email: Phone: 865-974-9917