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“Restoring Trust in Corporate Governance: The Six Essential Tasks of Boards of Directors and Business Leaders” with Ben Heineman, Former SVP and GC at General Electric

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February 24, 2010 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Room 180

Stanford Law School students, Stanford Graduate School of Business students, and Rock Center affiliates are invited to join us for an evening presentation with Ben Heineman, Former SVP and GC at General Electric. Mr. Heineman will be presenting his paper, “Restoring Trust in Corporate Governance: The Six Essential Tasks of Boards of Directors and Business Leaders" (now available for download under "Related Media"). Professor Joe Grundfest will provide commentary, followed by time for general discussion.

Ben Heineman was the Senior Vice President and General Counsel for General Electric From 1987-2003. He then served as Senior Vice President for Law and Public Affairs until his retirement at the end of 2005. Mr. Heineman is currently Senior Counsel at WilmerHale, a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Program on the Legal Profession at the Harvard Law School, and a Senior Advisor to the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He researches and writes on a variety of topics, including globalization, anticorruption, corporate citizenship, dispute resolution, and the legal profession. Mr. Heineman also serves on the boards of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Transparency International-USA and the Committee for Economic Development. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Science, Technology and Law, and a recipient of the American Lawyer Lifetime Acheivement Award.

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