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Conferences & Symposia

  • International Meeting on Law and Society, Walls, Borders, and Bridges: Law and Society in an Inter-Connected World, Mexico City, MX, June 2017.
    Presenter: The Contested Spaces of Law within Natural Resource Governance: The Shit to Investor-Community Relations
  • 2017 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation's Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute, Banff, AB, June 2017.
    Presenter: Comparative Energy Production and Delivery: Alberta and Texas
  • Canadian Bar Association, Environmental South Section Luncheon, Calgary, AB, April 2017.
    Presenter: Judicial Activism, Cross Border Complexity and Potentials for Transnational Environmental Liability: The Case of Chevron Corp. v Yaiguaie
  • 1st Annual Conference on North American Environment, Energy and Natural Resources, Houston, TX, February 2017.
    Keynote Speaker: Integrated North American Energy Systems: The U.S. and Canadian Contributions
  • Dentons North America Energy Law Panel: Current Issues of the National Energy Regulator, Calgary, AB, November 2016.
    Commentator/Presenter: Current Issues of the National Energy Regulator (Panelists: Gaeton Caron, Jody Saunders, Laura Estep, Nick Schultz, and Barry Robinson)
  • Dentons North America Energy Law Panel: Current Issues of the Alberta Energy Regulator, Calgary, AB, November 2016.
    Commentator/Presenter: Current Issues of the Alberta Energy Regulator (Panelists: Patricia Johnston, Alex Bolton, Theresa Watson, and Bob Curran)
  • Dentons North America Energy Law Panel: Current Issues of the Alberta Energy Ministry, Calgary, AB, November 2016.
    Commentator/Presenter: Current Issues of the Alberta Energy Ministry (Panelists: Cynthia Farmer, Evan Bahry, and James Coleman)
  • Canadian Institute for Resources Law and Alberta Law Foundation's Saturday Morning at the Law School Public Lecture, Calgary, AB, June 2016.
    Presenter: An Introduction to Oil and Gas Law
  • Alberta Law Conference, Calgary, AB, January 2016.
    Presenter: The University of Calgary Faculty of Law and Its Responses to The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Recommendation for Legal Education
  • The Public in the Private: The Status of Public Authority in Globalizing Economy, Copenhagen, DK, December 2015.
    Presenter: Mind the Gap: Reconstructing The Private Actor in Governance Theory
  • The 1st Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators, Tempe, Arizona, May 2015.
    Presenter: “Fracking Earthquakes”: Induced Seismicity and the Potential Liability

  • Best-In-Class Regulator Initiative, Alberta Dialogue on Regulatory Excellence Workshop, Calgary, AB, April 2015.
    Presenter: Creating a Vision of What’s Possible
    Participant: Attributes of Excellence, Assessing Excellence, & Synthesizing What We Have Learned

  • University of Calgary’s Assentio Mentium Program, Calgary, AB, February 2015.
    Commentator: Discussion Panel: Canada’s Oil and Gas Transactions Practice (Panellists: Anthony Cioni, Alicia Quesnel, and Janice Buckingham)

  • Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists’s Microseismic User Group Technical Luncheon, Calgary, AB, November 2014.
    Co-Presenter: Induced Seismicity and Liability (with Allan Ingelson)

  • The 1st CSEG (Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists) – EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists) Land Seismic Workshop, The Conventional Future: Complex Reservoir Challenges in Frontier Land Basins, Banff, AB, September 2014.
    Co-Presenter: Liability Arising from Induced Seismicity in Canada (with Allan Ingelson)
  • The 7th Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy Conference, Toronto, ON, May 2014.
    Presenter: Knowledge, Power, and The Narrator's Impact Upon Corporate Governance
  • North American Consortium on Legal Education Conference: Re-Energizing North America: Pipelines and Policy, Vancouver, BC, March 2014.
    Presenter: Sleeping Giant: Clarifying the Ambiguities in Ohio's Dormant Minerals Act
    Commentator: National Center for Business Law Panel: New trends in dispute settlement related to energy (Panellists: Julian Cardenas, Gordon Christie, Tina Cicchetti, and Justice Paul Jeffrey).
  • Law and Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May–June 2013.
    Presenter: The Economizing Corporation and its Place in Wilderness of New Governance
  • SIAS Summer Institute 2012: The Pragmatics of Global Governance: Challenges, Alternatives, and Critical Perspectives, Bloomington, IN, July 2012.
    Presenter: Teaching Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Governance to Law Students
  • Ohio Legal Scholarship Workshop, Columbus, OH, February 2012.
    Organizer/Presenter: Indeterminacy and Balance: A Path To A Wholesome Corporate Law
  • Berle III: Theory of the Firm, Seattle, WA, January 2012.
    Distinguished Guest
  • SIAS Summer Institute 2011: Regulating The World Society: Law, Governance, and the Quest for Global Justice, Berlin, DE, July 2011.
    Presenter: Risk, Regulation, and Incentivizing Decentered Governance
  • Ohio Legal Scholarship Workshop, Cleveland, OH, June 2011.
    Moderator
  • Berle II: The Second Annual Symposium of the Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Seattle, WA, January 2011.
    Presenter: Berle's Conception of Shareholder Primacy: A Forgotten Perspective for Reconsideration During The Rise of Finance
  • Teaching Perspective Options Instructors' Workshop, Toronto, ON, November 2010.
    Organizer/Presenter: Techniques for Inspiring Fledgling Legal Scholars Through the Research and Writing Process (Part II)
  • Teaching Perspective Options Instructors' Workshop, Toronto, ON, November 2009.
    Organizer/Presenter: Techniques for Inspiring Fledgling Legal Scholars Through the Research and Writing Process (Part I)
  • The Embedded Firm, Third International CLPE Workshop, Toronto, ON, March 2008.
    Presenter: The Primacy of Delaware and The Embeddedness of The Firm
    Commentator: Cain & Abel? Tragically Intertwined Trajectories of Corporate and Labour Law (Panellists: Peer Zumbansen and Simon Deakin).
  • The 2007 Joint Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association and the Research Committee on Sociology of Law, Berlin, DE, July 2007.
    Presenter: Socializing Corporate Governance: The Berle and Dodd Debate 75 Years Later
  • The 11th Annual Multi-Disciplinary Legal Studies Graduate Student Conference, Vancouver, BC, May 2006.
    Presenter: The Berle and Dodd Debate 75 Years Later
  • The 13th Canadian International Law Students' Conference, Toronto, ON, February 2006.
    Moderator
  • The 2005 Corporate Social Responsibility Society's Lecturer Series at Schulich School of Business, Toronto, ON, November 2005.
    Presenter: Avoiding The Potential Pitfalls of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • The Corporate Governance Matrix, First International CLPE Workshop, Toronto, ON, October 2005.
    Moderator
  • Eleventh Workshop on Managing Potential Conflicts in the South China Sea, Jakarta, ID, March 2001.
    Rapporteur/Operational Coordinator
  • Fifth Meeting of The Technical Working Group for Legal Matters, Cha Am, TH, October–November 2000.
    Rapporteur/Operational Coordinator

Books

  • Law, The American Corporation, and Society (Osgoode Hall Law School, Doctoral Dissertation, 2013).

Book Chapters

  • Canadian Corporate Governance: A Divergent Path from Other Anglo-American Models, in Harwell Wells, ed., The Research Handbook on the History of Corporate and Company Law (Northampton: Edward Elgar, Forthcoming 2017).

  • The Primacy of Delaware and The Embeddedness of The Firm, in The Embedded Firm: Labour, Corporate Governance, and Finance Capitalism 104 (Peer Zumbansen & C. Williams eds., 2011).

Appearing in Law Reviews

  • Behind the Cloak of Corporate Social Responsibility: Safeguards for "Private" Participation within Institutional Design, 24 IND. J. GLOBAL LEGAL STUD. (forthcoming 2017).
  • Book Review - Exploring the Governance Challenges of Energy and Resource Projects: A Review of "Sharing The Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activities", 35 J. ENERGY & NAT'L RES L (forthcoming 2017).
  • with Tony Cioni & Douglas Purcell, Corporate Risk Strategies in Practice: Improving Security Protocols in the Petroleum Industry, 10 J. WORLD ENERGY L. BUS. (forthcoming 2017).
  • with Allan Ingelson, Regulating Energy Innovation: US Responses to Hydraulic Fracturing, Wastewater Injection and Induced Seismicity, 35 J. ENERGY & NAT'L RES L. (forthcoming 2017).
  • Foreign Judgments, Judicial Trailblazing, and The Cost of Cross-Border Complexity: Thoughts on Chevron Corp. v Yaiguage, Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law (2016).
  • When The Shale Gale Hit Ohio: The Failures of The Dormant Mineral Act, Its Heroic Interpretations, and Grave Choices Facing The Supreme Court, 43 Capital U L Rev. (2015) (forthcoming September).
  • Book Review - Leasing Oil and Gas Interests: A Plain Language Account, 117 Resources 6 (2015).
  • The Corporation, New Governance, and the Power of the Publicization Narrative, 21:2 Ind. J. Global Legal. Stud. 513 (2014).
  • Indeterminacy And Balance: A Path To A Wholesome Corporate Law, 9 Rutgers Bus. L. Rev. 81 (2012).
  • Berle’s Conception of Shareholder Primacy: A Forgotten Perspective for Reconsideration During The Rise of Finance, 34 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1457 (2011).
  • The Place of Corporate Law-Making in American Society, 23 Loy. Consumer L. Rev. 147 (2011).
  • Barry C. Lynn, End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of The Global Corporation, 8 German L.J. 1091 (2007) (book review).

ABlawg and Other Professional Publications

  • with Tony Cioni, Risk Allocation in Operating Agreements for Unconventional Resources (October 7, 2015). 

  • with Tony Cioni, Unconventional Risk Allocation: Managing the Lifecycle of Shale Projects THE NEGOTIATOR (October 1, 2015) 2.
  • Chevron Corp. V Yaiguaje: Judicial Activism and Cross Border Complexity (September 30, 2015).

  • Section 27 of The Surface Rights Act and The Potential Fallout of Non-Compliance (May 22, 2015).

  • Reflections on the Alberta Energy Regulator’s Best-In-Class Regulatory Initiative (May 4, 2015).

  • Non-Compliance in a Dangerous Time: The Pitfalls of Section 27 of The Surface Rights Act, THE NEGOTIATOR (February 1, 2015) 2.

Working Papers

  • with Temi Onifade, Natural Resource Governance and the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (2017).
  • with James W. Coleman, Building the New Energy Economy: Parallel Movements in U.S. and Canadian Federalism (2017).
  • The Contested Spaces of Law within Natural Resource Governance: The Shift to Investor-Community Relations (2017).