Recent PowerPoint Presentations:
“Corporations and the U.S. Constitution: Origin of Rights and Recent Trends.” Presentation for Seminar on the Constitutionalization of the Corporate Institution, East China University of Politics and Law, Shanghai, China, 23 October 2017. POWERPOINT SLIDES HERE: Backer_CorpConstitutonECUPL; 中文版 Revised Chinese Version Backer_CorpConstitutonECUPL
“The (In)Visible Corporation: Asset Partitioning and Corporate Personality for an Emerging Age.” Paper delivered at the International Conference: The Corporation in a Changing World . International Commercial Law Center Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, China, 21-22 October 2017. POWERPOINT SLIDES HERE: Backer_Corp(In)Visibility_Conf10-2017; 中文版 Chinese Backer_CorpInVisibility_Conf10-2017
“Governance Polycentrism–Hierarchy and Order Without Government in Business and Human Rights Regulation.” Presentation for Seminar Corporate Governance, Governance Regimes and the Management of the Human Rights Effects of Economic Activity, University of Manchester; Alliance Manchester Business School, Manchester, UK., 12 October 2017. POWERPOINT SLIDES HERE:Backer-Collissions_Manchester10-2017
“Measurement, Assessment and Reward: The Challenges of Building Institutionalized Social Credit and Rating Systems in China and in the West.” Paper delivered at the International Conference: International Symposium on Rule of Law & Social Credit Systems. KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, September 23, 2017. POWERPOINT SLIDES HERE: Backer_MeasurementPPT
“Foreign Investment in Cuba: Law, Policy, and Practicalities.” Presentation for the 27th Annual Conference Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy Miami, Florida; 28 July 2017. ACSE_CLE_PPT_Backer_2017
Issues in Shared Governance, Remarks Delivered January 26, 2017 at Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Baltimore, Maryland.
The American Law School: Crisis and Opportunities in the 21st Century; prepared for visit of the Graduate School of Education of the University of Tokyo to Penn State University, 18 March 2016.
Rule of Law, the Chinese Communist Party Basic Line, and Judicial Reform (法治，中国共产党基本路线原则，以及司法改革) (December 11, 2015) ENGLISH AND CHINESE VERSIONS AVAILABLE
´The Artist´: Legality and Legitimacy in the Savage Lands of Governance. (April 16, 2012).
Transparency and Business in International Environmental Law. (Jan. 18-21, 2012).