Fri Mar 27 2015   
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Conversations with Bob Mundheim



Seating is limited. RSVP (for each presentation) to: Nancy Stanley at





About the Mundheim Series

In this popular annual series, Professor Bob Mundheim will moderate informal conversations with national leaders in business and law, relating their experiences in - and perspectives about - corporate governance, markets, ethics, and career development. This series is free and open to members of the University of Arizona community, and will be of particular interest to law and/or business students. Lunch will be served. All programs will be held in the Sullivan Room (Room 237) at the James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway.


2014 Schedule


March 24 - Noon-1:15 p.m.

Labe Jackson

Laban JacksonLaban Jackson is Chair of the Audit Committee at JPMorgan Chase and has been a member of the Board of JPMorgan Chase since 2004 and Banc One Corporation from 1993 to 2004. Mr. Jackson received an Outstanding Director Award in 2012 from the Financial Times Outstanding Director Exchange for taking "the role of audit chair to new heights at JPMorgan Chase, establishing relationships with key regulators worldwide and successfully navigating the challenges of the financial crisis."




March 31 - Noon-1:15 p.m.

Peter Mundheim

Peter MundheimPeter Mundheim has been a Principal and Counsel of Stone Point Capital since 2001. He was previously a corporate attorney at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP. Prior to joining Cleary Gottlieb, Mr. Mundheim served as a law clerk for Chancellor William T. Allen in the Delaware Court of Chancery. He serves as a director of Access Point Financial, Inc.,, LLC, C3/ CustomerContactChannels, L.P., NEBCO Insurance Services, LLC and Privilege Underwriters, Inc.




April 2 - Noon-1:15 p.m.

Brandon Becker

Brandon BeckerBrandon Becker is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at TIAA-CREF, where he leads the company's legal and compliance, government relations, and internal audit functions. Previously, Mr. Becker was a Partner in the securities department at the law firm WilmerHale. He was also Chair of the firm's Broker-Dealer Compliance and Regulation Practice Group. He specialized on a range of regulatory, financial and corporate matters on behalf of companies, banks, broker-dealers, trade associations and other organizations. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Becker was a lawyer at the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1976 to 1996. He served as director for the SEC's Division of Trading and Markets and was responsible for the program to oversee securities professionals and markets.



April 7 - Noon-1:15 p.m.

John Cannon

John CannonJohn Cannon is Practice Group Leader of the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Group and Chair of the Corporate Governance Advisory Group at the law firm of Shearman and Sterling LLP. In his practice, he focuses on all aspects of compensation and benefits, including corporate, securities, bankruptcy, employment and tax laws and ERISA. He has extensive experience in executive compensation and corporate governance matters, Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley, and the employee issues raised in the mergers and acquisitions context. Mr. Cannon joined the firm in 1985 and became a partner in 1994.



April 14 - Noon-1:15 p.m.

Simon M. Lorne

Simon LorneSimon M. Lorne serves as the Vice Chairman and Chief Legal Officer at Millennium Management, L.L.C., overseeing its compliance, legal, regulatory, and internal audit functions. Previously, Mr. Lorne served as a Partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson. In 1996, he became a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers where he served as Global Head of Internal Audit. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Lorne was the General Counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He is an Independent Director of Teledyne Technologies Inc.




Robert Mundheim

Bob Mundheim has been a leader across the worlds of law, business and politics. He served as a professor and Dean at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, as General Counsel at the U.S. Treasury Department, where he played a substantial role in negotiating the release of the U.S. hostages in Iran, as Special Counsel to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Salomon Inc. Professor Mundheim chaired the ABA's Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and served on the Council of the ALI for nearly 30 years. He is Of Counsel to the firm of Shearman and Sterling in New York.



Additional Information

Seating is limited. RSVP (for each presentation) to: Nancy Stanley at 


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