“Comparative Sex Regimes and Corporate Governance: An Introduction” by Darren Rosenblum

Pace International Law Review is honored to feature articles from its Spring 2013 symposium on Comparative Sex Regimes and Corporate Governance. Today, we share Comparative Sex Regimes and Corporate Governance: An Introduction, by Professor Darren Rosenblum. Professor Rosenblum received his BA in Philosophy and French and JD from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1991 and 1995 respectively and in 2005 he received his MIA from Colombia University. Professor Rosenblum began his legal career practicing international arbitration at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher and Flom LLP and at Clifford Chance LLP in New York from 1998-2004. He then joined Pace Faculty in 2004 after clerking for the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico. In Professor Rosenblum’s article, he discusses the gender disparity within corporate membership and the lengths countries are going to initiate change”

Led by Norway in 2003, several nations have begun to mandate certain levels of women’s inclusion on corporate boards. In the face of widespread exclusion of women from corporate power that suggests structural biases, these quotas appear radical and compelling. The wake of the financial crisis has accentuated this phenomenon, as stereotypes of women as more risk-averse prompt legislatures to attempt to ensure more economic stability.

Professor Rosenblum seeks to address the inequality that is ever present in the corporate world, how changes have developed throughout the world and what more can be done to create a world where there is equal representation and respect in corporate governance.

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