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Nova Law Review to host “Entrepreneurship 2.0: Legal, Regulatory, and Economic Challenges to the Innovation Economy”


nsu-law1-bluegrayFt. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA.Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the topic of its Shepard Broad College of Law Annual Law Review symposium entitled “Entrepreneurship 2.0: Legal, Regulatory, and Economic Challenges to the Innovation Economy.” The symposium will be held Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 to address the intersection of law and business as it focuses on new technologies, ethics, and regulation. The conference will address the many changes facing the global economy, including workforce transformations, entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence, regulation, privacy, and security concerns brought on by the changes in technology and the legal regimes that govern these sectors.

Faculty members and experienced professionals in law and business are encouraged to submit proposals for paper presentations and panel discussions. The Nova Law Review Annual Symposium encourages an interdisciplinary approach to academics. The day-long event will take place in the Panza Maurer Law Library located in the Shepard Broad College of Law building on Nova Southeastern University’s Ft. Lauderdale campus.

According to NSU College of Law Dean Jon M. Garon, the topic on entrepreneurship and innovation is more pressing than ever. “Globalization and technological innovation are challenging social and political landscapes throughout the world. Fortunately, isolation and repudiation are giving way to a more thoughtful response,” noted Garon. “This symposium will explore those themes and provide a roadmap to help entrepreneurs and governments address these changes in a productive, thoughtful manner. New technologies can improve our regional economy and the quality of life, provided they are developed and deployed with care.”

The symposium is supported, in part, through the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic, dedicated to expanding both direct legal services to entrepreneurs and to enhancing entrepreneurial education in law, business, and science. The symposium is co-sponsored by the NSU Master of Science in Law featuring online education in Health Law, Employment, Education and Law & Policy (such as Cybersecurity Law. This innovative degree program provides front-line professionals with the skills and knowledge essential to operate in highly regulated industries.

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Shepard Broad College of Law: Nova Southeastern University’s College of Law offers a cutting edge, skills-centered academic program in three-year full-time and four-year part-time divisions. With its recently redeveloped clinical programs, every NSU Law student is guaranteed a live-client experience. In-house clinical studies are supplemented by full-time field placement opportunities practicing law in Florida, across the United States, or select locations throughout the globe. To solidify student success after graduation, NSU Law pioneered a curriculum on the business of lawyering through the Global Law Leadership Initiative. NSU Law students have a myriad of curricular opportunities, including a rich, diverse curriculum, concentrations in International Law or Health Law; dual degree programs abroad in Rome, Barcelona, or Prague; dual degree programs at many of NSU’s other 17 colleges; and much more.  For more information, please visit

About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. A private, not-for-profit institution, NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, while maintaining a presence online globally. For more than 50 years, NSU has been awarding degrees in a wide range of fields, while fostering groundbreaking research and an impactful commitment to community. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is 1 of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private, not-for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. Please visit for more information about NSU and for more information on the largest fundraising campaign in NSU history.


May 23, 2017


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