My Operations Administrator just got back after a 3-month disability (another unexpected hurdle!), and she is repsponsible for developing, clear, coherent policies on payment, referrals, etc. That is one area that is not done well and leads to lots of confusion for everyone. Finally, customer service continues to be an issue, and I am trying very hard to institute culture change. AU has developed a fabulous service training program and I am sending all of my staff, as well as addressing performance issues on an individual basis.
C.F.T.C. Field Component-Law 785 Students who will have completed Business Associations and Securities Regulation by the end of the Spring Semester of 2004 or who, by the end of the Spring Semester 2004, will have completed Business Associations and who will enroll in the Securities Regulation course in the Fall 2004 semester and are prepared to enroll in an Advanced Securities Law Seminar or in a Seminar on Regulation of Commodity Futures Market, are eligible to participate in a Field Component at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Please submit your resume, a copy of your transcript, a writing sample and a cover letter by 5:30 p.m. on Friday April 9th 2004 to Professor Guttman’s mailbox in room 465 or to his Sr. Legal Assistant, Carolyn Wright in room 325. One hundred and forty (140) hours of working with a staff attorney or Administrative Law Judge at the Commission will earn two credits; working for two hundred and ten hours with such attorney or Judge will earn three credits. There will also be a meeting with Professor Guttman every second week. for approx. one hour.
U.S. Department of State Office of the Legal Adviser Private International Law Applications are invited for a student internship at the Department of State Office of the Legal Adviser, Private International Law. The work involves a minimum of 280 hours over the Fall 2004 semester and enables a student to earn four credits. (Up to six credits can be earned at seventy hours of work per credit) Areas under consideration by the Department include subjects in the fields of Commercial law, family law, wills, recognition of foreign judgements, counter- trade, etc. Students having an interest in these areas, as shown by the courses and seminars they have taken or intend to take by the end of the Spring 2004 semester should submit a resume, a copy of their transcript, a writing sample and a cover letter by 5:30 p.m. on Friday April 9 2004. Interested applicants can submit this information to Professor Guttman’s mailbox in room 465 or to his Sr. Legal Assistant, Carolyn Wright in room 325. Students not having any of these interests can apply through the usual externship program to other offices of the U.S. Dept. of State. Students in this externship will be meeting with Professor Guttman every other week for one hour. th
S.E.C. Student Observers Program (Field Component)-Law 784 I would like to draw the attention of students who have completed Securities Regulation or are going to complete this course by the end of the Spring Semester 2004, that students so qualified can apply for participation for a minimum of three credits in the Field Component-Student Observers Program at the Securities and Exchange Commission for the Fall 2004 semester. [Law-784] Students will be expected to work a minimum of two hundred and ten hours (210) with an attorney on the staff of the Commission and will have to attend approximately nine seminars given by Commissioners, staff and outside counsel.( These meeting usually take place on a Wednesday at 3.30 p.m. to 5 p.m.) Students participating in this Student Observers Program also will have to enroll in an advanced securities law seminar, such as Regulation of