April 30, 2009
The Center for Terrorism Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law held a first-of-its kind symposium, “Terrorism, Crime and Business: Understanding the Fundamental Legal and Security Liability Issues for American Business”, to educate business leaders on how to safeguard themselves from liability while protecting their companies from the dangers of terrorism, cyber attacks and crime at Houston’s Federal Reserve Bank on April 30 and May 1.
St. Mary’s alumni Martin D. Beirne (J.D.’69), managing partner of Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, LLP and U.S. Rep. Michael T. McCaul (J.D. ’87), along with Wade M. Battles, Port of Houston Authority Acting Executive Director, presented keynote addresses. Internationally recognized experts in law and security discussed topics such as: the conceptual foundations of terrorism; militant Islam’s objectives and future trends; terrorism, crime and critical infrastructure; mitigating legal liability for terrorism and crime; and cyber threats and security standards.
For more information on the symposium, visit St. Mary’s Center for Terrorism Law.