The 20th Annual A. A. Sommer, Jr. Lecture on Corporate Securities and Financial Law
New York City’s War on Economics
Innovation and Efficiency: Lines of Defense in the T-Mobile–Sprint Merger
Shaking the Latin American Equilibrium: The Petrobras & Odebrecht Corruption Scandals
The Enforceability of Appraisal Rights Waivers
The Impact of the DTSA on Business and Innovation
A Brief History of Tariffs in the United States and the Dangers of their Use Today
Litigation Finance: Financial Innovation Responding to Market Calls
Are There Monopolies in 2019?
Form ADV: Investment Adviser Registration and Ongoing Reporting Obligations under the Advisers Act
The Inherent Conflicts of Dual-Fiduciaries
FINRA Mandatory Arbitration: A Clash with Forum Selection Clauses
Solar Energy’s Untold History and the Factors Driving its Growth Today
Huawei Riding against the Tide: A Showcase of a Tech Giant’s Dedication to R&D
Changes Coming to Rule 10b5-1
The 10 Year Anniversary of Bitcoin
Apple v. Pepper: Will Economic Realities or Contractual Formalities Prevail at the Supreme Court?
Stockholder-Approved Equity-Incentive Plans: Clarifying the Proper Standard of Review
New Regulations of Tech Companies?
Private Direct Lending – You Lend, I Borrow, But That’s Not The End
Hold Up… Are SSOs Actions Responsive?
A Brief History of the Corporate Form and Why it Matters
Fordham JCFL’s 2018 Symposium: The Future of the New International Tax Regime
The Accountable Capitalism Act is Equal Parts Bold and Unrealistic
Election Meddling and Facebook
The Rise of Entrepreneurship and Social Media
It’s Official: Virtual Currencies (like Bitcoin) are a Commodity
Amending Section 36(b) of the 1940 Act: Creating Too High of a Standard?
The 19th Annual A. A. Sommer, Jr. Lecture on Corporate, Securities and Financial Law
An Infrastructure to be Proud Of?: JFK, P3s, and What Other Countries Do
Proxy Voting is Poised To Be Blockchain’s Next Widespread Application
U.S. Policy Proposals to Restart Wage Growth
Cable Companies Need to Be More Than Just Cable Companies to Survive
Legal Chatbots: Advancing Technology and Lawyers of the Future
Joint Ventures in China: Outlook in the Contemporary Political Economy
The Internet Service Business Without Net Neutrality
PROVIDING HOPE THROUGH FUNDING: LITIGATION FINANCE
SEC Disclosures: Balancing Investor Rights With Privacy Rights
Anti-Trust Implications of Big Data
Spotify’s IP-Faux: Direct Listings and the Future of Initial Public Offerings
The Board of Directors and M&A Transactions
The Prevalence and Consequences of Internal Fraud
AI and TAR: Law Firms of a New Age
The Fall of the Broker Protocol
The Trend Towards Virtual-Only Meetings
Will GE Bow Out of the Dow and Should We Care?
The BitLicense: Regulatory Overreach or Prudent Response?
Mutual Funds: A Better Alternative than Hedge Funds for Individual Investors?
Biometric Privacy Laws: Illinois and the Fight Against Intrusive Tech
Cyber Regulation in New York: A Step Toward Security
The Effects of Consolidated Audit Trails on Broker-Dealers
Citizens United: 8 Years Later
On Cryptofreude: Why Financial Insiders Delight in Deriding Cryptocurrencies
The 18th Annual A. A. Sommer, Jr. Lecture on Corporate, Securities, and Financial Law – The Agency Costs of Activism by John C. Coffee Jr.
What Can We Expect from the Disney-Fox Deal?
What You Need to Know About the Time Warner and AT&T Merger
The SELF DRIVE Act: Cybersecurity and Cars on Autopilot
Should Laws and Regulations Fix the Problems Associated with the Sharing Economy?
Corporate Governance in a Post-Weinstein Era
Janet the Giant Killer
The Aftermath of Impression Products: Will Decreased Patent Protection Affect Foreign Direct Investment?
EU’s Financial Markets and MiFID II
Dodd-Frank: Security vs. Cost
Congress to CFPB: Mandatory Arbitration Is Here to Stay
The Power and Future of Virtual Reality in the Workplace
The Effectiveness of Corporate Social Responsibility Programs: A Legal Perspective
Director Liability in a Data Breach Era
Private Equity Firms and the Sinking U.S. Retail Industry
Restoring the Promise of Arbitration
Too Big to Boycott: How United Was Able To Stay in the Air
The “Catch 22” of Multinational Transfer Pricing
Is Simplicity Superior: Will a Simplified Tax Code Really Benefit the Middle Class?
“ALEXA, BUY WHOLE FOODS”
The Evolution of Digital Currencies: From Bitcoin to ICOs
Are Stricter, Bright-Line Rules Needed to Ensure Independence in the Accounting Profession?
Local Law 67: A Step Toward Equality
The E.U. General Data Protection Regulation: What Does It Mean for You?
Antitrust Regulation Can Be Anti-Us
Self-Dealing: High-Profile Charities Scrutinized Under New York State Law
Pari Passu for The Seven Percent Too; Argentina’s Fight To Turn Veritable Claims into Legal Fiction
New York’s No Compensation Rule on Law Partnership Fee Matters: Balancing Partners’ Fiduciary Duties to Each Other with Their Duties to Clients
Gabelli v. SEC: Application of the Fraud “Discovery” Rule and other Implications for Civil Enforcement Actions Moving Forward
The Statement and Account Clause and Citizens United – Part IV
The SEC’s Case Against Mark Cuban Heads to Trial
Opportunistic Informants? A Look at some of Dodd-Frank’s Whistleblower Provisions
Know Your Customer: FINRA’s Clarification of New Suitability Rule
Disentangling the Growing FCPA Web
Fifth Circuit Affirms Important Decision in International Bankruptcy Law Disallowing Non-Debtor Discharge
Battle over Herbalife Should Raise Concerns about the Influence of Short Sellers
The Statement and Account Clause and Citizens United: Part II
Squeezed in the Middle: Nobody is Happy with the Pace of Implementation of the Volcker Rule
Immigration Increases Entrepreneurial Activity and Innovation in the U.S., But the Immigrants Are Leaving
Settling for Injustice: The Conundrum of Mortgage Crisis Settlements
DOE Green Investment Portfolio: Is This Government Qua Private Equity Investor Receiving Fair Criticism?
High Frequency Trading: An Overview
CFTC’s New Powers Challenged on Multiple Fronts
The Link Between GSE Reform and QE3
Early Stage Company Seed Venture Funding Skyrockets, But Dark Clouds May Loom Large
Bitcoiners in the Court Room Part II: Civil Litigation and Developments
Bitcoiners in the Court Room, Part I: Government Oversight
Liberalizing Solicitation: Proposed Rules for Reg D and 144A under the Jobs Act
TiVo Suits Shed More Light on Litigation’s Growing Role in Business Models
Government Sponsored Enterprise Reform: A Historical Perspective Part III
Maiden Lane III Sale Gives Fed a Boost
A Cross-Border Insolvency Showdown: Vitro’s Mexican Restructuring Plan Denied Comity in U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Municipal Bankruptcies and the Unintended Impact on Muni Bonds
A Living Will: Planning for a Rainy Day
The Collateral Damage From the Facebook IPO Fiasco
Up to BATS: An IPO Swing and a Miss
American Airlines Seeks to Use Bankruptcy Court to Restructure Labor Costs
Metro NY/NJ Tops the US for New Tech Jobs Created
Putting the Genie Back into the Bottle: The CFTC Adopts Derivative Clearing Rules
Striking a Balance- Citigroup Fraud Settlement Take Two
Credit Bidding Has Its Day in Court
Thinking About Executive Compensation Claw-Backs: A Comparative Perspective
Facebook IPO- Astounding Anticipated Valuation Based Largely on Size of User Base
JOBS Bill and American Capital Markets
Yahoo Makes a Racket During Facebook’s “Quiet Period”
Volcker Strikes Back: Paul Volcker Defends Prohibitions & Restrictions on Proprietary Trading
Dispute Over Unique Collateral Creates Uncertainty Around Value of American Airline Bonds in Bankruptcy
Dodd-Frank and Modernizing Securities Exemptions: A Matter of Common Sense
Federal Tax Exclusion for Gains on Sales of Stock of Qualified Small Businesses Is Popular Element of the Economic Stimulus Plan
Junk Bond Market Plays Large Role in New LBO’s
Practicing What They Preach – Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act
“Best-Looking GDP Drop Ever” Overshadowed by Approaching Sequester Fiasco in Washington
Occupy Federal Courts: Where Are the Financial Fraud Prosecutions?
Madoff Victims Sue JPMorgan Chase
Defending Skin-in-the-Game in the Market For Residential Mortgages
Did Dodd-Frank Go Far Enough? U.S. Bank Exposure to E.U. Debt Crisis & Another Wall Street “Bailout”
A Defense of Excessive Pay? The Effects of In re Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Shareholder Litigation
Is FINRA Fatal? The Impact Of Extending SROs To Investment Advisers
New York- The Next Silicon Valley?
MF Global As First Major Casualty of European Debt Crisis
Holding the Key Doesn’t Lock in Success- Your Job or Your Principal
Do SEC Settlements Prospectively Change Conduct?
To Not Admit or To Not Deny, That is the Question: Accountability and the Proposed Citigroup Settlement
MF Global Notes
Changes to SEC Registration Requirements for Private Investment Advisers
“Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right”: How Credit Default Swaps Continue Destabilizing Financial Markets
Groupon’s IPO: Much Anticipated Success or Future Failure?
Renowned Venture Capitalist Challenges Lawyers to Meet the Needs of Startup Companies in Seed Stage Transactions
Occupy Wall Street Malaise
BofA to Impose Debit Card Feed: Will Competitors and Consumers Stay on Board of Jump Ship?
SEC Gets Tough on Insider Trading
Differing Approaches to Spur the Real Estate Marker
The SEC and Proposed Rule 127B: A New Day for Regulation or a Continuation of Current Trends?
Say on Pay and the Business Judgment Rule
The Hurt Volcker: Diffusing Proprietary Trading
For Better or Worse? FINRA’s Attempt to Aid Investors Involved in Arbitration
Britain Adopting Outdated U.S. Policy? And Should the US Follow?
Stern v. Marshall: Historic But Insignificant?
Facilitating Capital Formation by Amending the “500 Shareholder Rule”
Cuban Misappropriates While Courts Still Determine the Rules of Misappropriation