Rachel Anderson's Posts

Indicting FIFA's Functionaries (May 27, 2015)

The FIFA case by the US is interesting because: It is a RICO case - so the government's using a... (Category: Globalization/Trade, White Collar Crime)

Family Film Blogging: Pitch Perfect 2 (May 26, 2015)

So, the Pitch Perfect series is not fun for the entire family (I learned this the hard way when my... (Category: Film)

A Chastened Post-Newman USAO Isn't Yet Embracing Mercy (May 26, 2015)

We rarely get to point to a story in the New York Post, but I've always enjoyed its business coverage.... (Category: Securities, White Collar Crime)

SEC Villians Of The Week? (May 22, 2015)

The SEC announced an indictment against a financial advisor that got a bunch of public Georgia pension funds to invest... (Category: Administrative Law, Securities)

Ben Lawsky's Departure As New York's Financial Services Supervisor (May 20, 2015)

Lawsky had a tough reputation, and was probably the most challenging state corporate regulator since Spitzer (the Times: " a... (Category: Administrative Law, Finance, Financial Institutions)

Business & Human Rights Junior Scholars Conference (May 20, 2015)

Here is an announcement that may interest some of our readers: The Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, The... (Category: Globalization/Trade, Social Responsibility)

Franchises and the Waco Twin Peaks "Melee" (May 19, 2015)

I used the word "melee" in the title because it is one of the words I saw journalists use to... (Category: Crime and Criminal Law, Franchising, Torts)

When Will The SEC Start Doing Sue & Settle? (May 19, 2015)

One way to enact your regulatory agenda is to pass a rule. But another is to commit yourself to some... (Category: Administrative Law, Securities)

Has The Harvard Shareholder's Rights Project Shut Down? (May 12, 2015)

Breakingviews says yes, here's an announcement on the HLS website: During the previous three academic years (2011-2012 through 2013-2014), the... (Category: Corporate Governance, Corporate Law)

Ending the (New York) Fed (May 11, 2015)

There's a proposal out there, with support from various surprising corners of the political spectrum, to get rid of the... (Category: Administrative Law, Finance, Financial Crisis, Financial Institutions)

Why is B Lab making all B-Corps become Benefit Corps? (May 07, 2015)

I blogged last week about Etsy's IPO, but it took me until now to figure out what bothered me about... (Category: Business Organizations, Social Responsibility)

Does the SEC Always Win Before Its ALJs? (May 07, 2015)

The WSJ has a story today that suggests that indeed it does. I'm not so sure, and I've been looking... (Category: Administrative Law, Securities)

USNWR Reputation Scores Aren't Just Sticky, They Are Deflated (May 05, 2015)

I admit that I don't tear into every paper reverse engineering the USNWR rankings out of principle, but this paper... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

National Business Law Scholars Conference (May 04, 2015)

The National Business Law Scholars Conference has extended its CFP through May 8. They've announced two fantastic keynote speakers and... (Category: Calls for Papers, Conferences)

Family Film Blogging: Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 04, 2015)

I can't decide if I have post-Ultron depression or if this sequel just isn't that great. My kids and I... (Category: Film)

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