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Proxy Access Forum: Proxy Access and Director Independence (August 27, 2010)

There is lots to talk about with the new proxy access rule, but one thing I have been trying to... (Category: Forum: Proxy Access)

Proxy Access Forum: The New Proxy Access -- Some Initial Thoughts (August 26, 2010)

On my first read through the new proxy access rules, at least five things occurred to me. As an initial... (Category: Forum: Proxy Access, Securities)

Proxy Access Forum: At long last. . .A Proxy Access Rule (August 26, 2010)

Yesterday the SEC finally made proxy access a reality. Indeed, the SEC not only adopted a proxy access rule requiring... (Category: Forum: Proxy Access, Securities)

Lisa Fairfax on Lund's Say on Pay (August 11, 2010)

In light of Dodd-Frank's requirement that all public corporations must offer their shareholder's a Say on Pay, Lund's article is... (Category: Junior Scholars)

SEC Settlement Trends (July 30, 2010)

On Tuesday I moderated a program sponsored by the SEC Historical Society featuring presentations of the top papers from NERA... (Category: White Collar Crime)

Dodd-Frank Forum: Proxy Access and Judging Success (July 22, 2010)

So yesterday Erik asked me how I would judge whether proxy access is a success. It is a question I... (Category: Masters: Dodd-Frank)

Dodd-Frank Forum: What Ever Happened to Criminal Sanctions? (July 21, 2010)

I ask the question not because I believe they are warranted, but rather because we have been discussing comparisons between... (Category: Masters: Dodd-Frank)

Dodd-Frank Forum: Finally, Proxy Access? (July 20, 2010)

I certainly agree that the reform bill falls short in a number of important ways, and I also concur with... (Category: Masters: Dodd-Frank)

The Loose-Leaf Alternative Course Book (June 21, 2010)

Last week I received a LexisNexis mailing on loose-leaf course books, a program that offers certain textbooks in a loose-leaf... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

The Economics of Strasburg (June 10, 2010)

By now I am sure you have heard about the debut of No 1. draft pick Stephen Stasburg. At just... (Category: Sports)

The Virtual Lack of Virtual Shareholder Meetings (June 09, 2010)

I am working on a paper on virtual shareholder meetings--meetings held solely by electronic communications instead of at a physical... (Category: Corporate Governance)

Excessive Focus on Excessive Compensation? (June 08, 2010)

Last week GW's Center for Law, Economics and Finance hosted a conference on Executive Compensation and Risk at which I... (Category: Corporate Governance)

Regulators are from Mars, Investors are from Venus? (March 12, 2010)

On Wednesday, GW hosted a conference entitled Madoff One Year Later: What Have We Learned?, which brought together some of... (Category: Securities)

Some Canadian Perspective on Proxy Access (March 09, 2010)

Last week I gave a lecture in Canada on shareholder activism. I had the very unique experience of being in... (Category: Securities)

American Express and "Taking Part" in CSR (March 08, 2010)

If you watched the Oscars last night (and I will save the commentary for someone else!), then you probably saw... (Category: Social Responsibility)

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