David Zaring's Posts

Victories With No Damages (June 18, 2015)

The AIG suit is over, and the shareholder who was zeroed out by the government won a judgment without damages.... (Category: Administrative Law, Finance, Financial Crisis, Financial Institutions)

Hiring Announcement: Bentley Law and Tax (June 14, 2015)

It's Boston, and they've got a great faculty. Notice after the jump. The Bentley University Law Taxation and Financial Planning... (Category: )

Systemically Significant Financial Misconduct? (June 11, 2015)

We've been speaking about international banking ethics this week, and Christina Parajon Skinner has just come out with a paper... (Category: )

Checking In With The Takings Cases (June 10, 2015)

The Washington Post has a story on the AIG and Fannie and Freddie cases, which, as you might remember, use... (Category: Administrative Law, Finance, Financial Crisis, Financial Institutions)

International Ethical Banking (June 05, 2015)

We've been speaking about banker ethics that week, though it is still unclear what, exactly, supervisors want when they call... (Category: Finance, Financial Crisis, Financial Institutions)

Did The Fed Fail To Save Lehman Brothers Because It Legally Couldn't? (June 03, 2015)

My soon to be colleague Peter Conti-Brown and Brookings author (and future Glom guest) Philip Wallach are debating whether the... (Category: Administrative Law, Finance, Financial Crisis, Financial Institutions)

What Makes People Unethical? It Might Be Other People (June 02, 2015)

Jessica Kennedy at Vanderbilt has done research on what makes corporate officials behave unethically. Here she is, in an interview... (Category: Administrative Law)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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