Karl Okamoto's Posts

ScamLaw - Law as Beauty (September 08, 2011)

Not really sure this is relevant to the discussion, but I have seen beauty in the practice of law. Truly.... (Category: Masters: ScamLaw)

Corporate Finance Roundtable: What Next? (June 24, 2011)

In response to Christine’s “what now?” query, I end where I started. What world events - financial crisis, housing meltdown,... (Category: Roundtable: Corp Fin)

Corporate Finance Roundtable: Which First? Theory or Practice? (June 24, 2011)

Take two businesses that are identical in all respects other than their Capitalization. One has Total Assets of $100M and... (Category: Roundtable: Corp Fin)

Corporate Finance Roundtable: The Ratchet (June 23, 2011)

As the “try outs” for last year's Transactional Lawyering Meet team at Drexel, I created a little exercise. I gave... (Category: Roundtable: Corp Fin)

Corporate Finance Roundtable: The Lingua Franca of Business (June 23, 2011)

I see the concept of valuation as built around the core concept of present value. Why is a 10-year bond... (Category: Finance, Roundtable: Corp Fin, Teaching)

Corporate Finance Roundtable - Life's Little NPVs (June 23, 2011)

A few years ago I shared with Glom readers an exercise I use to expose law students to the concept... (Category: Finance, Roundtable: Corp Fin, Teaching, Technology)

Corporate Finance Roundtable - Let Them Eat Finance! (June 23, 2011)

Greetings to all and much thanks to Erik and his fellow Glommers for the invitation to participate. I should admit... (Category: Finance, Roundtable: Corp Fin, Teaching)

A Hidden Gem (October 04, 2008)

The recently passed "rescue" legislation contains a new Section 457A to the Internal Revenue Code. The effect of this new... (Category: Hedge Funds)

Up 4 Percent and Climbing! (September 30, 2008)

Why did the market fall 777 points yesterday? A quote from today’s Business Week captures the prevailing logic: “Credit is... (Category: )

Time to Take Out the Hoover! (September 29, 2008)

I don't know about you, but I'm loading up on the S&P 500. Too much smart money is out there... (Category: )

Moral Hazard and Other People's Money (September 26, 2008)

In this rant, I went so far as to invoke the good name of Justice Brandeis who, after all, had... (Category: Current Affairs)

What is the NPV of a JD? (September 26, 2008)

Is law school a good value? That’s the question I ask my students to figure out, hoping to teach them... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

A Financial Literacy Test for Lawyer-Citizens? (September 25, 2008)

Lisa Fairfax’s post on teaching about the current crisis has led me to ponder our obligation as law professors to... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

More Punditry -- Paulson's New Hedge Fund (September 24, 2008)

I had started this Op Ed piece with the line "Keeping up with the John Paul Tudor Jones'," but the... (Category: )

Keep It Simple (September 23, 2008)

When I meet someone who claims to live by just a few “tried and true” simple rules, I tend to... (Category: Finance)

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