FCLF's Week in Review

FCLF’s Week-in-Review

School is back in session and so is the Fordham Corporate Law Forum’s week-in-review segment. Highlights from this week include: An inventor is attacking the America Invents Act. The practice of letting judges act as arbitrators in the Court of Chancery in Delaware was struck down by a federal judge. Fordham law student Mark Semotiuk [...]

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FLCF’s Week In Review

With finals around the corner, we’ve been a little slow with coverage. But we hope you didn’t miss the following stories: Por dios! S&P cuts Spain’s ratings to BBB- plus…the 8th largest economy is barely investment grade! Can Spain hold on? Washington showering some borderline inappropriate love on AIG? The U.S. still owns 70% of [...]

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Highlights from this week include: Goldman Sachs insiders keep popping up as federal prosecutors investigate insider trading. Nonbinding shareholder say on pay makes an impact, Barclays makes bonus changes. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reviews overdraft protection programs of nine major banks. Former Citibank exec lambasts the Glass-Steagall repeal  as cause for the crisis. Can money-market [...]

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FCLF’s Week in Review

Highlights from this week include: Banker bonuses bigger than fixed pay may be outlawed if some EU legislators get their wish. Could such legislation happen, or even be considered in the USA? How far will the business judgment rule stretch if criminal charges are ruled out? MF Global Execs may face personal liability says claw back [...]

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FCLF’s Week in Review: Is “Mortgage to Lease” a Viable Option for Underwater Homeowners?

From displeasure with the Volcker Rule to an alternative to foreclosure, here are a few highlights from this week in financial law: Something Reps and Dems can agree on? Big banks and legislators team up on the Fed.   It’s not breaking news that it takes a long time to fix out of control inflation, [...]

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