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Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition

Each spring, Fordham University School of Law hosts the Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition. We are currently soliciting practitioners and academics to judge oral argument rounds and grade competition briefs. No securities law experience is required to participate and CLE credit is available […]

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Zombies Among Us: The Threat of Cybercrime and Botnets

On September 19, 2012, the Fordham Corporate Law Center hosted a lecture by Lanny A. Breuer, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).  Mr. Breuer’s program was entitled “The Threat of Cybercrime and What the Justice Department is Doing About It.” The full text of Mr. Breuer’s speech […]

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What’s Worse

A white-collar criminal, in a fine suit and with a perfect smile, nefariously bamboozles a single-parent widow into investing $25,000 into a ponzi scheme. But wait, a dangerous gang member robs the same widow on the street, at gunpoint, stealing her car, jewelry, and other belongings, totaling $25,000. What’s worse? All sorts of people, teachers, […]

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Hank Greenberg and the Fifth Amendment

Maurice “Hank” Greenberg has had three years to think about the takeover of American International Group, Inc., and now he’s fighting back, to the tune of a $25 billion. Greenberg, once considered one of the most powerful CEOs in America, was the long time chief executive of AIG. Here is the Wall Street Journal article […]

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Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition

Each spring, Fordham University School of Law hosts the Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition. Held in honor of Chief Judge Kaufman, a Fordham Alumnus who served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the Kaufman Competition has a rich tradition of bringing together complex securities law issues, […]

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New Hope for Greece Amidst Rising Uncertainty

Though stocks have taken a recent upswing, seeming to bring with it anticipation for a brighter, more stable future, the battle with the ever-oscillating financial status of the euro zone is far from being settled. With a new interim government in place, and new ideas and policies to be voted upon and implemented, hope runs […]

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Olympus: Business Decisions or Misconduct?

Poor decisions by high ranking company officials and board members have been the center of recent headlines. Decades of hidden investments by Olympus Corp. were uncovered by recently ousted Chief Executive Michael Woodford. Dating back to the 1990s, Olympus executives failed to disclose investment losses and then, between 2006 and 2008, tried to clean up […]

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News of the World Compensation Plan: Attempts to Right an Incomprehensible Wrong

The world was rocked when it was announced in July that the News of the World was being shut down in light of cell phone hacking revelations. The aforementioned paper was 168 years old and sold approximately 3 million copies per week. The Sunday tabloid frequently targeted celebrities, the royal family and world leaders in […]

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Islamic Finance Program with Omar T. Mohammedi, Esq. and Monem A. Salam on February 7, 2011

Corporate Law Center Islamic Finance Program from Fordham Law School on Vimeo.

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