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The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Why Milbank Sends 4th-Years Back To School
Next Accreditation System – Interview with Andy Roth, Member, Mintz Levin
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
How Bryan Cave Grooms Rainmakers
Consultant: Legal Ethics Rulemaking Outpaced By Technology
Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program
Law Prof: Law Schools Still 'Inaccurate' On Employment Numbers
What is an Intellectual Property Attorney?
Protecting Separate Property in Arizona: Basic Principles
Jobs, Funding For Courts On Agenda For New ABA President
What is an Irrevocable Trust?
Does This New ABA Report Signal Change For Law Schools?
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
Law School Reformers Create "False Sense of Doom"
How Can I Make the Most Out of the First Meeting?
Jason Maloni on Schools and Education
Best Practices: Institutional Response to Sexual Misconduct (Podcast)
BigLaw's Scramble to Hire the Best
Last week, the California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that she had filed a complaint for civil penalties, permanent injunction and other equitable relief against Corinthian Colleges and three of its school...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on July 29, 2013 charged a school district in Indiana and its municipal bond underwriter with falsely stating to bond investors that the school district had been properly providing...more
On July 29, 2013, the SEC entered a pair of Cease and Desist Orders against West Clark Community Schools (the “School District”) and Citi Securities, the underwriter of certain municipal bonds issued by the School District...more
On July 29, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it had charged an Indiana school district and its underwriter with securities fraud for falsely stating in a 2007 offering document that the issuer was...more
In This Issue:
- Global Banking Group Calls for Several Rates to Replace Libor
- U.S. Applies Money-Laundering Rules to "Virtual Currencies"
- SEC Says Big Banks Don't Have to Hold Shareholder Break-Up Votes
Feb. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. Manhattan Federal Judge Jed Rakoff ordered former Goldman Sachs' director Rajat Gupta to reimburse the investment bank for fees...more
Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- The dominance of Delaware and New York bankruptcy courts is secure for another two years, for reasons Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill Rochelle explain on their...more
National Collegiate Student Loan Trust is being sued on a class action basis for its improper, fraudulent use of the LIBOR index on its promissory note private student loans. This is just another defense of contract when...more
An increasing number of states are passing laws that prohibit employers and academic institutions from requesting or requiring employees, job applicants, students, and prospective students to turn over their social media...more
Many offerings to investors require that forms be filed with one or more securities agencies within 15 days of the first sale. Still, even if the forms were not filed on time, it’s often possible to file them even though...more
Recent publication of the Discount for Lack of Marketability(DLOM) Job aid for IRS Valuation
Professionals has brought fresh scrutiny to the various methods used by valuation practitioners for determining discount for lack of...more
Since the 1960s, the trust has been under attack on two fronts in the American law school. First, the traditional Trusts course has been down-graded to elective status, a misguided curricular “reform” that Charles E. Rounds,...more
It is the conventional wisdom among today’s academics that law students are better off participating in clinical programs administered in-house by the law schools than taking traditional courses in agency and trust law....more
White Collar Crime; Jerome Kerviel; Graduate recruitment; Risk Management; Nick Leeson;
Risk management is built around greed. White collar criminals are uncovered due to excessive greed, or incompetence in the pursuit of...more
Many companies disclose the educational achievements of their directors, officers and key employees. These disclosures can be found on company websites, in company press releases and in filings made with the Securities and...more