Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law

Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law is a trade journal focusing on Financial Law

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 1, 2003

Analyst Conflicts of Interests: Are the NASD and NYSE Rules Enough?
NOTESINTRODUCTIONIn recent years, a recurring trend has emerged in the United States financial markets: following a period of seemingly unprecedented market prosperity, a select group of perceived heroes has been transformed almost overnight from being...
A Tangled Web: Compliance Director Liability under the Securities Laws
INTRODUCTIONThe current economic environment is ripe with dissatisfaction. Investors are disappointed with the performance of the stock exchanges and are skeptical of the advice offered by brokers and their associates.1 The bankruptcy of Enron and the...
Information Privacy and Internet Company Insolvencies: When a Business Fails, Does Divestiture or Bankruptcy Better Protect the Consumer?
INTRODUCTIONBetween the Internet bubble burst1 and the current economic recession,2 corporate bankruptcy filings are increasing.3 Sales of substantially all of the assets of companies that have opted to close their doors or exit a particular line of...
International Symposium on Risk Management and Derivatives
SYMPOSIUMWELCOMING REMARKS*PROF. FELSENFELD: I am Carl Felsenfeld, a professor of law here at the Law School and Director of the Institute on Law and Financial Services, one of your co-hosts for this occasion.The other co-host is the recently established...
Keynote Address
PROFESSOR RECHTSCHAFFEN: We are very honored this year once more to welcome a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.The most important thing I want to emphasize about Governor Bies is that she has been on both sides of the fence....
New York Revises Ethics Rules to Permit Limited MDPS: A Critical Analysis of the New York Approach, the Future of the MDP Debate after Enron, and Recommendations for Other Jurisdictions
INTRODUCTIONIn July 1999, a large international firm announced its tax practice was "experiencing a phenomenal [twenty-five] percent growth rate this year, creating a real need for tax professionals at the firm."1 Compared with the previous year, the...
Panel 1: Accounting
PROFESSOR RAYMAR: Thank you, Alan. Thank you, Law School. I am very pleased to be here and leading this first panel.I think the policy I am going to follow right here is to start off with my presentation. I am a Finance Professor at Fordham. I have had...
Panel 2: Corporate Governance Issues
PROFESSOR RECHTSCHAFFEN: We are very honored to have Secretary Peterson here.I am particularly honored to have Dean Treanor with us today, the Dean of my Law School, the Dean of the Law School where I went, the Dean of the Law School where I teach. he...
Panel 3: Public Relations
PROFESSOR FELSENFELD: Our next, and final, panel of the day will be a discussion of managing reputational risk-how the word gets out, what corporations say about themselves and how they present themselves to the world.Heading this panel is Howard Rubenstein....
The International Money Laundering Abatement and Anti-Terrorist Financing Act of 2001: Congress Wears a Blindfold While Giving Money Laundering Legislation a Facelift
"Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny."-Edmund BurkeINTRODUCTIONOn October 26, 2001, President Bush signed into law the USA Patriot Act1 ("Act"), which was drafted as a consequence of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon only six...