American University Business Law Review

Articles from Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013

Fiddling on the Roof: Recent Developments in Cybersecurity
INTRODUCTION[Y]ou might say every one of us is a fiddler on the roof trying to scratch out a pleasant, simple tune without breaking his neck. -Fiddler on the Roof 1For today's CEOs and corporate boards of directors, trying to capture the benefits of...
Ignoring the Technicality's Temptation: Interpreting the Citizenship of a Foreign Official under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") prohibits bribing "foreign officials," but it does not define the word "foreign" or give any guidance to what citizenship the official must have to fall under the FCPA. Adding to the difficulty when defining...
Petitioning for Cash: How Domestic Industries Exploit Antidumping Procedures and Antitrust Exceptions to Force Their Foreign Competitors into Lucrative Settlement Agreements
The United States' international trade laws strictly enforce antidumping ("AD") rules, and its antitrust laws effectively oversee private settlement agreements. However, these two distinct, yet related, areas of law both fail to adequately address the...
Reliance on Experts from a Corporate Law Perspective
In discharging their duty of care, directors of corporations are not expected to independently investigate all parameters affecting a decision they are about to make. In fact, statutory provisions encourage or sometimes require directors to seek the...
The Poli-Intel Industry: Considering the Common Law's Application in Insider Trading under the Stock Act
President Barack Obama signed the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act ("STOCK Act") into law on April 4, 2012. Congressional silence on the STOCK Act's purview over the political intelligence industry and the lack of guidance from the Securities...