Category Archives: Securities Law

Verity Winship, Fair Funds and the SEC’s Compensation of Injured Investors

60 Fla. L. Rev. 1103 (2008) | | | | ABSTRACT :: The Fair Fund provision of Sarbanes-Oxley allows the SEC to distribute money penalties to injured investors, heralding a new compensatory role for the agency. The SEC has announced … Continue reading

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Dustin G. Hall, Constitutional Law: What to Do When a State Fails to Take Notice that its Notice has Failed?

59 Fla. L. Rev. 453 (2007) | | | | TEXT :: After Petitioner paid off his mortgage, his annual property taxes went unpaid. Respondent, Commissioner of State Lands, subsequently certified Petitioner’s property as delinquent. Under the applicable state statute, … Continue reading

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Julia Patterson Forrester, Still Crazy After All These Years: The Absolute Assignment Of Rents In Mortgage Loan Transactions

59 Fla. L. Rev. 487 (2007) | | | | ABSTRACT :: This Article explores the problems caused by the absolute assignment of rents in mortgage loan transactions, which have continued for more than a century, and discusses possible solutions. … Continue reading

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James Fanto, Paternalistic Regulation of Public Company Management: Lessons from Bank Regulation

58 Fla. L. Rev. 859 (2006) | | | INTRODUCTION :: By all accounts, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Sarbanes-Oxley) represented a significant intrusion by the federal government into the substantive regulation of corporate governance of U.S. public companies, an … Continue reading

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