Articles Tagged SEC

Usha Rodrigues, From Loyalty to Conflict: Addressing Fiduciary Duty at the Officer Level

61 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Conflicts of interest are the quintessential agency cost-the constant, lurking danger that agents may seek their own personal gain, rather than the good of the corporation. Yet many corporate employees lack knowledge as to exactly what constitutes a conflict of interest. This ignorance […]

Dustin G. Hall, The Elephant in the Room: Dangers of Hedge Funds in our Financial Markets

60 Fla. L. Rev. 183 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Hedge funds are our modern titans of industry, and like their predecessors they now represent the best and the worst of the new global economy. These minimally regulated investment entities -in which historically only super-rich investors could have an interest -have recently had […]

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 that it will direct money to injured investors whenever possible, but has not articulated clear […]