Articles Tagged Securities and Exchange Commission

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 […]

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 area long considered to be the province of state corporate law. Among other things, Sarbanes-Oxley […]