30 posts tagged

business law


Professor Rotunda Publishes Op-Ed on Stimulus

March 15, 2009 by | Faculty

Professor Ronald Rotunda published an op-ed in Chicago Tribune,  entitled, “Some strings attached: Is the stimulus law constitutional?” The article discusses constitutionality issues surrounding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. As Professor Rotunda explains, “It gives billions of dollars to the states, but the gift has strings attached. One of its unique provisions changes state

Dean Canova Quoted on Bailout

March 3, 2009 by | Faculty

Associate Dean Tim Canova was quoted in an article in U.S. Bank,  entitled “More Shares Drop.” The article describes the U.S. government’s bailout of financial institutions such as Citigroup and AIG as teetering on nationalization. While some economists are opposed to nationalization, Dean Canova states, “I am skeptical of these arguments of the government’s impotence

OC Register Quotes Professor Eggert

January 30, 2009 by | Faculty

Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in an article in the Orange County Register entitled, “Burned borrowers seek payback from CEOs who got millions.” As the title of the article suggests, the piece is about the growing number of private lawsuits and government investigations seeking payback from executives who received enormous paychecks for running companies that

Professor Yoo Authors Article on Bailouts

January 18, 2009 by | Faculty

Visiting Professor John Yoo authored an article appearing in the Philadelphia Inquirer entitled, “Deficits and Bailouts Pose a Threat.” In his piece, Professor Yoo discusses the current economic crisis and cautions that President Obama’s proposed bailout plan risks, “damaging not only the nation’s balance sheet, but also our constitutional system.” Professor Yoo goes on to

OC Register Quotes Professor Eggert on Bailout

January 6, 2009 by | Faculty

Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in a story in the Orange County Register on “How Citi bailed out an O.C. subprime lender,” regarding an infamous Orange County subprime lender who was given a loan modification on a home loan even though many of his borrowers had trouble receiving loan modifications. In discussing why Citibank received

Professor Wilson to Speak on Panel

December 5, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Bart Wilson has been invited to speak on a panel entitled, “Fresh Blood for Competition Law: Behavioural, Experimental, and New Institutional Economics” at an international conference on economics and competition law in Munich in March 2009.

Dean Canova Quoted on the Economy

December 2, 2008 by | Faculty

Associate Dean Timothy Canova was quoted in an article in Kansas City InfoZine entitled, “Change on Economy?” where he stated, “The selections of Larry Summers as chair of the National Economic Council and Timothy Geithner as Treasury Secretary are disappointing. Although President-elect Obama has referred to their ‘sound judgment and fresh thinking,’ when it came

Professor Kochan Makes Presentations

March 19, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Kochan spoke on the topic “Litigation and Human Rights: Universal Jurisdiction, Liability Risks, and the Effects on Investment and Entrepreneurship in Developing and Troubled Nations” at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio. On March 19, Professor Kochan presented a speech on “The Law and Economics of Judicial Behavior: Questioning Decisional Outcomes”

Professor Eggert Quoted in Business Week

December 23, 2006 by | Faculty

Chapman Professor Kurt Eggert has been quoted prominently in a major Business Week story about predatory lending practices.  Kurt’s scholarship in this area has led to invitations to testify before Congress  on predatory lending issues and also resulted in him being named as a member of the Federal Reserve Board’s Advisory Council, where he chairs

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