Articles

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Unfit for Duty: The Officer and Director Bar as a Remedy for Fraud, University of Cincinnati Law Review (2014)

Many commentators have questioned the efficacy of the SEC’s enforcement program in the aftermath of...

 

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Toward a Public Enforcement Model for Directors' Duty of Oversight (with Michelle Anne Welsh), Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (2012)

This Article proposes a public enforcement model for the fiduciary duties of corporate directors. Under...

 

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The Role of Good Faith in Delaware: How Open-Ended Standards Help Delaware Preserve Its Edge, New York Law School Law Review (2011)

This Article traces the development of the good faith doctrine in Delaware and links shifts...

 

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Back to Basics: Why Financial Regulatory Overhaul is Overrated, Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal (2010)
 

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Will the SEC Survive Financial Regulatory Reform?, University of Pittsburgh Law Review (2010)

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) conspicuous failures during the financial crisis of 2008 have...

 

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Legitimacy and Corporate Law: The Case for Regulatory Redundancy, Washington University Law Review (2009)

This article provides a democratic assessment of the corporate law making structure in the United...

 

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Sarbanes-Oxley's Insight: The Role of Distrust, Journal of Business and Technology Law (2008)
 

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Law, Norms, and the Breakdown of the Board, Iowa Law Review (2006)

This Article considers the dominant claim in corporate law literature that extra-legal mechanisms such as...

 

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Dynamic Federalism: Competition, Cooperation and Securities Enforcement, Connecticut Insurance Law Journal (2004)

The concept of competition between the federal government and the states was central to the...

 
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: A Primer, Business Torts Journal (2003)
 

Contributions to Books

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Corporate Governance and Accountability, Corporate Governance - Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice (2010)

This book chapter on Corporate Governance and Accountability is a contribution to the book CORPORATE...

 

Selected Professional Activities

Risk Personality and Fraud, Law and Society Association Annual Meeting (2013)
 
Utilizing the Director Bar to Enhance Director Accountability, University of Cincinnati College of Law Symposium on Government Enforcement of the Securities Laws (2013)
 
The Moderator, The Black Legal Experience in Boston: Challenges and Inspirations, Boston College Law School Black Law Students Association (2013)
 
Rethinking Risk, Boston College Law School Faculty Colloquium (2012)
 
Corporate Law Discussion Group on the Dodd-Frank Act, Southeast Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting (2011)
 
Panelist, Federalism and Corporate Governance, Southeast Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting (2011)
 
Enforcing Directors Duties: A Comparative Analysis, Law and Society Association Annual Meeting (2011)
 
Corporate Law Discussion Group on the Dodd-Frank Act, Vanderbilt Law and Business Programm (2011)
 
The SEC's Revolving Door: Perceptions and Realities, Leet Symposium on The Changing World of Securities Regulation, Case Western Reserve Law School (2010)
 
The SEC's Revolving Door and the Problem of Institutional Corruption, Faculty Workshop, Boston College Law School (2010)
 
Roundtable on Restructuring Financial Regulation, sponsored by the Center on Federalism and Intersystemic Governance (2010)
 
Delaware's Response to the Financial Crisis, Roundtable on Restructuring Financial Regulation, Emory Law School Center on Federalism Intersystemic Governance (2010)
 
Panelist, Academic Tunnel Vision, Corporate Financial Regulation Scholarship: Where Did We Go Wrong? (2010)
 
The Decade of Disaster, Business Associations Section, American Association of Law Schools (2010)
 
The Financial Collapse and Recovery Effort: What Does it Mean for Corporate Governance?, Association of American Law School's Annual Meeting, Section on Business Associations Panel (2010)
 
Conference on the Past, Present, and Future of the SEC, University of Pittsburgh School of Law (2009)
 
Will the SEC Survive Financial Regulatory Reform?, The Past, Present and Future of the SEC, University of Pittsburgh Law School (2009)
 
The Future of Financial Regulation, "Dialogue Dinner" with Boston College Law School Alumni (2009)
 
Why Financial Regulatory Overhaul is Overrated, Faculty Workshop, Boston College Law School (2009)
 
Roundtable on Layering Governance: Multi-Level Regulation Under Bush and Beyond, sponsored by the Center on Federalism and Intersystemic Governance (2009)