|Present||David and Pamela Donohue Assistant Professor, Boston College Law School|
- Fall 2016: Employee Benefits Law
- Spring 2017: Fiduciary Law, Corporations
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Healthcare Promises for Public Employees Arizona Law Review (2018)
State and local governments have promised nearly $1 trillion in retiree healthcare benefits to public employees. Although retiree healthcare benefits represent a form of compensation, historically, state and local governments have not set aside any ...
Accounting and the ACA: New Choices and Challenges for Public Sector Retiree Health Plans The Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal (invited) (2016)
Most state and local governments provide employer-sponsored healthcare benefits to their retirees. In recent years, the Affordable Care Act and accounting changes adopted by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board have introduced new choices and challenges ...
Trusts No More: Rethinking the Regulation of Retirement Savings in the United States BYU L. Rev. (2016)
The regulation of private and public pension plans in the United States begins with the premise that employer-sponsored plans resemble traditional donative, or gift, trusts. Accordingly, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) famously “imports” major ...
Funding Discipline for U.S. Public Pension Plans: An Empirical Analysis of Institutional Design Iowa Law Review (2015)
Using newly collected data on over 100 state-administered pension plans, this Article shows that previously overlooked differences in institutional design are associated with the striking variation in funding discipline across U.S. public pension plans. As ...
Note, A Free Pass for Foreign Firms? An Assessment of SEC and Private Enforcement Against Foreign Issuers Yale Law Journal (2010)
While proponents of the bonding hypothesis have posited that foreign firms crosslist in the United States to signal compliance with the strict U.S. corporate governance regime, these scholars have taken the enforcement of U.S. securities ...