Saturday, March 25, 2017
The Education Commission of the States has announced Lowell Milken as this years’s James Bryant Conant Award recipient, one of education’s most prestigious honors. In receiving the James Bryant Conant Award, Lowell Milken joins the ranks of education greats such as Sal Kahn (2016), Linda Darling-Hammond (2010), Thurgood Marshall (2004) and Marian Wright-Edelman (1987).
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Lynn LoPucki, Security Pacific Bank Distinguished Professor of Law, commented in TheStreet.com on the Trump administration’s aim to raise fees on corporate bankruptcies in a manner that would affect the biggest-ticket filings.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Professor Steven Bank was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on how shareholders want Wells Fargo to provide a broader accounting of what led to widespread fraud in the bank’s sales practices.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Professor Steven Bank was quoted in the New York Post on how President Trump’s tax plan favors the private equity industry.
February 27, 2017
UCLA Law’s two LawMeet Teams each took first place in their regional competition at the 2017 Transactional LawMeet on Friday, February 24. Each team will advance to the final round to be held in New York at the offices of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in late March. In each of the seven regional competitions, 12 teams competed, and two were selected for the finals.
February 21, 2017
Senior Fellow in Residence, James D.C. Barrall, published an opinion piece in Agenda about the SEC opening a 45-day comment period to allow companies to comment on the challenges they are facing in complying with the SEC’s CEO pay ratio disclosure rule.
February 17, 2017
Professor Stephen Bainbridge was cited in The Independent on the history and qualifications of President Donald Trump’s new Labor Secretary Nominee, Alexander Acosta.
February 9, 2017
Professor Steven Bank was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on the resignation of board member Chad Brownstein from embattled Banc of California.
January 24, 2017
Professor Steven Bank’s book (From Sword to Shield: The Transformation of the Corporate Income Tax, 1861 to Present (Oxford Univ. Press, 2010)) was quoted in an article in Tax Notes about the parallels between the House Plan to replace the corporate income tax with a destination-based corporate tax and President Roosevelt’s attempt to replace the corporate income tax with an undistributed profits tax in 1936.
January 11, 2017
Professor Steven Bank was featured in a Corner of the Galaxy podcast that discussed rumors and possibilities for new LA Galaxy players from around the world.
November 28, 2016
Professor Eric Zolt has been appointed to a four-year term to the Eminent Expert Group of Tax Policy and Public Expenditure Management for Sustainable Development, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. The first meeting of the group will be on December 6 and 7 in Bangkok.
October 31, 2016
Professor Steven Bank was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on how the attendance figures released by Major League Soccer (MLS) don’t actually reflect the number of people who attend the events.
October 28, 2016
Professor Steven Bank was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article regarding new pay rules that federal financial regulators have considered for Wells Fargo after thousands of employees created unauthorized accounts for millions of customers. Senate Democrats asked financial regulators to establish stricter rules that would “claw back” executive pay if other wrongdoings occur or are discovered.
Joel Feuer, executive director of the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy, was quoted in the Daily Bruin on the recent Lowell Milken Institute-Sandler Prize meetup which featured prominent speakers, including chief executive officers of local businesses.
October 6, 2016
Professor Steven Bank was cited in the Philadelphia Inquirer in response to the ongoing debate between the U.S Women’s National Soccer Team and the U.S Soccer Federation regarding a complaint over pay inequality.
October 4, 2016
Professor Lynn LoPucki commented in the Wall St. Journal on the Chapter 11 filing that forced Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. to disclose the cost of fees and expenses paid to various law, investment banking, consulting and other firms during bankruptcy.
September 30, 2016
Professor Steven Bank was quoted in a New York Times article about the effectiveness of executive pay clawbacks.
September 27, 2016
Professor Steven Bank was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on the range of lawsuits that may be possible against Wells Fargo over the bank’s creation of nearly two million bogus accounts for customers without their permission.
September 26, 2016
Professor Steven Bank discussed the potential retributions against embattled Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf in a Los Angeles Times article.