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.
August 31, 2016
Professor Steven Bank authored an article for American Soccer Now on soccer star Hope Solo’s future with the National Women’s Soccer League. Solo was suspended from the NWSL for six months after remarks she made towards her Swedish opponents in Rio sparked controversy.
August 26, 2016
Professor Steven Bank was interviewed by Excelle Sports on freedom of speech and U.S. soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo, whose comment about the Swedish national team after the U.S.’s defeat in Rio sparked controversy and resulted in her suspension.
July 11, 2016
Professor Timothy Spangler, Director of Research of the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times, relating to CalPERS/CalSTRS issues.
July 5, 2016
Professor Steven Bank was cited in the Los Angeles Times on why founder Chief Executive Officers, such as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, make less money than other CEOs.
June 15, 2016
Professor Timothy Spangler, Director of Research of the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times, relating to the investment in guns and Private Equity firms.
June 6, 2016
Congratulations to Professor Lynn M. LoPucki, Security Pacific Bank Distinguished Professor of Law, who ranked in the Top Ten Most-Cited Faculty in Commercial Law (including contracts and bankruptcy).
June 6, 2016
Congratulations to Professor Russell Korobkin, Vice Dean and Richard C. Maxwell Professor of Law, who ranked sixth in the Top 15 Most-Cited Faculty in Law and Economics (including behavior law and economics), 2010-2014 (inclusive).
June 6, 2016
Professor Iman Anabtawi’s article, “Predatory Management Buyouts,” was cited in a recent Delaware appraisal case in which Vice Chancellor Laster determined the fair value of Dell Inc.’s common stock at the time of its sale. Delaware Business Court Insider discusses the court decision in greater detail.
June 3, 2016
Professor Timothy Spangler, director of research for the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on a $3.5 billion investment made by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund in rideshare company, Uber.