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Publications

Publications

Books

"Legal Writing, All Business"
(Carolina Academic Press 2016) (course book with Teacher's Manual),
description available at www.legalwritingallbusiness.com

Law Reviews and Journals

"Trotting Out the White Horse: How the S.E.C. Can Handle Bitcoin's Threat to American Investors"
65 Syracuse L.Rev. ___ (2014)

"Other People's Volatility: A Call for Rules That More Equitably Stabilize the Stock Market"
37 U. Dayton L.Rev. 1 (2013)

“Wall Street as Yossarian: The Other Effects of the Rajaratnam Insider Trading Conviction”
40 Hofstra L. Rev. 411 (Winter 2011)
Selected for SSRN “Top10 Download List”, Jan. 2013

“Demanding Substance or Form?  The SEC’s Plain English Handbook as a Basis for Securities Violations”
18 Fordham Journal Corp. & Fin Law 1 (Fall 2012)\
Selected for SSRN “Top 10 Download List”, May 2013

“Another Madoff Masquerade? Questioning ‘Securities Fraud’ In the Crime and Its Cleanup”
56 St. Louis U. L.J. 521 (Winter 2012)
Selected for SSRN “Top 10 Download List”, Sept. 2012

“Taking Stock of the S.T.O.C.K. Act”
16 N.Y. Bus. L. J. 26 (Winter 2012)

“Harmony or Cacophony? A Preliminary Assessment of the Responses to the Financial Crisis at Home and in the EU”
1 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. Online 60
April 9, 2011

“In Favor of a ‘Bail-In’: How A Trillion Dollars Might Better Rescue A Stock Market”
St. John’s Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development
Spring 2011
Selected for SSRN “Top 10 Download List”, June 2012

“Laws, Sausages and Bailouts: Testing the Populist View of the Causes of the Economic Crisis”
4 Brook. J. Corp., Fin. & Com. L. 175 (Spring 2010)
Selected for SSRN “Top 10 Download List”, Nov. 2010

“Circuit Breakers and the Mission of Stock Market Stability”
Chapman University School of Law
15 NeXus: Chap. J. L. & Pol’y 43 (Winter 2010)

“Not Dead Yet: How New York’s Finnerty Decision Salvaged the Stock Exchange Specialist”
23 St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary 1 (Spring 2008)
Selected for SSRN “Top 10 Download List”, Dec. 2009

Developments in Securities Arbitration and their Implications for the Industry”
1 Journal of Securities Compliance 3 (Spring 2008)

“’We’ll Know It When We Can’t Hear It’: A Call for a Non-Pornography Test Approach to Recognizing Non-Public Information”
35 Hofstra L. Rev. 2 (Winter 2006)

Bouncing the Tightrope:  The S.E.C. Attacks Selective Disclosure, But Provides Little Stability for Analysts
25 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 1 (Fall 2000)

The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
26 Securities Regulation Law Journal 139 (Summer 1998)

The U.S.-U.K. Memorandum of Understanding of 1986
11 Fordham International Law Journal 1 (Fall 1987)

Periodicals/Commentary

“Responses to the Global Financial Crisis:
A Transnational Perspective”
Society of Actuaries Semi-Annual Newsletter (Aug. 2013)

“Business Arbitration: The New Handicapping”
The Suffolk Lawyer (Nov. 2012)

“On Supervising the Law Review Note”
The Law Teacher (Fall 2011)

“The Financial Regulatory Reform of 2009 and the Retail Investor”
Outside Counsel
New York Law Journal, August 18, 2009

The SEC Comment Policy and the Economic Crisis”
Outside Counsel
New York Law Journal, February 20, 2009

“Will the Howey Test Prize Substance Over Form?”
LexisNexis Expert Commentary, September 2008
Featured with Lexis version of seminal decision in SEC v. Howey, 328 U.S. 293     

“Why Materiality May Someday Become Immaterial“
LexisNexis Expert Commentary, July 2008
Featured with Lexis version of landmark decision in U. S. v. O’Hagan, 521 U.S. 642

“The Subprime Disaster and the Retail Investor:
Does the Law Permit a Recovery?”
New York State Bar Association Business Law Journal, July 2008
“In the Eye of the Beholder: ‘Interpositioning’ as a Crime, Violation or Nuisance”
LexisNexis Expert Commentary, May 2008

A Crisis of Confidence’: The Treasury Blueprint, And Its Unlikely Impact upon the Securities and Exchange Commission”
LexisNexis Emerging Issue Commentary, May 2008

“The Subprime Meltdown and Class Action Litigation:
Predictable or Revolutionary Law?”
LexisNexis Emerging Issue Commentary, April 2008

“On the Inevitable State Interpretations of Insider Trading”
Outside Counsel
New York Law Journal, March 14, 2008