Alan Palmiter

Harvard Business School’s Michael Jensen spoke about Agency Theory at the Business Law Symposium on Friday, March 22

Michael Jensen of Harvard Business School stated during his keynote address at the Wake Forest Law Review symposium on Friday, March 22, “If you are having trouble sleeping take a look at your life and see where in your life you are out of integrity. If you put it back in, you will sleep and your health will get better.”

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Law Review hosts its Spring Business Law Symposium, ‘Agency Theory: Still Viable?,’ on Friday, March 22

The Wake Forest Law Review will host its Spring Business Law Symposium, “Agency Theory: Still Viable?,” beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, March 22,  in the Worrell Professional Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Professor Alan Palmiter weighs in on financial rulings of Jed Rakoff

Many people looked at the financial crisis and thought, “How on earth did nobody take the blame for this?” Jed Rakoff had the same thought.

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Professor Alan Palmiter tells SmartMoney SEC may be tougher on Wall Street

Many people looked at the financial crisis and thought, “How on earth did nobody take the blame for this?” Jed Rakoff, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York,  had the same thought. The difference between Rakoff and everyone else: He sits on the federal bench in Southern District of New York Grand Central for financial shenanigans. Continue reading »

Professor Alan Palmiter tells Charlotte Observer all information in the Duke Energy merger is material

 

Duke Energy has brought in two highly regarded trial lawyers as the N.C. Utilities Commission hears testimony Thursday from former Progress Energy CEO Bill Johnson about his post-merger resignation. Continue reading »

Professor Alan Palmiter tells SmartMoney ‘Why Mutual Fund Guardians Are Failing’

Every fund has a board of directors who are supposed to protect investors. But are they up to the task? SmartMoney investigates.

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Professor Alan Palmiter quoted by Reuters regarding possible action against S&P for securities violations

Sept 26 (Reuters) – U.S. regulators disclosed they may take action against Standard & Poor’s for securities law violations after the ratings agency gave top grades to a package of securitized mortgages in 2007 that quickly soured. Continue reading »

Professor Alan Palmiter quoted in Barron’s calling for more fiduciary protections to fund shareholders

As former SEC Chairman Manuel Cohen taught, “Wall Street rarely moves toward reform unless it is pushed.” Continue reading »

WFU School of Law to Host Afghan Scholar

Wake Forest University School of Law has been certified as a host institution for a new important foundation, the Public-Private Partnership for Justice Reform in Afghanistan (PPP), established by the U.S. Department of State and leading private attorneys in the U.S.  Continue reading »

Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal changes mission, name

The editors of the Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal are changing its mission and its name. Continue reading »