SEC Judge Declines to Submit Affidavit of No Bias

Friday, June 12, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett was quoted in the Wall Street Journal regarding his thoughts on a Securities and Exchange Commission judge who declined to make a formal statement on whether he has ever felt any pressure to the favor the SEC in his rulings. The article was written by Jean Eaglesham and appeared 6/11/15.


When Small Banks Merge, There are Big Stakes for Customers

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was interviewed on Georgia Public Broadcasting's "On Second Thought" program regarding her thoughts on bank failures and mergers. The interview was broadcast 6/1/15.


Baradaran to serve as associate editor of International Banking and Securities Law journal

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran has been asked to serve as an associate editor of International Banking and Securities Law, which addresses legal and regulatory developments in the area of banking and securities law from both international and interdisciplinary perspectives.


Barnett's article cited in federal judge's opinion

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett's article "Resolving the ALJ Quandary" (66 Vand. L. Rev. 797, 812 (2013)) was cited in a decision by U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia Leigh Martin May (J.D.'98) in Hill v. SEC, in which the court preliminarily enjoined the SEC from engaging in administrative proceedings before an administrative law judge because the plaintiff was substantially likely to demonstrate that the ALJ's appointment violated the Constitution.


Federal Judge Rules SEC In-House Judge’s Appointment ‘Likely Unconstitutional’

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding his thoughts on a federal judge's ruling that the Securities and Exchange Commission’s use of an in-house judge to preside over an insider-trading case was “likely unconstitutional.” The article was written by Jean Eaglesham and published 6/8/15.

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