Category: Centers & Institutes in the News

Big Banks’ Swaps Push-Out Repeal Is a Pyrrhic Victory

December 18th, 2014 in 2014, American Banker, Centers & Institutes in the News, Cornelius Hurley, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, School of Law 0 comments

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By Cornelius Hurley, Center for Finance, Law & Policy, School of Law

In his impactful book Don’t Think of an Elephant, cognitive scientist George Lakoff illustrates how framing a discussion from the beginning is key to winning the argument…

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Alzheimer’s Medication Research Progressing

November 7th, 2014 in 2014, Centers & Institutes in the News, NECN, Newsmakers, Robert Stern, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Robert Stern, School of Medicine, Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s…

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Fed Said to Seek More Time to Mull Actions on FX Traders

November 6th, 2014 in 2014, Bloomberg, Centers & Institutes in the News, Cornelius Hurley, Newsmakers, School of Law 0 comments

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Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy

The Federal Reserve asked some currency traders under investigation for foreign-exchange manipulation to waive the deadline for civil actions against them, according to two people with knowledge of the situation…

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“It’s by going after the individuals that you get cultural changes. The drawback is the regulators are often dealing with people at the very lowest level.”

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Dorsett, others show signs of CTE

November 8th, 2013 in 2013, Ann McKee, Centers & Institutes in the News, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Ann McKee, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy

Pro Football Hall of Famers Tony Dorsett and Joe DeLamielleure, and former NFL All-Pro Leonard Marshall have been diagnosed as having signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative condition many scientists say is caused by head trauma and linked to depression and dementia, doctors have told “Outside the Lines.”…

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Verdi Vs. Wagner, And Why They Disliked Each Other’s Music

June 19th, 2013 in 2013, Centers & Institutes in the News, College of Fine Arts, Newsmakers, WBUR, William Lumpkin 0 comments

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William Lumpkin, College of Fine Arts, Opera Institute

There have been documentaries and celebrations for 100 years since the premiere of The Rite of Spring, but this year also would be the 200th birthday of the opera composers Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner…

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Jon Corzine (Yes, That Jon Corzine) May Start A Hedge Fund

August 16th, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, Cornelius Hurley, Forbes, Newsmakers, School of Law 0 comments

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Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy

Brace yourself, and your wallet. Jon Corzine may open up a hedge fund…

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