Category: Compliance

The High Standard for Material Adverse Effects: Elon Musk’s On-Again, Off-Again (On Again) Twitter Acquisition

BY: Noah Adams, RBFL Student Editor In April of 2022, Twitter accepted a $44 billion takeover bid from Elon Musk, which would see the Tesla and SpaceX CEO take the social media company private. Musk, a self-proclaimed free-speech absolutist, declared that his acquisition of Twitter was essential to protect the virtual town square from harmful […]

Robinhood IPO – Continued Regulatory Issues After Going Public

BY: Aspen Schneider, RBFL Student Editor Throughout its eight years of operation, Robinhood has faced many problems. The company has been penalized by multiple regulatory bodies for a variety of offenses. In response to the penalties, Robinhood has made hopeful additions to the board of directors and made various improvements within the platform. However, regardless […]

Comparing Unprofitable Companies to SPAC Investments Following AMG Capital Management, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission

BY: Matthew Rosen, RBFL Student Editor In April of 2021, the Supreme Court laid down a ruling that severely diminished the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to obtain monetary relief in federal court. In AMG Capital Management, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission (AMG v. FTC) the court radically overhauled the dynamic within the court system. The […]

Volume 37: Fall 2017

ISSUE I – FALL 2017 Development Articles Table of Contents Helen Huang, Chinese Shadow Banking and Its Impact on the U.S. Economy, 37 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 2 (2017). Wyndham Hubbard, Understanding the Modern Private Student Loan Market, 37 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 18 (2017). Harrison Kessler, A Lower Dividend for High Asset Federal […]

Volume 36: Spring 2017

ISSUE II – SPRING 2017 DEVELOPMENT ARTICLES Daniel DeConinck, Overstock Completes First Public Stock Issuance Using Blockchain, 36 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 416 (2017). Merric Kaufman, “Lions Hunting Zebras”: The Wells Fargo Fake Accounts Scandal and its Aftermath, 36 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 434 (2017). Taylor H. Gorman, SEC Staff Interpretations on Foreign Private Issuers, […]