Category: Rulemaking

Can Executive Compensation Lead to More Corporate Diversity?

BY: Isha Kumar, RBFL Student Editor Firms often tie executive compensation to corporate social responsibility goals such as increased diversity, energy efficiency, employee wellbeing and product safety. [1] Recently, since 2020, large companies such as Nike, Starbucks and McDonald’s have begun to incentivize executives to achieve diversity hiring goals by increasing executive compensation if these […]

Evolving Taxation of Cryptocurrency Under the Biden Administration

BY: Kaden Killpack, RBFL Student Editor In the last decade, cryptocurrency investment and exchanges have skyrocketed. Popularity has surged because of the widespread use of the internet, transaction speed, and reliability. Cryptocurrency is bought, sold, mined, and traded over the internet through a network of thousands of computers. There is no centralized server that holds […]

Department of Labor Limits Consideration of ESG Factors in Pension Plan Investing

By: Katherine Pino, RBFL Student Editor The Department of Labor recently fast-tracked a controversial rule that would make changes to the Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) limiting plan fiduciaries’ ability to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into their investment decisions. Proposed on June 23, 2020, the rule was finalized by […]

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, […]