Volume 33: Fall 2013 – Spring 2014


Introduction and Table of Contents



Michael Vandenberg, Apollo-Aviva Insurance Deal And Private Equity Firms’ Involvement In The Insurance Industry: Mismatches In Risk Appetites And Appropriate Policyholder Protections, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 2 (2013).

Emily Finestone, SAC’s Insider Trading, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 11 (2013).

Sean Rosenthal, The OECD’s International Tax Proposal: The Action Plan, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 20 (2013).

Lisa Ann Landry, Delaware Supreme Court’s Rulings Regarding Fiduciary Duties In Alternative Entities, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 30 (2013).

Michael Kaplan, Playing With Fire: The Cyprus Banking Crisis, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 41 (2013).

Kyle Howard, The Federal Mortgage Insurance Corporation: A Remedy To The Fannie And Freddie Moral Hazard Problem?, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 50 (2013).

Jennifer Gardner, The SEC’s Operation Shell Expel, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 60 (2013).

Christopher Mercurio, Dark Pool Regulation, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 69 (2013).

Alyce Hui-Chun Chen, Hedge Fund Advertisement, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 78 (2013).

D. Deniz Aktas, Spoofing, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 89 (2013).

Joseph Burleson, Bitcoin: The Legal Implications Of A Novel Currency, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 99 (2013).

Blake B. Schell, A Change In The Private Equity Landscape: Private Equity Funds’ New Potential For Liability Under ERISA Law, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 106 (2013).


Elisabeth de Fontenay, Private Equity Firms As Gatekeepers, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 115 (2013).

Wayne K. Lewis & Michael Gentithes, Hey, But It’s My Money! Ownership And The Enforcement Of Conversion Liability Under U.C.C. § 3-420, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 191 (2013).

Robert L. Clarke & Todd J. Zywicki, Payday Lending, Bank Overdraft Protection, And Fair Competition At The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 235 (2013).

Jeffery Atik, EU Implementation Of Basel III In The Shadow Of Euro Crisis, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 283 (2013).


Michelle A. L. Goldberg, Note, The Fed’s Dual Mandate: One Too Many?, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 343 (2013).

Jeremy Clemens, Note, Cracking Down On Bribery Without Cracking Down On Competition: Implementing A Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Three-Strike Rule, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 381 (2013).



Jacob Wimberly, Venture Capital and Private Equity and the “Entire Fairness” Test: In re Trados, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 418 (2014).

Adam Santeusanio, In re Detroit: Consequences of Detroit’s Bankruptcy for Pensioners, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 430 (2014).

Thomas S. Markey, “Whistleblower” Redefined: Implications of the Recent Interpretative Split on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Anti- Retaliation Provision, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 441 (2014).

Ana Badour, First Actions of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 453 (2014).

Bridgette C. Pighin, Employee Benefits and Tax Consequences of United States v. Windsor, REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 462 (2014).

Adriana Henquen, Supreme Court Considering End to Fraud-on-the-Market Securities Litigation, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 473 (2014).

Marisa Roman, The Tale of Two IPOs: What Facebook’s and Twitter’s IPOs Did for the IPO Market and the Outlook for Tech IPOs in 2014, REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 484 (2014).

Timothy Bolte, The Merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 494 (2014).

William Constantine, Justice or Retribution: The S&P Downgrade and Lawsuit, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 504 (2014).

Eva Maryskova, Averting Future Crisis: The European Banking Union’s Single Supervisory Mechanism, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 525 (2014).

Chloe Brighton, The Finalized Volcker Rule, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 514 (2014).

Jacqueline Nutile, Auditing Update: Academic Study and the PCAOB’s Report on Engagement Quality Review, REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 535 (2014).

Lisa Bothwell, Arnold v. Life Partners, Inc.: Life Settlements are Securities in Texas, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 545 (2014).

Jake Saifman, International Derivatives Policy and the CFTC’s Proposed Rules on Overseas Swaps, REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 556 (2014).


Clayton P. Gillette, Can Municipal Political Structure Improve Fiscal
Performance?, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 571 (2014).

Vincent S. J. Buccola, Who Does Bankruptcy? Mapping Pension Impairment In
 Chapter 9, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 585 (2014).

Richard M. Hynes & Steven D. Walt, Pensions And Property Rights In Municipal Bankruptcy, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 609 (2014).

Christine Sgarlata Chung, Government Budgets As The Hunger Games: The Brutal Competition For State And Local Government Resources Given Municipal Securities Debt, Pension And OBEP Obligations, And Taxpayer Needs, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 663 (2014).

Tamar Frankel, Municipalities In Distress: A Preventative View, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 779 (2014).


Darien Shanske, The Feds Are Already Here: The Federal Role In Municipal
 Debt Finance, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 795 (2014).

Gina-Gail S. Fletcher, Hazardous Hedging: The (Unacknowledged) Risks Of Hedging 
With Credit Derivatives, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 813 (2014).


Francesco A. DeLuca, Note, Sheathing Restitution’s Dagger Under The Securities Acts: 
Why Federal Courts Are Powerless To Order Disgorgement 
In SEC Enforcement Proceedings, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 899 (2014).

Alan R. Stern Memorial Fellowship

Sarah Pickering, Note, Our House: Crowdfunding Affordable Homes With Tax
 Credit Investment Partnerships, 33 REV. BANKING & FIN. L. 937 (2014).