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The Community Reinvestment Act: Questionable Premises And Perverse Incentives, Vincent D. Rougeau, Keith N. Hylton Dec 1998

The Community Reinvestment Act: Questionable Premises And Perverse Incentives, Vincent D. Rougeau, Keith N. Hylton

Vincent D. Rougeau

Having just passed the twentieth anniversary of the enactment of the Community Reinvestment Act ("CRA" or "Act"), this is an appropriate time to take stock of the effectiveness of the legislation and to consider whether it continues to be useful as a tool for addressing the problems of neighborhood decline and discrimination in the lending market. Although discrimination in lending and the decline of certain inner-city neighborhoods is a problem that the CRA has not been able to solve, most observers would agree that the situation has improved since the mid-1970s. In particular, there has been notable progress toward the ...


Review, International Banking By Michael P. Malloy Dec 1998

Review, International Banking By Michael P. Malloy

Patricia A. McCoy

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The Shareholder Derivative Suit In Arkansas, Mary E. Matthews Dec 1998

The Shareholder Derivative Suit In Arkansas, Mary E. Matthews

Mary E Matthews

The Arkansas authorities governing derivative claims deviate from the authorities governing direct claims to a greater extent than is necessary. Three statutes govern shareholder derivative suits in Arkansas: the 1965 Arkansas Business Corporation Act (the 1965 ABCA); Arkansas Rule of Civil Procedure 23.1 (Rule 23.1); and the 1987 Arkansas Business Corporation Act (1987 ABCA). While the statutes occasionally conflict with Rule 23.1, the general goal is to prevent “strike suits.” Further, the Arkansas Supreme Court’s interpretation of the authorities suggests conflicts will be resolved in favor of the Rule. These statutes provide procedural restrictions for shareholder ...


Introduction To The Panel On "Preventing Asian Type Crises: Who, If Anyone, Should Have Jurisdiction Over Capital Movements?", Cynthia C. Lichtenstein Dec 1998

Introduction To The Panel On "Preventing Asian Type Crises: Who, If Anyone, Should Have Jurisdiction Over Capital Movements?", Cynthia C. Lichtenstein

Cynthia C. Lichtenstein

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