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Major Violations For The Ncaa: How The Ncaa Can Apply The Dodd-Frank Act To Reform Its Own Corporate Goverance Scheme, Jason Rudderman
This paper applies the Dodd-Frank Act, and specifically its corporate governance laws, to the National Collegiate Athletic Associate (NCAA). The NCAA has experienced rapid, largely uncontrolled growth over the past decade that has led to an influx of corporate governance and regulatory problems within its member institutions. As with financial institutions, the influx of money itself is not the inherent problem. Money in college athletics is good. When large schools succeed, they help support smaller schools in their conference through revenue sharing plans. It is the lack of control and governance mechanisms regulating the influx of money that poses the ...
Eliminating Wall Street's Safety Net: How A Systemic Risk Premium Can Solve "Too Big To Fail", Jason Rudderman
Eliminating Wall Street’s Safety Net: How a Systemic Risk Premium Can Solve “Too Big to Fail” The financial crisis of 2007 – 2009 sent the United States and the global economy into its worst recession since the great depression. Large, interconnected financial and non-financial institutions were at the center of the financial crisis. The institutions highly leveraged positions during the crisis led the government to take extreme measures, including bailing out some of these “too big to fail,” but failing institutions. The crisis led the United States Congress to pass the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank ...
Financial Crises In The United States And The European Union: Policy Responses, Successes And Failures And The Need For Further, Cross-National Reform, Jason Rudderman
This paper examines the causes of the global financial crisis of 2008-2009 and explores the major financial reforms in the United States and the EU, offers comparisons of the legislation and recommends changes to the legislations that are aimed at minimizing the burden on taxpayers, and balancing the necessary intervention of governments in financial markets and the economy with capitalistic ideals. The lack of government oversight, predatory lending practices, and an overall environment of deregulation leading up to the financial crisis ultimately led to its collapse in late 2008. In response to the collapse of the global financial system, the ...