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Universal Anti-Bribery Legislation 
Can Save International Business: A Comparison Of The Fcpa And The Ukba In An Attempt To Create 
Universal Legislation To Combat
 Bribery Around The Globe, Lindsey Hills Jan 2014

Universal Anti-Bribery Legislation 
Can Save International Business: A Comparison Of The Fcpa And The Ukba In An Attempt To Create 
Universal Legislation To Combat
 Bribery Around The Globe, Lindsey Hills

Richmond Journal of Global Law & Business

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Virtual Currencies Bitcoin & What Now After Liberty Reserve, Silk Road, And Mt. Gox?, Lawrence Trautman Jan 2014

Virtual Currencies Bitcoin & What Now After Liberty Reserve, Silk Road, And Mt. Gox?, Lawrence Trautman

Richmond Journal of Law & Technology

During 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department evoked the first use of the 2001 Patriot Act to exclude virtual currency provider Liberty Reserve from the U.S. financial system. This article will discuss: the regulation of virtual currencies, cybercrimes and payment systems, darknets, Tor and the “deep web,” Bitcoin; Liberty Reserve, Silk Road, and Mt. Gox. Virtual currencies have quickly become a reality, gaining significant traction in a very short period of time, and are evolving rapidly.


Predicting A Heart Attack: The Fundamental Opacity Of Extreme Liquidity Risk, William O. Fisher Jan 2014

Predicting A Heart Attack: The Fundamental Opacity Of Extreme Liquidity Risk, William O. Fisher

Law Faculty Publications

After 150 years of business, Lehman Brothers ran out of cash and credit and filed for bankruptcy on September 15, 2008. As a publicly traded company, Lehman had filed all the reports required by U.S. securities law. But the hundreds of pages of words and numbers provided no timely warning of lurking liquidity death. The risks of triparty repurchase financing and the endgame Lehman would have to play if a selfmagnifying credit drain hit were, as it turned out, inherently opaque. Disclosure, the traditional securities law “fix,” was destined to fail in this case, raising the question of whether ...