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Back To The Future: Applying The Collateral Bars Of Section 925 Of The Dodd-Frank Act To Previous Bad Acts, Chad Howell Jan 2012

Back To The Future: Applying The Collateral Bars Of Section 925 Of The Dodd-Frank Act To Previous Bad Acts, Chad Howell

Journal of Business & Technology Law

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Dodd-Frank And Basel Iii’S Skin In The Game Divergence And Why It Is Good For The International Banking System , Eric Thompson Jan 2012

Dodd-Frank And Basel Iii’S Skin In The Game Divergence And Why It Is Good For The International Banking System , Eric Thompson

Global Business Law Review

The recent financial collapse has illuminated many problems with the global financial system. One of these problems was that the financial system developed in a way that allowed banks to profit by simply making more loans instead of quality loans. After the financial collapse, regulators scrambled to enact new legislation to better manage the financial system and avoid the problems that caused the collapse. One way in which regulators attempted to improve the system was to remove the ability of banks to generate limitless loans in which the banks had no stake. Two such pieces of regulation, the Dodd-Frank Wall …


Chevron, Greenwashing, And The Myth Of 'Green Oil Companies', Miriam A. Cherry, Judd F. Sneirson Jan 2012

Chevron, Greenwashing, And The Myth Of 'Green Oil Companies', Miriam A. Cherry, Judd F. Sneirson

All Faculty Scholarship

As green business practices grow in popularity, so does the temptation to “greenwash” one’s business to appear more environmentally and socially responsible than it actually is. We examined this phenomenon in an earlier paper, using BP and the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe as a case study and developing a framework for policing dubious claims of corporate social responsibility. This Article revisits these issues focusing on Chevron, an oil company that claims in its advertisements to care deeply about the environment and the communities in which it operates, even as it faces an $18 billion judgment for polluting the Ecuadorean Amazon and …