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New Article by Professor A. Joseph Warburton Examines Mutual Funds' Risky Borrowing Practices

Wednesday 5/22/2019

“Economists often assume that open-end mutual funds do not leverage themselves by borrowing money, however the Investment Company Act of 1940 permits mutual funds to have a capital structure that is up to one-third debt,” said A. Joseph Warburton, professor of finance at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and professor of law at Syracuse University’s College of Law. “This paper is the first to study the performance of open-end funds that exploit their statutory borrowing authority.”

A. Joseph Warburton

Commentary: Like the Warmbiers, Former CIA Detainees Deserve Chance to Seek Justice

Monday 5/20/2019

In the headlines again recently was the tragic case of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, when it was disclosed that North Korea billed the United States $2 million for his medical treatment while a captive ...

David Crane

Professor Arlene Kanter Calls for CRPD Ratification in Touro Law Review

Thursday 5/16/2019

Kanter’s article concludes with an immediate call for the Senate to ratify the CRPD in order to fulfill its duty to Americans with disabilities ...

Arlene Kanter

Commentary: Aiming for Trump's Achilles' Heel

Wednesday 5/15/2019

Throughout his adult life, Donald Trump has escaped the consequences of his actions. Trump has run out the clock on several grand juries. Trials and audits showed he hid records. He has lied under oath, ratted out others, required associates to sign lifetime secrecy agreements and shielded his finances thanks to the secrecy and complexity of tax law ...

David Cay Johnston

Professor Shubha Ghosh Publishes on "Jurisdiction Stripping" & Commercial Law in Akron Law Review

Monday 5/13/2019

“This article examines how the Federal Circuit addresses state commercial and contract law in its patent law jurisprudence,” writes Crandall Melvin Professor of Law and Director of the Syracuse Intellectual Property Law Institute Shubha Ghosh in the abstract to “Jurisdiction Stripping of the Federal Circuit?” in Akron Law Review, 52:2 ...

Shubha Ghosh

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