VOLUME 7, SPRING 2011, NUMBER 2

Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Symposium: Regulatory Reform and the Future of the U.S. Financial System: An Examination of the Dodd-Frank Regulation

Keynote Address: The SEC, Dodd-Frank, and Modern Capital Markets
Henry T. C. Hu
Panel 1: Derivative Regulation
Moderator: William T. Allen
Panelists: Thomas C. Baxter, Jr., H. Rodgin Cohen, Richard K. Kim,
Annette L. Nazareth, Lawrence J. White
Panel 2: Banking Reform
Moderator: Ryan Bubb
Panelists: Thomas C. Baxter, Jr., H. Rodgin Cohen, Richard K. Kim,
Annette L. Nazareth, Lawrence J. White
Panel 3: The Future of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac
Moderator: Mark A. Willis
Panelists: Viral V. Acharya, Jason H.P. Kravitt, Brian O’Reilly,
Greg Reiter, Susan Wachter

Academic Articles

A Japanese CalPERS or a New Model for Institutional Investor Activism? Japan’s Pension Fund Association and the Emergence of Shareholder Activism in Japan
Bruce E. Aronson
Taming or Protecting the Modern Corporation? Shareholder-Stakeholder Debates in a Comparative Light
Martin Gelter
The Taylor Swift Paradox: Superstardom, Excessive Advertising and Blanket Licenses
Ivan Reidel

Practitioner Notes

Complexity and its Discontents: Recurring Legal Concerns with Structured Products
Michael Bennett
Recent Developments in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the New UK Bribery Act: A Global Trend Towards Greater Accountability in the Prevention of Foreign Bribery
Jon Jordan

Student Notes

Whistleblower Protection Legislation of the East and West: Can It Really Reduce Corporate Fraud and Improve Corporate Governance? A Study of the Successes and Failures of Whistleblower Protection Legislation in the US and China 
Rachel Beller
The US and Italy: Controlling Shareholders’ Fiduciary Duties in Freeze Out Mergers and Tender Offers
Leonardo Pinta