Finance Capital

Remember: the securities laws cover unicorns just like every other species!

The big news in Silicon Valley this week was the Wall Street Journal report that “unicorn” medical testing startup Theranos is being investigated by both the Department of Justice and […]

In a recent interview, a very confused New York Daily News reporter continually mixed up the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve in the face of a very straightforward statement […]

The theme will be the application of law to the problems created by what I call “global tectonics.” I intend to consider problems like the Ukraine, Boko Haram, Mexican drug […]

Putin dances to the tune of fictitious capital

Today’s Financial Times has a front page story on the newest stage of the Russian crisis. Putin’s Russia is being hit by both western sanctions as a result of its […]

In the wake of the recent Hobby Lobby decision by the US Supreme Court readers may be interested in my earlier take on the corporate personhood debate published on line […]

This post is co-authored by Stephen Diamond and Jennifer Kuan. Jennifer is an economist based at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. The post is based in part on an event […]

It was clear enough during the 2008 campaign but many ignored it. It became more clear as Obama took office and attempted to “engage” with authoritarian regimes all around the […]

Law and Labor in the Fields: Social Justice Workshop - Spring 2014 Semester

My spring seminar, Law and Labor in the Fields, is underway. Our first guest speaker will be here this coming week, Thursday, January 30. He is Frank Bardacke, the author […]

My first time on NPR’s Marketplace! (But I would never the use the word “squat” outside the gym.) How the @### is Twitter going to make money? | Marketplace.org.  

I discussed this issue on Nightly Business Report with Julia Boorstin recently. Investors and Twitter | Nightly Business Report.