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Category Archive for 'Corporate, Finance and Securities Law'

On August 5, the SEC approved a final “pay ratio” rule requiring large public companies to disclose the ratio of chief executives’ pay to the median pay of employees. Companies will have to report the ratio every three years, in registration statements, proxy and information statements, and annual reports. The Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 mandated […]

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The oral advocacy program at Pace Law School is a robust one as students have the opportunity to learn and practice oral advocacy skills by participating in the mock trial advocacy and the moot court competitions. Oral advocacy education is a critical addition to the traditional classroom learning emphasizing the value of preparation, hard work, and collaboration. It is […]

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As the final exams are approaching and our students begin their preparations, we thought that the following list of the variety of study aids the library has might be helpful. Our collection includes Questions & Answers, Examples & Explanations, Understanding Series, Emanuel’s Strategies & Tactics, Nutshells, and number of audio recordings. And don’t forget the […]

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The U.S. General Services Administration publishes an annual Consumer Action Handbook, a guide to help citizens make smarter decisions with their money. It is a compilation of buying tips from across government agencies, with updates on the latest scams and a consumer contact directory, and is available in both print and online formats. The Handbook […]

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In the six years since the financial crisis began, some commentators have wondered if promised reforms would ever be implemented. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Public Law 111-203), passed by Congress in 2010, mandated new regulations on proprietary trading by federally-insured banks and required greater disclosure in derivatives transactions. Finally, on […]

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently launched a toolkit to empower school districts and other public service organizations to help their employees pay off student loan debt. Up to a quarter of the U.S. workforce is in public service and may be eligible for existing student loan debt forgiveness programs. Qualifying employment is any […]

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The Library’s Law in Film Collection continues to grow and the following are some of our newest additions. Anyone with borrowing privileges, including students, staff and faculty, may check any of the Law in Film Collection movies out.   A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet (a film by Mark Kitchell) [GE197 .S44 […]

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LLRX.com, Law and Technology Resources for Legal Professionals, is an excellent source of new or updated information about the law and technology. Those that are interested may subscribe to updates via RSS feed. The following are some of the new additions and updates:

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Bloomberg Law (BLaw) offers free access to law students. To obtain an account, just click the request a trial link on the bottom left of the screen and fill out the form. N.B. you must use your law.pace.edu email address. Bloomberg will email you a password you can use while you are a law student and […]

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From the Congressional Research Service, the Financial Performance of Major Companies 2007-2011 is available. This report examines the financial performance of the five major oil companies for the period 2007-2011. Both the sources and uses of revenue and profit are analyzed. The recent behavior of oil prices and company profits have led to changes in the structure […]

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