Business & Finance Law Program
Professor Jeremy Bearer-Friend’s article "Colorblind Tax Enforcement," refutes the IRS' position that because it does not ask taxpayers to identify their race or ethnicity on submitted tax returns, IRS enforcement actions are, therefore, not affected by taxpayers' race or ethnicity.
Professor Jeremy Bearer-Friend's proposal to disaggregate tax data by race and ethnicity has been included in President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities, issued on the first day of his presidency.
In his new book, Taming the Megabanks: Why We Need a New Glass-Steagall Act
, Professor Emeritus Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr. calls for a new Glass-Steagall Act that would separate banks from the securities markets in order to restore financial stability.
Professor Lisa M. Fairfax moderates a conversation on the lack of diversity at Fortune 500 companies and other key issues at the intersection of race and corporate America in the latest installment of "Visions of Change: A Series on Racial Justice in American Law."
On the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Dodd-Frank Act, GW Law co-hosted a virtual conference featuring discussions with the bill’s namesakes and key architects. Former President Obama addressed attendees saying, "the Act has helped prevent a financial crisis in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic."
John P. Collins, Jr. was quoted by Bloomberg Law about Judge Gregg Costa unexpected resignation from the bench.
Lawrence A. Cunningham wrote for MarketWatch about how shareholders can push companies to invest in environmental and social initiatives.