SOX & Knee-Capping Our Comparative Advantage

I rarely if ever will use this blog for editorial purposes, but as a securities lawyer who chose that practice specialty primarily out of my (economist’s) immense respect for the United States’ capital markets—an area where we have a comparative...

Google’s IPO and The Law of Unintended Consequences

OK, so this really doesn’t have anything to do with the economics or management of law firms. Still, Barron’s has a wonderfully contrarian editorial about the pending Google IPO, pointing out among other things that under the Corrupt Bad Old Frank...

“Common Sense” & Copyright Law?

Professor Lawrence Lessig, the Stanford Law professor, has published a new book, Free Culture, reviewed by John Swartz of The New York Times. Although I haven’t read it yet (but I will), Lessig argues that it’s time for a "clean sheet"...
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