Welcome to Business and Finance Law Review

Business and Finance Law Review (BFLR) is a scholarly journal operated and edited by students at The George Washington Law School and advised by faculty members of GW’s Center for Law, Economics, & Finance (C-LEAF).

Articles 


Financial Regulators’ Dilemma: Administrative and Regulatory Hurdles to Innovation

By: Jeremiah Buckley and Sasha Leonhardt

The Tao of Dao: Hardcoding Business Ethics on Blockchain

By: Adam J. Sulkowski Learn More

Inclusive Economics and Home Loan Policies for Informal Workers

By: Kimberly Vu-Dinh Learn More

The Lost Rationale of Agency Law

by Daniel Harris Learn More

Corporate Governance and Income Inequality: The Role of the Monitoring Board 

by Ezra Wasserman Mitchell Learn More

Contract Interpretation Revisited: The Case of Severability Clauses

by Uri Benoliel Learn More

Dodd-Frank: Consumers’ Friend or Another D.C. Con Job?

by David Schein and James D. Phillips Learn More

Mixed Public and Private Ownership of Productive Firms as a Necessary Condition for the Optimization of Firm Performance 

by Jarvis Jerome Lagman, Esq. Learn More

The Changing Landscapes of FinTech and RegTech: Why the United States Should Create a Federal Regulatory Sandbox

by Michael M. Piri Learn More

The Risk Retention Rule as a Framework for Marketplace Lending Funding Arrangements 

by Justin Tsang Learn More

Mechanisms for Supporting Worker Voice in China

by Cindy A. Schipani and Junhai Liu Learn More

Exploitation and Antidotes: A Corporate Law-Based Approach to Overmarketing and Overpricing by Big Pharma

by Theresa A. Gabaldon Learn More

Reciprocal Convergences: How China Might Influence Western Corporate Governance

by Ezra Wasserman Mitchell Learn More

M&A Banker Liability for Fiduciary Duty Breach: Still “in Play” in North Carolina

by William Robinson Learn More

Class Actions and Statutory Damages for Procedural Violations – Navigating Between Stranded Consumers and Corporate Wreckage

by Martin Thelen Learn More

Essays


The Reverse Merger in China: the Qihoo 360 Story

by Thomas P. Gross and Chenxi Liu Learn More

Cyberspace & Securities: A Changing World

by Thomas P. Gross Learn More

Financial Reform Is Working, But Deregulation That Incentivizes One-Way Bets Is Sowing the Seeds of Another Catastrophic Financial Crash

by Dennis M. Kelleher, President and CEO Better Markets, Inc. Learn More