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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro elected as public member of Administrative Conference of the United States

July 22nd, 2016

Professor Sidney A. Shapiro, Wake Forest University’s Fletcher Chair in Administrative Law, has been elected by the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States to become a public member.

 The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research, providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for improvement of federal agency procedures, according to ACUS website. Its membership is composed of innovative federal officials and experts with diverse views and backgrounds from both the private sector and academia.
Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein discusses recent forex trader arrest in HSBC scandal in Financial Times article

July 22nd, 2016

Professor Andrew Verstein was quoted throughout the Financial Times article, “HSBC’s US woes continue with forex trader arrest,” published by Carolina Binham, Martin Arnold and Kara Scannell on July 21, 2016.

Professor Verstein discusses the recent arrest of Mark Johnson, HSBC’s global head of foreign exchange trading.  Trader and colleague Stuart Scott has also been charged.  The US Department of Justice has accused both men of using insider information to make a $8 million illicit profit from a $3.5 billion currency deal.  The article follows.

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Wake Forest School of Law Professor Mark Hall poses in the law library on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Professor Mark Hall discusses insurers in Affordable Care Act marketplaces in Washington Examiner and other sources

July 21st, 2016

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the Washington Examiner story, “Most Obamacare insurers lost money,” published by Paige Winfield Cunningham on July 20, 2016.  The article was posted on the American Thinker in the blog entry, “Two thirds of Obamacare insurers losing money,” published by Rick Moran on July 21, 2016.  Hall’s quotes also appeared in the Insurance & Financial Advisor article, “Most insurers lost money in the first year of Obamacare.”  The original article follows.

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Professor Margaret Taylor

Professor Margaret Taylor’s essay on immigration appeals decisions posted on Law Professor Blogs Network

July 21st, 2016

Professor Margaret Taylor‘s essay, “Midnight Agency Adjudication: Attorney General Review of Board of Immigration Appeals Decisions,” was posted on Law Professor Blogs Network on July 20, 2016.  The article was also posted on Social Science Research Network (SSRN) and will appear in the Iowa Law Review.

In the essay, Professor Taylor explores the timing of contemporary Attorney General review authority in immigration appeals decisions from an administrative law perspective.  The abstract follows.

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Professor George K. Walker

Professor George Walker, alumnus act as observers for Uniform Law Commission passing of Uniform Family Law Arbitration Act

July 21st, 2016

Professor George Walker, the Dean’s Research Professor of Admiralty and Maritime Law, served as an observer for the Uniform Family Law Arbitration Act (UFLAA), recently approved by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) at its 2016 Annual Meeting in Stowe, Vermont.  Alumnus Lynn Burleson (JD ’80), a certified arbitrator and member of the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, also served as an observer.

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