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A History of Securities Fraud Scandals

Thursday, September 29 - 6:30 PM

UCLA School of Law Professor James Park will discuss his new book on the history of securities fraud regulation, The Valuation Treadmill: How Securities Fraud Threatens the Integrity of Public Companies. Published 20 years after the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley, the book examines case studies of major securities frauds from the 1970s to the present involving companies such as Penn Central, Apple, Xerox, Enron, Citigroup, and General Electric.

Speaker Bio:  James Park is Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law. He is an expert on corporate law and securities regulation. He grew up near Dayton, Ohio and graduated from Miami University (Ohio). After graduating from Yale Law School, Professor Park clerked for federal judges and practiced law in New York City at a law firm and then as an Assistant Attorney General in the Investor Protection Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office.

You Will Learn:  

The different ways in which public companies can commit securities fraud.

How the Securities and Exchange Commission protects investors from fraud.

Some examples of major securities frauds.

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Zoom Meeting provided by American Association of Individual Investors
Cleveland, OH 44136
Event Type
Lecture / Workshop


AAII Cleveland Chapters

Date / Time

Thursday, September 29, 2022
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


D. Lewis
(440) 462-7649
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