David Lipton, J.D.
Professor, Director of Securities Law Program
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• Securities Regulation
• Market Regulation
• Broker Dealer Regulation
• Securities Dispute Regulation
• Municipal Securities
• Corporate Governance
School: Columbus School of Law
September 28, 2012
Goldman Settlement Shows Bankers Still Paying to Play
The story explored the ethical conflicts inherent in the case of a former vice president in Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Boston office, who was substantially engaged in working for the gubernatorial campaign of Timothy P. Cahill from November 2008 to October 2010.
May 30, 2012
The news segment Lipton appeared in examined the potential liability for Facebook and its underwriters as a result of the recent public offering of its stock, a move widely viewed as a bungled debacle on Wall Street.
April 16, 2010
Lipton outlined some of the key points and challenges in the case the SEC filed against Goldman Sachs and one of its vice presidents of defrauding investors by misstating and omitting key facts about a financial product tied to subprime mortgages as the U.S. housing market was beginning to falter.
Securities regulation regulates brokers and traders in an effort to protect investors from fraud by mandating they have efficient access to risk and benefit investment information. This two-volume treatise includes topics: the creation of a security, security holder suffrage and other rights, securities distribution in capital formation, securities trading, and special liabilities associated with securities transactions.