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The Incentive Problems with the All-or-Nothing Crowdfunding Model
This paper discusses how the all-or-nothing model can disincentivize crowd investors to perform due diligence over the fraud or failure risks of a crowdfunding campaign. Specifically, the major upside of this model is that ...
Government-Sponsored Patent Monetizing Entities
Government-sponsored patent assertion entities have materialized all over the world. This article looks at the market failure associated with the patent system. These entities have an opportunity to address these market ...
A Two-Dimensional Approach to Non-Discriminatory Terms in FRAND Licensing Agreements
(Boston University, 2018-02-01)
This paper looks at the two interpretations of non-discriminatory within fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) licensing terms. Nondiscriminatory has been interpreted literally to mean offering identical terms ...
Equity Crowdfunding: All Regulated but Not Equal
(DePaul University College of Law, 2015-03-16)
This Article describes how different countries have approached equity crowdfunding. It focuses on countries or regulatory authorities that either expressed their awareness of the phenomenon but decided to adopt a holding ...
Birth, Growth, Survival, and Death of ICT Companies
(European Commission, 2015-02-01)
Dual Enforcement of Electric Utility Mergers and Acquisitions
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) oversee most mergers and acquisitions. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) oversees electric utility mergers and acquisitions. In the last ten ...
The Gray Problem: Should Athletes Be Punished for Their Social Media Posts
This article discusses athletes' use of social media and how their parent organizations have dealt with their social media activities. This article argues that sports associations may not need to regulate athletes' use of ...