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Brexit: What Happens Next?

January 31, 2020

With a new prime minister and a mandate from the voters, the United Kingdom’s Brexit from the European Union is finally upon us. The day after the referendum in 2016, the most searched for question on the internet in the U.K. was “What is Brexit?” As the departure works itself out, what actually will happen […]

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The New Era in Corporate Governance

January 31, 2020

For whose benefit should a corporation be governed? That question would get a very different answer 20 years ago. What’s changed since then? Well a lot, as we found out in the inaugural episode of The Sidley Podcast in which we spoke with Thomas Cole, senior counsel and chair emeritus of the Executive Committee of Sidley Austin. […]

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We’ve Launched The Sidley Podcast

January 26, 2020

For the past three months it’s been my pleasure to work with Sidley Austin to help launch The Sidley Podcast. As Executive Producer, it’s been my role to help the firm develop and execute the concept, working closely with Samir Gandhi, the managing partner of Sidley’s New York office, who serves as podcast host. The podcast’s mission is to “tackle cutting […]

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My live WCBS interview with Alan Dershowitz ahead of impeachment trial

January 20, 2020

Harvard Law Prof Waffles on Scope of His Role Asserts ‘I’m not a full-fledged member’ of impeachment defense team Claims Sekulow is not conflicted by Parnas allegations Dershowitz arguably should be considered an expert witness in this case and Dems should get a rebuttal witness Sekulow should be called to testify on Parnas representation When […]

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James Marketos, Esq. on “Why We Remember Smyrna”

November 25, 2019

American Hellenic Institute PODCAST #2: AHI board member James Marketos, Esq., recounts a genocide taunt by Turkish soccer fans this year and speaks on the importance of remembering the Smyrna Catastrophe of 1922 and the need to hold Turkey to account for the destruction of the Christian population of the city. Marketos’s remarks, which served […]

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Prof. Ismini Lamb: Correcting Three Misconceptions about the 1922 Smyrna Catastrophe

November 25, 2019

In this initial podcast of the American Hellenic Institute, Georgetown Professor Ismini Lamb speaks on “Correcting Three Misconceptions about the 1922 Smyrna Catastrophe.” She delivered her remarks in Washington, D.C., October 4, 2019, to a full house at AHI on the occasion of the Institute’s commemoration of the 92nd anniversary of the Catastrophe. Prof. Lamb […]

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Michael Zukerman on Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Programs

November 18, 2019

Warshaw Burstein Of Counsel Michael Zukerman, a member of the firm’s Real Estate practice group, discusses Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Programs with John Metaxas. These programs are an innovative mechanism for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in both commercial and residential real estate developments. Through these programs, a property owner is able […]

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Columbia Law Prof. John Coffee interviews SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson

November 17, 2019

Commissioner Jackson dissented in a partisan 3-2 vote at the SEC on proposed proxy solicitation rules that he says will make it easier for CEOs to spend shareholder money. Professor Coffee questions the commissioner about new practices in short selling, the failure of the WeWork IPO, and whether the SEC has the right to seek disgorgement for violations […]

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Staten Island Bias Attacks

October 29, 2019

WCBS-TV’s John Metaxas reports on bias attacks against Hispanics on Staten Island, July 9, 2010. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

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Obama Enters 2008 Presidential Race

October 10, 2019

John Metaxas reports on WCBS-TV on Barack Obama’s entry into the 2008 Presidential race. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

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