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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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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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Prime Minister Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain can be Reversed

October 1, 2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain Can be Reversed. The prime minister answered my question during a public conversation he had at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, moderated by former Ambassador Nicholas Burns, on September 26, 2019. Runs: 6 minutes CLICK THE PLAYER TO LISTEN You may […]

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“Money has died” says Dr. Carl Weinberg of High Frequency Economics

September 30, 2019

In my three decades as a financial journalist I have been fortunate to interview a number of brilliant people who have educated me about how world finances and markets work. None has been more insightful than Carl Weinberg, who I first met more than 20 years ago when I was anchoring at CNN, and who I […]

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If You’re Worried about a Recession, Watch the Weekly Jobless Claims, says Jim O’Sullivan of High Frequency Economics

September 30, 2019

Economist Jim O’Sullivan of High Frequency Economics says the key numbers to watch to see if the U.S. is dipping into recession are the weekly jobless claims. He says, so far those numbers indicate strength in the U.S. economy despite a drop in exports and other possible recession warnings. This is an excerpt from his […]

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