Dodd–Frank’s Failure to Address CFTC Oversight of Self-Regulatory Organization Rulemaking

By:  Derek Fischer


Since its formation, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has taken a hands-off approach with respect to its oversight of the futures industry. It has relied on self-regulatory organizations (SROs)—namely, exchanges such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and ...READ MORE

The Federal Government’s Hand-Me-Downs: The Possibility of Protecting Fashion at the State Level

By:  Brittany Lamb


For decades, American fashion designers have been fighting, to no avail, for a federal law that protects their designs. In light of this inaction at the federal level, this Note explores the possibility of making use of the ...READ MORE