Month: June 2014

The Problems with Equity Crowdfunding

Normally, I reserve this space to talk about CEO pay, but I’d like to broaden the topic today to say a few words about equity crowdfunding. Slate has an excellent piece on the subject today that I highly recommend (and not just because I’m quoted).  Check it out!  Http:// 


Author Meets Reader Panel

I’m deeply grateful to Elizabeth Pollman at Loyola-L.A. for very kindly inviting me to participate in an author-meets-readers panel at the National Business Law Scholars conference yesterday, and to Steve Bainbridge and Kevin Murphy, for commenting on my book as readers. Their comments were incredibly thoughtful and generous and taught me a great deal. You can read Steve’s comments on his blog, here:

Book talk at the Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers

I’ll be giving a talk about CEO pay at the Beverly Hills Bar Association next week, on June 17th from 6pm-8pm.  The talk is entitled, “The Myth of Performance Pay:  How Economic Theory and the Law Shaped CEO Pay.”  The talk counts for 1.5 hours of CLE, and the registration fee includes dinner.  I’ll have copies of the book available for purchase at the event.  You can sign up here: