Book Talk: Rethinking Securities Law

Asian Institute of International Financial Law
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Commercial and Maritime Law Centre
School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

Book Talk

Rethinking Securities Law
Awarded Winner-Best Law Book of 2021 by American Book Fest

1 December 2023

Rethinking Securities Law focuses on many key aspects of securities regulation and recommends meaningful reforms that should be implemented. The book addresses such fundamental subjects as the disclosure regimen of the federal securities laws, exempt offerings (for issuers as well as in the resale setting), the Securities Act registration framework, corporate governance, private securities litigation, insider trading, mergers and acquisitions, and the SEC itself. The book’s final chapter provides a summary of recommendations for adoption, numbering about 125 such recommendations. More information about the Book is available here.

About the Author
Marc I. Steinberg is the Radford Professor of Law at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Dedman School of Law. He has received appointments at several other outstanding universities, including the University of Cambridge, University of London, Sydney University, Heidelberg University, University of Hong Kong, Stockholm University, Bar llan University, University of Pennsylvania, and UCLA. Professor Steinberg was an attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the SEC’s Enforcement Division and its Office of General Counsel. He also has been retained as an expert witness in several high-profile cases. Professor Steinberg is this country’s most prolific author of securities law scholarship, having authored approximately 40 books and 150 law journal articles. He is editor-in-chief of The International Lawyer and The Securities Regulation Law Journal. Professor Steinberg is a member of the American Law Institute.

Chair: Professor Douglas Arner, Kerry Holdings Professor in Law, Faculty of Law, HKU

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