Hacking the System from Inside and Out: The Future of Securities Law and Regulation


Cornerstone Research hosted a presentation by Professor Joseph Grundfest of Stanford Law School.

At this presentation held in Washington, DC, Joseph Grundfest shared his insights on developments in securities litigation and regulation.

Professor Grundfest’s topics included:

  • Administrative Law Judge Selection: The impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in Lucia, as well as the subsequent an Executive Order eliminating merit examinations in ALJ appointments
  • Crypto and ICO Regulation: The regulatory status of Bitcoin, Ether, and other crypto and ICOs and the legal evolution of crypto transactions
  • Insider Trading Law: The amended panel decision in Martoma and its reinvigoration of the longstanding debate over Dirks’ personal benefit test


Joseph A. Grundfest

Former Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission;
W. A. Franke Professor of Law and Business, Emeritus,
Stanford Law School,
Senior Faculty, Rock Center for Corporate Governance,
Stanford University