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SPACs: The Global Investment Mania and Regulatory Responses

By | June 30, 2023

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have gained significant popularity in the international business community and financial markets. Operating at the intersection of securities regulation and corporate law, SPACs are empty shell entities that raise capital through an initial public offering (IPO) to acquire a target business later. The primary goal of SPACs is to scout… Read More »

Excluding Crypto-Exposed Companies from ESG Funds 

By | February 13, 2023

This essay summarizes new research findings regarding cryptocurrency-exposed companies (companies that hold cryptocurrencies) and why they should be excluded from Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investment funds. ESG is an amorphous term with no universally agreed-upon definition. The environmental factor includes considerations like a company’s pollution, water usage, and effects on biodiversity. Social factors include… Read More »