Print and Media Interviews

Lance Jon Kimmel. SEC Adopts Equite Crowdfunding Rules.  SNN Stock News Now, October 2015. SNN News

Tracey Samuelson (Radio Interview). Reddit raises $50 million and wants to share with users. National Public Radio, October 2014.

Corporate LiveWire (Print/Internet Interview). Virtual Round Table, Expert Panel: Foreign Investment 2014.

Stacy Vanek-Smith (Radio interview).  Fabrice Tourre is fabulous, but why is he so lonely? National Public Radio, July 2013.

Stacy Vanek-Smith (Radio interview).  When the NSA asks for data, what happens next? National Public Radio, June 2013.

Stacy Vanek-Smith (Radio interview).  S&P parent company McGraw-Hill faces “death knell” Justice Department suit. National Public Radio, February 2013.

Stacy Vanek-Smith (Radio interview).  British Bank settles with New York over Iran funds. National Public Radio, August 2012.

Stacy Vanek-Smith (Radio interview).  SEC reviewing rules on shares of private firms. National Public Radio, April 2011.

Janet Babin (Radio Interview). Tech shares in high demand on private market. National Public Radio, December 28, 2010.

Claire Spencer. Alternative public offerings. Financier Worldwide, February 2010.

Chi, Tina.  COSO guidance tell Board Members, Managers to communicate, indentify “Risk Appetite”.  BNA Inc. Corporate Accountability Report, November 20, 2009.

Bergman, Klara (Radio Interview), Taking Business into your own hands, KRLA 720, October 10, 2009.

Krissy Clark (Radio Interview). Marketplace: Money woes plague Americans’ dreams. National Public Radio, August 5, 2009.

Truc, Henry. China comes to America. Equities Magazine, January 2009.

Stacey Vanek-Smith (Radio Interview). Marketplace: Madoff case could spur new regulation.  National Public Radio, December 31, 2008.

Filus, Sarah. Toy Maker May be at the End of It’s Small World. Los Angeles Business Journal, August 13, 2007.

Stacy Vanek-Smith (Radio Interview).  Marketplace: A question of healthy competition.

National Public Radio, July 31, 2007.

Alisa Roth (Radio Interview). Marketplace: Accountants object to accountability law.  National Public Radio, March 12, 2007.

 Mark Austin Thomas (Radio Interview). Marketplace: Another CEO headed for prison.

National Public Radio, November 3, 2006.

Jeff Tyler (Radio Interview). Marketplace:  Even more fraud on Wall Street.  National Public Radio, October 30, 2006.

Dornhelm, Rachel (Radio Interview). Marketplace. . National Public Radio, October 10, 2006.

Glasier, Cheryl (Radio Interview). Marketplace. HP investor confidence falters. National Public Radio, September 22, 2006.

Lawyers and Business Executives in the News: Corporate Governance, Securities and Ethics, August 1, 2006

Crowe, Deborah. It’s a small world after all.  Los Angeles Business Journal, July 17-23, 2006.

Berry, Kate.  Pink Sheets- Ready for Prime Time? Los Angeles Business Journal,

March 13, 2006.

Glasier, Cheryl (Radio Interview). Marketplace. National Public Radio, December 30, 2005.

Vanek-Smith, Stacy, (Radio Interview): Website Domain protection .  National Public Radio, November 2, 2005.

Kristof, Kathy and Josh Friedman: Indictment Hints at Winnick. The Los Angeles Times, Friday, October 28, 2005.

CCH-Federal Securities Law Report-Number 2195.  SEC Advisory Committee on smaller public companies. September 20, 2005.

Hamm, Andrew and Timothy Roberts.  Software forms race to fill void in e-mail retrieval. Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, August 29, 2005.

Murphy, Steve (ed): Lawyers and Business Executives in the News, Exclusive interviews with some of America’s preeminent lawyers and business executives. August 8, 2005.

Drury, Allan: Verizon’s pending acquisition of ex-WorldCom will close book on symbol of greed.  The Journal News, May 17, 2005.

 Vanek-Smith, Stacy, (Radio Interview): Adelphia Communications Bankruptcy.  National Public Radio, April 26, 2005.

Carpenter, Alison.  Companies Linking Pay to Performance, But Comp Committees Still Need To Do More.   BNA Inc. Corporate Accountability Report, April 22, 2005.

Carpenter, Alison.  Comp Committees Get Wake-up Call With SEC’s Form 8-K Disclosure Rules.  BNA Inc. Corporate Accountability Report, April 22, 2005.

Vanek-Smith, Stacy, (Radio Interview): AIG/Hank Greenberg SEC probe.  National Public Radio, April 22, 2005.

Berry, Kate.  Global Crossing settlement called wrist slap as case ends. Los Angeles Business Journal, April 18. 2005.

Perone, Joseph R.   Corporate boards flexing muscles. The Star-Ledger Archive, March 13, 2005.

Karr, Susan Schott.  Auditor Bandwidth Issues Trickling Down To “Second Six” Firms, Clients. Compliance Week, March 1, 2005.

Karr, Susan Schott.   Auditor Bandwidth Affecting Clients.  Compliance Week, February 1, 2005.

Rappaport, Liz and Bullock, Nicole.  Parmalat Scandal Raises Questions About Bond Sales in US.  Dow Jones Newswire, January 6, 2004.

Singer, Michael.   SOX Audit Costs Straining Corporate Budget.  PLI All-Star Briefing, December 2003 (Vol. I, No.29).

Atkins, Pamela.  Effects of SOX, New Listing Standards Seen Going Beyond Public Companies.  BNA Inc. Corporate Accountability Report, November 14, 2003.

Nyberg, Alix.  Sticker Shock.  CFO Magazine, September 1, 2003.

Thomas, Caroline.  A private affair (increased costs are driving public companies private).  Corporate Secretary (U.K.), August/September 2003.

Glaser, Cheryl.  Sarbanes-Oxley Act may be prompting some public companies to go private.  National Public Radio, July 30, 2003.

Deener, William.  Cost to stay public soars for small companies since Sarbanes-Oxley Act.  The Dallas Morning News, July 20, 2003.

Staff.  SEC plans rule to let shareholder nominees on proxies.  Bloomberg News, July 15, 2003.

 Loomis, Tamara.  Socked by SOX.  Corporate Counsel.  July 1, 2003.

Staff.  Will the market ever be the same?  Buenos Aires Herald, July 1, 2003.

Roberts, Lyle.  Rising Insurance Costs, The 10b-5 Daily, June 13, 2003.

Ramjung, Peter.  SEC rule forces CEOs to disclose financial controls.  The Economic Times, May 28, 2003.

Friedman, Josh.  More companies find it’s better to go private; Regulatory scrutiny and high costs of being in the public market are driving many firms to consider a way out. The Los Angeles Times, May 27, 2003.

Drury, Allan.  Insuring corporate behavior becoming more expensive.  The Journal News, May 26, 2003.

Stock, Howard.  Small Caps’ costs may double under S-O rule.  Investor Relations Business, May 26, 2003

Atkins, Pamela.  The costs of being public after SOX already up 90 percent, study finds. Corporate Accountability Report by BNI, Inc. May 23, 2003.

Somers, Terri.  Burden of Financial Reform is Bemoaned.  The San Diego Union-Tribune, May 18, 2003.

Maestri, Nicole.  NYSE governance proposals still in limbo.  Reuters News Service, May 14, 2003.

Kimmel LJ. The cost of being public. Investor Relations Quarterly,  Vol 5, No 3, May 13, 2003.

Carricaburu, Lisa.  Accounting fix puts bite on business. The Salt Lake Tribune, May 11, 2003.

Staff.  The High Cost of Being Public.  Miami Daily Business Review, May 7, 2003.

Nieto, Ana B.  The U.S. Good Government act increases stock market investment costs.  Cinco Dias-Spain, May 7, 2003.

Staff.  New Rules Raise Audit, Legal Fees for Public Companies.  The Charlotte Observer, May 6, 2003.

Staff.  Public company costs up sharply.  Canada National Post, May 6, 2003.

Krantz, Matt.   Audit fees swell after scandals, new law. USA Today, May 6, 2003.

Berr, Jonathan.  Sarbanes-Oxley law driving up U.S. audit, legal, board costs. Bloomberg, May 5, 2003.

Loomis, Tamara.   Costs of compliance soar after Sarbanes-Oxley.   New York Law Journal, May 5, 2003.

 Post, Leonard.  Costs of compliance soar after Sarbanes-Oxley.  The Legal Intelligencer, May 2, 2003.

Byrne, Rebecca.  Corporate governance gets pricey,, May 1, 2003.

Quigley, Kelly.  New corporate reforms get costly.  Chicago Business, April 25, 2003.

Vranjes, Toni.   Corporate reform doubles the cost of being public.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 25, 2003

Williams, Leticia.  Tighter standards force delayed 10-Ks. CBS Market Watch, April 2, 2003.

Bronstein, Hugh.  Will market be the same after Mexico’s bond deal? Reuters News Service, March 5, 2003.

Peterson, Jonathan.  SEC approves rule for lawyers, The Los Angeles Times, January 24, 2003.

Kristof,  Kathy M.  California; Firms to Disclose More to the State Under New law; Public companies must provide key facts about executives, directors, auditors.  Some say the statute creates a burden. The Los Angeles Times, November 4, 2002.

Strauss, Gary.   Controversial repricing of stock options on the rise. USA Today, October 14, 2002.

Jebsen, Per. NY Suit seem making Salomon settlement dear. Reuters News Service, October 1, 2002.

Bloomberg Forum (Cable Interview), Developments in Corporate Debt Issuance.  Bloomberg News, September 24, 2002.

Tanner, Steve. Venture bubble, part deux? Biz inc, August 19, 2002.

Southland firms help sponsor investment capital conferences. California Law Business, April 22, 2002.

Matthews, A.  Foley & Lardner looking to broaden Asia practice.  India Journal, April 19, 2002

Knapp, Stephanie.  Entravision Offering Plays the Interest-Rate Game. California Law Business, April 15, 2002.