Melanie L. Fein

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 1,250 (9,742)

Abstract:

Dodd-Frank Act, bank holding company regulation, nonbank financial company, savings and loan holding company

2.

The Financial Crisis of 2007-2009: Causes and Contributing Circumstances

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 1,085 (10,856)

Abstract:

financial crisis, causes, banking system, financial institutions, banks, banking organizations, banking institutions, banking agencies, mortgage, subprime, chronology, causes, circumstances

3.

The Shadow Banking Charade

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 16 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 866 (14,192)

Abstract:

shadow banking, shadow banking system, Financial Stability Oversight Council, FSOC, money market funds, money market mutual funds, Dodd-Frank, systemic risk, securitization, commercial paper, ABCP, financial crisis, Glass-Steagall, business of banking

4.

Dodd-Frank Act: Implications for Securities Activities of Banks and Their Affiliates

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 853 (18,702)

Abstract:

bank, securities activities, Dodd-Frank Act, Volcker Rule, swaps, proprietary trading, securitization, functional regulation

5.

Dodd-Frank Act: Implications for Bank Holding Companies and Systemically Important Nonbank Financial Companies

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 525 (35,859)

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6.

Shooting the Messenger: The Fed and Money Market Funds

Number of pages: 236 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2012
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 287 (75,646)

Abstract:

money market funds, money market mutual funds, MMFs, Federal Reserve, SEC, commercial paper, asset-backed commercial paper, securitization, ABCP, Bernanke, Tarullo, Volcker, Gorton, systemic risk, shadow banking system, runs, Lehman, Bear Stearns, liquidity, capital buffer, financial crisis

7.

Brokers and Investment Advisers Standards of Conduct: Suitability vs. Fiduciary Duty

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2015
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 281 (72,575)

Abstract:

Broker, Investment Adviser, Fiduciary, Suitability, Best Interest, Standard of Care, FINRA Rule 2111, NASD Rule 2310, Uniform Prudent Investor Act, Prudent Investor Rule, Fiduciary, Duty of Fair Dealing, Dodd-Frank, SEC

8.

Financial Institutions as Fiduciaries: Managing Conflicts of Interest in the Wealth Management Business

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 24 Jul 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 195 (109,018)

Abstract:

fiduciary duty, fiduciary standards, securities broker, investment adviser, broker-dealer, conflicts of interest, uniform prudent investor act, bank trust department, prudent investor rule

9.

Regulation R: Bank Broker Dealer Compliance Guide

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Aug 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 190 (100,284)

Abstract:

Regulation R, Bank, Securities, Bank Brokerage Activities, Bank Securities Activities, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Functional Regulation, Chiefly Compensated Test

10.

The Fiduciary Duty of Securities Brokers and Investment Advisers: Sole Interest or Best Interest? An Analysis of the Administration's Proposal

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 180 (127,280)

Abstract:

fiduciary duty, securities broker, broker-dealer, fiduciary duty, investment adviser fiduciary duty, broker-dealer, investment adviser, federal securities regulation

11.

Money Market Funds, Systemic Risk, and the Dodd-Frank Act

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 89 (218,149)

Abstract:

money market fund, MMF, systemic risk, Dodd-Frank Act, SIFI, financial crisis, shadow bank, capital

12.

The Truth About Money Funds

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 75 (250,388)

Abstract:

money funds, financial crisis, mutual funds, money market mutual funds, financial crisis, regulation, investment companies, 2a-7, liquidity, NAV

13.

Expanding the Federal Safety Net: The Bear Stearns Bailout and Other Actions of the Federal Reserve in Support of U.S. Financial Markets

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 75 (235,711)

Abstract:

Bear Stearns, J.P. Morgan, Federal Reserve, section 13(3), federal safety net, Federal Reserve Act, liquidity facility

14.

The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008: Was It Necessary?

Number of pages: 99 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 74 (250,388)

Abstract:

Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, Financial Crisis, Emergency, TARP, EESA, Banking Crisis, FDIC Guarantee, TAG Program

15.

Financial Industry Consolidation: The Convergence of Financial Products and the Implications for Regulatory Reform

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 66 (246,659)

Abstract:

Convergence, Consolidation, Regulation, Financial, Banks, Securities, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, AEI, Insurance, What Is A Financial Product, Deposit, Hybrid, Functional Regulation

16.

The Reasonableness of 401(K) Plan Fees

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 25 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 59 (277,590)

Abstract:

Reasonableness, Reasonable, 401(k), Retirement Plan, DOL, Fiduciary, Service Provider, Fees, Fiduciary, Compensation, Litigation, Prohibited Transaction

17.

Robo-Advisors: A Closer Look

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2015
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 57 (2,212)

Abstract:

roboadvisor, roboadvisors, robo-advisor, robo-advisors, robo adviser, robo advisers,

18.

How Can the Risk of Runs on Money Market Funds Be Reduced?

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2012
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 54 (299,228)

Abstract:

money market funds, MMFs, runs, money market fund run, financial crisis, floating NAV, NAV, Europe, earthquake, Federal Reserve, systemic risk, capital buffer, Squam Lake, Schapiro, Rule 2a-7

19.

The Group of Thirty Report: Misconceptions About Money Market Funds

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Aug 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 54 (294,194)

Abstract:

money market funds, Group of Thirty, systemic risk, investment company, financial crisis, money funds,money market mutual funds, mutual funds, financial crisis, NAV

20.
Downloads 54 (277,590)

Abstract:

Emergency Ecoomic Stability Act, TARP, financial crisis, chronology, Bear Stearns, Federal Reserve, Treasury, money market fund guarantee program, FDIC, Congress, bailout

21.

Functional Regulation: A Concept for Glass-Steagall Reform?

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 2, No. 89, pp. 89-127,1995
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2013
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 53 (273,072)
Citation 2

Abstract:

functional regulation, Glass-Steagall, bank, securities, SEC, Bush Task Group, 3b-9, umbrella regulation

22.

Fiduciary Duty: Underperforming Assets

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 May 2014
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 51 (270,848)

Abstract:

fiduciary, underperforming assets, trust law, diversification, risk management

23.

The Duty of Loyalty in Trust Law

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Apr 2014
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 50 (262,329)

Abstract:

duty of loyalty, trust law, wealth management, Restatement of Trusts, Uniform Prudent Investor Act, Uniform Trust Code, fiduciary, fiduciary duty, broker, investment adviser, SEC, Department of Labor, best interest, sole interest

24.

The Perceived Guarantee of Bank-Affiliated Money Market Funds

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2011
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 49 (307,184)

Abstract:

Money Market Fund, Guarantee, Bank, Bank Holding Company, Regulation, Policy Statement, Bailout, Bank-Affiliated, Moral Hazard, Systemic Risk, Financial Support, Capital, Bank-Affiliated Money Market Fund

25.

The Morningstar Fiduciary Grades: A Critical Analysis

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Aug 2010
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 45 (309,983)

Abstract:

Morningstar, Fiduciary Grades, Fiduciary, Investment, Mutual Fund, Rating, Investment Tool

26.

Do Money Market Funds Create Systemic Risk?

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 44 (324,278)

Abstract:

money market fund, MMF, systemic risk, financial crisis, sponsor support, runs, SEC

27.

The Financial Stability Oversight Council's Proposals for Money Market Fund Reform

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 41 (324,278)

Abstract:

money market funds, MMFs, Financial Stability Oversight Council, systemic risk, financial stability, Dodd-Frank Act, section 120, runs, Office of Financial Research, financial crisis

28.
Downloads 39 (312,786)

Abstract:

money market fund, MMF, SEC, Rule 2a-7, ABCP, commercial paper, Federal Reserve, financial crisis, short-term credit, short-term funding, bank capital, reform

29.

How Safe are Your Deposits?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2014
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 39 (336,399)

Abstract:

deposit insurance, FDIC, Dodd-Frank Act, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, full faith and credit of the United States

30.

Meddling in Money Market Funds

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 38 (342,758)

Abstract:

money market funds, money market mutual funds, Federal Reserve Bank, floating NAV, commercial paper, financial crisis, ABCP, SIV, financial stability, systemic risk, shadow banking, Federal Reserve, Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Dodd-Frank, run on repo, shadow bank, too big to fail

31.

The Latest Fallacy About Money Market Funds

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 38 (345,927)

Abstract:

money market funds, MMFs, bank, liquidity, funding, financial markets, Basel, regulators, commercial paper, Dodd-Frank Act, Citigroup, credit availability

32.

Prudent Investing and ERISA: Fees and the Fiduciary Duty of Care

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 22 (260,311)

Abstract:

ERISA, fees, trust law, duty of care, least cost, fiduciary, litigation

33.

Missing the Mark on Money Market Funds

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 22 (387,064)

Abstract:

money market funds, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, banking system, deposits, money market mutual funds, financial stability, Dodd-Frank, market discipline, bank failure, uninsured deposits, diversification

34.

FINRA's Report on Robo-Advisors: Fiduciary Implications

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 07 May 2016
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Downloads 0 (15,950)

Abstract:

fiduciary, standard of care, robo-advisor, robo-adviser, robo adviser, FINRA, suitability, investment advice, investment adviser, broker-dealer, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Massachusetts Securities Division, digital investment advice