William Alan Nelson

George Washington University - Law School

Adjunct Professor

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Charitable Contributions and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

11 DEPAUL BUS. & COMM. L.J. 331
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2013
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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FCPA, charity

2.

Broker-Dealer: A Fiduciary by Any Other Name?

Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 20, 2015
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2015
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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Ending the Silence: Shareholder Derivative Suits and Amending the Dodd-Frank Act so 'Say on Pay' Votes May Be Heard in the Boardroom

20 U. MIAMI BUS. L. REV. 149 (2012)
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 20 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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say on pay, derivative, two-strikes, Dodd-Frank

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Post-Citizens United: Using Shareholder Derivative Claims of Corporate Waste to Challenge Corporate Independent Political Expenditures

13 Nev. L.J. 134
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2013
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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shareholder, derivative, corporate waste, political expenditure, Citizens United

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Buying the Electorate: An Empirical Study of the Current Campaign Finance Landscape and How the Supreme Court Erred by Not Revisiting Citizens United

61 Clev. St. L. Rev. 443
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2013
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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Citizens United, Campaign Finance, Western Tradition Partnership, Super PAC

6.

Attorney Liability Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Legal and Ethical Challenges and Solutions

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 256, 2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jul 2011
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: Are Multi-National Corporations Unduly Burdened?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jul 2011
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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Informing Shareholders: Providing a Roadmap for the SEC to Act to Require Public Corporations to Disclose Political Spending

Albany Government Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-2, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-2
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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Citizens United, SEC, Political Spending, Disclosure

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Unfaithful Execution of the Law: Congressional Interference with Agency Decision-Making

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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Take it or Leave It: Unconscionability of Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements in the Securities Industry

17 Univ. of Penn. J. Bus. L., Feb. 2015 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2014
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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Allowing States to Help Workers Save for Retirement – Department of Labor’s Proposed Rulemaking That Provides a Safe Harbor for State Savings Programs under ERISA

18 Marq. Ben. & Soc. Welfare L. Rev. (January 2017 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School
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12.

From Here to There: U.S. Export Reform

ABA Section of International Law: International Trade Committee Newsletter, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 5, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jul 2011
William Alan Nelson and Correen E. Wood
George Washington University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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13.

At Risk for Recommending Foreign Lawyers

BE MY GUEST: BYLINED POSTS FROM THE FCPA BLOG, R. Cassin, ed., Cassin Law Publishing, 2011
Posted: 11 Jul 2011
William Alan Nelson
George Washington University - Law School

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FCPA, Ethics