Recent Scholarly Impact


By one measure of scholarly impact, on January 1, 2024, his scholarship is ranked 16th by the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN)'s Top 3,000 Law Authors category, equal to the scholarly output of the 79th-ranked U.S. law school; ranked 45th worldwideamong SSRN's Top 12,000 Business Authors (based on total new downloads within the past twelve months), equivalent to scholarly output of the 91st-ranked U.S. business school at the same date.

SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar in a June 10, 2014 speech before the New York Stock exchange “Cyber Risks and the Boardroom” Conference, cited my article (see footnotes 19, 37 & 40), here. An April 4, 2017 Fast Company Magazine story about the Panama Papers cites my scholarship here.

In their letter to the SEC dated March 31, 2015, public fund fiduciaries, who collectively supervise the investment of over $1.12 trillion in assets, cited my article, Corporate Director Selection and Recruitment: A Matrix, in their petition for rulemaking, asking “the Commission to require new disclosures related to nominees for corporate board seats… to provide investors with necessary information to evaluate the nominees’ gender, racial, and ethnic diversity, as well as their mix of skills, experiences, and attributes needed to fulfill the corporation’s mission,” here.

On May 9, 2022, Professor Neal F. Newman and I proposed an SEC Cyber Data Disclosure Advisory Commission, please see (In response to a Request for Comment to an SEC Proposed Rule [File No. S7-09-22], Cybersecurity Risk Management, Strategy, Governance, and Incident Disclosure). Then, on June 17, 2022 we provided comments in response to the SEC’s Proposed Rule [File No. S7-10-22] for The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-related Disclosures for Investors, redrafted as a law review article and posted here,