Nayeem in Fort Worth

Nayeem is a graduate student in the JD/MBA program in Dedman School of Law and Cox School of Business. He was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Internship for summer 2013 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. He is working as an enforcement attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Fort Worth.

Tell the truth: A lesson to revisit

This sentence is false. If "this sentence is false" is true, then the sentence is false, which is a contradiction.  Conversely, if "this sentence is false" is false, then the sentence is true, which is also a contradiction. The liar’s paradox has been around since the ancient Greeks; unfortunately, so have liars. It wouldn’t be incorrect to say that lying is the root cause of the “Great Recession” that has cast such a dark shadow over the U.S. economy for the past several years.  Bernie Madoff lied.  So did Allen Stanford, Peter Lombardi, Nicholas Cosmo, James Nicholson, Joanne Schneider, Brian Smart, and many, many others.  Liars.  All of the aforementioned individuals were entrusted by normal people just like you and [...]

2013-09-20T16:59:08+00:00 September 17th, 2013|Nayeem in Fort Worth|

Fight financial fraud: The SEC is here to help

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act – or as I like to call it, The Game Changer.  Unless you’ve been hiding your money under your mattress for the past few years, you’ve heard of the Dodd-Frank Act.  While the name has a certain lackluster feel to it, the substance of the Act is something else completely.  The Dodd-Frank Act provides incentives, protections, and procedures for people who report information about securities-related fraud to the Securities and Exchange Commission. That’s right… incentives, protections, and procedures for people who report fraud to the SEC. If it reads cryptic and leaves you with a sense of “huh,” then you’re not alone.  The Act allows the SEC to actively recruit and [...]

2013-07-30T21:59:44+00:00 July 30th, 2013|Nayeem in Fort Worth|

An incredible opportunity for public service

Nayeem is a graduate student in the JD/MBA program in Dedman School of Law and Cox School of Business. He was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Internship for summer 2013 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. He is working as an enforcement attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Fort Worth.

2013-07-09T16:27:36+00:00 July 9th, 2013|Nayeem in Fort Worth|