As the Smith School celebrates it’s annual Women’s Week, March 28-April 1, one Smith alumna is encouraging women to rate the female-friendliness of their workplaces. Kate Ward, MBA ’04, was president of the Graduate Women in Business club while at Smith.
In a recent ABA Banking Journal piece, Smith School professor Clifford Rossi, author of “A Risk Professional’s Survival Guide” and former Citigroup senior risk executive, contributes risk-managing guidelines for banks according to high-risk categories, starting with the type associated with cyber protection. Read more...
Tax attorneys will be busy in April looking for creative workarounds and exemptions to keep their clients legal. Something similar happens year-round in the gaming industry, where a complex patchwork of laws leaves ample room for interpretation. Fantasy sports contests benefited from one such loophole. Smith School professor Steve Heston says the market quickly evolved into something much different than
Yahoo, DraftKings and Fan Duel agreed this week to stop taking fantasy sports bets in New York, which joined Texas, Illinois and four other jurisdictions that already classify the activity as an illegal form of gambling. Maryland might go the same direction with a proposed ballot measure in November. Smith School professor Steve Heston traces the growing feud to the Interstate Wire Act of 1961.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Henry Lucas talks about disruptive technologies and how they are impacting higher education.