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Christopher Bruner's "Corporate Governance in the Common-Law World" (May 14, 2014)

PrawfsBlawg is hosting a great "book club" focusing on Christopher Bruner's excellent book, "Corporate Governance in the Common-Law World." Lots... (Category: Corporate Governance)

Utah Benefit Corporation Act (May 13, 2014)

Some of my non-lawyer friends assume that, as a law professor, I am well versed on the interstices of every... (Category: Business Ethics, Business Organizations, Life in Utah)

Tim Wu, The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires (May 12, 2014)

I recently finished reading The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires by Tim Wu, a professor at... (Category: Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Internet, Law & Entrepreneurship)

Welcome Guest Blogger Robert Miller (April 23, 2014)

After a delay caused by the well-publicized attack on Typepad, Robert Miller is poised to begin guest blogging. Robert is... (Category: Administrative)

Marc Andreessen on Valuation (April 17, 2014)

Dealbook has reprinted a series of tweets by Marc Andreessen explaining the sometimes lofty valuations of acquisitions in the tech... (Category: Finance, Takeovers, Technology)

Andrew Gold on "Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law" (April 02, 2014)

The following comes to us from Andrew Gold of DePaul University College of Law: First, Paul Miller and I want... (Category: Fiduciary Law)

Concluding our Hobby Lobby Symposium (March 29, 2014)

Many thanks to all of those who participated in our symposium on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (and its... (Category: Hobby Lobby)

Rick Garnett: “the position and the rights of . . . the employees” (March 26, 2014)

The following is from Rick Garnett at Notre Dame Law School: Thanks very much to Gordon for including me in... (Category: Corporate Law, Employees, Hobby Lobby, Religion)

Symposium on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (March 24, 2014)

On Tuesday, March 25, the United States Supreme Court with hear arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. The... (Category: Corporate Law, Health Care, Hobby Lobby, Religion)

Call for Paper: AALS Section on Agency, Partnerships LLCs, and Unincorporated Associations (March 03, 2014)

Bringing Numbers into Basic and Advanced Business Associations Courses: How and Why to Teach Accounting, Finance, and Tax Business planners... (Category: Agency Law, Limited Liability, Partnerships)

Launching today at the Law & Entrepreneurship Retreat! (February 21, 2014)

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Crowdsourcing Research on Fiduciary Duty (February 19, 2014)

In Fiduciary Discretion (with Jordan Lee), we argue, among other things, that courts often define the boundaries of fiduciary duty... (Category: Fiduciary Law)

Survey on Transactional Lawyering (February 18, 2014)

Eric Talley of Berkeley is looking for help with a survey on transactional lawyering. Instructions below. I am excited to... (Category: Transactional Law)

Mike Dooley RIP (February 18, 2014)

We just received word that Professor Mike Dooley of the University of Virginia Law School died last night from complications... (Category: Corporate Law)

Speech v. Economic Activity (February 15, 2014)

Ronald Coase had some ideas about why speech is given more protection from government intervention than economic activity: The paradox... (Category: Economics, Law & Economics)

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