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Father's Day (June 15, 2014)

Father's Day has special meaning to me this year because my son Conrad will be giving his "farewell" talk at... (Category: Religion)

Empowering Others Through Loyalty (June 07, 2014)

I just started reading Eric Felton's Loyalty: The Vexing Virtue, and I found this idea in Chapter 1: Loyalty is... (Category: Agency Law, Fiduciary Law)

Uber (June 07, 2014)

Uber just raised $1.2 billion at a valuation of $18 billion. Let that sink in for a moment: a valuation... (Category: Businesses of Note, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital)

"Fiduciary Discretion" (June 07, 2014)

The final version of my latest article -- D. Gordon Smith & Jordan C. Lee, Fiduciary Discretion, 75 Ohio St.... (Category: Fiduciary Law)

Karen Valihura for Delaware Supreme Court (June 06, 2014)

Jack Jacobs is on the way out, and Governor Markell has nominated another Skadden attorney, Karen Valihura, to fill the... (Category: Corporate Law, Delaware)

Algorithm as Director (June 05, 2014)

This looks like an April Fool's story, but the date is off: A Hong Kong VC fund has just appointed... (Category: Corporate Law, Corpus Linguistics)

It's Official: AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills (June 05, 2014)

Letter received today from The Association of American Law Schools: I am pleased to inform you that the AALS Executive... (Category: AALS, Transactional Law)

Welcome Guest Blogger Christopher Bruner (June 02, 2014)

Christopher Bruner is Professor of Law and Ethan Allen Faculty Fellow at Washington and Lee University School of Law. Christopher... (Category: Administrative)

Henry Olsen on Ronald Reagan on Entrepreneurship (May 28, 2014)

My law school classmate Henry Olsen has another great column in National Review, this time addressing the current political talk... (Category: Economic Development, Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship)

Welcome Guest Blogger Michael Burstein (May 20, 2014)

Mike Burstein of Cardozo School of Law will be joining us as a guest blogger for the next two weeks.... (Category: Administrative)

Emory Law’s Fourth Biennial Conference on Teaching Transactional Law and Skills (May 14, 2014)

This is a reminder from Sue Payne, Executive Director of the Center for Transactional Law and Practice at Emory Law:... (Category: Transactional Law)

Call For Papers: Workshop on Comparative Business and Financial Law (May 14, 2014)

The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) is pleased to invite submissions for a... (Category: Comparative Law)

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)

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