Brett McDonnell's Posts

Dodd-Frank Forum: What's Missing--Stumbling in the Shadows (July 19, 2010)

I'll take a stab at Erik's question as to what's missing from this mammoth bill. Like Erik, I think the... (Category: Financial Crisis, Masters: Dodd-Frank)

Minding Our Business Forum: Possible Law School Responses (April 19, 2010)

I'm hoping that Larry's analysis of the Death of Big Law is a bit too pessimistic, and that what we... (Category: )

Jones v. Harris: The Worst Alternative (Except for all the others) (November 03, 2009)

I don't think I buy the crucial arguments for either side in Jones v. Harris. Judge Easterbrook thinks the market... (Category: Masters: Jones v. Harris)

My Last Post: "Capstone" courses (March 03, 2008)

I've reached the end of my visit. I want to thank again everyone here at the Conglomerate. It remains my... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

Influential Corporate and Securities Law Cases (March 02, 2008)

Steve Bainbridge and Larry Ribstein have differing suggestions on the most influential of all corporate law cases. After Bainbridge first... (Category: Corporate Law)

Efficiency, distribution, and politics (February 29, 2008)

Corporate law scholars overwhelmingly posit efficiency as the measure of the effectiveness of legal rules when doing normative analysis. They... (Category: Law & Economics)

More on Caremark (February 28, 2008)

In my previous post on Caremark, I argued that the court deliberately made liability highly unlikely--it was seeking to influence... (Category: )

Gerla on Caremark (February 25, 2008)

Over at the Race to the Bottom, Harry Gerla has had several posts on the failed Caremark revolution. The premise... (Category: Fiduciary Law)

Perspectives on the Law (February 22, 2008)

One other course we are adding to the first year (this one as an elective, also to be offered in... (Category: )

The Work of the Lawyer (February 21, 2008)

One thing that has kept me busy over the past year or so is a fairly substantial reform of the... (Category: )

Happy to be back (February 20, 2008)

Thank you, Conglomerate Borg-like entity, for having me back, and thanks Vic for the welcome post which reminds me how... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

Thank you (February 21, 2005)

This is the end of my two-week run. I want to thank Gordon and Christine very much for inviting me... (Category: Administrative)

President Carter (February 17, 2005)

Via Kevin Drum, I see that folks at the NRO Corner are having a good time making fun of the... (Category: Politics)

Securities Offering Reform (February 16, 2005)

I haven't seen much discussion of the SEC's Securities Offering Reform proposal. I am thinking about it now as I... (Category: Securities)

Benefits of SOX? (February 15, 2005)

Corporate lawyers, directors, and scholars sympathetic to those groups have made much of the costs of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which... (Category: Corporate Governance)

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