- Eugene P. and Delia S. Murphy Conference on Corporate Law
- Representation Without Accountability?
- Business Law Practitioners Series – Fall 2011
- The Philosophy and Practice of Disclosure
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News & Events
- REVISION: Contra Proferentem and the Role of the Jury in Contract Interpretation November 1, 2015This post appeared first on Fordham Corporate Law BlogRevisiting Bill Whitford’s work on the role of the jury in contract interpretation and his work on consumer form contracting inspired us to take a careful look at a doctrine of contract interpretation that is usually thought to help consumers in interpretive battles with those who draft […]Steven Thel
- New Website Coming Fall 2015! September 21, 2015This post appeared first on Fordham Corporate Law BlogWe are excited to announce that the Journal of Corporate & Financial Law will soon launch a new website, with a fresh look and user-friendly navigation. Our goal is to create a space for corporate and financial content that is easy to navigate and share. The new […]Online Managing Editor
- New: Austerity, Debt Overhang, and the Design of International Standards on Sovereign,
Corporate, and Consumer Debt Restructuring August 28, 2015This post appeared first on Fordham Corporate Law BlogFollowing the Asian Financial Crisis, sovereign debt defaults prompted calls by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a statutory Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism (SDRM). In promoting the SDRM, IMF leaders argued that countries’ sovereign debt problems needed something like U.S. Chapter 11, which is to say that […]Susan Block-Lieb
Highlights From Previous Books
THE BEHAVIORAL PARADOX: WHY INVESTOR IRRATIONALITY CALLS FOR LIGHTER AND SIMPLER FINANCIAL REGULATION
It is widely believed that behavioral economics justifies more intrusive regulation of financial markets, because people are not fully rational and need to be protected from their quirks. This Article challenges that belief. Firstly, insofar as people can be helped to make better choices, that goal can usually be achieved through light-touch regulations. Secondly, faulty […]