Journal of Corporation Law

Articles cover corporate legal topics and development important to businesses, scholars and practicing lawyers.

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 2, Winter

BP's Compensation Fund: A Buoy for Both Claimants and BP
I. Introduction II. Background A. Devastation of the Deepwater Horizon Spill and Portents of Disaster B. Exxon Valdez Disaster Lays the Groundwork for Future Recovery Efforts C. Composition of BP's Compensation Fund. 1. Feinberg's...
FCC Authority Post-Comcast: Finding a Happy Medium in the Net Neutrality Debate
I. Introduction II. Background A. Net Neutrality B. The Current Broadband Market C. Congress, the FCC, and Net Neutrality D. The FCC Order Against Comcast E. Comcast v. FCC: The Decision F. Proposed Options for FCC Post-Comcast Decision III....
Inside-Out Corporate Governance
I. Introduction II. Proxy Access And Minority Directors A. Introduction B. History 1. Pre-2003 Period 2. Post-2003 Period C. The State of Play on Proxy Access 1. The SEC's Basis for Acting 2. The Ill-Fated SEC...
Law and Tunneling
I. Introduction II. Unbundling Tunneling A. Cash Flow Tunneling B. Asset Tunneling C. Equity Tunneling III. Principal Laws and Rules that Affect Tunneling A. Cash Flow Tunneling B. Asset Tunneling C. Equity Tunneling ...
Morrison V. National Australia Bank Ltd.: A Clear Statement Rule or a Confusing Standard
I. Introduction II. Background A. The Scope of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 B. The Antifraud Provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934: Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5 C. The Evolution of the Doctrine of Extraterritoriality ...
Securities Law in the Roberts Court: Agenda or Indifference?
I. Introduction II. Statutory Interpretation and Legislative Intent A. SLUSA 1. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith v. Dabit 2. Kircher v. Putnam Funds Trust B. Statute of Limitations C. Statutory Interpretation and the...
The Past, Present, and Future of Shareholder Activism by Hedge Funds
I. Introduction II. Definitional Issues A. What is Shareholder Activism, Hedge Fund-Style? B. Market for Influence vs. Market for Control C. Offensive Shareholder Activism Techniques III. Elements of the Market for Corporate Influence ...