A Primer on the Uncorporation

More and more companies appear with strange abbreviations behind their business name. Consider Chrysler Group LLC (instead of Inc.) or LVMH Montres & Joaillerie France SAS. Some even speak about the “endangered corporate form” and point to the rise of …

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Editor's Tweet: Joe McCahery of Tilberg University School of Law discusses his recent work on Uncorporations

Regulatory Competition and Anticorruption Law

My paper, Regulatory Competition and Anticorruption Law, which was recently published in the Virginia Journal of International Law, responds to arguments that the recent increase in European enforcement of anti-bribery laws has created a risk of overenforcement. Critics of …

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Editor's Tweet: Professor Paul Stephan of UVA law discusses international bribery rules and the dynamics of regulatory competition.

Why Did Australia Fare So Well in the Global Financial Crisis?

Not all jurisdictions around the world suffered the effects of the so-called “global” financial crisis equally. Even among common law countries, which are routinely bundled together in much academic literature, the impact of the crisis varied significantly from jurisdiction to …

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Editor's Tweet: Professor Jennifer G. Hill of the University of Sydney discusses why Australia fared so well in the recent financial crisis.

A Comparative Analysis of Shadow Banking Reforms by the FSB, USA and EU

The year 2013 is likely to be a watershed time in the development of shadow banking oversight and regulation. Of particular note are three upcoming developments: (1) the Financial Stability Board (the FSB) has commenced public consultations on its initial …

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Editor's Tweet: Cleary's Ed Greene and Elizabeth Broomfield discuss their comparative analysis of shadow banking reforms by the FSB, USA, and EU.