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The Limitations Of Supply Chain Disclosure Regimes, Adam S. Chilton, Galit A. Sarfaty 2017 Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia

The Limitations Of Supply Chain Disclosure Regimes, Adam S. Chilton, Galit A. Sarfaty

Faculty Publications

Although the past few decades have seen numerous cases of human rights violations within corporate supply chains, companies are frequently not held accountable for the abuses because there is a significant governance gap in the regulation of corporate activity abroad. In response, governments have begun to pass mandatory disclosure laws that require companies to release detailed information on their supply chains in the hopes that these laws will create pressure that will improve corporate accountability. In this paper, we argue that supply chain disclosure regimes are unlikely to have a large effect on consumer behavior, and as a result, their ...


Reforming Modern Appraisal Litigation, Minor Myers, Charles R. Korsmo 2017 Brooklyn Law School

Reforming Modern Appraisal Litigation, Minor Myers, Charles R. Korsmo

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Corrupt Practices In Saudi Arabia: An Analysis Of The Legal Provisions And The Influence Of Social Factors, Abdulmajeed Alshalan 2017 Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Corrupt Practices In Saudi Arabia: An Analysis Of The Legal Provisions And The Influence Of Social Factors, Abdulmajeed Alshalan

Theses and Dissertations

In 2015, the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) conducted a survey to assess corruption in Saudi Arabia. From this survey, two main findings deserve to be highlighted. First, the survey reveals that the practice of wasta was the most prevalent corrupt practice in Saudi society, constituting about 62 percent of such practices. This finding shows that it is essential to examine such a practice not only as a legal issue, but also as a social issue. Accordingly, the first part of this dissertation is devoted to providing a legal and social analysis of the practice of wasta. Another significant finding of ...


International Cooperation And Organizational Identities: The Evolution Of The Asean Investment Regime, Sungjoon Cho, Jürgen Kurtz 2016 Chicago-Kent College of Law

International Cooperation And Organizational Identities: The Evolution Of The Asean Investment Regime, Sungjoon Cho, Jürgen Kurtz

Sungjoon Cho

No abstract provided.


The Question Concerning Technology In Compliance, Sean J. Griffith 2016 Brooklyn Law School

The Question Concerning Technology In Compliance, Sean J. Griffith

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law

In this symposium Essay, I apply insights from philosophy and psychology to argue that modes of achieving compliance that focus on technology undermine, and are undermined by, modes of achieving compliance that focus on culture. Insisting on both may mean succeeding at neither. How an organization resolves this apparent contradiction in program design, like the broader question of optimal corporate governance arrangements, is highly idiosyncratic. Firms should therefore be accorded maximum freedom in designing their compliance programs, rather than being forced by enforcement authorities into a set of de facto mandatory compliance structures.


Freedom Of Corporate Purpose, George A. Mocsary 2016 Brigham Young University Law School

Freedom Of Corporate Purpose, George A. Mocsary

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Jus Cogens In International Law, With A Projected List, Marjorie M. Whiteman 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Jus Cogens In International Law, With A Projected List, Marjorie M. Whiteman

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The World Court And The Peaceful Settlement Of Disputes, Cornelius F. Murphy Jr. 2016 Duquesne University School of Law

The World Court And The Peaceful Settlement Of Disputes, Cornelius F. Murphy Jr.

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


How And Why International Law Binds International Organizations, Kristina Daugirdas 2016 University of Michigan Law School

How And Why International Law Binds International Organizations, Kristina Daugirdas

Articles

For decades, controversy has dogged claims about whether and to what extent international law binds international organizations (“IOs”) like the United Nations and the International Monetary Fund. The question has important consequences for humanitarian law, economic rights, and environmental protection. In this Article, I aim to resolve the controversy by supplying a theory about when and how international law binds IOs. I conclude that international law binds IOs to the same degree that it binds states. That is, IOs are not more extensively or more readily bound; nor are they less extensively or less readily bound. This means that IOs ...


Law School News Guiding Startups Through Legal Pickles: Law Students Launch Artisan Pickler And Other Businesses To Success 11/09/2016, Jill Rodriques 2016 Roger Williams University

Law School News Guiding Startups Through Legal Pickles: Law Students Launch Artisan Pickler And Other Businesses To Success 11/09/2016, Jill Rodriques

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Nonprofits, Politics, And Privacy, Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Nonprofits, Politics, And Privacy, Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer

Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer

No abstract provided.


Interest In Appraisal, Minor Myers, Charles R. Korsmo 2016 Brooklyn Law School

Interest In Appraisal, Minor Myers, Charles R. Korsmo

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Theory And Theoretical Approaches To Wto Law, Chios Carmody 2016 University of Western Ontario

Theory And Theoretical Approaches To Wto Law, Chios Carmody

Law Publications

This article examines the role of theory in relation to the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and more broadly, international economic law. It posits that an absence of agreement about an underlying theory of WTO law can be traced to lack of clarity about what a ‘theory’ is as well as the fact that the current vogue for interdisciplinary approaches to law means that WTO law, in particular, is analyzed through non-normative frameworks that are removed from the law’s legality. The article goes on to examine three theoretic frameworks – textual, political, and economic – that have been used ...


The Trojan Horse Of Corporate Integration, Edward D. Kleinbard 2016 University of Southern California

The Trojan Horse Of Corporate Integration, Edward D. Kleinbard

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee has invested significant resources, including hearings and staff reports, to make the case for an unusual form of corporate dividend integration – a corporate dividends-paid deduction, combined with a universal shareholder dividend withholding tax collected from the firm. This proposal would not reduce the cash tax outlays of U.S. corporations in respect of distributed or retained earnings. It would not reduce the aggregate tax burdens imposed on most shareholders, and in many plausible circumstances would raise those tax costs. It is a poorly targeted response to design weaknesses in the U.S. international corporate ...


"The End Of Bankruptcy" Revisited, Robert Rasmussen 2016 University of Southern California

"The End Of Bankruptcy" Revisited, Robert Rasmussen

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

The End of Bankruptcy, published in 2002, set forth a view of corporate bankruptcy based on a theory of the firm. It argued that, for a traditional Chapter 11 proceeding to be necessary, it had to be the case that a firm had going concern surplus, that the firm’s investors cannot realign the capital structure through normal bargaining, and that a going-concern sale is not possible. Changes outside of bankruptcy had made each of these necessary preconditions less common. This chapter revisits this work, and shows that, despite the upheaval of the Great Recession, it remains the case that ...


Shareholder Wealth Maximization As Means To An End, Robert P. Bartlett, III 2016 Selected Works

Shareholder Wealth Maximization As Means To An End, Robert P. Bartlett, Iii

Robert Bartlett

In several recent cases, the Delaware Chancery Court has emphasized that where a conflict of interest exists between holders of a company’s common stock and holders of its preferred stock, the standard of conduct for directors requires that they strive to maximize the value of the corporation for the benefit of its common stockholders rather than for its preferred stockholders. This article interrogates this view of directors’ fiduciary duties from the perspective of incomplete contracting theory. Building on the seminal work of Sanford Grossman and Oliver Hart, incomplete contracting theory examines the critical role of corporate control rights for ...


It's Tax Not Trade (Stupid), Edward J. McCaffery 2016 University of Southern California;California Institute of Tecnology

It's Tax Not Trade (Stupid), Edward J. Mccaffery

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

Globalization, trade and other free market policies increase wealth. But the gains from trade are not being evenly spread among all citizens. People and politicians rage against foreigners. But it is the United States tax system, not trade, that ought to change, and wealthy Americans, not workers world-wide, who should be sharing the wealth. A nd it is the form of tax, not just its rate structure, that must reform, so that capital at last bears a meaningful share of the burden.


Perspectives - Emmy Award-Winning Producer And Director Thomas Kaufman, James Hagy, Colin Pearce 2016 New York Law School

Perspectives - Emmy Award-Winning Producer And Director Thomas Kaufman, James Hagy, Colin Pearce

Rooftops Project

What makes an effective message when asking for donations to a capital project using video and streaming media? Professor James Hagy and Rooftops Team member Colin Pearce asked Emmy Award-winning producer and director Tom Kaufman after screening his remarkable two-minute video for the Playtime Project, the goal of which was to fund construction of a children’s playground for a large homeless shelter in a converted, former general hospital in the District of Columbia.


Perspectives - Marty Festenstein Of Nelson, James Hagy, Jennessy Angie Rivera 2016 New York Law School

Perspectives - Marty Festenstein Of Nelson, James Hagy, Jennessy Angie Rivera

Rooftops Project

Interior Design Professional Marty Festenstein shares insights on the design process for tenant spaces with Professor James Hagy and Rooftops Project team member Jennsessey Rivera.


Perspectives - Susanna Fodor Of Scarola Malone Zubatov, James Hagy, Alicia Langone 2016 New York Law School

Perspectives - Susanna Fodor Of Scarola Malone Zubatov, James Hagy, Alicia Langone

Rooftops Project

In a recent visit with the Rooftops Project's Alicia Langone and Professor James Hagy, construction lawyer Susanna Fodor offers views on the tenant improvement process when a not-for-profit organization selects space to lease and on routine repair and renovation projects for properties a not-for-profit may own.


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