Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law

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List of Papers (Total 372)

Private Investor Meetings in Public Firms: The Case for Increasing Transparency

While developments in the law of insider trading usually attract significant scholarly interest, far less attention has been paid to the design and effects of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s complementary Regulation Fair Disclosure. Yet, this Article argues that the SEC’s current quandaries relating to insider trading enforcement are largely self-inflicted and could have...

A Single Call: The Need to Amend The Parent-Subsidiary Relationship Under the FTAIA In View of Motorola Mobility

In Motorola Mobility, LLC v. AU Optronics Corporation, the Seventh Circuit dismissed Motorola’s Sherman Act claims under the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvement Act. In doing so, they held that Motorola’s American parent corporation was a separate entity from their foreign subsidiaries, and thus barred from bringing suit under the indirect purchaser doctrine. The effect of the...

Private Equity's Overleveraging of Portfolio Companies

With record-low interest rates, private equity has seen unparalleled activity in recent years. Though thriving, private equity firms have proved to be guilty of overleveraging their portfolio companies as general partners. The results of overleveraging have been varied. At one end, firms seem dedicated to a portfolio company’s restructuring, investing further and pledging more...

Corporations and the 99%: Team Production Revisited

This Article explores the legal manifestation of the interaction between the general public and the public corporation. Revisiting team production analysis, this Article redefines the corporate team and argues that while several constituencies indeed form part of the corporate team, others are exogenous to the corporate enterprise. Employees, suppliers and financiers contribute...