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2017

University of Minnesota Law School

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Racial Identity And Census Categories: Can Incorrect Categories Yield Correct Information, Nancy A. Denton Feb 2017

Racial Identity And Census Categories: Can Incorrect Categories Yield Correct Information, Nancy A. Denton

Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice

Symposium: Our Private Obsession, Our Public Sin


The Race And Class Nexus: An Intersectional Perspective, Ohn A. Powell Feb 2017

The Race And Class Nexus: An Intersectional Perspective, Ohn A. Powell

Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice

Commemorative Symposium - Law and Inequality: The next 25 Years


Homophobia: In The Closet And In The Coffin, Amy D. Ronner Feb 2017

Homophobia: In The Closet And In The Coffin, Amy D. Ronner

Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice

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Benefit Corporations And Public Markets: First Experiments And Next Steps, Brett Mcdonnell Jan 2017

Benefit Corporations And Public Markets: First Experiments And Next Steps, Brett Mcdonnell

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This paper explores corporate governance challenges that will arise as benefit corporations, and social enterprise more generally, go public. Balancing accountability of managers with a firm commitment to both doing good and making money may prove particularly difficult in the context of firms with shares traded on public markets. This paper looks at early experiments in both public markets and individual companies. It considers various corporate governance mechanisms that may help social enterprises credibly commit to their dual missions. These mechanisms include disclosure, fiduciary duty, board representation, voting, and corporate gatekeepers. Exchanges specifically for social enterprises may play a useful ...