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The Shocking Impact Of Corporate Scandal On Directors' And Officers' Liability, Nancy R. Mansfield, Joan T.A. Gabel, Kathleen A. Mccullough, Stephen G. Fier Jul 2012

The Shocking Impact Of Corporate Scandal On Directors' And Officers' Liability, Nancy R. Mansfield, Joan T.A. Gabel, Kathleen A. Mccullough, Stephen G. Fier

University of Miami Business Law Review

Directors and officers liability (hereinafter D&O) serves as a deterrent to corporate wrongdoing. Recent cycles of corporate scandal have impacted the tools used to manage the risk that D&O liability creates. The impact of these scandals is a "shock," which is a sudden event that alters the market profoundly. Market alteration has counter intuitively resulted in increased availability of D&O insurance at a lower price, despite an increase in D&O liability. With increased D&O coverage offerings at lower costs, the market has become soft, making coverage readily available. Carriers are competing for insureds and there ...


Ending The Silence: Shareholder Derivative Suits And Amending The Dodd-Frank Act So "Say On Pay" Votes May Be Heard In The Boardroom, William Alan Nelson Ii Jul 2012

Ending The Silence: Shareholder Derivative Suits And Amending The Dodd-Frank Act So "Say On Pay" Votes May Be Heard In The Boardroom, William Alan Nelson Ii

University of Miami Business Law Review

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For A Few Dollars Less: Explaining State To State Variation In Limited Liability Company Popularity, Daniel M. Häusermann Jan 2012

For A Few Dollars Less: Explaining State To State Variation In Limited Liability Company Popularity, Daniel M. Häusermann

University of Miami Business Law Review

The limited liability company (LLC) is a much more popular business entity in some U.S. states than in others. This empirical study provides the first detailed analysis of this phenomenon.

I find that formation fees, rather than taxes or substantive rules or anything else, explain the variation in LLC popularity best. Differentials between the fees for organizing an LLC and the fees for organizing a corporation explain 17% to 28% of the state-to-state variation in LLC popularity. These formation fee differentials are not very big, but they are highly visible at the moment the business entity is formed. In ...


Costing Financial Regulation, Caroline Bradley Jan 2012

Costing Financial Regulation, Caroline Bradley

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