Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law

The Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law focuses on corporate law and the law of other nongovernmental organizations; the regulation of financial markets and intermediaries; the legal framework of finance, including the law of bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, and secured transactions; and antitrust law and the law of regulated industries.

Yale Law School Center for the Study of Private Law

The Yale Law School Center for the Study of Private Law promotes teaching and research in contracts (including commercial law, corporate finance, bankruptcy, and arbitration), property (including intellectual property), and torts.

Economics and Business Studies at Yale


A number of other Yale University schools and organizations are involved in the study of economics and business.  Learn more about these programs.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


In The Press

GE cuts dividend to a penny per share. Why bother keeping it at all?

Marketplace

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a Marketplace story about General Electric’s stock dividend.

Friday, September 14, 2018


In The Press

Zombie Lehman Keeps Chalking Up Victories—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 16, 2018


In The Press

Senator Warren’s Bizarro Corporate Governance

Economics21

Sterling Professor of Law Roberta Romano ’80 is quoted and Ralph Winter ’60 is cited in an article on Senator Elizabeth Warren’s legislation on corporate governance. The article was written by James Copland ’03.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017


2:39

Friday, November 17, 2017


2:03

Tuesday, May 23, 2017


2:40

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


2:45

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


In The Press

GE cuts dividend to a penny per share. Why bother keeping it at all?

Marketplace

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a Marketplace story about General Electric’s stock dividend.

Thursday, October 11, 2018


In The Press

Yale May Consider Exiting Private Funds in Social Investment Shift

Bloomberg.com

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted about a Yale Investment Office statement regarding its willingness to consider exiting private equity and hedge fund investments that it deems socially irresponsible.

Friday, September 14, 2018


In The Press

Zombie Lehman Keeps Chalking Up Victories—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 16, 2018


In The Press

Senator Warren’s Bizarro Corporate Governance

Economics21

Sterling Professor of Law Roberta Romano ’80 is quoted and Ralph Winter ’60 is cited in an article on Senator Elizabeth Warren’s legislation on corporate governance. The article was written by James Copland ’03.

Monday, August 13, 2018


In The Press

Musk's Belated Explanation Is Unlikely to Get SEC Off His Back

Bloomberg

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about the SEC response to communications from Elon Musk regarding taking Tesla Inc. private.

Sunday, August 12, 2018


In The Press

NYSE is putting its own interest ahead of investors’

Financial Times

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 contributed to a commentary about the New York Stock Exchange.

Student and Alumni Profile


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Jahi Wise

A student perspective on pursuing a joint JD/MBA degree and participating in The Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development Clinic.

It really was the only law school for me as I look back on my experiences now because it just provided for me the raw materials with which to make a career. And really great people—both my peers and the professors—who were there who did nothing but encourage, assist, help, charge me up.”


Senator Cory Booker

Class of 1997