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.

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


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Friday, November 17, 2017


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Tuesday, May 23, 2017


2:40

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


2:45

Friday, March 8, 2019


In The Press

Huawei Suit Against U.S. Tries to Go Where Russian Firm Failed

Bloomberg

Paul Tsai China Center Executive Director Robert D. Williams is quoted in an article about a federal lawsuit filed this week by Huawei Technologies Co. claiming a U.S. ban on government purchases of its equipment violates the Constitution.

Monday, March 4, 2019


In The Press

College alumni re-enact famous 1819 court case

The Dartmouth

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith is quoted in a report about a re-argument of Dartmouth College v. Woodward, the landmark 1819 Supreme Court case that preserved Dartmouth’s status as a private college.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019


In The Press

Keeping Huawei Hardware Out of the U.S. Is Not Enough to Secure 5G—A Commentary by Tom Wheeler and Robert D. Williams

Lawfare

Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School. Tom Wheeler is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution. From 2013 to 2017, he was the 31st chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

Friday, January 18, 2019


In The Press

Lawyers Caught Overbilling? The Billable Hour Shares the Blame

The American Lawyer

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in the American Lawyer about the problem of overbilling at law firms that employ billable hour quotas.

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.

Student and Alumni Profile


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Fred P. Phillips IV

Fred Phillips discusses his career path from law school to starting his own company. Part of the Many Paths Initiative.

I just walked onto this campus and had this feeling that it’s such an intellectually interesting, creative place.”


Janine Balekdjian

Class of 2017