CCL Roundtable 2019

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.

Corporate & Commercial Law faculty

Yale Law School Center for Private Law

The Yale Law School Center for 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.

Thursday, August 26, 2021


In The Press

Welcome to the Big SPAC Slowdown

CNN Business

Professor of Law John D. Morley ’06 is quoted in a report about increased scrutiny of special purpose acquisition companies.

Thursday, August 19, 2021


In The Press

Why Is the ESG Focus on Private Companies, Not the Government? — A Commentary by Jonathan R. Macey ’82

Bloomberg Law

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale University and Professor in the Yale School of Management.

Friday, July 23, 2021


In The Press

Corporate Governance in the Face of an Activist Investor — A Commentary by Jonathan R. Macey ’82

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


3:29

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


1:51

Wednesday, February 26, 2020


30:35

Thursday, August 26, 2021


In The Press

Welcome to the Big SPAC Slowdown

CNN Business

Professor of Law John D. Morley ’06 is quoted in a report about increased scrutiny of special purpose acquisition companies.

Friday, August 20, 2021


In The Press

Ackman SPAC Hit With Investor Suit Questioning Its Legality

Bloomberg

A news report describes a lawsuit brought by Professor of Law John Morley ’06 and and others against a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

Thursday, August 19, 2021


In The Press

Why Is the ESG Focus on Private Companies, Not the Government? — A Commentary by Jonathan R. Macey ’82

Bloomberg Law

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale University and Professor in the Yale School of Management.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021


In The Press

Bill Ackman’s SPAC Gets Sued

The New York Times

A news report describes a lawsuit brought by Professor of Law John Morley ’06 and a former SEC commissioner alleging a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) has been improperly operating as an investment company.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021


In The Press

Does Scarlett Johansson Have a Case Against Disney — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, July 29, 2021


In The Press

Nikola founder Trevor Milton pleads not guilty to fraud charges, released on $100 million bail

CNBC

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted on a case against the founder of electric-vehicle startup Nikola.

Student and Alumni Profiles


’18

Khori Davis

A student perspective on corporate law and student organizations

Being involved with the law school clinics is a unique opportunity to put in class training to use. It’s an amazing way to learn how to be a lawyer, not just to learn the law.”


Aisha Saad

Class of 2018