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.

Monday, August 03, 2020


In The Press

Economic insecurity is a growing problem. The nation needs a jobs program — A Commentary by Michael Graetz and Ian Shapiro ’87

Michael Graetz is the Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor of Law Emeritus and Professional Lecturer at Yale Law School.  Ian Shapiro '87 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

March 10 Wednesday
April 23 Friday

Event

2020-2021 Weil, Gotshal & Manges Roundtable

9:00AM
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020


3:29

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


1:51

Wednesday, February 26, 2020


30:35

Tuesday, February 4, 2020


51:43

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


In The Press

Celebs including A-Rod and Ciara are getting into SPACs. What could go wrong?

CNN Business

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted in a CNN Business article about celebrities investing in special purpose acquisition corporations (SPACs).

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


In The Press

Can We Trust Corporate Commitments to Racial Equity?

Forbes

Scholarship by Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is mentioned in a Forbes article about corporate response to demands for racial equity.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021


In The Press

Business leaders hope they can satisfy Biden’s big climate goals with their own promises—not regulation

Fortune

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in Fortune article regarding the Biden administration’s goals concerning environmental policy.

Monday, February 8, 2021


In The Press

Insurance Companies Like the Word “Insurrection” — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, February 4, 2021


In The Press

Robinhood’s CEO is not licensed by a powerful Wall Street regulator

CNN Business

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a CNN Business story about the CEO of Robinhood.

Saturday, December 12, 2020


In The Press

Billions of Dollars at Stake in Fannie-Freddie Suit

Bloomberg Law podcast

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 was a guest on a Bloomberg podcast where he discussed whether the Supreme Court will allow lawsuits to proceed by shareholders of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Student and Alumni Profiles


Aaron Haviland
’19

Aaron Haviland

A student perspective on student organizations and international and constitutional law at Yale Law School.

Each year we dedicate ourselves once again to the pursuit of excellence, to the creation of an outstanding legal education in an atmosphere of unsurpassed scholarship and intellectual stimulation.”


Robert C. Post

Class of 1977, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean