Mohsen Manesh

University of Oregon - School of Law

Stewart Professor of Business Law

2800 NE Liberty St.

Portland, OR OR 97211

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Express Contract Terms and the Implied Contractual Covenant of Delaware Law

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 38, p. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 953 (45,273)

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Delaware, Contracts, Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Mergers and Acquisitions, LLCs, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Partnerships, Alternative Entities

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Contractual Freedom under Delaware Alternative Entity Law: Evidence from Publicly Traded LPs and LLCs

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 555-619, Spring 2012
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 26 May 2012
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 572 (88,644)
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Delaware, LLCs, LPs, limited liability companies, limited partnership, fiduciary duties

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Creatures of Contract: A Half-Truth about LLCs

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 42, pp. 391-465, 2018
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2018
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 441 (121,903)
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LLC, Limited Liability Company, Contract, Creature of Contract, Freedom of Contract, Fiduciary Duties, Equity

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Legal Asymmetry and the End of Corporate Law

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 34, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2009
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 416 (130,195)

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Corporations, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, Corporate Law, Fiduciary Duties, Delaware Law

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The Case Against Fiduciary Entity Veil Piercing

Business Lawyer, Vol. 72, Winter 2016-2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 389 (140,526)

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LLC, LP, limited liability company, limited partnership, general partner, fiduciary duties, veil piercing, legal separateness, limited liability, Delaware

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The Corporate Contract and Shareholder Arbitration

98 N.Y.U. L. REV. 1106 (2023)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2023
Mohsen Manesh and Joseph Grundfest
University of Oregon - School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 290 (192,989)

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Corporate Law, Securities Law, Contract Law, Arbitration Law, Delaware, Federal Arbitration Act, Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation

7.

Equity in LLC Law?

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 44, pp. 93-141, 2016
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 271 (207,574)

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LLC, limited liability company, LP limited partnership, alternative entities, freedom of contract, contract, Delaware, Chancery, Equity

8.

The Contested Edges of Internal Affairs

87 Tenn. L. Rev. 251 (2020)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2020
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 264 (212,305)
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Choice of Law, Conflicts of Law, Internal Affairs Doctrine, Corporations, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Securities Law, Delaware, California

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Introducing the Totally Unnecessary Benefit LLC

97 N.C. L. REV. 603 (2019)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 264 (212,305)
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social enterprise, social entrepreneur, LLC, limited liability company, benefit corporation, corporation, shareholder primacy, shareholder wealth maximization, Delaware

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Delaware and the Market for LLC Law: A Theory of Contractibility and Legal Indeterminacy

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 14 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2011
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 225 (248,105)
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Delaware, Corporations, LLCs, Regulatory Competition

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The Corporate Contract and the Internal Affairs Doctrine

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 501 (2021)
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 16 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2022
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 208 (268,207)

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Corporate Law, Securities Law, Contract Law, Delaware, Internal Affairs Doctrine, Federal Arbitration Act, Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation

12.

The Corporate Contract and the Private Ordering of Shareholder Proposals

50 J. Corp. L. (forthcoming 2024)
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 16 Feb 2024 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2024
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 183 (301,157)

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Corporate Law, Securities Law, Securities Regulation, Corporate Governance, Delaware, Shareholder Proposals, ESG

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Abandoned and Split But Never Reversed: Borak and Federal Derivative Litigation

Business Lawyer, Vol. 78, Fall 2023
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2023
Mohsen Manesh and Joseph Grundfest
University of Oregon - School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 182 (301,157)

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Corporate Law, Securities Law, Contract Law, Delaware, Securities Regulation, Securities Exchange Act, Securities Litigation

14.

Fiduciary Principles in Unincorporated Entity Law

The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law (Evan J. Criddle, Paul B. Miller, and Robert H. Sitkoff, eds., Oxford University Press, 2019)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 173 (316,578)

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Partnership, General Partnership, Limited Partnership, Limited Liability Company, LLC, Fiduciary, Fiduciary Duties, Delaware, Uniform Law Commission

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Damning Dictum: The Default Duty Debate in Delaware

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 35-70, Fall 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2014
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 167 (324,751)
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LLCs, limited liability companies, fiduciary duties, default duties, Delaware, LPs, limited partnerships, dicta, dictum

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Amici Curiae Brief of Professors Joseph A. Grundfest and Mohsen Manesh in Lee v. Fisher (Ninth Circuit En Banc) with Concurring Letter from Former Delaware Chief Justices, Justices, Chancellors, and Vice Chancellors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 250
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Nov 2022
Joseph Grundfest and Mohsen Manesh
Stanford Law School and University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 166 (326,437)

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Corporate Law, Securities Law, Contract Law, Delaware, Securities Regulation, Securities Exchange Act, Securities Litigation

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Defined by Dictum: The Geography of Revlon-Land in Cash and Mixed Consideration Transactions

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 1-34, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 166 (326,437)
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corporate law, corporate governance, fiduciary duties, Delaware, mergers and acquisitions, M&A, Revlon, Revlon-Land, Revlon duties, chancery court, dicta, dictum, holding, Stephen Bainbridge

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Nearing 30, Is Revlon Showing Its Age?

Washington and Lee Law Review Online, Vol. 71, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 156 (344,080)

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corporate law, fiduciary duties, Delaware, mergers and acquisitions, M&A, Revlon, Revlon duties, chancery court, Lyman Johnson, Robert Ricca

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What is the Practical Importance of Default Rules Under Delaware LLC and LP Law?

Harvard Business Law Review Online, Vol. 2, p. 121, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 118 (428,002)

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Delaware, LLCs, LPs, limited liability companies, limited partnership, fiduciary duties

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Dictum in Alternative Entity Jurisprudence and the Expansion of Judicial Power in Delaware

Chapter in Research Handbook on Partnerships, LLCs and Alternative Forms of Business Organizations (Robert W. Hillman & Mark J. Loewenstein, Eds.) (Edward Elgar 2015)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2016
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 76 (571,530)

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corporate law, Delaware, chancery court, dicta, dictum, LLCs, limited liability companies, LPs, limited partnerships, alternative entities

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The New Class Action Rule: Procedural Reforms in an Ethical Vacuum

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Sep 2019
Mohsen Manesh
University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 29 (857,131)

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class actions, litigation, civil procedure