Peter Molk

University of Florida Levin College of Law

Professor of Law

P.O. Box 117625

Gainesville, FL 32611-7625

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Negative Activism

97 Washington University Law Review 1333 (2020), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 19-19
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2020
University of San Diego, University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 597 (64,251)

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The Long-Term Effects of Short Selling and Negative Activism

U. Ill. L. Rev., forthcoming, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 22-18
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2022
Peter Molk and Frank Partnoy
University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 575 (67,419)

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activism, hedge funds, short selling, corporate finance, corporate governance

3.

The Puzzling Lack of Cooperatives

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 88, 2014, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-25
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 May 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2014
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 566 (68,757)

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cooperatives, ownership, organization, corporations, entrepreneur, Affordable Care Act

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Institutional Investors as Short Sellers?

99 Boston University Law Review 837 (2019), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 19-23
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2019
Peter Molk and Frank Partnoy
University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 533 (74,138)

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short selling, activism, institutional investors, corporate governance, securities law

5.

How Do LLC Owners Contract Around Default Statutory Protections?

42 Journal of Corporation Law 503 (2017)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2017
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 489 (82,374)
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LLCs, corporations, operating agreement, fiduciary duties, efficiency, bargaining

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Employer Costs and Conflicts under the Affordable Care Act

99 Cornell Law Review Online 56 (2013), Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-53
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2014
Suja A. Thomas and Peter Molk
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 403 (103,268)

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Affordable Care Act, retaliation, restructuring, employment, harassment, costs, health care, employer, insurance, part-time, full-time

7.

Where Nonprofits Incorporate and Why It Matters

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming 2023
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2022
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 391 (106,978)

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incorporation, nonprofits, race to the top, Delaware, governance, regulatory competition

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The Challenges of Nonprofit Governance

Boston College Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 20-45
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 27 May 2021
Peter Molk and D. Daniel Sokol
University of Florida Levin College of Law and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 357 (118,503)

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nonprofits, governance, compliance, oversight

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Insider Trading in Congress: The Need for Regulation

9 Journal of Business & Securities Law 199 (2009)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2015
Yale University, Harvard University, Columbia University and University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 306 (139,716)

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Insider Trading, Regulation, Congress

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Uncorporate Insider Trading

104 Minnesota Law Review 1693 (2020), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 19-35
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2020
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 270 (158,854)

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insider trading, llcs, lps, fiduciary duties

11.

Petition for Rulemaking on Short and Distort

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Mar 2020
Columbia Law School, Columbia Law School, Duke University School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgetown University Law Center, Stanford Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell Law School
Downloads 266 (161,217)

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Short, Distort, Law, Finance, Disclosure

12.

Protecting LLC Owners While Preserving LLC Flexibility

51 UC Davis Law Review 2129 (2018), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2019
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 219 (194,615)

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LLC, Fiduciary Duties, Accredited Investor, Efficiency, Operating Agreement

13.

Delaware's Dominance and the Future of Organizational Law

55 Ga. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2021), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 20-24
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 06 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 05 May 2021
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 197 (214,468)

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Delaware, corporate law, state competition, network theory

14.

Do We Need Specialized Business Forms for Social Enterprise?

Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise Law (Benjamin Means & Joseph Yockey, eds. 2017)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 20 May 2017
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 186 (225,521)

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social enterprise, benefit corporations, corporations, LLCs, nonprofits

15.

The Ownership of Health Insurers

2016 University of Illinois Law Review 873
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 150 (270,112)

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theory of the firm, health insurance, corporate governance, law and economics, affordable care act, corporate ownership, insurance, nonprofits, cooperatives, coops

16.

Broadening the Use of Municipal Mortgages

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 397-407, 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2014
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
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Municipal Bonds, Mortgage

17.

LLCs and the Private Ordering of Dispute Resolution

41 Journal of Corporation Law 795 (2016), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-3
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Peter Molk and Verity Winship
University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 132 (298,410)

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LLCs, operating agreements, litigation, fee shifting, dispute resolution, arbitration, forum

18.

Playing with Fire? Testing Moral Hazard in Homeowners Insurance Valued Policies

2018 Utah Law Review 347
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2019
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 126 (309,018)

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Insurance, Moral Hazard, Arson, Fire, Valued Policies

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Reforming Nonprofit Exemption Requirements

Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 17
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2014
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 119 (322,075)

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nonprofit, UBIT, tax, corporate organization

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Private versus Public Insurance for Natural Hazards: Individual Behavior's Role in Loss Mitigation

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 118 (323,957)

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insurance, natural disasters, risk management, NFIP, flood insurance, climate change

21.

Reregulation and the Regulatory Timeline

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 101 (2016)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Peter Molk and Arden Rowell
University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 68 (454,117)
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regulation, deregulation, regulatory analysis, timeline, path dependency, intertemporal dependence, time orientation, regulation over time

22.

The Government's Role in Climate Change Insurance

Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, Vol. 43 (2016)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 65 (464,636)

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climate change, insurance, NFIP, catastrophe, risk, natural disaster

23.

Economic Approaches to Insurance Law

Research Handbook on International Insurance Law & Regulation (2nd edition) (Julian Burling & Kevin Lazarus eds., Forthcoming 2022)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Apr 2022
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 45 (547,693)

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insurance, law and economics, behavioral economics, moral hazard, adverse selection, health insurance, flood insurance, valued policy laws

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More Ways to Protect LLC Owners and Preserve LLC Flexibility

51 UC Davis Law Review Online 181 (2018)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2019
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 45 (547,693)

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LLC, Regulation, Certification, Disclosure, Gatekeepers

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Alternative Entity Inspection Rights

Research Handbook on Shareholder Inspection Rights: A Comparative Perspective (Randall Thomas et al. eds., forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Sep 2021
Peter Molk
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 33 (611,570)

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inspection rights, information rights, alternative entities, llcs, nonprofits