Julian Velasco

Notre Dame Law School

Associate Professor of Law (with tenure)

2142 Eck Hall of Law

P.O. Box 780

Notre Dame, IN 46556-0780

United States

http://law.nd.edu/directory/julian-velasco/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Fundamental Rights of the Shareholder

Notre Dame Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-16, UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 407-467, 2006
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Jul 2005
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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corporate governance, shareholder rights, shareholder primacy, voting, takeovers

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How Many Fiduciary Duties Are There in Corporate Law?

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 6, pp. 1213-1318, 2010, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-35
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 19 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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fiduciary duties, corporate law, good faith, reasonableness, standards of review, corporate governance

3.

Just Do it: An Antidote to the Poison Pill

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 52, p. 849, 2003
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Sep 2002
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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poison pill, takeovers, corporate governance

4.

Shareholder Ownership and Primacy

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 3, pp.897-956., Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2010
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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corporate governance, shareholder rights, shareholder primacy, ownership, traditional view

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The Enduring Illegitimacy of the Poison Pill

The Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 381-423, Spring 2002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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poison pill, takeovers, corporate governance

6.

Taking Shareholder Rights Seriously

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 605, 2007, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 06-03
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 08 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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corporate governance, shareholder rights, shareholder primacy, voting, takeovers

7.

Structural Bias and the Need for Substantive Review

Notre Dame Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-02; Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 82, No. 3, pp. 821-917, 2004.
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 11 Jan 2005
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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Corporate law, intermediate standard of review, reasonableness

8.

The Diminishing Duty of Loyalty

75 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1035 (2018), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1846
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2019
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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Corporate law, corporate governance, fiduciary law, duty of loyalty, conflicts of interest, corporate opportunities

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The Development of Fiduciary Duties in Corporate Law

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Apr 2009
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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fiduciary duties, corporate governance

10.

A Defense of the Corporate Law Duty of Care

40 J. Corp. L. 647 (2015), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1429
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 16 May 2015
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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fiduciary duties, corporate law, duty of care, standards of review, corporate governance

11.

The Role of Aspiration in Corporate Fiduciary Duties

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 54, Forthcoming 2012, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-51
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2012
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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corporate law, fiduciary duties, corporate governance, aspiration, enforcement

12.

Fiduciary Principles in Corporate Law

Evan J. Criddle, Paul B. Miller, and Robert H. Sitkoff, eds., THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF FIDUCIARY LAW (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1933
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Apr 2019
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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fiduciary duty, corporate law, fiduciary law, duty of loyalty, duty of care, good faith, shareholder voting rights, duty to monitor, duty to disclose, breach of fiduciary duty

13.

Shareholder Primacy in Benefit Corporations

Fiduciary Obligations in Business (New York: Cambridge University Press 2020) (2020, Forthcoming), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 191218
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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benefit corporation, corporate governance, corporate law, corporate purpose, fiduciary duty, public benefit, shareholder primacy, wealth maximization

14.

Fiduciary Duties and Fiduciary Outs

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 21, 2013 (Forthcoming), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1325
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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corporate law, fiduciary law, fiduciary duties, fiduciary outs, corporate governance

15.

Congressional Control Over Federal Court Jurisdiction: A Defense of the Traditional View

Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 671-765, Spring 1997
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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federal jurisdiction, Article III

16.

Delimiting Fiduciary Status

Forthcoming, in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON FIDUCIARY LAW (D. Gordon Smith & Andrew S. Gold, eds.) (Elgar Publishing)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Aug 2016
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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Fiduciary law, fiduciary relationships, fiduciary duties, duty of loyalty

17.

Decision Theory and Allocating Decision Making in the Firm

Theories of Choice. The Law and Social Science of Decision Making, Oxford University Press (2020, Forthcoming), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 191217
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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corporate governance, corporate law, fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest, cost-benefit analysis, decision theory, institutional choice

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Empowering Courts in Corporate Law

The Journal of Corporation Law, VOL. 42 PP. 767-776 (Spring 2017)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Apr 2018
Julian Velasco
Notre Dame Law School
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fiduciary duties, corporate law, corporate governance