John H. Matheson

University of Minnesota Law School

Law Alumni Distinguished Professor of Law

229 19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

29

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

The Modern Law of Corporate Groups: An Empirical Study of Piercing the Corporate Veil in the Parent-Subsidiary Context

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 1091, 2008-2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 474 (26,915)

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2.

Beyond Promissory Estoppel: Contract Law and the 'Invisible Handshake'

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 903, 1985
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Daniel A. Farber
University of Minnesota Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 446 (46,481)
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3.

Why Courts Pierce: An Empirical Study of Piercing the Corporate Veil

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 26 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 383 (52,127)

Abstract:

Empirical, Pierce

4.

Convergence, Culture and Contract Law in China

Minnesota Journal of International Law, Vol. 15, p. 329, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Jun 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 254 (74,219)

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Contract, China, Comparative

5.

Corporate Law and the Longterm Shareholder Model of Corporate Governance

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 1313, 1992
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Brent A. Olson
University of Minnesota Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 168 (135,811)
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6.

Successor Liability

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 96, p. 371, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 157 (73,206)

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7.

The Limits of Business Limited Liability: Entity Veil Piercing and Successor Liability Doctrines

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 411, 2004-2005
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jun 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 119 (159,395)
Citation 1

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Piercing, Enterprise Liability

8.

Choice of Organizational Form for the Start-Up Business

Minnesota Journal of Business Law & Entrepreneurship, Vol. 1, pp. 7-20, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 118 (170,519)

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choice of entity, piercing, tax considerations

9.

A Simple Statutory Solution to Minority Oppression in the Closely-Held Business

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 657, 2006-2007
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Kevin Maler
University of Minnesota Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 87 (221,483)

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10.

The Limitations of Limited Liability: Lessons for Entrepreneurs (and Their Attorneys)

Minnesota Journal of Business Law & Entrepreneurship, Vol. 2, pp. 1-10, 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 87 (212,632)

Abstract:

Piercing, limited liability, alter ego, instrumentality

11.

The Proper Role of Res Judicata and Collateral Estoppel in Title VII Suits

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 1485, 1981
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 72 (232,273)

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12.

The Doctrine of Piercing the Veil in an Era of Multiple Limited Liability Entities: An Opportunity to Codify the Test for Waiving Owners' Limited Liability Protection

Washington Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 147, 2000
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Raymond Eby
University of Minnesota Law School and Faegre & Benson LLP
Downloads 64 (260,798)
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13.

A Statutory Model for Corporate Constituency Concerns

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 49, pp. 1085-1136, 2000
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
John H. Matheson and Edward S. Adams
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 64 (277,284)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate constituencies, fiduciary duties, contract model of corporate governance

14.

The Continuing Violation Theory and the Concept of Jurisdiction in Title VII Suits

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 67, p. 811, 1979
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 58 (245,756)

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15.

Corporate Governance at the Millennium: The Decline of the Poison Pill Antitakeover Defense

Hamline Law Review, Vol. 22, p. 703, 1999
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 57 (253,043)
Citation 1

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16.

Globalization with Chinese Characteristics: China's Use of Merger, Acquisition and Investment Policy in its Economic Development Strategy

Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution, Vol. 15, p. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 56 (297,829)

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17.

Shareholder Rights and Legislative Wrongs: Toward Balanced Takeover Legislation

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1425, 1991
Number of pages: 145 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Brent A. Olson
University of Minnesota Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 49 (307,945)
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18.

Corporate Disclosure Obligations and the Parameters of Rule 10b-5: Basic v. Levinson and Beyond

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 14, p. 1, 1988
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 45 (321,465)

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19.

Employee Beware: The Irreparable Damage of the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine

Loyola Consumer Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 145, 1998
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 44 (302,801)

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20.

Multidisciplinary Practice and the Future of the Legal Profession: Considering a Role for Independent Directors

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 32, pp. 577-616, 2001
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Peter D. Favorite
University of Minnesota Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 40 (348,219)

Abstract:

Multidisciplinary practice, ethics, preofessional responsibility

21.

Challenging Delaware's Desirability as a Haven for Incorporation

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 32, p. 769, 2005-2006
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 26 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson, Philip S. Garon and Michael Stanchfield
University of Minnesota Law School, Faegre & Benson LLP and Faegre & Benson LLP
Downloads 38 (357,981)

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Delaware, Corporate, Haven

22.

Class Action Tying Cases: A Framework for Certification Decisions

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 6, p. 855, Febuary 1982
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
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23.

The Equal Credit Opportunity Act: A Functional Failure

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 21, p. 371, 1984
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 30 (371,690)

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24.

A Call for a Unified Business Organization Law

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 1, 1996
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Brent A. Olson
University of Minnesota Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 28 (368,230)

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25.

Corporate Cooperation, Relationship Management, and the Trialogical Imperative for Corporate Law

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 1443, 1994
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Brent A. Olson
University of Minnesota Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 27 (386,548)
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26.

Hostile Share Acquisitions and Corporate Governance: A Framework for Evaluating Antitakeover Activities

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 407, 1986
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Jon Norberg
University of Minnesota Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 24 (390,462)

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27.

Not 'If' But 'How': Reflecting on the ABA Commission's Recommendations on Multidisciplinary Practice

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 84, pp. 1269-1358, 2000
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
John H. Matheson and Edward S. Adams
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 21 (416,130)

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Ethics, professional responsibility, multidisciplinary practice

28.

Governance Issues in the Multidisciplinary Corporate Practice Firm

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 1107-1160, 2000
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
John H. Matheson
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 19 (386,548)

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Multidisciplinary practice, governance, fiduciary duties, ethics

29.

Law Firms on the Big Board?: A Proposal for Nonlawyer Investment in Law Firms

California Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 1, January 1998
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
John H. Matheson and Edward S. Adams
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 11 (462,088)
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