Albert H. Choi

University of Virginia School of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Concentrated Ownership and Long-Term Shareholder Value

8:1 Harvard Business Law Review 53 (2018), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2018
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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Controlling Shareholder, Private Benefits of Control, Dual Class Stock, Control Sale, Freezeout

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Facilitating Mergers and Acquisitions with Earnouts and Purchase Price Adjustments

2 Journal of Law, Finance & Accounting 1 (2017)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2018
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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Strategic Vagueness in Contract Design: The Case of Corporate Acquisitions

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, 2010, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-16
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2010
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Virginia School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,318 (13,654)
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contract design, mergers and acquisitions, options, litigation

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Appraising the 'Merger Price' Appraisal Rule

Journal of Law, Economics & Organization (vol 35) (2019 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2018
Albert H. Choi and Eric L. Talley
University of Virginia School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Appraisal, Fair Value, Merger Price Appraisal

Golden Parachute as a Compensation Shifting Mechanism

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jul 2002
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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Golden Parachute as a Compensation Shifting Mechanism

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 170-191, 2004
Posted: 19 Nov 2003
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law

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Golden Parachute as a Compensation-Shifting Mechanism

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 170-191, 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law

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A Rent Extraction Theory of Right of First Refusal

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Dec 2006
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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A Rent Extraction Theory of Right of First Refusal

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 57, Issue 2, pp. 252-262, June 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 May 2009
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Effect of Bargaining Power on Contract Design

Virginia Law Review 98:8, 1665–1744, 2012, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 421, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2012-04
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2013
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Virginia School of Law and Stanford Law School
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Contracts, Negotiation, Bargaining Power

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Taking a Financial Position in Your Opponent in Litigation

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2018
Albert H. Choi and Kathryn E. Spier
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
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Should Consumers Be Permitted to Waive Products Liability? Product Safety, Private Contracts, and Adverse Selection

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2010-11, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 680
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
Albert H. Choi and Kathryn E. Spier
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
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Contractarian Theory and Unilateral Bylaw Amendments

104 Iowa Law Review 1 (2018), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-37
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2018
Albert H. Choi and Geeyoung Min
University of Virginia School of Law and Columbia Law School
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Fee-Shifting and Shareholder Litigation

104 Virginia Law Review 59 (2018), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2018
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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Market Conditions and Contract Design: Variations in Debt Contracting

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 428, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2012-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 May 2012 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2013
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Virginia School of Law and Stanford Law School
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contracts, corporate finance, bargaining power, adverse selection, moral hazard

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Completing Contracts in the Shadow of Costly Verification

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Virginia School of Law and Stanford Law School
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Incomplete Contracts, Costly Verification

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Non-Profit Status and Relational Sanctions: Commitment to Quality through Repeat Interactions and Organizational Choice

Journal of Law and Economics, No. 4, 2015, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2014-07, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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Successor Liability and Asymmetric Information

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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Successor Liability and Asymmetric Information

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 408-434, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law

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K13, K22, K32

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Contract's Role in Relational Contract

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2014-01, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-04
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
Scott Baker and Albert H. Choi
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Are Non-Profit Firms Simply For-Profits in Disguise? Evidence from Executive Compensation in the Nursing Home Industry

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Nov 2004
Anup Malani and Albert H. Choi
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 489 (54,817)
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non-profit, nursing home, tax, executive compensation

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Optimal Agency Contracts: The Effect of Vicarious Liability and Judicial Error

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Albert H. Choi and Juan Carlos Bisso
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 478 (56,464)
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Allocating Settlement Authority Under a Contingent-Fee Arrangement

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Oct 2001
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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litigation, contingent fee, delegation

Allocating Settlement Authority Under a Contingent-Fee Arrangement

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 23, No. 2, June 2003
Posted: 16 Apr 2004
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law

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Litigation, contingent fee, delegation

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Reputation and Litigation: Why Costly Legal Sanctions Can Work Better than Reputational Sanctions

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-02, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-03-01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2018
Scott Baker and Albert H. Choi
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Should Plaintiffs Win What Defendants Lose?: Litigation Stakes, Litigation Effort, and the Benefits of 'Decoupling'

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C02-7; and UVA Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 2002
Albert H. Choi and Chris William Sanchirico
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Should Plaintiffs Win What Defendants Lose?: Litigation Stakes, Litigation Effort, and the Benefits of 'Decoupling'

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 04-02; USC CLEO Research Paper No. C02-7
Posted: 19 Jan 2004
Albert H. Choi and Chris William Sanchirico
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Enforcing Preliminary Agreements

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2017-13, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Virginia School of Law and Stanford Law School
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Preliminary Agreement, Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Understanding, Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith

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A Critique of the Odious Debt Doctrine

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 323
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Jan 2007
Albert H. Choi and Eric A. Posner
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
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The Role of Headquarters in Firm-Specific Investment and Intra-Firm Trade

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Nov 2001
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Parol Evidence Rule, Information Disclosure, and the Value of an Oral Promise

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-17
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2009
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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integration, parol evidence rule, incomplete contracts

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Golden Parachutes and the Limits of Shareholder Voting

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2018-13
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2019
Albert H. Choi, Andrew Lund and Robert J. Schonlau
University of Virginia School of Law, Villanova University School of Law and Miami University - Farmer School of Business
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Golden Parachutes, Executive Compensation, Shareholder Voting, Say on Golden Parachutes, Corporate Governance

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Addressing Informational Challenges with Earnouts in Mergers and Acquisitions

Research Handbook on Mergers and Acquisitions, Forthcoming; Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-17
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
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Earnouts, Mergers and Acquisitions, Information Asymmetry, Post-Closing Verification

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Shrink-Wraps: Who Should Bear the Cost of Communicating Mass-Market Contract Terms?

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-15
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Yeon-Koo Che and Albert H. Choi
Columbia University and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 167 (172,519)

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shrink-wraps, EULA, quality search, duty to read, duty to speak

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Taxes and Mergers: Evidence from Banks During the Financial Crisis

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2018-09, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-32
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 May 2018
Albert H. Choi, Quinn Curtis and Andrew T. Hayashi
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Amicus Brief of Law and Finance Professors in Verition Partners v. Aruba Networks (Appraisal Lawsuit)

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, University of Virginia School of Law, Harvard Law School, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Baylor University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Appraisal, Efficient Market Hypothesis, Mergers

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Class Actions and Private Antitrust Litigation

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2019-01, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-05
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2019
Albert H. Choi and Kathryn E. Spier
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
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Antitrust Lawsuits, Class Actions, Class Action Waivers

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Relationship-Specific Investment, Asymmetric Information, and the Role of Good Faith Obligations

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2019-02
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Feb 2019
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Virginia School of Law and Stanford Law School
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Preliminary Agreement, Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Understanding, Term Sheet, Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith