Brian J. Broughman

Vanderbilt University Law School

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Renegotiation of Cash Flow Rights in the Sale of VC-Backed Firms

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 95, pp. 384-399, 2010, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 956243
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
Brian J. Broughman and Jesse M. Fried
Vanderbilt University Law School and Harvard Law School
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Venture capital, preferred stock, liquidation preferences, corporate governance, incomplete contracting

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Carrots and Sticks: How VCs Induce Entrepreneurial Teams to Sell Startups

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2020
Brian J. Broughman and Jesse M. Fried
Vanderbilt University Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,200 (20,562)
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venture capital, startups, preferred shareholders, common shareholders, corporate governance, entrepreneurs, founders, mergers, trade sales, carve-outs, vote-buying, opportunism, liquidation preferences

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Do VCs Use Inside Rounds to Dilute Founders? Some Evidence from Silicon Valley

Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 18, 1104-1120 (2012)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2014
Brian J. Broughman and Jesse M. Fried
Vanderbilt University Law School and Harvard Law School
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Venture capital, dilution, corporate governance, inside rounds, opportunism, corporate law, inside financing, adverse selection

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Delaware Law as Lingua Franca: Theory and Evidence

57 Journal of Law and Economics 865-895 (2014)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2015
Brian J. Broughman, Jesse M. Fried and Darian M. Ibrahim
Vanderbilt University Law School, Harvard Law School and William & Mary Law School
Downloads 666 (47,188)
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incorporation, domicile, Delaware, corporate governance, entrepreneurs, founders, startups, corporation, corporate law, charters, venture capital

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The Role of Independent Directors in VC-Backed Firms

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2008
Brian J. Broughman
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Venture capital, independent directors, corporate law, incomplete contracting

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Shareholder Decision Rights in Acquisitions: Evidence from Tender Offers

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Audra L. Boone, Brian J. Broughman and Antonio J. Macias
Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, Vanderbilt University Law School and Baylor University
Downloads 607 (53,268)
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Merger, Tender Offer, Acquisitions, M&A, Supermajority, Shareholder Voting, Shareholder Approval, Delaware Law

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Investor Opportunism and Governance in Venture Capital

Companion to Venture Capital, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Brian J. Broughman
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Opportunism, Venture Capital, Corporate Governance

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Do Founders Control Start-Up Firms that Go Public?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 405/2018, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-23, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 401, Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 10, 2020
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
Brian J. Broughman and Jesse M. Fried
Vanderbilt University Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 450 (77,175)
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Startups, Founders, Venture Capital, VC, IPOs, Stock Markets, Innovation, Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Corporate Governance, CEO, Shareholders, NASDAQ

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Merger Negotiations in the Shadow of Judicial Appraisal

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 381
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2019
Audra L. Boone, Brian J. Broughman and Antonio J. Macias
Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, Vanderbilt University Law School and Baylor University
Downloads 397 (89,294)
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Appraisal, Mergers, Appraisal Arbitrage

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Independent Directors and Shared Board Control in Venture Finance

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1123840
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2012
Brian J. Broughman
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Venture capital, control rights, incomplete contracting, corporate governance, board of directors

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CEO Side-Payments in Mergers and Acquisitions

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 313
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2016
Brian J. Broughman
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 320 (113,942)
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Mergers & acquisitions, side-payments, corporate governance

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Amicus Curiae Brief in Gelboim v. Bank of America (Libor Manipulation Litigation) on Behalf of Financial Markets Law Professors in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants

Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-37, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-40, Mississippi College School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-08, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-231, University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-05, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 355
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
University of San Diego School of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School, University of Toledo - College of Law, Mississippi College - School of Law, Cornell University - Law School, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law, University of Iowa - College of Law, Independent and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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LIBOR, London Interbank Offer Rate, LIBOR Manipulation, antitrust, financial markets, derivatives, derivatives markets, OTC derivatives, OTC derivatives markets, over-the-counter derivatives, over-the-counter derivatives markets, antitrust injury, Bank of America, Gelboim, amicus, corporate finance

13.

Entrepreneur Wealth and Demand for Limited Liability

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 222
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2013
Brian J. Broughman
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 277 (132,716)

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Limited liability, choice of form, property exemptions

After the Override: An Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent

USC CLASS Research Paper No. 15-12
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Brian J. Broughman and Deborah A. Widiss
Vanderbilt University Law School and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 96 (325,818)
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overrides, precedent, citation patterns, separation-of-powers, legislative supremacy

After the Override: An Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Brian J. Broughman and Deborah A. Widiss
Vanderbilt University Law School and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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overrides; precedent; citation patterns; separation-of-powers; legislative supremacy

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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
Vanderbilt University Law School, Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, University of Michigan Law School, Harvard Law School, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Baylor University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 172 (208,176)

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Appraisal, Efficient Market Hypothesis, Mergers

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Delaware's Familiarity

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 52, (2015), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-284
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Darian M. Ibrahim and Brian J. Broughman
William & Mary Law School and Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 165 (215,626)
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Delaware, corporate law, venture capital, startup, entrepreneurship, network externalities, empirical, law and economics

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Fiduciary Law and the Preservation of Trust in Business Relationships

Fiduciaries and Trust: Ethics, Politics, Economics, and Law (Matthew Harding and Paul Miller, eds., Cambridge University Press 2020) , U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-52, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-54
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Brian J. Broughman, Elizabeth Pollman and D. Gordon Smith
Vanderbilt University Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Fiduciary Obligation, Trust, Corporate Law, Distrust

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Relational Contracting and Business Norms in Entrepreneurial Finance

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 402
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2019
Brian J. Broughman
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 79 (364,447)

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venture capital, relational contracting, relational finance

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A License to Grow: Ending State, Local, and Some Federal Barriers to Innovation and Growth in Key Sectors of the U.S. Economy

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Feb 2012
Vanderbilt University Law School, Cato Institute, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Brown University, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C. and University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
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state, policy, barrier, economic growth

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Do Appraisal Challenges Benefit Target Shareholders Through Narrowing Arbitrage Spread? – A Reply

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Aug 2020
Audra L. Boone, Brian J. Broughman and Antonio J. Macias
Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, Vanderbilt University Law School and Baylor University
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