Mark C. Weidemaier

University of North Carolina School of Law

Ralph M. Stockton, Jr. Distinguished Professor

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road

CB #3380

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380

United States

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1.

Origin Myths, Contracts, and the Hunt for Pari Passu

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1633439, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Mark C. Weidemaier, Robert E. Scott and Mitu Gulati
University of North Carolina School of Law, Columbia University - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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contracts, sovereign debt, pari passu, sovereign bonds, lawyers

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How Markets Work: The Lawyer's Version

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1886435
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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The Odious Haitian Independence Debt

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-40, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2021-17
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
Kim Oosterlinck, Ugo Panizza, Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati
Université Libre de Bruxelles - SBS-EM, CEB, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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odious debt, Haitian Independence Debt of 1825, sovereign debt

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Sovereign Immunity and Sovereign Debt

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2180228
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Nov 2012
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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sovereign debt, contracts, sovereign immunity

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Contract Law and Ukraine's $3 Billion Debt to Russia

Forthcoming, Capital Markets Law Journal, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2725178
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2016
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Ukraine, sovereign debt, contracts

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Sovereign Debt after NML v. Argentina

Capital Markets Law Journal, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2199655
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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A People's History of Collective Action Clauses

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2172302
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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sovereign debt, collective action clauses, contracts, Eurozone

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Venezuela as a Case Study in Limited (Sovereign) Liability

Forthcoming, Capital Markets Law Journal, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2882835
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2017
Mark C. Weidemaier and Matthew Gauthier
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Law, Students
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sovereign debt, veil piercing, Venezuela

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Injunctions in Sovereign Debt Litigation

Yale Journal on Regulation, 2014, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2330914
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
Mark C. Weidemaier and Anna Gelpern
University of North Carolina School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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sovereign debt, sovereign immunity, injunctions, Argentina

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Toward a Theory of Precedent in Arbitration

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 1895, 2010, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1594970
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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arbitration, precedent, contracts

The Relevance of Law to Sovereign Debt

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2558718
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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sovereign debt

The Relevance of Law to Sovereign Debt

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 11, pp. 395-408, 2015
Posted: 11 Nov 2015
Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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Unlawfully-Issued Sovereign Debt

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2020-49
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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sovereign debt, conflict of laws, choice of law, Venezuela, PDVSA

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Disputing Boilerplate

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1158611
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2009
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Judging Lite: How Arbitrators Use and Create Precedent

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 4, 2012, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1982144
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Jan 2012
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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arbitration, contracts, precedent

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Restructuring Italian (or Other Euro Area) Debt: Do Euro CACs Constrain or Expand the Options?

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2019
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Eurozone, collective action clause, European Stability Mechanism, Italian debt, sovereign debt

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The Arbitration Clause in Context: How Contract Terms Do (and Do Not) Define the Process

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 655, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 May 2007
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Sovereign Debt and the 'Contracts Matter' Hypothesis

Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2511251
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2014
Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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sovereign debt, contracts

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Differing Perceptions? Market Practice and the Evolution of Foreign Sovereign Immunity

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2739423, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-21
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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soveriegn immunity, sovereign debt, international law

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Reforming Sovereign Lending Practices: Modern Initiatives in Historical Context

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1996763
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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sovereign debt, greece, restructuring, Principles of Responsible Lending and Borrowing, contracts

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Necessity and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Capital Markets Law Journal (2020 Forthcoming), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2020-37
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 May 2020
Mark C. Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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necessity, international law, COVID-19, sovereign debt

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Contracting for State Intervention: The Origins of Sovereign Debt Arbitration

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 73, No. 4, 2010, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1768143
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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arbitration, contracts, international arbitration, sovereign debt

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Lenders’ Roles and Responsibilities in Sovereign Debt Markets

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 09 May 2018
Susan Block-Lieb and Mark C. Weidemaier
Fordham University School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
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sovereign debt, responsible lending, consumer debt

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Piercing the (Sovereign) Veil

Brigham Young University Law Review, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Apr 2021
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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sovereign immunity, veil piercing, alter ego, FSIA, foreign sovereign immunities act

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When Governments Promise to Prioritize Public Debt: Do Markets Care?

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-31, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Apr 2019
Mitu Gulati, Ugo Panizza, Mark C. Weidemaier and Grace Willingham
University of Virginia School of Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina School of Law and Duke University School of Law, Students
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Sovereign Debt, Debt Sustainability, Sovereign Spreads

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Interpreting Contracts Without Context

67 American University Law Review 1673 (2018), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2018
John F. Coyle and Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
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contract interpretation; black holes; arbitration; choice-of-law

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When Governments Write Contracts: Policy and Expertise in Sovereign Debt Markets

Contractual Knowledge: One Hundred Years of Experimentation in Global Markets (Cambridge Univ. Press), Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-51
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Nov 2015
Mark C. Weidemaier, Mitu Gulati and Anna Gelpern
University of North Carolina School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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Sovereign Bond Contracts: Flaws in the Public Data?

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 2018-42, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2018
Andrea E. Kropp, Mitu Gulati and Mark C. Weidemaier
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Virginia School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
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sovereign debt, sovereign bonds, contracts

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Remarks Made Before the United Nations General Assembly Ad Hoc Committee on Sovereign Debt Restructuring

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2563124
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Feb 2015
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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sovereign debt, contracts

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Arbitration and the Individuation Critique

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 48, 2007
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Nov 2006
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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From Court Surrogate to Regulatory Tool: Re-Framing the Empirical Study of Employment Arbitration

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1095111
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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arbitration, contracts, dispute resolution, employment

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Courts, Sovereign Immunity, and Credible Commitment in Sovereign Debt Markets

Forthcoming, Oxford Handbook on International Economic Governance, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Indiana Jones, Contracts Originalist

Capital Markets Law Journal, 2014, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2430547
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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sovereign debt, pari passu, contracts, contract interpretation, NML

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Customized Procedure in Theory and Reality

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 4, 2015, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2657750
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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contracts, dispute resolution, procedure

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The New Guano: Legal Enforcement in Modern Sovereign Debt Markets

In Adjudication Without Frontiers: The Global Turn In Private International Law (H. Muir Watt, Et Al. Eds.), Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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sovereign debt, sovereign immunity, NML v. Argentina, pari passu

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Law, Lawyers, and Self-Governance During the Heyday of the London Stock Exchange

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 82, No. 4, 2019, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
Mark C. Weidemaier
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Dispute Resolution, Private Ordering, London Stock Exchange, Reputation Mechanisms