John F. Coyle

University of North Carolina School of Law

Associate Professor

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road

CB #3380

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380

United States

http://www.law.unc.edu/faculty/directory/coylejohnf/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Acqui-Hiring

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 63, p. 281, 2013, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2040924
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
John F. Coyle and Gregg D. Polsky
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 4,348 (1,716)

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start up companies, venture capital, acqhiring, acquire to hire, noncompetition, employment contract, silicon valley, social norms

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Startup Lawyering 2.0

95 North Carolina Law Review 1403 (2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2853445
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2017
John F. Coyle and Joseph M. Green
University of North Carolina School of Law and Thomson Reuters Practical Law
Downloads 1,044 (18,598)

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Startups; Entrepreneurship; Lawyering; Venture Capital; East Coast; West Coast; Fee Deferral; Lawyers Taking Equity

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The Treaty of Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation in the Modern Era

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 51, p. 302, 2013, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2150260
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2013
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 912 (22,740)

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FCN treaty, treaty, friendship, commerce, navigation, bilateral, investment, arbitration, workers' compensation, specialization, fragmentation

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Crowdfunding and the Not-So-Safe SAFE

102 Virginia Law Review Online 168 (2016), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2830213
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2016
Joseph M. Green and John F. Coyle
Thomson Reuters Practical Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 845 (25,373)

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Crowdfunding; Venture Capital; SAFE; Convertible Note; Investment Portal

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Contractual Innovation in Venture Capital

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 66, p. 133, 2014, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2417431
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
John F. Coyle and Joseph M. Green
University of North Carolina School of Law and Thomson Reuters Practical Law
Downloads 841 (25,548)

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venture capital; law and entrepreneurship; contracts; corporate law; contractual innovation; Silicon Valley; convertible note; convertible security; Series Seed; Series AA; simplified convertible preferred stock; Simple Agreement for Future Equity; seed round; angel

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Rules of Origin as Instruments of Foreign Economic Policy: An Analysis of the Integrated Sourcing Initiative in the U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 29, No. 545, 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 16 May 2008
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
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trade agreement, rules of origin, foreign economic policy, Singapore, Integrated Sourcing Initiative, growth triangle, terrorism, indonesia, GATT, third states

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The SAFE, the KISS, and the Note: A Survey of Startup Seed Financing Contracts

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2018
John F. Coyle and Joseph M. Green
University of North Carolina School of Law and Thomson Reuters Practical Law
Downloads 388 (69,737)

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SAFE, KISS, Convertible Note, Survey, Startups, Venture Capital

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The Canons of Construction for Choice-of-Law Clauses

92 Washington Law Review 631 (2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2789838
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 06 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2017
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 354 (77,663)

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Choice-Of-Law Clause; Canons of Construction; Scope; Whole Law; Internal Law; Governed By; Construed in Accordance With; Contractual Claims; Non-Contractual Claims; Substantive Law; Procedural Law; Conflict of Laws

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Rethinking the Commercial Law Treaty

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 343, 2011, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1582898
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2011
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
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The Role of The CISG in U.S. Contract Practice: An Empirical Study

38 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 195 (2016), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2755743
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
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United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods; CISG; Choice-of-law Clauses; Sales Agreements; Uniform Commercial Code; International Business Transactions; International Sales

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Rethinking Judgments Reciprocity

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 1109, 2014, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2332290
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2014
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 187 (150,303)

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foreign judgments, enforcement of judgments, reciprocity, private international law, conflict of laws

12.

Business Courts and Interstate Competition

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 1915, 2012, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1928108
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2012
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 165 (167,961)
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Courts, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Interjurisdictional Competition, Interstate Competition

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Interpreting Forum Selection Clauses

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
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forum selection clause; contract; boilerplate; interpretation; construction; surveys; interviews; empirical; canon; default interpretive rule

14.

Altering Rules, Cumulative Voting, and Venture Capital

2016 Utah Law Review 595, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2719849
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2016
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Cumulative voting; altering rules; venture capital; Silicon Valley; California Corporations Code; contractarian; anti-contractarian; mandatory; default; sticky default

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Incorporative Statutes and the Borrowed Treaty Rule

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 50, p. 655, 2010
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 114 (225,733)
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Charming Betsy, borrowed statute rule, foreign relations, statutory interpretation, incorporation, implementing legislation, international law

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The SPEECH Act and the Enforcement of Foreign Libel Judgments in the United States

18 Yearbook of Private International Law 245 (A. Bonomi & G. Romano eds., 2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
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SPEECH Act; foreign judgments; libel; slander; defamation

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The Case for Writing International Law into the U.S. Code

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 56, p. 433, 2015, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2498681
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 91 (263,262)

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international law in domestic courts; incorporative statutes; Kiobel; Medellin; Sosa

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Reviving the Treaty of Friendship: Enforcing International Investment Law in U.S. Courts

49 Arizona State Law Journal 61 (2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2776279, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1382
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 May 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2017
John F. Coyle and Jason W. Yackee
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 89 (266,912)

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bilateral investment treaty; treaty of friendship, commerce, and navigation; expropriation; full protection and security; fair and equitable treatment; international law in domestic courts; self-execution; private right of action

19.

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

20.

Friendship Treaties ≠ Judgments Treaties

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 112, p. 49, 2013, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2304814
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2013
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 81 (282,740)

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Enforcement, Recognition, Foreign Judgments, Access to Courts, FCN treaties, Treaties of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation, Eleventh Circuit, Third Circuit

21.

Choice-of-Law Clauses in U.S. Bond Indentures

13 Capital Markets Law Journal 152 (2018), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
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indenture; bond; choice-of-law clause; scope; contract drafting

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An Empirical Study of Dispute Resolution Clauses in International Supply Contracts

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2018
John F. Coyle and Christopher R. Drahozal
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Kansas School of Law
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arbitration, choice-of-law, forum selection, empirical, contract, international supply agreement

23.

The Great Vanishing: International Trade Agreements in U.S. Courts

95 North Carolina Law Review Addendum 70 (2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2853472
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
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international law in domestic courts; U.S. foreign relations law; international trade; free trade agreement; treaty of friendship, commerce, and navigation; Uruguay Round; URAA; Corus Staal; Charming Betsy

24.

Friendly and Hostile Deals in the Market for Sovereign Control: A Response to Professors Blocher and Gulati

66 Duke Law Journal Online 37 (2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2912318
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2017
John F. Coyle
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Market for Sovereign Control; Friendly Deals; Hostile Deals; International Law; Remedial Secession; Crimea; Louisiana Purchase