Donald C. Langevoort

Georgetown University Law Center

Professor of Law

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

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Scholarly Papers (42)

Managing the 'Expectations Gap' in Investor Protection: The SEC and the Post-Enron Reform Agenda

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 328080
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Sep 2002
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,134 (13,590)
Citation 7

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Managing the 'Expectations Gap' in Investor Protection: The SEC and the Post-Enron Reform Agenda

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 4, p. 1139, 2003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Dec 2003
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 614 (33,305)
Citation 7

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Enron, Corporate Governance, Securities Law, Securities Regulation, Corporate Law, Sarbanes-Oxley

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The Human Nature of Corporate Boards: Law, Norms and the Unintended Consequences of Independence and Accountability

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 241402
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2000
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,608 (7,267)
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Taming the Animal Spirits of the Stock Markets: A Behavioral Approach to Securities Regulation

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 15 Jul 2002
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,099 (12,894)
Citation 17

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Monitoring: The Behavioral Economics of Inducing Agents' Compliance with Legal Rules

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C01-7; Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 276121
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jul 2001
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,087 (13,236)
Citation 1

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Structuring Securities Regulation in the European Union: Lessons from the U.S. Experience

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 624582, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 41/2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Dec 2004
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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Citation 2

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securities regulation, enforcement, fraud, Securities and Exchange Commission

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The Behavioral Economics of Mergers and Acquisitions

Transactions, Forthcoming, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 865 (18,538)
Citation 1

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Psychology, Mergers, Behavioral Law and Economics

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The SEC and the Madoff Scandal: Three Narratives in Search of a Story

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1475433, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1475433
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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Citation 3

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securities fraud, Madoff, narrative

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Internal Controls After Sarbanes-Oxley: Revisiting Corporate Law's Duty of Care as Responsibility for Systems

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Sep 2005
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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Chasing the Greased Pig Down Wall Street: A Gatekeeper’s Guide to the Psychology, Culture and Ethics of Financial Risk-Taking

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 96, pp. 1209-1246, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-40, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2012
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 711 (24,821)

Abstract:

securities fraud, financial crisis, ethics

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Private Litigation to Enforce Fiduciary Duties in Mutual Funds: Derivative Suits, Disinterested Directors and the Ideology of Investor Sovereignty

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 61/2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 664 (27,875)

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Mutual fund scandals, compensation, fiduciary responsibility, derivative actions

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The Social Construction of Sarbanes-Oxley

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 930642
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 662 (30,073)
Citation 10

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Sarbanes-Oxley Act, securities regulation, auditing, corporate governance

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'Publicness' in Contemporary Securities Regulation after the JOBS Act

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 101, pp. 337-386, 2013, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-002, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2013
Donald C. Langevoort and Robert B. Thompson
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 605 (29,381)

Abstract:

securities regulation, disclosure, publicness

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The SEC, Retail Investors, and the Institutionalization of the Securities Markets

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Sep 2008
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 575 (32,243)
Citation 4

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securities regulation, retail investors, behavioral economics

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Redrawing the Public-Private Boundaries in Entrepreneurial Capital-Raising

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-119, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-031
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 18 May 2014
Robert B. Thompson and Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 537 (35,899)

Abstract:

securities regulation, disclosure, publicness, JOBS Act, reverse mergers, PIPEs

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Fraud by Hindsight

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 442820; Georgetown Law and Econ. Research Paper No. 442820; Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-007
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Feb 2005
G. Mitu Gulati, Jeffrey J. Rachlinski and Donald C. Langevoort
Duke University School of Law, Cornell Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 528 (39,341)
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Behavioral Approaches to Corporate Law

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CORPORATE LAW, Claire A. Hill and Brett H. McDonnell eds., Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar 2012, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-015, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-055
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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Citation 1

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behavioral economics, corporate law, securities law, behavioral finance, behavioral approaches, corporate cultures, corporate governance, legal scholars

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Basic at Twenty: Rethinking Fraud-on-the-Market

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1026316
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Oct 2007
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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Citation 3

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securities regulation, securities litigation

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Deconstructing Section 11: Public Offering Liability in a Continuous Disclosure Environment

Georgetown University Law Center, Business, Economics, and Regulatory Law Working Paper No. 194752
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jan 2000
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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On Leaving Corporate Executives Naked, Homeless and Without Wheels: Corporate Fraud, Equitable Remedies, and the Debate Over Entity Versus Individual Liability

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2007, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1015815
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 391 (57,683)
Citation 7

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Securities Regulation, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance

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The SEC as a Lawmaker: Choices about Investor Protection in the Face of Uncertainty

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 947510
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Nov 2006
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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U.S. Securities Regulation and Global Competition

Virginia Law & Business Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1313133
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Dec 2008
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 333 (69,134)
Citation 1

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securities markets, international competition

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What Were They Thinking? Insider Trading and the Scienter Requirement

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON INSIDER TRADING, Stephen Bainbridge, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-111
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Jul 2012
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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insider trading, scienter, securities law, securities fraud, Supreme Court, misappropriation

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Seeking Sunlight in Santa Fe's Shadow: The SEC's Strategic Pursuit of Managerial Accountability

Forthcoming in Washington University Law Quarterly
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Mar 2001
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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Technological Evolution and the Devolution of Corporate Financial Reporting

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 480704
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2003
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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Citation 1

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Getting (Too) Comfortable: In-House Lawyers, Enterprise Risk and the Financial Crisis

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-27, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-135
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 273 (81,133)

Abstract:

lawyers, ethics, financial crisis

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Reflections on Scienter (and the Securities Fraud Case against Martha Stewart that Never Happened)

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 808104
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Sep 2005
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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'Fine Distinctions' in the Contemporary Law of Insider Trading

Columbia Business Law Review, pp. 429-460, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-032
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2013
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 233 (95,063)
Citation 1

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insider trading, Rule 10b-5, Rule 14e-3, misappropriation theory, securities fraud, Supreme Court

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Lies Without Liars? Janus Capital and Conservative Securities Jurisprudence

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 90, pp. 933-964, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-019, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 215 (106,652)

Abstract:

securities, fraud, statutory intepretation

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Judgment Day for Fraud-on-the-Market?: Reflections on Amgen and the Second Coming of Halliburton

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-058
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 203 (117,063)

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securities fraud, class actions, private securities litigation

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IPOs and the Slow Death of Section 5

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Aug 2013
Donald C. Langevoort and Robert B. Thompson
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 199 (109,875)

Abstract:

IPOs, securities offerings, securities regulation

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Reading Stoneridge Carefully: A Duty-based Approach to Reliance and Third Party Liability Under Rule 10b-5

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, 2010, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-13, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-47
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 179 (127,973)

Abstract:

securities fraud; secondary liability; reliance

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Judgment Day for Fraud-on-the-Market: Reflections on Amgen and the Second Coming of Halliburton

Arizona Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 122 (171,592)

Abstract:

securities, fraud, litigation

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Behavioral Ethics, Behavioral Compliance

in Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing, Jennifer Arlen, ed., Edward Elgar Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Aug 2015
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 69 (88,781)

Abstract:

legal compliance, behavioral ethics, law and psychology

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Cultures of Compliance

American Criminal Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center
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compliance, white-collar crime, corporate culture

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'We Believe': Omnicare, Legal Risk Disclosure and Corporate Governance

Duke Law Journal, Forthcoming, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-03-03
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Mar 2016
Hillary A. Sale and Donald C. Langevoort
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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corporate governance, disclosure, securities fraud, federalism, securities litigation, Delaware, Caremark, Omnicare, fiduciary duty, directors, business judgment rule, oversight, risk management, psychology, publicness, securities law, corporate law

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of 19 Corporate Law Professors, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, No. 14-915

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Columbia Law School, Duke University School of Law, Stanford Law School, Columbia Law School, Widener University Delaware Law School, Yale Law School, Columbia Law School, New York University School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, Stanford Law School, Harvard Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, BC Law School, New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School and New York University (NYU)
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corporate politics, union politics, First Amendment, shareholder rights, corporate speech

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Rereading Cady, Roberts: The Ideology and Practice of Insider Trading Regulation

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 99, pp. 1319-1343, 1999
Posted: 03 Jan 2000
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center

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Half-Truths: Protecting Mistaken Inferences by Investors and Others

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, P. 87, 1999
Posted: 08 Dec 1999
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center

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Organized Illusions: A Behavioral Theory of Why Corporations Mislead Stock Market Investors (and Cause Other Social Harms)

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 146, No. 2, 1998.
Posted: 20 Sep 1998
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center

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Selling Hope, Selling Risk: Some Lessons for Law from Behavioral Economics About Stockbrokers and their Sophisticated Customers

California Law Review, Vol. 83, Issue 3 (1996).
Posted: 26 Apr 1998
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center

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Toward More Effective Risk Disclosure for Technology- Enhanced Investing

Washington University Law Quarterly symposium on "Markets and Information Gathering in an Electronic Age: Securities Regulation in the 21st Century," Vol. 75, No. 4 (1997).
Posted: 11 Jul 1997
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center

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Beliefs, Biases and Organizational Behavior: The Epistemology of Corporate-Securities Lawyering

delivered as the Seventh Abraham L. Pomerantz Lecture at Brooklyn Law School and Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 2 (1998).
Posted: 11 Jun 1997
Donald C. Langevoort
Georgetown University Law Center

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