Robert K. Rasmussen

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

J. Thomas McCarthy Trustee Chair in Law and Political Science

699 Exposition Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90089-0071

United States

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1.

The End of Bankruptcy

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 173; Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-23
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,839 (8,688)
Citation 17

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corporate reorganization, firm valuation, Chapter 11

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Four (or Five) Easy Lessons from Enron

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-25
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Dec 2002
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,402 (13,445)
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Control Rights, Priority Rights, and the Conceptual Foundations of Corporate Reorganizations

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 121; Vanderbilt Law, Joe C. Davis Research Paper No. 01-5
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 May 2001
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 711 (35,662)
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Chapter 11, bankruptcy, equity receivership, reorganization

Control Rights, Priority Rights, and the Conceptual Foundations of Corporate Reorganizations

As published in Virginia Law Review, Vol. 87, pp. 921-959, September 2001
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Chapter 11, bankruptcy, equity receivership, reorganization

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Private Debt and the Missing Lever of Corporate Governance

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-08; U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 247
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 917 (25,419)
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Chapter 11 at Twilight

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-18; U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Oct 2003
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 912 (25,615)
Citation 49

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Chapter 11, corporate reorganization

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Anti-Bankruptcy

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, p. 648, 2010, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-8, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-9, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 470
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Behavioral Economics, the Economic Analysis of Bankruptcy Law and the Pricing of Credit

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 1679, 1998
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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The Role of the IMF in Future Sovereign Debt Restructurings

USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS 13-6, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 13-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
University of Chicago Law School, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands, Center for Contract and Economic Organization, Duke University School of Law, Johns Hopkins University, Reykjavik University, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
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International Monetary Fund, Sovereign Debt

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The Prime Directive

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-19, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-18, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 339
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Robert K. Rasmussen and Douglas G. Baird
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 280 (111,593)
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The Prime Directive

University of Cincinnati Law Review, 2007, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 339, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-19, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-18
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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corporate law, corporate governance, separation of ownership and control, management incentives, executive compensation, corporate control

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Boyd's Legacy and Blackstone's Ghost

Vanderbilt Law Joe C. Davis Research Paper No. 99-8; and University of Chicago Law School John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 15 Feb 2000
Robert K. Rasmussen and Douglas G. Baird
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
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Empirically Bankrupt

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-7, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-06
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 10 Apr 2006
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Puerto Rico and the Netherworld of Sovereign Debt Restructuring

USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS17-13, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 17-11, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-24
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2017
G. Mitu Gulati and Robert K. Rasmussen
Duke University School of Law and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 284 (110,472)
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Puerto Rico, bankruptcy, sovereign debt, contract law, constitutional law

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Lawyers, Law and Contract Formation

Vanderbilt Law Joe C. Davis Research Paper No. 99-16
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 May 2000
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Integrating a Theory of the State into Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Emory Law Journal, 2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jun 2004
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 273 (115,222)
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Sovereign, debt, restructuring

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Timing Matters: Promoting Forum Shopping by Insolvent Corporations

Northwestern Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 1357, 2000, Reprinted in: Corporate Practice Commentator, Vol. 42, p. 721, 2001, Vanderbilt Law School, Joe C. Davis Working Paper Series, Working Paper No. 99-1
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 10 Feb 1999
Robert K. Rasmussen and Randall S. Thomas
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Governmental Intervention in an Economic Crisis

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 19, P. 7, 2016, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 16-33, USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS16-31, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-30, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 345/2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2017
Robert K. Rasmussen and David A. Skeel
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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financial or credit crisis, governmental intervention in financial markets, government rescue, ad hoc rescues, bailout, transparency, Federal Reserve, AIG, Chrysler, investment banking, Lehman Brothers, ex post oversight of bailouts and intervention, judicial review of crisis intervention

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Secured Credit, Control Rights and Options

Cardozo Law Review, Symposium Issue, Vol. 25, 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jul 2004
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 243 (130,023)

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Bankruptcy, secured lenders

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Resolving Transnational Insolvencies Through Private Ordering

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 98, P. 2252, 2000
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Feb 2001
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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The Story of Case v. Los Angeles Lumber Products: Old Equity Holders and the Reorganized Corporation

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-08
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, absolute privity

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Whither the Race: A Comment on the Effects of the Delawarization of Corporate Reorganizations

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 54. p. 283, 2001, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 May 2001 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Robert K. Rasmussen and Randall S. Thomas
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Sovereign Debt Restructuring, Odious Debt, and the Politics of Debt Relief

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-14
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 May 2007
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, absolute privacy

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Where are All the Transnational Bankruptcies?: The Puzzling Case for Universalism

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Working Paper No. 07-13
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Apr 2007
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 151 (200,555)
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corporation reorganization, transnational insolvency

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Puerto Rico: Of Capital Structures, Control Rights and Liquidity

The Capital Markets Law Journal, Forthcoming, USC CLASS Research Paper No. 16-1, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 16-1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2016
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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'The End of Bankruptcy' Revisited

USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS 16-26, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 16-28
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Aug 2016
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Law Schools and the University

Syracuse Law Review, Forthcoming, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 16-6
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Taking Control Rights Seriously

166 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1 (2018), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS18-24, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 18-25
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2018
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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On the Scope of Managerial Discretion

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Working Paper No. 07-12
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Apr 2007
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 113 (251,194)

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bankruptcy, corporate reorgannization, executive compensation

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Creating a Calamity

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-18, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Lessons for Academic Leaders from Modern Restructuring Practice

92 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 233 (2018), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS 18-13, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jun 2018
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Bounties For Errors: Market Testing Contracts

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 10, 2019
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Sep 2019
Robert K. Rasmussen and Michael Simkovic
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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contract, plain meaning, rule, standard, credit default swap, syndicated loan, covenant, hovnanian, engineered default, credit event, j.crew, collateral, basket, error-checking

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A New Approach to Transnational Insolvencies

Posted: 08 Apr 1997
Robert K. Rasmussen
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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