Deborah DeMott

Duke University School of Law

David F. Cavers Professor of Law

210 Science Drive

Box 90362

Durham, NC 27708

United States

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1.

Breach of Fiduciary Duty: On Justifiable Expectations of Loyalty and Their Consequences

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 48, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Aug 2006
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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The Discrete Roles of General Counsel

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, December 2005, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 79
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Sep 2005
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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general counsel, role, business law

Guests at the Table?: Independent Directors in Family-Influenced Public Companies

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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Guests at the Table?: Independent Directors in Family-Influenced Public Companies

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2008, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 165
Posted: 12 Dec 2007
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law

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Shareholders as Principals

KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN CORPORATE LAW AND EQUITY: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF PROFESSOR HAROLD FORD, Ian Ramsay ed., Sydney, Butterworths, 2001
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jun 2001
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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5.

The Texture of Loyalty

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE POST-ENRON - COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2005, Duke Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 64
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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corporate governance, fiduciary duties, director's duties

6.

When is a Principal Charged with an Agent's Knowledge?

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 291, Summer 2003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Oct 2003
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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Inside the Corporate Veil: The Character and Consequences of Executives' Duties

Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 19, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jul 2006
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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8.

Transatlantic Perspectives on Partnership Law: Risk and Instability

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 26, No. 4, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Dec 2001
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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9.

Disloyal Agents

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 4, Spring 2007, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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Agency Law in Cyberspace

Duke Science, Technology & Innovation Paper No. 7, Australian Law Journal, Vol. 80, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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Irrevocable Proxies

Australian Law Journal, Vol. 82, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 206
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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12.

Forum-Selection Bylaws Refracted Through an Agency Lens

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 57, 2015, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-2
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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bylaws, contract, forum selection

13.

Liability of Asset Managers (Introduction)

Danny Busch & Deborah A. DeMott, eds. Liability of Asset Managers (Oxford University Press, 2012)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Danny Busch and Deborah DeMott
Radboud University Nijmegen and Duke University School of Law
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14.

The First Restatement of Agency: What Was the Agenda?

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 149, Southern Illinois University Law Journal, Vol. 32, 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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The Contours and Composition of Agency Doctrine: Perspectives from History and Theory on Inherent Agency Power

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2014, No. 5 (Oct. 2014 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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Abstract:

agency, apparent authority, inherent agency power

16.

Ratification: Useful but Uneven

European Journal of Private Law, Vol. 17, No. 6, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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ratification doctrince, agency, consent, fairness, unauthorized agent

17.

Agency by Analogy: A Comment on Odious Debt

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 70, 2007, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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18.

Agency in the Alternatives: Common-Law Perspectives on Binding the Firm

Forthcoming in Research Handbook on Partnerships, LLCs and Alternative Forms of Business Organizations (Robert W. Hillman & Mark J. Loewenstein, Eds.)(Edward Elgar 2015)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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agency, partnerships, LLCs, apparent authority, actual authority, agency power

19.

The Fiduciary Character of Agency and the Interpretation of Instructions

Forthcoming in Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Andrew S. Gold & Paul B. Miller Eds. Oxford Univ. Press 2014)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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Agency, authority, interpretation, fiduciary, revocation

20.

Corporate Officers as Agents

Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-18
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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corporate officer, agency, business judgment rule, fiduciary

21.

Culpable Participation in Fiduciary Breach

Forthcoming in Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law (D. Gordon Smith & Andrew S. Gold, Eds., Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-57
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Sep 2016
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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accessory, aiding and abetting, fiduciary, tortious or wrongful interference with contract

22.

Accessory Disloyalty: Comparative Perspectives on Substantial Assistance to Fiduciary Breach

Forthcoming in Equity, Trusts and Commerce (Paul S. Davies & James E. Penner eds. Hart Publishing)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2016
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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fiduciary, accessory, aiding and abetting

23.

Fiduciary Contours: Perspectives on Mutual Funds and Private Funds

Research Handbook on Mutual Funds (William A. Birdthistle & John D. Morley eds., Edward Elgar Pub.) (2016 Forthcoming), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-38
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2016
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law
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The Figure in the Landscape: A Comparative Sketch of Directors' Self-Interested Transactions

Company Financial and Insolvency Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1999
Posted: 15 Sep 1999
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law

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A Revised Prospectus for a Third Restatement of Agency

U.C. Davis Law Review, Vol. 31, pp. 1035-1063, 1998
Posted: 17 Feb 1999
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law

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Organizational Incentives to Care about the Law

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 60, No. 3, Autumn 1997 [Published: December 1998]
Posted: 26 Jan 1999
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law

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Agency Principles and Large Block Shareholders

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 2 (1997) (Symposium on the Essays of Warren Buffett).
Posted: 02 May 1997
Deborah DeMott
Duke University School of Law

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