Robert T. Miller

University of Iowa College of Law

F. Arnold Daum Chair in Corporate Finance and Law, and Professor of Law

Melrose and Byington

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States

http://https://law.uiowa.edu/people/robert-t-miller

Classical Liberal Institute, New York University Law School

Fellow and Program Affiliated Scholar

40 Washington Square South

Individual, NY 10012-1099

United States

http://www.classicalliberalinstitute.org/

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Material Adverse Effect Clauses and the COVID-19 Pandemic

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-21
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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material adverse effect, material adverse change, MAE, MAC, COVID-19, pandemic

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What is a Compelling Governmental Interest?

Journal of Morality and Markets, (Forthcoming), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-21
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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compelling governmental interest, strict scrutiny, fundamental rights, religious freedom, free exercise

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The Economics of Deal Risk: Allocating Risk Through MAC Clauses in Business Combination Agreements

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 50, 2009, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2009-8
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2009
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Canceling the Deal: Two Models of Material Adverse Change Clauses in Business Combination Agreements

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 04 Oct 2009
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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MAC, MAE, Material Adverse Change, Material Adverse Effect

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A New Theory of Material Adverse Effects

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2021
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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material adverse effect, material adverse change, MAE, MAC

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How Would Directors Make Business Decisions Under a Stakeholder Model?

77 Business Lawyer, 773, Summer 2002, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2022
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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stakeholders, stakeholder governance, esg, shareholder wealth, shareholder value, Berle-Dodd, stakeholderism

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Dogmatic Philosophy: A Review of 'Religion Without God'

240 First Things 59 (February 2014), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-07
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Dworkin, Religion, God, Atheism, Religious Freedom, Ethical Independence

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Oversight Liability for Risk Management Failures at Financial Firms

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 47, 2011
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 14 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2011
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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oversight liability, risk management, duty to monitor, citigroup

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Pandemic Risk and the Interpretation of Exceptions in MAE Clauses

Journal of Corporation Law 2021, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-32
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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MAE, MAC, material adverse effect, material adverse change, pandemic, COVID-19, AB Stable, pandemic risk, force majeure

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Smith v. Van Gorkom and the Kobayashi Maru: The Place of the Trans Union Case in the Development of Delaware Corporate Law

9 William & Mary Bus. L. Rev. 65 (2017), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-06
Number of pages: 156 Posted: 01 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2018
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Van Gorkom, Trans Union, Revlon, Fiduciary Duty, Mergers, Section 102(B)(7)

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Journeys in Revlon-Land with a Conflicted Financial Advisor: Del Monte and El Paso

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-24
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2012
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Financial Advisor, Investment Banker, Conflict of Interest, Revlon, Del Monte, El Paso

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Inefficient Results in the Market for Corporate Control: Highest Bidders, Highest-Value Users and Socially-Optimal Owners

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2013
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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corporate control, efficiency, mergers

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RMBS Put-Back Litigations and the Efficient Allocation of Endogenous Risk Over Time

34 Review of Banking and Financial Law 225 (2014-2015), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-31
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2015
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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RMBS, Put Back, Statute of Limitations, Risk

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Material Adverse Effect Clauses and the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Sophisticated Parties Allocate Risk by Contract

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-33
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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MAE, MAC, material adverse effect, material adverse change

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Wrongful Omissions by Corporate Directors: Stone v. Ritter and Adapting the Process Model of the Delaware Business Judgment Rule

University of PA Journal of Business and Employment Law, Vol. 10, p. 783, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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directors, omissions, defalcations, business judgment rule

16.

Eudaimonia in America

232 First Things 25 (April 2013), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2013
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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eudaimonism, liberalism, aristotelianism, virtue theory, thomism

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Hexion v. Huntsman: Elaborating the Delaware MAC Standard

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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material adverse change, material adverse effect

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Morals in a Market Bubble

University of Dayton Law Review, Vol. 35, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2012
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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financial crisis, bubble

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The Coase Theorem and the Preferential Option for the Poor

Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Vol. 5, p. 65, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Coase Theorem, Kaldor-Hicks Efficiency, Preferential Option for the Poor

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Bardy Diagnostics v. Hill-Rom: New Lessons on Material Adverse Effect Clauses

76 Brook. J. Corp. Fin. & Com. L., Vol. 2022, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-02
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2022
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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MAE, MAC, material adverse effect, material adverse change, bardy

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Lyondell Chemical Co. v. Ryan: The Duty of Good Faith Comes to Revlon-Land

Engage, Vol. 11.1, p. 14, March 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Norms of Equality Implicit in Capitalism

Supreme Court Economic Review, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 28 May 2016
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Capitalism, Equality, Efficiency, Kaldor-Hicks

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The Coasean Dissolution of Corporate Social Responsibility

17 Chapman L. Rev. 2 (2014) , U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-44
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Coase, Efficiency

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Corporations, Persons and the Natural Law: A Response to Professor McLeod

Anchoring Truths (November 23, 2021), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-08
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2022
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Corporations, legal persons, personhood, legal personhood, churches, natural law, associations, right to associate, right to association

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Insider Trading and the Public Enforcement of Private Prohibitions: Some Complications in Enforcing Simple Rules for a Complex World

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-14
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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insider trading, employment, employee compensation, agency costs, monitoring costs, enforcement costs

26.

Waiting for Saint Vladimir

First Things, Vol. 37, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Jun 2011
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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MacIntyre, virtue theory, capitalism

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Experience Explained: A Review of David Skeel's 'True Paradox'

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Christianity, apologetics, justice, Pinker, Skeel, atheism, materialism, philosophy of religion

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Brief Pro Se Amicus Curiae, in ACE Securities Corp. v. DB Structured Products, Inc.

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-05
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Statute of Limitations, Risk, RMBS, securitization

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What do Exceptions in MAE Definitions Except?

Business Law Today (May 20, 2021), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-36
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2021
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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MAE, MAC, material adverse effect, material adverse change, pandemic, exception

30.

Achilleus Now: Core Texts, the Good Life, and Democratic Society

THE PLACE OF CORE TEXTS: SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE NINTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR CORE TEXTS, Wudel, Lee, Malcolmson, eds., University Press of America, 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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core texts, good life, democratic society, democracy

31.

Stock Market Value and Deal Value in Appraisal Proceedings

96 Notre Dame Law Review 1403 (2021), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-22
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 26 May 2021
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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appraisal, appraisal rights, dissenters rights, dgcl 262, unaffected market price, deal price, market price, synergy, downwardly sloping demand curve, heterogeneous expectations, homogeneous expectations

32.

The Board's Duty to Monitor Risk after Citigroup

U. of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 12, p. 1153, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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oversight, duty to monitor, caremark, risk, risk management, citigroup

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Lawless Ends: Review of Brian Z. Tamanaha's 'Law as a Means to an End'

First Things, Vol. 179, No. 52, January 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Posner's Laws of Pragmatism: Review of Richard Posner's 'Frontiers of Legal Theory'

First Things, Vol. 118, p. 54, December 2001
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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An Equal Division of Property: Review of Ronald Dworkin's 'Sovereign Virtue'

First Things, Vol. 110, p. 49, February 2001
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Review of Permutations of Order: Religion and Law as Contested Sovereignties

Journal of Contemporary Religion, Vol. 25, No. 3, p. 471, 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Jan 2011
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Law and Religion

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The End of the Road for Dr. Miles: Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc.

Engage, Vol. 8.4, p. 40, October 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Review of Karel Kurst-Swanger's 'Worship and Sin: An Exploration of Religion-Related Crime in the United States'

Journal of Contemporary Religion, Vol. 24, p. 393, 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Servants of One Sovereign Master: Review of Jeremy Waldron's 'God, Locke and Equality'

First Things, Vol. 134, p. 51, June/July 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Rule 10b-5 and Business Combination Transactions

21.3 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 533 (2019), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-15
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 20 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2019
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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non-reliance, fraud, Rule 10b-5, fraudulent inducement, contractual misrepresentation

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Some Reflections on the Anarcho-Capitalism of Futerman and Block

Stetson L. Rev. Vol. 49, pp 48-108, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-05
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2020
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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libertarianism, anarchism, capitalism

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Rights in Abstraction: Review of Michael J. Perry's 'Towards a Theory of Human Rights'

Faith & Philosophy, Vol. 24, p. 472, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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Good Intentions: Review of John E. Coons and Patrick M. Brennan's 'By Nature Equal'

First Things, Vol. 112, p. 41, April 2001
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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United States v. Stein: Unconstitutionality of Prosecutorial Consideration of a Corporation's Advancing Legal Expenses to Employees in Corporate Charging Decisions

Engage, Vol. 7.2, p. 49, October 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Robert T. Miller
University of Iowa College of Law
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