David A. Skeel

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Professor of Law

3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (64)

1.

The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1019, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-36, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-74
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
David A. Skeel Jr. and Frank Partnoy
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 9,197 (351)
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credit derivatives, credit quality, banks, credit default swap, collateralized debt obligation, risks, moral hazard, disclosure, credit ratings, bankruptcy

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The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and its (Unintended) Consequences

THE NEW FINANCIAL DEAL: UNDERSTANDING THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND ITS (UNINTENDED) CONSEQUENCES, Wiley, November 2010 , U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,736 (1,539)
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Corporate finance, banking and financial regulation, too big to fail, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, bankruptcy law reform, derivative contracts, clearinghouse for derivative transactions, capital requirements, bailouts

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Who Writes the Rules for Hostile Takeovers, and Why? The Peculiar Divergence of US and UK Takeover Regulation

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 95, p. 1727, 2007, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 73/2006
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2010
John Armour and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,462 (1,847)
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hostile takeovers, history of corporate law, comparative corporate law, self-regulation, institutional investors, evolution of law, Anglo-American corporate governance

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Bankruptcy or Bailouts?

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 35, p. 469, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-11, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Kenneth Ayotte and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,374 (1,781)
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Chapter 11 reorganization, insolvency, financial crisis, intervention in financial markets, government rescue, ad hoc rescues, bailout, Federal Reserve, investment banking, Lehman Brothers, debt overhangs, creditor runs, systemic risk, derivatives

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Assessing the Chrysler Bankruptcy

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 108, pp. 727-772, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 645, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-17, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-42
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Mark J. Roe and David A. Skeel Jr.
Harvard Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,374 (3,701)
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corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, chapter 11

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The Divergence of U.S. and UK Takeover Regulation

Regulation, Vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
John Armour and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,316 (7,557)

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take-over regulation, John Armour, David Skeel, hostile take-overs, U.S., UK, corporate governance, supply side, competitive federalism, policy, legislation, defensive tactics, poison pills, modes of regulation, litigation, financial performance, hostility,share ownership, self-regulation,comparison

7.

Christianity and the (Modest) Rule of Law

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 8, p. 809, 2006, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2010
David A. Skeel Jr. and William J. Stuntz
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 978 (16,180)
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The Market Revolution in Bank and Insurance Firm Governance: Its Logic and Limits

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 7, pp. 433-459, 1999
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Aug 1999
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 880 (20,893)
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Creditors' Ball: The 'New' New Corporate Governance In Chapter 11

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2003
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jun 2003
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 782 (24,245)
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A Dialogue on the Costs and Benefits of Automatic Stays for Derivatives and Repurchase Agreements

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-02, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 108, Stanford University Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2012
Darrell Duffie and David A. Skeel Jr.
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 770 (20,317)
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qualified financial contract, OTC derivative, swap, repurchase agreement, automatic stay, clearinghouse, Dodd-Frank Act, financial regulation, finance, bankruptcy

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The Unbearable Lightness of Christian Legal Scholarship

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-37, Emory Law Journal, Vol. 57, p. 1471, 2008
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2008
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 665 (29,491)
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evangelicals, theologically conservative Christians, law review articles, scholarly literature, Christian scholarship, normative, secular law, law as morality, debt relief, Bono, norm entrepreneurs

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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, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office, 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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Why Do Distressed Companies Choose Delaware? An Empirical Analysis of Venue Choice in Bankruptcy

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 03-29
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Nov 2003
Kenneth Ayotte and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 539 (37,563)
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bankruptcy, Chapter 11, venue choice, forum shopping, Delaware, reorganization

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States of Bankruptcy

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 2, Pg. 677, 2012, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-24, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-30
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2012
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Framework for bankruptcy provisions for the states, reorganization, state government debt, bonds, markets, legislation

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Inside-Out Corporate Governance

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 37, p. 147, 2011, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-32
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate, Bank of Italy - Banking and Finance Supervision Department, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate and University of Pennsylvania Law School – Graduate
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Corporate governance, directors, boards, shareholder voting, elections, proxy contests, ballot access, proxy rules, SEC, credit ratings, agencies, regulation, CDOs, audits, credit derivatives, credit quality, credit default swaps, collateralized debt obligations, risk, disclosure, credit ratings

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Governance in the Ruins

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 122, p. 696, 2008, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2009
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 464 (48,813)
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Contract rights, property rights, centralized governance, decentralized governance, corporate autopsies, insolvency, endowment perspective, economic crisis, corporate governance, Parmalat, Bear Stearns, financial intermediation, financial services, regulation, regulatory reform

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The Rise and Fall of the Sec in Bankruptcy

University of Pennsylvania Law School, Institute for Law and Economics, Working Paper No. 267
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Aug 1999
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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The Accidental Elegance of Aronson v. Lewis

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-28
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Nov 2007
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 409 (56,621)
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corporation law, shareholder derivative litigation, breach of duty by corporate directors, legal history, business corporations, securities class actions

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The Paths of Christian Legal Scholarship

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 405 (57,628)

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Law and Society, Legal History, Religion, evangelicals, theologically conservative Christians, law review articles, scholarly literature, Christian scholarship, realism, morality, moral philosophy, international human rights, Catholicism, William Jennings Bryan, Roscoe Pound, Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Transaction Consistency and the New Finance in Bankruptcy

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 112, p. 152, 2012, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2012
David A. Skeel Jr. and Thomas Jackson
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Rochester
Downloads 401 (56,621)
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derivatives, repurchase agreements, repos, Dodd-Frank, bankruptcy

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Behaviorism in Finance and Securities Law

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 21, P. 77, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-25
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 394 (49,973)

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Cost-benefit analysis, CBA, administrative agency structure, risk, Kahneman, Nudge, financial crisis, Dodd-Frank Act, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Securities Exchange Commission, SEC, proxy access, Federal Reserve emergency powers, bailouts, Financial Stability Oversight Council, FSOC

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Bankruptcy Boundary Games

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, Vol. 4, p. 1, 2009, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-25
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 381 (61,650)
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Bankrupt brokerage houses, corporate reorganization, securities law, derivative contracts, financial services, overlap between bankruptcy and securities law, automatic stay, exemptions from bankruptcy protection

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The Mosaic Law in Christian Perspective

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
David A. Skeel Jr. and Tremper Longman
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Westmont College
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God, Jesus Christ, Moses, Hebrew Law, Old Testament, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Torah, New Testament Context, Bible, Behavioral Regulation, Criminal Intent and Punishment, Economic Justice, Debt Relief, Marriage and Divorce, Gay Marriage, Mosaic law’s Implications for Contemporary Law

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Bankruptcy Phobia

Temple Law Review, Vol. 82, Pg. 333, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-01, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 354 (54,595)

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Credit crunch of 2008, aversion to bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, insolvency laws, bankruptcy reform, bailouts, comparative historical analysis, Great Depression, financial crisis

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Is Bankruptcy the Answer for Troubled Cities and States?

Houston Law Review, 2013, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-9
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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State and local government, bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, state and municipal finance, state fiscal control of municipalities, governmental debt, bonds, legislation, rules for restructuring governmental debt, federalism

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Making Sense of the New Financial Deal

Liberty University Law Review, Vol. 5, p. 181, 2011, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-21
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Banking and finance, Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, derivatives, securities, leverage, risk, too big to fail, bailouts, financial regulation, 2008 credit crisis, law and economics, bankruptcy, executive compensation, Christianity, sacrificial love

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Recharacterization and the Nonhindrance of Creditors

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 7, p. 259, March 2006, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2014
David A. Skeel Jr. and Georg Krause-Vilmar
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Sullivan & Cromwell - New York Headquarters
Downloads 344 (73,587)
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corporations, corporate reorganization, fraudulent conveyance, recharacterization, bankruptcy, secured debt, shareholder loans, priority

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Lockups and Delaware Venue in Corporate Law and Bankruptcy

University of Cincinnati Law Review, 2000
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 May 2000
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 292 (85,619)
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Dynamic Resolution of Large Financial Institutions

2 Harvard Business Law Review 435 , U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Thomas H. Jackson and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Rochester and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Finance, large financial institutions, liquidation, reorganization, administrative resolution, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, regulator-brokered sales, bankruptcy judges, reform

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Bankruptcy Law as a Liquidity Provider

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 80, P. 1557, 2013, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-8
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2014
Kenneth Ayotte and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 266 (63,727)
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bankruptcy, liquidity, creditors' bargain, debt overhang, adverse selection

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Odious Debts or Odious Regimes?

Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 70, p. 83, Autumn 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-30
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Patrick Bolton and David A. Skeel Jr.
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Odious debt doctrine, legal history, international law, politics, systematic suppression, systematic looting, tyranny, UN, United Nations, IMF, International Monetary Fund, sovereign debt, national debt, repayment, forgiveness

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Christianity and the Large Scale Corporation

CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO LAW AND CHRISTIANITY, John Witte, ed., Forthcoming, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 07-45
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Nov 2007
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 250 (96,105)
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Christian attitudes, legal history, religion, business corporations, decentralized governance

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Virtual Privatization: Governance Reforms for Government-Owned Firms

U of Penn Law & Economics Research Paper No. 02-12
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2002
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 249 (102,040)
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Can Pensions Be Restructured in (Detroit’s) Municipal Bankruptcy?

The Federalist Society, White Paper Series, October 2013, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-33
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Municipal bankruptcy, retirement security, state and local government law, constitutional law, defined benefit public employee pensions, contract approach, Contracts Clause, Chapter 9, Detroit, pension restructuring, Michigan Constitution, accrued benefits, property interest, Takings Clause

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Inside the Black Box: How Should a Sovereign Bankruptcy Framework Be Structured?

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 53, pp. 763, 2004, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-03
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
David A. Skeel Jr. and Patrick Bolton
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Columbia Business School - Department of Economics
Downloads 225 (103,353)
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Bankruptcy, sovereign bankruptcy, bankruptcy framework, sovereign debt restructuring mechanism

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Bankruptcy and Economic Recovery

In Restructuring Financial Infrastructure to Speed Recovery (Brookings Institution) Forthcoming, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-27
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Aug 2013
Thomas H. Jackson and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Rochester and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 208 (85,293)

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Bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, economic growth, employment, risk taking, incentive distortion, economic failure, financial failure, purpose of bankruptcy, asset mobility, delayed case commencement, use of assets. saving jobs, Chrysler bailout

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From Chrysler and General Motors to Detroit

Widener Law Journal, Vol. 24, P. 121, 2015, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-31
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 196 (98,354)

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Municipal Bankruptcy, Section 363 asset sales, absolute priority rule, unfair discrimination, bailouts, bankruptcy oversight & regulation, pension restructuring, union contracts, gifting, Chapter 9, debtor in possession, sub rosa plan, qualified bidder requirements, Detroit Institute of Arts

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Hauerwasian Christian Legal Theory

Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 75, No. 4, Pg. 115, 2012, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2012
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Stanley Hauerwas, law and religion, theology, political theory, civic public or political engagement, Hauerwasian Christian legal theory, the Sermon on the Mount, abortion, bankruptcy, civil rights movement

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Introduction: Appreciating Bill Stuntz

THE POLITICAL HEART OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: ESSAYS ON THEMES OF WILLIAM J. STUNTZ, Cambridge University Press, 2012, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-24
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Michael J. Klarman, David A. Skeel Jr. and Carol S. Steiker
Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Harvard Law School
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Testimonial, tribute, scholarship, the life and work of Professor William J. Stuntz, criminal procedure, criminal law and politics, equal protection, policing, racial discrimination

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Competing Narratives in Corporate Bankruptcy: Debtor in Control vs. No Time to Spare

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2009, p. 1187, 2009, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-20
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Oct 2010
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Corporate reorganization, time is of the essence, urgent need to protect corporate assets, history of bankruptcy law, legal history, corporations, resolution narratives in Chapter 11 bankruptcy practice

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When Markets and Gambling Converge

THEOLOGY AND THE LIBERAL STATE, Cohen & Kaplan, eds., University of Wisconsin Press, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2006
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Institutional Choice in an Economic Crisis

Wisconsin Law Review, vol. 2013, p. 629, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-10
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Neil Komesar, comparative institutional analysis, markets, courts, legislatures, financial crises, majoritarian preferences, the role of the executive branch, the role of the judicial system, bailouts, Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule, Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, Chrysler, General Motors

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Corporate Governance and Social Welfare in the Common Law World

Texas Law Review, Vol. 92, P. 973, 2014, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-9
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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corporations, corporate governance, comparative law, social welfare law, politics, shareholder rights, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Christopher Bruner

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When Should Bankruptcy Be an Option (for People, Places or Things)?

William and Mary Law Review, Vol. 55, P. 2217, 2014, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-8
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, municipal, state, sovereign debt restructuring, financial distress, Detroit, four attributes of bankruptcy, when does bankruptcy work, Greece, European debt crisis

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Single Point of Entry and the Bankruptcy Alternative

Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis (Brookings-Hoover, Forthcoming), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-10
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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corporate finance, bankruptcy, law & economics, investment banking, bank holding company distress, Title II of the Dodd-Frank Act, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, single point of entry strategy, too big to fail, financial services industry concentration, financial reorganization

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What is a Lien? Lessons from Municipal Bankruptcy

University of Illinois Law Review, 2015, P. 675, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-28
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2015
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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public finance, insolvency, Chapter 9 bankruptcy, municipal bonds, municipal bankruptcy revenue bonds, general obligation bonds, secured and unsecured creditors, lien substitutes, ad valorem taxes, Detroit, Central Falls RI, trusts, pensions, pension funds and obligations, public employees

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The New Synthesis of Bank Regulation and Bankruptcy in the Dodd-Frank Era

Research Handbook on Corporate Bankruptcy Law, Barry Adler ed., Elgar Press, 2015/2016, (Forthcoming), European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 308/2016, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-22
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2016
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Banks, bank regulation, investment banking, bankruptcy, derivatives, Dodd-Frank Act, Orderly Liquidation Authority, OLA, systemically important financial institution, SIFI, SIFIs, rapid recapitalization, convertible contingent capital securities, CoCos, single point of entry

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Governance Reform and the Judicial Role in Municipal Bankruptcy

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 125, Pg. 1150, 2016 , U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-28, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-10, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-28
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 29 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Clayton P. Gillette and David A. Skeel Jr.
New York University School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Chapter 9, section 904, Chapter 11, reorganization, municipal budget policy, judicial intervention in local governance, local government debt, separation of powers, federalism, state constitutions, National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius

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The Empty Idea of ‘Equality of Creditors’

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-7
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Bankruptcy, Corporate Reorganization, Legal History, Preference Law, Executory Contracts, Derivatives, Critical Vendors, Secret Liens, Section 363 Asset Sales, Gifting, Eve of Bankruptcy Transfers

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The Bylaw Puzzle in Delaware Corporate Law

Business Lawyer, Vol. 72, P. 1, 2016/2017, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-2
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Jan 2017
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Corporation law, corporations, Delaware, legislation, courts, proxy access bylaws & rule, shareholder litigation, corporate charter provisions, Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, proxy expense bylaw, Delaware tensions with U.S. Congress, intervention by Delaware legislators

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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 Jr.
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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Bankruptcy on the Side

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 2, 2017, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-25, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2839479, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 784
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2017
Kenneth Ayotte, Anthony J. Casey and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Chicago Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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A Two-Step Plan for Puerto Rico

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-3
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Clayton P. Gillette and David A. Skeel Jr.
New York University School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Puerto Rican government bankruptcy, insolvency, debt crisis, restructuring, federalism, governance dysfunction, reform, reorganization, local autonomy

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Rediscovering Corporate Governance in Bankruptcy

Temple Law Review, Vol. 87, P. 1021, 2015, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 307/2016, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-38
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Bankruptcy, corporate reorganizations, corporate governance, corporations, corporate finance, financial distress, insolvency shareholders, Chapter 11, compensation for unsecured creditors, Bill Whitford, Lynn LoPucki

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Icarus in the Boardroom

David Skeel, ICARUS IN THE BOARDROOM, Oxford University Press, December 2004
Posted: 10 Feb 2005
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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corporate entrepreneurship, corporate reform, corporate scandals, corporate failures, corporate regulation

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The Past, Present and Future of Debtor-in-Possession Financing

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 25, p. 1905, 2004
Posted: 10 Feb 2005
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Chapter 11, post-petition financing rules, bankruptcy, debtor-in-possession financing

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Corporate Anatomy Lessons

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 113, p. 1519, 2004
Posted: 10 Feb 2005
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Corporate law, structure of corporate law, corporate regulation, agency problems, comparative corporate law

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Avoiding Moral Bankruptcy

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 44, pp. 1181, 2003
Posted: 10 Feb 2005
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Bankruptcy, religious organization and bankruptcy

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Debt's Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America

Skeel, David A., Jr., DEBT'S DOMINION: A HISTORY OF BANKRUPTCY LAW IN AMERICA, Princeton University Press, 2001
Posted: 19 Dec 2001
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Shaming in Corporate Law

Symposium, Norms and Corporate Law, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2001
Posted: 07 Dec 2000
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Vern Countryman and the Path of Progressive (and Populist) Bankruptcy Scholarship

Posted: 09 May 2000
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Vern Countryman and the Path of Progressive (and Populist) Bankruptcy Scholarship

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 113, P. 1075, 2000
Posted: 09 May 2000
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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An Evolutionary Theory of Corporate Law and Corporate Bankruptcy

Posted: 28 Apr 1998
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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63.

The Law and Finance of Bank and Insurance Insolvency Regulation

Posted: 15 Apr 1998
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Bankruptcy Courts and Bankruptcy Venue: Some Thoughts on Delaware

Posted: 26 Feb 1998
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Bankruptcy Courts and Bankruptcy Venue: Some Thoughts on Delaware

1 Delaware Law Review (1998).
Posted: 17 Mar 1998
David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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