Manuel A. Utset

Florida State University College of Law

William & Catherine VanDercreek Professor

425 W. Jefferson Street

Tallahassee, FL 32306

United States

http://www.law.fsu.edu/faculty/mutset.html

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Reciprocal Fairness, Strategic Behavior & Venture Survival: A Theory of Venture Capital-Financed Firms

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2002, No. 1, 2002, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 07-29, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 293
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 01 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 295 (68,759)
Citation 7

Abstract:

negative reciprocity, retaliation, venture capital finance, incomplete contracting

2.

A Theory of Self-Control Problems and Incomplete Contracting: The Case of Shareholder Contracts

Utah Law Review, p. 1329, 2003 (Published Summer 2004), FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 07-27, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 13 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 274 (79,232)
Citation 2

Abstract:

incomplete contracts, contracts, corporations, behavioral law & economics

3.

Complex Financial Institutions and Systemic Risk

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 45, 2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 497, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 11-5
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 231 (94,821)

Abstract:

financial and banking regulation, financial institutions, Dodd-Frank, repos, short-term debt, derivatives, contagion, bank run, systemic risk, leverage, liquidity, risk management, monitoring, transparency, complexity, too-big-to-fail, intermediation, coordination failures, herding

4.

Fraudulent Corporate Signals: Conduct as Securities Fraud

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 2, p. 645, 2013, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Research Paper No. 12-13, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 616
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 182 (123,987)

Abstract:

securities regulation, securities fraud, Rule 10b-5, Sarbanes-Oxley, corporate governance, bubbles, scandals, signaling, disclosure, manipulation, efficient markets, firms, transparency, herding, dividends, stock repurchases, short-term debt, executive compensation

5.

Time-Inconsistent Management & the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 07-28, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 239, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 171 (138,111)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, securities, behavioral law & economics, hyperbolic discounting, time-inconsistent preferences

6.

When Good People Do Bad Things: Time-Inconsistent Misconduct & Criminal Law

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 168 (137,414)
Citation 2

Abstract:

criminal law, optimal deterrence, repeat offenders, behavioral law & economics, time-inconsistent preferences

7.

Procrastination and the Law

THE THIEF OF TIME: PERSPECTIVES ON PROCRASTINATION, Chrisoula Andreou, Mark D. White, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 340, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 09-2
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2009
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 164 (139,576)

Abstract:

procrastination, behavioral law and economics, self-control problems, abortion, criminal law, jurisprudence, time-inconsistent preferences

8.

Is Cap and Trade Fair to the Poor? Short-Sighted Households and the Timing of Consumption Taxes

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 33, 2010-2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 444, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 10-4, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2011
Brian D. Galle and Manuel A. Utset
Georgetown University Law Center and Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 155 (133,979)

Abstract:

carbon tax, cap and trade, consumption tax, sales tax, distributional neutrality, liquidity constraint, lifetime equity, procrastination, hyperbolic discounting, hidden taxes

9.

Hyperbolic Criminals and Repeated Time-Inconsistent Misconduct

Houston Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2007, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 07-30 , FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 294
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 148 (144,655)
Citation 4

Abstract:

optimal deterrence, criminal law, recidivism, time-inconsistent preferences

10.

Time-Inconsistent Preferences and Venture Capital Contracting

The Oxford Handbook of Venture Capital Finance, 2012, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 498, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 11-6
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 118 (174,814)

Abstract:

venture capital, private equity, self-control problems, procrastination, time-inconsistent preferences

11.

A Model of Time-Inconsistent Misconduct: The Case of Lawyer Misconduct

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, 2005 , FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 233, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 07-32
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 107 (197,892)
Citation 2

Abstract:

legal ethics, behavioral law and economics, time-inconsistent preferences, hyperbolic discounting, criminal law, group misconduct

12.

Designing Corporate Governance Regimes

Journal of Applied Economy, 2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 496, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 11-4
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Apr 2011
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 106 (190,473)

Abstract:

corporate governance, corporate law, complexity

13.

Towards a Bargaining Theory of the Firm

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 80, 1995
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 67 (258,160)
Citation 6

Abstract:

corporate governance, executive compensation, corporate law, public corporations

14.

Corporate Actors, Corporate Crimes and Time-Inconsistent Preferences

1 Virginia Journal of Criminal Law, No. 2, p. 265 (2013), FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-3, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 682
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 65 (250,500)

Abstract:

white collar crime, corporate crime, securities fraud, self-control, corporate scandals, Enron, gatekeepers, financial regulation

15.

Financial System Engineering

Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 32, No. 2, p. 371, 2013, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Jan 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 64 (243,171)

Abstract:

financial innovation and engineering, transparency, complexity, financial and banking regulation, financial contracts and institutions, Dodd-Frank, derivatives, securitization, systemic risk, monitoring, disclosure, moral hazard, design of markets and firms

16.

Time-Inconsistent Boards and the Risk of Repeated Misconduct

CORPORATE BOARDS: MANAGERS OF RISK, Robert W. Kolb, Donald Schwartz, eds., 2009, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Working Paper No. 339, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Working Paper No. 09-1
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2009
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 61 (279,347)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate law, corporate governance, self-control problems, time-inconsistent preferences, board of directors, management entrenchment

17.

Telling Differences: Observational Equivalence and Wrongful Convictions

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2008, No. 1, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 341, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 09-3
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2009
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 60 (244,980)
Citation 1

Abstract:

wrongful convictions, criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, innocence

18.

The Temporally Extended Family & Self-Control: An Essay for Lee E. Teitelbaum

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2006, No. 1, 2006, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 7-31, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 54 (295,736)

Abstract:

family law, time-inconsistent preferences, self-control problems, divorce, abortion

19.

Rational Financial Meltdowns

Hastings Business Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2014, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-6, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 702
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 47 (325,445)

Abstract:

financial regulation, financial institutions, banking, systemic risk, financial contracts, bank runs, Dodd-Frank, financial meltdown, financial crisis

20.

Transitive Counterparty Risk and Financial Contracts

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 4, p. 1441, 2013, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 46 (308,526)

Abstract:

financial and banking regulation, financial institutions, Dodd-Frank, derivatives, securitization, contagion, bank run, systemic risk, mortgage, leverage, liquidity, transparency, complexity, too big to fail, intermediation, disintermediation

21.

Rational Criminal Addictions

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 1, 2013, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-7, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 703
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 45 (314,043)

Abstract:

criminal law, punishment, deterrence, optimal sanctions, recidivism, rational addiction

22.

Inchoate Crimes Revisited: A Behavioral Economics Perspective

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 1205, 2013, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Jan 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 40 (314,043)

Abstract:

attempt, conspiracy, solicitation, inchoate, criminal law, deterrence, culpability, real options, self-control, externalities, internalities, hyperbolic discounting, time-inconsistent, projection bias, bounded rationality, complexity, transparency, commitment, paternalism, preferences, procrastinati

23.

Disciplining Managers: Shareholder Cooperation in the Shadow of Shareholder Competition

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 44, 1995
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 34 (353,453)
Citation 2

Abstract:

shareholder voting, institutional investors, corporate governance, corporate law, public corporations

24.

Producing Information: Initial Public Offerings, Production Costs, and the Producing Lawyer

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 74, 1995
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 24 (370,833)

Abstract:

Securities Act of 1933, initial public offering, transaction costs, informational asymmetries

25.

Response to Comments by Professors Baer, Candeub, Medwed, Painter, and Prentice

1 Virginia Journal of Criminal Law, No. 2, p. 423 (2013), FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-4, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 683
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Manuel A. Utset
Florida State University College of Law
Downloads 15 (428,142)

Abstract:

white collar crime, corporate crime, securities fraud, self-control, corporate scandals, Enron, gatekeepers, financial regulation