John Morley

Yale Law School

Associate Professor of Law

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

The Future of Financial Regulation

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 386
Number of pages: 158 Posted: 06 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2010
John Morley and Roberta Romano
Yale Law School and Yale Law School
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The Spectacular Deaths of Law Firms

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 521
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2019
John Morley
Yale Law School
Downloads 1,088 (18,281)

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Law firms, partnership, bank runs, organization

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The Separation of Funds and Managers: A Theory of Investment Fund Structure and Regulation

123 Yale Law Journal 1228 (2014), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-04
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
John Morley
Yale Law School
Downloads 909 (23,838)

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Mutual fund, private equity fund, hedge fund, investment fund, securities, organization, asset partitioning, exit rights, investment company

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A Regulatory Framework for Exchange-Traded Funds

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 91: 839-941, 2018
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 13 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2018
Henry T. C. Hu and John Morley
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Yale Law School
Downloads 734 (32,223)

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arbitrage, authorized participant, bitcoin, complexity/riskiness, disclosure & substantive regulation, ETF, discounts/premiums, externalities, financial innovation, financial portal, liquidity, market microstructure & stress, mutual fund, model & systemic risk, SEC, stock exchange, suitability

5.

The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business History

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 116, No. 8, 2016, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 573
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
John Morley
Yale Law School
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Theory of the Firm, History of the Corporation, Trust, Business Trust, Partnership, Joint Stock Company

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Taking Exit Rights Seriously: Why Governance and Fee Litigation Don’t Work in Mutual Funds

Yale Law Journal, Vol.120, pp. 84-142, 2010, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 403, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2012
John Morley and Quinn Curtis
Yale Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 563 (45,843)
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Mutual fund, exit, Jones, fee liability, investment company, directors

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An Empirical Study of Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Litigation: Do the Merits Matter?

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Quinn Curtis and John Morley
University of Virginia School of Law and Yale Law School
Downloads 439 (62,663)

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mutual funds, securities litigation, mutual fund fees, empirical legal studies

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New Special Study of the Securities Markets: Institutional Intermediaries

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 580
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Allen Ferrell and John Morley
Harvard Law School and Yale Law School
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Institutional intermediaries, mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, credit rating agencies, brokers, dealers

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Collective Branding and the Origins of Investment Management Regulation: 1936-1942

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2011-01, 6 Virginia Law and Business Review 341 (2012)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 09 May 2013
John Morley
Yale Law School
Downloads 321 (90,307)

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Mutual funds, investment company, corporate governance, investment management

10.

The Regulation of Mutual Fund Debt

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2012-05
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 May 2012 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2012
John Morley
Yale Law School
Downloads 278 (105,515)
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Mutual Funds, Money Market Funds

11.

Too Big to Be Activist

Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 596
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
John Morley
Yale Law School
Downloads 214 (137,500)

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securities regulation, corporate governance, investment funds, shareholder activism

12.

The Flawed Mechanics of Mutual Fund Fee Litigation

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2014-09, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 495
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Quinn Curtis and John Morley
University of Virginia School of Law and Yale Law School
Downloads 187 (155,926)

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Mutual Funds, Fee Litigation, 36(b), Securities Litigation

13.

Making Directed Trusts Work: The Uniform Directed Trust Act

44 ACTEC Law Journal 1 (2018, Forthcoming), Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 601, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-02
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2019
John Morley and Robert H. Sitkoff
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 120 (225,193)

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trust, directed trust, trust director, directed trustee, trust protector, trust adviser, fiduciary duty, willful misconduct, Uniform Directed Trust Act, co-trustees

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The New Uniform Directed Trust Act Paves the Way for Creative and Thoughtful Divided Trusteeship

52 Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning (Tina Portando, ed., 2018, Forthcoming) , Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 600
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2018
John Morley and Robert H. Sitkoff
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 87 (280,252)

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trust, directed trust, trust director, directed trustee, trust protector, trust adviser, fiduciary duty, willful misconduct, Uniform Directed Trust Act, co-trustees

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California Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Professor John Morley in Heller Ehrman LLP v. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 590
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2018
John Morley
Yale Law School
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