About the Journal
The Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review is a practitioner-focused publication. Our content includes articles, comments, notes, and blog posts addressing regulatory, securities, corporate, tax, intellectual property, and other legal issues involving emerging companies and institutional investors.
Call for Submissions
We are currently soliciting content on the topic of race and law as it relates to business and entrepreneurship. Selected scholarship will be published in a joint issue on race and law put together by seven journals in the University of Michigan Law School. To submit your work for review, please email Julia Liu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Two Years in Review: Are the Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance 2.0 a Reagent for Success or Just Feel-Good Platitudes?
Just over two years ago, twenty-three prominent executives representing some of America’s largest corporations and investment firms, including J.P. Morgan, Berkshire-Hathaway, and IBM, published...January 4, 2021
This blog post is designed to assist in transferring title (ownership) of real property. Section one will discuss the three most commonly used deeds...January 4, 2021
COVID-19 has forced many employees to work from home. This has presented new challenges, but also has introduced new opportunities, particularly relating to income...January 4, 2021
The Patchwork Legal Landscape on Enforcing Mandatory Arbitration Agreements on Gig-Economy Workers – Activities vs. Passengers and Goods in Interstate Commerce
A primary labor strategy employed by gig economy companies is to include mandatory arbitration provisions in their contracts with workers.1 These provisions require workers...January 4, 2021
As the world woke up to the global threat posed by COVID-19, a race began to meet the demand for life-saving supplies: masks, personal...January 4, 2021
The Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) fell short in keeping small businesses afloat during the pandemic.1 Congress made it a central provision to the Coronavirus...January 4, 2021
In September 2020, Citigroup announced that it had selected Jane Fraser to succeed Michael Corbat as the megabank’s CEO.1 Ms. Fraser, the first woman...January 4, 2021
Diversity, equity and inclusion has gained substantial traction as a major business and social initiative in the past decade. Organizations committed to the goal...January 4, 2021
In September 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) amended the procedural requirements of Exchange Act Rule 14a-8 (“Rule 14a-8”), the shareholder-proposal rule.1 Rule...January 4, 2021
Comprehensive Federal Data Privacy Law: Why it is Needed, What it Might Look Like, and What it Could Mean for American Residents and Businesses
Introduction In September 2020, four Republican senators introduced the Setting an American Framework to Ensure Data Access, Transparency, and Accountability Act (the “SAFE DATA...January 4, 2021