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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.
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The American conception of the duty of loyalty requires that directors act solely in the best interest of the corporation.1 In Germany, however, corporations are perceived to...February 13, 2018
The outcome of a recent mortgage case from the Fourth Circuit offers potentially exciting news to financial institutions engaged in the business of buying...February 13, 2018
Ever since Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the anthem before a National Football League (“NFL”) preseason game in 2016, there has been ample...February 13, 2018
The First Proxy Fight against a U.S.-Listed Chinese Company: Hedge Fund Lost the Proxy Fight Against Sina
Sina, a NASDAQ-listed corporation and one of the largest telecom companies in China, was recently faced with a proxy contest. This proxy fight was...February 12, 2018
Google Under Investigation in Missouri – Will the Tech Giant be Fined, or Need to Change its Practices?
On Monday, November 13, the Attorney General of Missouri, Josh Hawley, opened an investigation into Google’s business practices, looking into the possibility that the...February 12, 2018
Ten years ago the cryptocurrency market did not exist and blockchain technology was unknown to the world.1 As of the date of writing, the...February 6, 2018
The historical practice of stock exchanges providing specialists started on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 1872.1 Up through the twentieth century,...February 6, 2018
Amidst polarizing protests by figures such as Colin Kaepernick, the National Football League and other professional sports organizations have stood at the center of...February 6, 2018
Historically, the financial services industry has been protected from significant market disruption based on new technological innovation.1 Incumbent companies in the industry have a...February 6, 2018
The art world is notoriously secretive and opaque. Common business practices across the spectrum of collectors, galleries, and auction houses can seem highly...January 30, 2018