Jay Lawrence Westbrook

University of Texas at Austin School of Law

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

http://www.law.utexas.edu/webra/faculty/jwestbrook

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Financial Characteristics of Businesses in Bankruptcy

American Bankruptcy Law Journal
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 17 Nov 1999
Elizabeth Warren and Jay Lawrence Westbrook
Harvard Law School and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 2,152 (8,064)
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Abolition of the Corporate Duty to Creditors

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 107, pp. 1321-1403, October 2007
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2007
Henry T. C. Hu and Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 1,139 (21,960)

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bankruptcy & reorganization, corporate governance, corporate investment, corporate objective, Credit Lyonnais, creditor rights, diversification, fiduciary duty, financial distress, hedging, ownership, risk-taking, shareholder rights, shareholder wealth maximization, troubled companies, voting rights

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The Control of Wealth in Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 137 Posted: 22 Mar 2004
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 918 (29,969)
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Bankruptcy, reorganization, control, secured credit, administrative receivership, veto, priority

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A Global Solution to Multinational Default

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Mar 2001
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 857 (33,004)
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International Bankruptcy, universalism, transnational, territorialism

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Less Stigma or More Financial Distress: An Empirical Analysis of the Extraordinary Increase in Bankruptcy Filings

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 May 2006
Elizabeth Warren, Jay Lawrence Westbrook and Teresa A. Sullivan
Harvard Law School, University of Texas at Austin School of Law and University of Virginia - Office of the President
Downloads 567 (57,172)
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bankruptcy, consumer

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Chapter 11: Conventional Wisdom and Reality

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 125, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Jay Lawrence Westbrook and Elizabeth Warren
University of Texas at Austin School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 487 (69,195)
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Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Reorganization, Corporate, Coprorate Finance, Empirical

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Contracting Out of Bankruptcy: An Empirical Intervention

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, No. 4, p. 1197, 2005, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 98, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 May 2006
Elizabeth Warren and Jay Lawrence Westbrook
Harvard Law School and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 474 (71,578)
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bankruptcy, business, contractualism

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The Success of Chapter 11: A Challenge to the Critics

Michigan Law Review, February 2009, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 150
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
Elizabeth Warren and Jay Lawrence Westbrook
Harvard Law School and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 389 (90,368)
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The Demystification of Contracts in Bankruptcy

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 637
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Jay Lawrence Westbrook and Kelsi Stayart
University of Texas at Austin School of Law and University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, Student 2015
Downloads 336 (106,776)

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Bankruptcy, reorganization, corporations, contracts, executory contracts, ABI review commission, ABI review commission

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The Dialogue between Theoretical and Empirical Scholarship

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 88, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Elizabeth Warren and Jay Lawrence Westbrook
Harvard Law School and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 300 (120,791)
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theoretical, empirical, scholar

An Empirical Study of the Implementation in the United States of the Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review , 2013, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 402, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 405
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 147 (235,567)

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insolvency, bankruptcy, model law, cross-border, empirical, COMI, international

An Empirical Study of the Implementation in the United States of the Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. e405 P
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 08 May 2018
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 69 (394,135)

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Insolvency, Bankruptcy, Model Law, Cross-Border, Empirical, COMI, International

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International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law Changing Law for Changing Times, 13th Biennial Meeting: Avoidance of Pre-Bankruptcy Transactions in Multinational Bankruptcy Cases

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 42, p. 899, 2007, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 101
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 195 (184,452)

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Bankruptcy, International Law, Choice of Law, Conflict of Law

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Transparency in Corporate Groups

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2018
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 119 (276,748)
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insolvency, bankruptcy, corporate group, transparency, secured credit, asset partitioning, guarantees, trademarks, disregard, manipulation, corporate form, responsibility, Nortel, Caesars Group, limited liability, disclosure, Australia

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Corporate Formalism in a Global Economy

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 632
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 116 (281,764)

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Nortel, bankruptcy, insolvency, equitable subordination, cross-border, corporate group, corporate form, reorganization, corporate form, subsidiaries, consolidation, equitable subordination, cross-border, multinational

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Global Insolvency Proceedings for a Global Market: The Universalist System and the Choice of a Central Court

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 691
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Mar 2018
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 98 (316,110)
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Bankruptcy, international insolvency, global automatic stay, modified universalism

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Interpretation Internationale

Temple Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 739, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 97 (318,253)

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Treaties, international law, international texts, insolvency, Model Law, interpretation, system text, standards text, interpretive uniformity, international interpretive rule, Rubin case

17.

SIFIs and STATES

Vol 49, Issue 2, Tex. Int. L.J. 329 (Spring 2014), U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 540
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 97 (318,253)

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A Comment on Universal Proceduralism

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 183
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2010
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 96 (320,361)

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Bankruptcy Tourism and FNC

International Journal of Procedural Law, Vol 3, No. 1, 2013, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 541
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 95 (322,558)

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Bankruptcy, COMI; Forum Non Conveniens; Modified Universalism; Tourism

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Universalism and Choice of Law

Penn State International Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Oct 2015
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 91 (331,434)

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Sovereign Debt and Exclusions from Insolvency Proceedings

C. H. Beck, Hart, Nomos, (2013) Paulus, "A Debt Restructuring Mechanism for Sovereigns: Do we need a Legal Procedure?", U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 618
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 87 (340,962)

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Chapter 15 Comes of Age

Annual Review of Solvency Law, Janis P. Sarra, ed., Carswell, 2013, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 617
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Aug 2014
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 87 (340,962)
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Multinational Financial Distress: The Last Hurrah of Territorialism

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 41, p. 321, 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Jan 2013
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 76 (369,076)

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Empirical Research in Consumer Bankruptcy

Texas Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 2123, 2001-2002
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jan 2013
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 72 (380,477)

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International Judicial Negotiation

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 567, 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Dec 2012
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 64 (405,001)

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Comity and Choice of Law in Global Insolvencies

Texas International Law Journal, 54, 2019, University of Texas Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper Series Number 700
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Jul 2019
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 63 (408,378)
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Comity, Choice of Law, Model law cross-border, bankruptcy, insolvency, bankruptcy contracts

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Secured Creditor Control and Bankruptcy Sales: An Empirical View

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 831, 2015, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 681
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 61 (414,938)

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Secured-Credit, Secured, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Sale, Chapter 11, Reorganization, ABI Commission

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Ian Fletcher and the Internationalist Principle

(2015) 3 NIBLeJ 30, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 682
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 47 (466,587)

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Bankruptcy, Judgment, Fraudulent Conveyance, Reorganization, Chapter 11, Jurisdiction, Cross-Border, Multinational

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Commercial Law and the Public Interest

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2015, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 36 (515,498)

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contractualist, public-interest, commercial law, bankruptcy, reorganization form contract, boilerplate

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Breaking Away: Local Priorities and Global Assets

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 46, p. 601, 2011, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 542
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Oct 2015
Jay Lawrence Westbrook
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
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