Elizabeth Pollman

University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute

Professor of Law

3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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1.

Regulatory Entrepreneurship

90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 383 (2017), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-29
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Elizabeth Pollman and Jordan M. Barry
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute and University of San Diego School of Law
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entrepreneurship, startups, corporate political activity, lobbying, corporations, political economy, regulation, law and economics, sharing economy, platform, airbnb, uber, tesla, draftkings, fanduel, regulatory entrepreneurship

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Startup Governance

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 168, p. 155, 2019., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-18, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-06
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2020
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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startup governance, startups, start-up, unicorns, private, closely held, entrepreneurship, venture capital, innovation, corporate governance, fiduciary duties, IPO, going public, oversight, independence

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Reconceiving Corporate Personhood

2011 Utah L. Rev. 1629
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2012
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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corporate personhood, corporate person, corporate rights, personhood, Citizens United, Dartmouth College, Santa Clara

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The Corporate Governance Machine

121 Colum. L. Rev. (2021 Forthcoming), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 21-05, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 564/2021, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS21-15, USC Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 21-15
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2021
Dorothy S. Lund and Elizabeth Pollman
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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corporate governance, corporations, corporate purpose, shareholder primacy, stakeholder governance, ESG, environmental, social, CSR, corporate social responsibility, benefit corporations, boards of directors, independent directors, dual-class stock, corporate governance innovation

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The Rise of Regulatory Affairs in Innovative Startups

Forthcoming in The Handbook of Law and Entrepreneurship in the United States, Cambridge University Press 2018, D. Gordon Smith & Christine Hurt, eds., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-43
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2017
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Startup, entrepreneurship, innovation, regulation, regulatory affairs, corporate political, lobbying, new governance, startup companies, unicorn, regulatory entrepreneurship, Uber, Airbnb, FinTech

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Corporate Social Responsibility, ESG, and Compliance

Forthcoming, Cambridge Handbook of Compliance (D. Daniel Sokol & Benjamin van Rooij eds.) , Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-35
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Nov 2019
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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compliance, ESG, CSR, sustainability, disclosure, stakeholders, corporate social responsibility, shareholder primacy

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A Corporate Right to Privacy

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 1, 2014, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2014-27
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Corporate constitutional rights, corporations, privacy

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Corporate Disobedience

68 Duke L.J. 709 (2019), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-08
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2019
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Corporations, corporate law, corporate disobedience, fiduciary duties, good faith, loyalty, entrepreneurship, innovation, federalism, corporate lobbying, corporate rights, corporate personhood, civil disobedience, legal theory

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Corporate Law and Theory in Hobby Lobby

Corporate Law and Theory in Hobby Lobby, in The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty (Micah Schwartzman, Chad Flanders, & Zoë Robinson eds., Oxford University Press, 2016), Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2015-22
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 May 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2016
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Hobby Lobby, corporate rights, RFRA, corporate purpose, closely held, corporate personhood, corporate religious liberty, for-profit

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Constitutionalizing Corporate Law

69 Vand. L. Rev. 639 (2016), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-34
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2016
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Corporations, corporate law, corporate rights, corporate personhood, associations, Citizens United, Hobby Lobby, fiduciary duties

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The Derivative Nature of Corporate Constitutional Rights

56 William & Mary Law Review 1673 (2015), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-23, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-27
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 28 May 2015 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2016
Margaret M. Blair and Elizabeth Pollman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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corporate rights, corporate constitutional rights, corporate theory, corporate personhood, derivative rights, business associations, Dartmouth College, Santa Clara, Citizens United, Hobby Lobby

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Corporate Oversight and Disobedience

72 Vand. L. Rev. 2013 (2019), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-34, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-05
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2020
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Caremark, Oversight, Fiduciary Duty, Good Faith, Loyalty, Stone v. Ritter, Marchand v. Barnhill, Compliance, Monitoring, Legal Obedience, Corporate Disobedience, Board of Directors, Corporate Law

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Private Company Lies

109 Georgetown Law Journal 353 (2020), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-19
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2021
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Venture capital, startup, private equity, securities regulation, fraud, enforcement, Rule 10b-5, Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, corporate governance, disclosure, misrepresentation, securities class action

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The History and Revival of the Corporate Purpose Clause

Texas Law Review, Vol. 99, P. 1423, 2021, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 21-15
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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corporate purpose, corporate charter, purpose clause, certificate of incorporation, corporate governance, history of corporate law, special charter, general incorporation laws, mission statements, fiduciary duty of good faith, benefit corporations

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Information Issues on Wall Street 2.0

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 161, No. 179, 2012, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2013-1
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2015
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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SecondMarket, SharesPost, private secondary markets, private company stock, insider trading, entrepreneurship, venture capital, JOBS Act, accredited investor

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Tech, Regulatory Arbitrage, and Limits

20 Eur. Bus. Org. L. Rev. 567 (2019), European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 455/2019, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-16
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 May 2019 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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regulatory arbitrage, technology, innovation, regulation, competition, social license, social contract, social responsibility, bundling, innovation cluster, regulatory entrepreneurship

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Corporate Governance Beyond Economics

Forthcoming, The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up? (Steven Davidoff Solomon & Randall Thomas eds., Univ. of Chicago Press), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-32
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2018
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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corporations, corporate governance, business organizations, benefit corporations, social enterprise, Citizen United, Hobby Lobby, corporate rights, corporate political spending, commercial speech, freedom of association

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Fiduciary Law and the Preservation of Trust in Business Relationships

Fiduciaries and Trust: Ethics, Politics, Economics, and Law (Matthew Harding and Paul Miller, eds., Cambridge University Press 2020) , U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-52, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-54
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Brian J. Broughman, Elizabeth Pollman and D. Gordon Smith
Vanderbilt University Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Fiduciary Obligation, Trust, Corporate Law, Distrust

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Team Production Theory and Private Company Boards

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2015, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2015-05
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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corporate law, private corporations, private company boards, start-ups, corporations, team production theory, board of directors

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Citizens Not United: The Lack of Stockholder Voluntariness in Corporate Political Speech

119 Yale L.J. Online 53 (2009)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Citizens United, corporate political speech, corporate political spending, corporate speech, shareholder voluntariness, stockholder voluntariness, Bellotti

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Line Drawing in Corporate Rights Determinations

65 DePaul L. Rev. 597 (2016)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Apr 2017
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Corporate Constitutional Rights, Corporate Rights, Citizens United, Hobby Lobby, Closely Held Corporations, Public Corporations, Private Corporations, For-Profit, Nonprofit

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Quasi Governments and Inchoate Law: Berle’s Vision of Limits on Corporate Power

42 Seattle U. L. Rev. 617 (2019), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Jun 2019
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute
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Berle, corporate rights, state actor, corporate power, quasi government, inchoate law, corporate social responsibility, CSR, publicness

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Social and Asocial Enterprise

The Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise Law (Benjamin Means & Joseph W. Yockey eds., 2018) , Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-33
Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
Elizabeth Pollman
University of Pennsylvania Law School; Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics; European Corporate Governance Institute

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social enterprise, benefit corporations, corporate law, corporate rights, political corporations, corporate social responsibility