פרופ' אסף חמדני

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פרופ' אסף חמדני
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Biography

Professor of Law, Oct. 2017 - Present
TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY

Member, I-Core Empirical Legal Studies Research Center, 2013 - Present
HEBREW UNIVERSITY

Research Associate, 2009 – Present
EUROPEAN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE INSTITUTE

PUBLIC ACTIVITIES

Chairperson, Committee on Institutional Investors and Capital Markets, 2006-2007
MINISTRY OF FINANCE, ISRAEL

Commissioner, July 2008 – August 2009
ISRAEL SECURITIES AUTHORITY (ISA)

Academic Advisor, Committee on Institutional Investors' Investment in Bonds, 2009- 2010
MINISTRY OF FINANCE, ISRAEL

Member, Banking Affairs Advisory Committee, 2013- 2014
BANK OF ISRAEL

Member, Advisory Board, National Economic Council, 2012 - Present
PRIME MINISTER OFFICE

VISITS AND PRIOR ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Professor of Corporate Law, 2011 – 2017
HEBREW UNIVERSITY

Visiting Professor, Fall 2017
UNIVERSITY OF BERKELEY LAW SCHOOL

Visiting Professor, Fall 2016
COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL

Visiting Professor, Fall 2015
HARVARD LAW SCHOOL

Visiting Professor, Fall 2011
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL

Visiting Professor, Fall 2007
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW SCHOOL

Assistant Professor, 2004-2007
BAR ILAN UNIVERSITY, ISRAEL

Education:

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, S.J.D. 2003, LL.M. (waived) 1999

HEBREW UNIVERSITY, JERUSALEM, LL.B., summa cum laude, 1995

PUBLICATIONS (ENGLISH)

  • “Optimal Defaults for Corporate Law Evolution,” 96 NW. U. L. REV. 489-519 (2002) (with Lucian Bebchuk)
  • “Vigorous Race or Leisurely Walk: Reconsidering the Debate on State Competition over Corporate Charters,” 112 YALE L. J. 553-615 (2002) (with Lucian Bebchuk)
  • “Who’s Liable for Cyberwrongs?” 87 CORNELL L. REV. 901 - 957 (2002)
  • “Gatekeeper Liability,” 77 S. CAL. L. REV. 53 – 121 (2003)
  • "Optimal Liability for Libel,” CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC ANALYSIS & POLICY, Vol. 2(1), Article 6 (2003) (with Oren Bar-Gill)
  • “The Class Defense,” 93 CAL. L. REV. 685-741 (2005) (with Alon Klement)
  • "Federal Corporate Law: Lessons from History," 106 COLUM. L. REV. 1793–1838 (2006) (with Lucian Bebchuk)
  • "Mens Rea and the Cost of Ignorance," 93 VA. L. REV. 415-457 (2007)
  • "Rewarding Outside Directors," 105 MICH. L. REV. 1677-1711(2007) (with Reinier Kraakman)
  • "The Elusive Quest for Global Governance Standards", 157 U. PA. L. REV. 1263-1317 (2009) (with Lucian Bebchuk)
  • “Corporate Crime and Deterrence,” 61 STAN. L. REV. 271-310 (2009) (with Alon Klement) 3
  • "Hidden Government Influence over Privatized Banks," 13 TH. INQ. L. 567 (2012) (with Ehud Kamar)
  • "Institutional Investors as Minority Shareholders," 17 REV. FIN. 691 (2013) (with Yishay Yafeh)
  • "Corporate Control and Idiosyncratic Vision," 125 YALE L.J. 560 (2016) (with Zohar Goshen)
  • "Majority Control and Minority Protection,” in THE OXFORD HANDBOOK FOR CORPORATE LAW AND GOVERNANCE (JEFFREY GORDON & WOLF-GEORG RINGE EDS., 2015) (with Zohar Goshen)
  • "Independent Directors and Controlling Shareholders", 165 U. PA. L. Rev. 1271 (2017) (with Lucian Bebchuk)
  • "Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds: Evidence from a Regulatory Experiment", 2 J. LAW FIN. & ACCT. 49-86 (2017) (with Eugene Kandel, Yishay Yafeh & Yevgeny Mugerman)

PUBLICATIONS IN HEBREW

  • ”Gatekeeper Liability and Capital Markets," 6 LAW & BUSINESS 1-54 (2006)
  • "Shareholder Vote and Share Issuance: A Critical Review," 6 KYIRIAT HAMISHPAT 149-182 (2006) (with David Hahn)
  • "Independent Legal Significance: Structuring M&A Transactions under Israeli Law," 8 LAW & BUSINESS 401-438 (2008) (with Sharon Hannes)
  • "Taxing Corporate Distributions," 8 LAW & BUSINESS 215-245 (2008) (with Tsilly Dagan)
  • "Entire Fairness, Controlling Shareholders, and Boards," 9 LAW & BUSINESS 75-111 (2008) (with Sharon Hannes)
  • “Self-Dealing and Corporate Liability for Securities Fraud,” 23 LAW STUDIES 769 -792(2008)
  • "Class Defense and Restitution," 38 MISHPATIM 445-489 (2009) (with Alon Klement)
  • "The Global Financial Crisis and Israel: Tentative Lessons" 40 MISHPATIM 309-353 (2011)
  • "Bond Workouts in Israel" LAW & BUSINESS (forthcoming 2017)
  • “Entire Fairness 2.0,” MISHPATIM (forthcoming 2017) (with Sharon Hannes)

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

  • Fulbright Fellowship, 1998-2000
  • Byse Fellowship, Harvard Law School, 2001
  • Alon Fellowship for Young Scientist, Israel, 2005-2007
  • Handler Foundation Grant 2008
  • Israel Science Foundation Grant for 2008-2010 (with Yishay Yafeh)
  • Birk Prize for distinguished research in the field of law, 2009
  • Zeltner Prize for Young Legal Scholar, 2010
  • Heshin Prize for Young Legal Scholar, 2011
  • Israel Science Foundation Grant for 2013-2015 (with Eugene Kandel & Yishay Yafeh)

 

Full CV

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