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Prof. Yaad Rotem Back

Yaad Rotem is an associate professor at the Law School of the College of Law & Business in Ramat Gan, Israel; and serves as the Law School’s dean. He holds an LL.B. (1998, magna cum laude) and a B.A. in economics (1998) from the University of Haifa, and an LL.M. (2000) and LL.D. (2005) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, completing his doctorate under the supervision of Professor Zohar Goshen. He served as a law clerk for Justice Dalia Dorner of the Supreme Court of Israel in 1999, and as a senior law clerk for the Justice in the years 2000-2002. He also served as a special consultant to the Israeli State Commission of Inquiry into the Government's Treatment of Holocaust Survivors (2008). During the 2011-2012 academic year Yaad was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. His areas of research include corporate bankruptcy and reorganization law, corporate law, and private international law (conflict of laws).

Among his recent publications:

Incorporation Rules, 10 Review of Law & Economics 1 (2014) (w/ Adi Ayal); Governmental Concessions in Corporate Bankruptcy Proceedings: A New Approach, 50 American Business Law Journal 337 (2013); Foreign Law as a Distinctive Fact: To Whom Should the Burden of Proof Be Assigned?, 14 Chicago Journal of International Law 625 (2014); The Law Applicable to a Derivative Action on Behalf of a Foreign Corporation—Corporate Law in Conflict, 46 Cornell International Law Journal 321 (2013); Small Business Financial Distress and the “Phoenix Syndrome”—A Reevaluation, 22 International Insolvency Review 1 (2013); The Bankruptcy Auction as a Game—Designing an Optimal Auction in Bankruptcy, 32 Review of Litigation 323 (2013)(w/ Omer Dekel); Company Duplication—Plain Fraud or a "Poor Man's" Bankruptcy? A Case Study in the Financial Distress of Small Businesses, 20 International Insolvency Review 131 (2011); The Problem of Selective or Sporadic Recognition: A New Economic Rationale for the Law of Foreign Country Judgments, 10 Chicago Journal of International Law 505 (2010); Better Positioned Agents: Introducing a New Redeployment Model for Corporate Bankruptcy Law, 10 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business & Employment Law 509 (2008); Contemplating a Corporate Governance Model for Bankruptcy Reorganizations: Lessons from Canada, 3 Virginia Law & Business Review 125 (2008); Pursuing Preservation of Pre-Bankruptcy Entitlements: Corporate Bankruptcy Law's Self-Executing Mechanisms, 5 Berkeley Business Law Journal 79 (2008).

Among his recent publications in Hebrew:

Governmental Concessions for Financially Distressed Firms: Re-conceptualizing the Government’s Duty to Protect the Public Interest, 43 The Hebrew University Law Review 1069 (2013); Understanding the (Functionally) Limited Capacity of Legal Personae, 7 University of Haifa Law Review 467 (2013); The Legal Effect of Unrecognized Foreign Judgments, 27 Bar-Ilan University Law Review 207 (2011); The Jurisdiction of Bankruptcy Courts to Grant Governmental Concessions, 40 The Hebrew University Law Review 113 (2010).

Among his recent Op-Eds:

Globes (18.12.13); Globes (28.11.10); TheMarkerOnline (2.10.07)

SSRN: http://ssrn.com/author=856814
Selected Works: http://works.bepress.com/yaad_rotem/

Teaching: Corporate Bankruptcy Law, Conflict of Laws (Private International Law), Corporate Law, Law and Economics.

Email: rotem@clb.ac.il

Home Page: www.clb.ac.il

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