Dr. Dov Solomon is an Associate Professor (Israeli Senior Lecturer) at the College of Law & Business (CLB). He earned his PhD in law (direct track of study), MBA in finance (Magna Cum Laude), and LLB (Summa Cum Laude) from Bar-Ilan University. He was a visiting research scholar at the University of Michigan Law School (2009-2010) and successfully graduated the Association of Transnational Law Schools (ATLAS) Academic Program (2008). Prior to joining the CLB faculty, he served as the Director of the Center for Commercial Law at Bar-Ilan University. He has also given legal counseling to the Israeli Ministry of Justice, the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), and the Israeli Committee on Regulation of Securitization.
Among other awards, Dr. Solomon received the Max Planck and ETH Zurich Fellowships; the Michigan Grotius Research Fellowship; the Israel Junior Law Faculty Prize for excellence in research; the Israeli Parliament ("Knesset") Distinction Award; the Wolf Foundation Award for excellence in PhD research (valedictorian); the Rector's Award for excellence (valedictorian); and the Schupf Foundation Award for excellence in research.
Research interests and teaching areas: Corporate Law, Securitization, Commercial Law, Secured Transactions, Property Law, Economic Analysis of Law.
Among his publications in English:
The Voice: The Minority Shareholder's Perspective, 17 Nevada Law Journal (forthcoming 2017).
From the Great Depression to the Great Recession: On the Failures of Regulation in the Mortgage Market, 42 Journal of Legislation 162 (2016).
Intellectual Property Securitization, 33 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal 125 (2015) (with Miriam Bitton).
The Rise of a Giant: Securitization and the Global Financial Crisis, 49 American Business Law Journal 859 (2012).
Non-Recourse, No Down Payment and the Mortgage Meltdown: Lessons from Undercapitalization, 16 Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law 529 (2011) (with Odelia Minnes).
Among his publications in Hebrew:
Rational Apathy of Shareholders: How to Awaken Investors from Their Sleep?, 39 Tel Aviv University Law Review 317 (2016). This article was awarded the 2015 Israel Junior Law Faculty Prize for excellence in research.
Institutional Activism, in Market, Law and Politics: On Corporate Social Responsibility (Ronit Donyets-Kedar & Ofer Sitbon eds., forthcoming 2016).
Securitization of Intellectual Property Rights, in Interdisciplinary Analyses of Intellectual Property Law 435 (Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton & Lior Zemer eds., 2015).
Non-Recourse Mortgage, 14(4) Real Estate 85 (2015).
The Effects of Securitization on Unsecured Creditors – A Question of Classification, 25 Bar-Ilan Law Studies 361 (2009).
Among his Op-Eds:
Do Not be Afraid of Securitization, TheMarker (2015).