Ehud Kamar is a Professor of Law and Director of the Tel Aviv University Batya and Isachar Fischer Center for Corporate Governance and Capital Markets Regulation. He is also a Research Associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute. Before joining TAU Law, Professor Kamar was a Professor of Law and Director of the University of Southern California’s Business Law Program. He teaches courses in corporations, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, quantitative empirical methods, and deal planning, and has published articles in leading scholarly journals such as Columbia Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, and Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. After receiving an LL.B. and an LL.M. summa cum laude from the Hebrew University, Professor Kamar continued his studies at Columbia University, where he earned another LL.M. and a J.S.D. He has practiced law in Israel and the United States, and has been a Visiting Professor at Harvard University, New York University, and the Hebrew University.
Prof. Ehud Kamar
Research Interests and Teaching
Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, Securities Regulation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Law and Economics, Empirical Analysis of Law
|Columbia University, LL.M. 1998, J.S.D. 1999|
J. William Fulbright Scholar, 1996–1998
Lawrence A. Wien Fellow, 1996–1997
John M. Olin Fellow, 1997–1999
|Hebrew University, LL.B. 1991, LL.M. summa cum laude 1995|
Professor of Law and Director of the Batya and Isachar Fischer Center for Corporate Governance and Capital Market Regulation, Tel Aviv University.
Affiliated Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Batya and Isachar Fischer Center for Corporate Governance and Capital Market Regulation, Tel Aviv University.
Director of the Business Law Program, University of Southern California.
Professor of Law, University of Southern California.
Associate Professor of Law, University of Southern California.
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Southern California.
Joseph H. Flom Visiting Professor of Law and Business, Harvard University.
Visiting Professor of Law, New York University.
Visiting Professor of Law, Hebrew University.
|2002||Visiting Professor of Law, Tel Aviv University.|
The Teva Case: A Tale of a Race to the Bottom in Global Securities Regulation (with Sharon Hannes), in Research Handbook on Representative Shareholder Litigation (Jessica Erickson, Sean Griffith, David H. Webber and Verity Winship eds, Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2018)
The Effect of Minority Veto Rights on Controller Tunneling (with Jesse M. Fried and Yishay Yafeh), European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 385/2018, CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12697
Hidden Government Influence over Privatized Banks (with Assaf Hamdani), 13 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 567 (2012)
Bundling and Entrenchment (with Lucian Bebchuk), 123 Harvard Law Review 1549 (2010). Selected by Corporate Practice Commentator as one of the ten best articles in corporate and securities law in 2010
The Story of Paramount Communications v. QVC Network: Everything Is Personal, in Corporate Stories 293 (J. Mark Ramseyer, ed., 2009)
Going-Private Decisions and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: A Cross-Country Analysis (with Pinar Karaca-Mandic and Eric Talley), 25 Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 107 (2009). Selected by Corporate Practice Commentator as one of the ten best articles in corporate and securities law in 2009
Sarbanes-Oxley’s Effects on Small Firms: What Is the Evidence? (with Pinar Karaca-Mandic and Eric Talley), in In the Name of Entrepreneurship? The Logic and Effects of Special Regulatory Treatment for Small Business 143 (Susan M. Gates & Kristin Leuschner, eds., RAND, 2007)
Beyond Competition for Incorporations, 94 Georgetown Law Journal 1725 (2006). Reprinted in 48Corporate Practice Commentator 719 (2006–2007). A version of this article, entitled Using Corporate Law to Compete for Investments, was published in European Integration and Investor Protection: Regulatory Competition and Harmonization 59 (Guido Ferrarini and Eddy Wymeersch, eds., Oxford University, 2006)
The Myth of State Competition in Corporate Law (with Marcel Kahan), 55 Stanford Law Review 679 (2002). Selected by Corporate Practice Commentator as one of the ten best articles in corporate and securities law in 2003. Reprinted in Foundations of Corporate Law 126 (Roberta Romano ed., 2d ed. 2010)
Price Discrimination in the Market for Corporate Law (with Marcel Kahan), 86 Cornell Law Review 1205 (2001). Reprinted in 43 Corporate Practice Commentator 115 (2002)
Shareholder Litigation Under Indeterminate Corporate Law, 66 University of Chicago Law Review 887 (1999)
A Regulatory Competition Theory of Indeterminacy in Corporate Law, 98 Columbia Law Review 1208 (1998). Reprinted in Corporate Governance: Law, Theory, and Policy 129 (Thomas W. Joo ed., 2d ed. 2010)