Robert Rhee's Blog

Professor Rhee’s legal experience includes positions as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and a trial attorney in the Honors Program of the U.S. Department of Justice. He also has significant investment banking experience. He was a vice president in financial institutions investment banking at Fox-Pitt, Kelton (then a unit of Swiss Re) in New York, a real estate investment banker at Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, and an M&A investment banker at UBS Warburg in London. He has worked on public and private M&A assignments, distressed restructurings, private equity funding, and debt and equity issuances. He is an active writer and scholar. His articles have been published in leading journals including New York University Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Emory Law Journal, William & Mary Law Review, and Florida Law Review.

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Leo Strine and Nicholas Walter published a recent article, Originalist or Original: The Difficulties of Reconciling Citizens United with Corporate Law History, 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. 877 (2016). Strine is the chief justice of the Delaware supreme court and a leading corporate law jurist. The article contests Scalia's concurrence ...

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There's an interesting case that recently came down from the Third Circuit. In Lincoln Benefit Life Co. v. AEI Life, LLC, 800 F.3d 99 (3d Cir. 2015), the plaintiff insurer commenced a declaratory judgment in federal district court against two limited liability companies (LLCs), and it asserted federal diversity jurisdiction. The court was bound by ...

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Totally shameless self-promotion (part 2)  . . . .  my casebook, Corporate Finance (Aspen), has finally published.  This project has been in long gestation (since 2012). Corporate finance is a really important subject. Yet, it is not as prominently offered in the business law curriculum of law school as securities regulation. I ...

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