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Brian Broughman

Faculty bibliography for Brian Broughman


Brian J. Broughman

Professor of Law


Merger Negotiations in the Shadow of Judicial Appraisal (with Audra Boone and Antonio Macias), 62 JOURNAL OF LAW AND ECONOMICS 281 (2019).

After the Override: An Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent (with Deborah A. Widiss), 46 JOURNAL OF LEGAL STUDIES 51 (2017). [SSRN]

CEO Side Payments in Mergers and Acquisitions, 2017 BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 67. [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Delaware's Familiarity (with Darian M. Ibrahim) 52 SAN DIEGO LAW REVIEW 273 (2015). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Delaware Law as Lingua Franca: Theory and Evidence (with Jesse M. Fried and Darian M. Ibrahim) 57 JOURNAL OF LAW AND ECONOMICS 865 (2014). [SSRN]

Carrots & Sticks: How VCs Induce Entrepreneurial Teams to Sell Startups (with Jesse M. Fried), 98 CORNELL LAW REVIEW 1319 (2013). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Independent Directors and Board Control in Venture Finance, 9 REVIEW OF LAW AND ECONOMICS 41 (2013). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Do VCs Use Inside Rounds to Dilute Founders? Some Evidence from Silicon Valley(with Jesse M. Fried), 18 JOURNAL OF CORPORATE FINANCE 1104 (2012) [Journal Website] [SSRN]

A License to Grow: Ending State, Local, and Some Federal Barriers to Innovation and Growth in Key Sectors of the U.S. Economy (with Brink Lindsey, Kauffman Task Force on Entrepreneurial Growth, (Jan. 2012).

Charity and Information: Correcting the Failure of a Disjunctive Social Norm (with Robert Cooter), 43 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF LAW RERORM 871 (2010). [HeinOnline]

Renegotiation of Cash Flow Rights in the Sale of VC-Backed Firms (with Jesse M. Fried), 95 JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMICS 384 (2010). [SSRN]

The Role of Independent Directors in Startup Firms, 2010 UTAH LAW REVIEW 461 (2010). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Charity, Publicity and the Donation Registry (with Robert Cooter), THE ECONOMISTS’ VOICE Vol. 2: No. 3, Article 4 (2005).

Book Chapters

Relational Contracting and Business Norms in Entrepreneurial Finance in THE HANDBOOK ON LAW AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (Gordon Smith and Christine Hurt, Eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (Forthcoming 2018).

Law and Economics, Empirical Dimensions (with Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt) in THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 2nd ed. (J.D. Wagner, Ed.). New York: Elsevier, 2015.

Investor Opportunism and Governance in Venture Capital, in VENTURE CAPITAL: INVESTMENT STRATEGIES, STRUCTURES, AND POLICIES (Douglas Cumming, Ed.) Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2010. [SSRN]

Book Reviews

Book Review. Audretsch, D.B. and E.E. Lehmann (Eds.). Corporate Governance in Small and Medium-Sized Firms. 3 JOURNAL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND PUBLIC POLICY 320 (2014).


Amicus Brief of Law and Finance Professors in Verition Partners v. Aruba Networks (Appraisal Lawsuit) (with Audra L. Boone, et. al.), 2019. [SSRN]

Amicus Curiae Brief in Gelboim v. Bank of America on Behalf of Financial Markets Law Professors in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants (with Jordan M. Barry, 2015. [SSRN]