Yaron Nili

Yaron Nili is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he teaches courses in Corporate and Securities Law. His scholarly interests include corporate law, securities law and corporate governance, with a particular focus on the composition, role and function of the board of directors, shareholder activism, hedge funds and private equity. His recent publications appear or are forthcoming in the California Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Southern California Law Review, Boston University Law Review, George Washington Law Review, Alabama Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, The Journal of Corporation Law, Hastings Law Journal, Wisconsin Law Review, Harvard Business Law Review, and the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law.

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