B.A., University of Virginia; D.Phil., Oxford University; J.D., Yale University
Professor Manns is an Associate Professor of Law whose teaching and research interests focus on securities regulation, financial institutions, and mergers and acquisitions law. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and received his doctorate from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. Professor Manns served as a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal and received the Israel H. Peres Prize for the best student publication in the Yale Law Journal. Before joining the law school faculty, he clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and practiced law in Washington, D.C. His most recent articles address innovation in merger agreements, credit rating agency reform, and the potential and limits of clearinghouses for over-the-counter derivatives. His current projects entail proposals to heighten the independence of business regulators and to mitigate herding effects among participants in financial markets.
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