Manns, Jeffrey

GW Law Faculty Publications

April 18, 2021

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Economic Liberty Takings, Geo. Mason L. Rev. (forthcoming 2022).

The Case for Preemptive Oligopoly Regulation, Ind. L.J. (forthcoming 2021).

(With Robert Anderson.) Contract Design, Default Rules, and Delaware Law, 77 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1197 (2020).

(With Robert Anderson.) Boiling Down Boilerplate in M&A: A Response to Choi, Gulati, and Scott, 67 Duke L.J. Online 219 (2019),

(With Robert Anderson.)  The Inefficient Evolution of Merger & Acquisition Agreements, 85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 57 (2017).

(With Robert Anderson.)  Engineering Greater Efficiency in Mergers and Acquisitions, 72 Bus. Law. 657 (2017).

(With Robert Anderson.). The Delaware Delusion, 93 N.C.L. Rev. 1049 (2015).

The Reciprocal Oversight Problem, 100 Iowa L. Rev. 1619 (2015).

The Sovereign Rating Regulatory Dilemma, in Emerging Markets and Sovereign Risk 118 (Nigel Finch ed., 2014).

Downgrading Rating Agency Reform, 81 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 749 (2013).
     Reprinted in 2014 Sec. L. Rev. (Daniel C. Langevoort ed.)

Insuring Against a Derivative Disaster: The Case for Decentralized Risk Management, 98 Iowa L. Rev. 1575 (2013).

The Merger Agreement Myth, 98 Cornell L. Rev. 1143 (2013).
     Reprinted in 2014 Corporate Practice Commentator (Robert Thompson ed.).

Transforming Bailouts Into Investments: A Proposal for the Creation of the Federal Government Investment Corporation, in Financial Crisis Containment and Government Guarantees 189 (John Raymond LaBrosse, Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, and Dalvinder Singh eds., 2013)

Building Better Bailouts: The Case for a Long-Term Investment Approach, 63 Fla. L. Rev. 1349 (2011).

Rating Risk After the Subprime Mortgage Crisis: A User Fee Approach for Rating Agency Accountability, 87 N.C.L. Rev. 1011 (2009).

Private Monitoring of Gatekeepers: The Case of Immigration Enforcement, 2006 U. Ill. L. Rev. 887.

Liberty Takings: A Framework for Compensating Pretrial Detainees, 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 1947 (2005).

Note, Insuring Against Terror: A Critique of Federal Terrorism Reinsurance, 112 Yale L.J. 2509 (2003).

Comment, Reorganization as a Substitute for Reform: The Abolition of the INS, 112 Yale L.J. 145 (2002).



Opinion, Break Up the Ratings Oligopoly!, Bloomberg (Feb. 18, 2013),

Putting Anti-Trust in Rating Agency ReformAsset Securitization Report, Aug. 29, 2013.

Opinion, The Revenge of the Rating Agencies, N.Y. Times (Aug. 9, 2011),

Viewpoint, A New Model for Derivatives Risk, Am. Banker (June 3, 2010), at 8.