Manns, Jeffrey

GW Law Faculty Publications

July 26, 2017

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

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

"The Delaware Delusion," 93 North Carolina Law Review 1049-1105 (2015).

"The Reciprocal Oversight Problem," 100 Iowa Law Review 1619-1671 (2015).

"The Sovereign Rating Regulatory Dilemma," in Emerging Markets and Sovereign Risk, p. 118-152. Ed. by Nigel Finch. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

"Downgrading Rating Agency Reform," 81 The George Washington Law Review 749-812 (2013).
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     Reprinted 2014 Securities Law Review, ed. by Daniel C. Langevoort.

"Insuring Against a Derivative Disaster: The Case for Decentralized Risk Management," 98 Iowa Law Review 1575-1627 (2013).

"The Merger Agreement Myth," 98 Cornell Law Review 1143-1188 (2013).
     Reprinted in 2014 Corporate Practice Commentator," ed. by Robert Thompson.

"Transforming Bailouts Into Investments: A Proposal for the Creation of the Federal Government Investment Corporation," in Financial Crisis Containment and Government Guarantees, p. 189-204. Ed. by John Raymond LaBrosse, Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, and Dalvinder Singh. Cheltenham; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2013.

"Building Better Bailouts: The Case for a Long-Term Investment Approach," 63 Florida Law Review 1349-1406 (2011).

"Rating Risk After the Subprime Mortgage Crisis: A User Fee Approach for Rating Agency Accountability," 87 North Carolina Law Review 1011-1089 (2009).

"Private Monitoring of Gatekeepers: The Case of Immigration Enforcement," 2006 University of Illinois Law Review 887-973.

"Liberty Takings: A Framework for Compensating Pretrial Detainees," 26 Cardozo Law Review 1947-2021 (2005).

"Note, Insuring Against Terror: A Critique of Federal Terrorism Reinsurance," 112 Yale Law Journal 2509-2551 (2003).

"Comment, Reorganization as a Substitute for Reform: The Abolition of the INS," 112 Yale Law Journal 145-152 (2002).



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

"Putting Anti-Trust in Rating Agency Reform," Asset Securitization Report, Aug. 29, 2013.

"The Revenge of the Rating Agencies," Op-Ed., New York Times (Aug. 9, 2011),

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