DR. ASAF ECKSTEIN

DR. ASAF ECKSTEIN

SENIOR LECTURER, FACULTY OF LAW

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Professional Experience:
    Lecturer on corporate law and securities law in Faculty of Law. Served as a visiting research fellow at Harvard and Columbia Universities. His articles are cited in international forums (including the Wall Street Journal) and judicial opinions of the Israeli Supreme Court and district courts.
  • Education:
    2014: Ph.D. in Law, Tel Aviv University.
    2011:  LL.M. (research), in Law, Tel Aviv University.
    2010: LL.M. (theoretical), in Law, Bar-Ilan University.
    2009: LL.B. in Law, Ono Academic College. 
  • Subjects Taught:
    Corporate law and securities law.
  • Research Interests:
    Corporate law and securities law.‎
  • Publications:

1. The Virtue of Common Ownership in an Era of Macro Legal Risks, 105 Iowa Law Review (forthcoming 2019).

2. Toward a Horizontal Fiduciary Duty in Corporate Law, Cornell Law Review (forthcoming 2018) (with Prof. Gideon Parchomovsky).


3. Long / Short Incentive Scheme for Proxy Advisory Firms Wake Forest Law Review (forthcoming 2018) (with Prof. Sharon Hannes).

4. ‎“Skin in the Game: Aligning the Interests of Credit Rating Agencies, Proxy Advisors, ‎and Investors,” Harvard Business Law Review (2017).‎


5.‎‎ “Great Expectations: The Peril of an Expectations Gap in Proxy Advisory Firm ‎Regulation,” Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 77 (2015).‎


6. ‎‎“Regulatory inertia and interest groups: Empirical evidence from the field of regulation of capital markets,” Legal Studies 635 (2016). (in Hebrew).

7. “Who Supervises the Israeli Securities Authority and who Participates in its Regulation,” Law & Business (2014) (Hebrew).

8. “Mixed Motives for Trade-Based Manipulation”, Law & Business (2013) (Hebrew).


9. “Revisiting Materiality in Securities Regulation” (2017) (with Prof. Assaf Hamdani).

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