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Reuven Avi-Yonah's "Citizens United and the Corporate Form": Still Unuseful


  • Bratton William W.

    (Georgetown University Law Center)


I welcome Avi-Yonahs new deployments of descriptive theories of the corporation. But I traversed this territory years ago and came away with a skeptical view of the enterprise. Although Avi-Yonahs interventions are compelling in the encounter, I remain unconvinced that the theories have important lessons to teach us.

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  • Bratton William W., 2011. "Reuven Avi-Yonah's "Citizens United and the Corporate Form": Still Unuseful," Accounting, Economics, and Law: A Convivium, De Gruyter, vol. 1(3), pages 1-10, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:aelcon:v:1:y:2011:i:3:n:3

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    1. Avi-Yonah Reuven S., 2011. "Citizens United and the Corporate Form," Accounting, Economics, and Law: A Convivium, De Gruyter, vol. 1(3), pages 1-56, December.
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