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Laura N. Beny

Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 2003-



Forthcoming

  • Co-author. S. Hale, co-author. Introduction to Sudan's Killing Fields: Political Violence and Fragmentation, edited by L. N. Beny and S. Hale. Red Sea Press, (Forthcoming).
    Full Text: SSRN
  • Co-editor. Sudan's Killing Fields: Political Violence and Fragmentation. S. Hale, co-editor. Red Sea Press, Forthcoming.
  • "The Empirical Evidence on the Regulation of Insider Trading." Ann. Rev. L. & Soc. Sci. (Forthcoming).
  • "Beyond Economics: Slavery in the Sudan." In Sudan's Killing Fields: Political Violence and Fragmentation, edited by L. N. Beny and S. Hale. Red Sea Press, Forthcoming.

Book Chapters

  • "The Political Economy of Insider Trading Laws and Enforcement: Law vs. Politics? International Evidence." In Research Handbook on Insider Trading, edited by S. Bainbridge, 266-98. Research Handbooks in Corporate Law and Governance. Northampton, Mass.: Elgar, 2013.
    MLaw Catalog
    Full Text: SSRN
  • Co-author. "Has Illegal Insider Trading Become More Rampant in the United States? Empirical Evidence from Takeovers." N. Seyhun, co-author. In Research Handbook on Insider Trading, edited by S. Bainbridge, 211-29. Research Handbooks in Corporate Law and Governance. Northampton, Mass.: Elgar, 2013.
    MLaw Catalog
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN
  • Co-author. "Seychelles (County Profiles)." L. D. Cook, co-author. In Africa Competitiveness Rep, vol. 2000/2001, 196-9. New York, N.Y.: Oxford Univ. Press, 2001. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
    UM Library Catalog

Journal Articles

  • Co-author. "Private Regulation of Insider Trading in the Shadow of Lax Public Enforcement: Evidence from Canadian Firms." A. I. Anand, co-author. Harv. Bus. L. Rev. 3, no. 2 (2013): 215-56.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN | WWW
  • Co-author. "Metals or Management? Explaining Africa's Recent Economic Growth Spurt." L. D. Cook, co-author. Am. Econ. Rev. 99, no. 2 (2009): 268-74.
    Full Text: SSRN
  • "Do Investors in Controlled Firms Value Insider Trading Laws? International Evidence." J. L. Econ. & Pol'y 4, no. 2 (2008): 267-310.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Westlaw
  • "Insider Trading Rules Can Affect Attractiveness of Country's Stock Markets." Law Quad. Notes 50, no. 1 (2007): 73-5.
    MLaw Catalog
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | WWW
  • "Insider Trading Laws and Stock Markets Around the World: An Empirical Contribution to the Theoretical Law and Economics Debate." J. Corp. L. 32, no. 2 (2007): 237-300.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Westlaw
  • "Why Sudan? Ambiguous Identities Forge Persistent Conflict." Law Quad. Notes 49, no. 2 (2006): 14-5.
    MLaw Catalog
    Full Text: MLaw Repository
  • "A Comment on Nielsen's and Albiston's Sample Selection Methodology, and Implications for the 'Have-Nots'." N.C. L. Rev. 84, no. 5 (2006): 1623-34.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Westlaw
  • "Do Insider Trading Laws Matter? Some Preliminary Comparative Evidence." Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 7, no. 1 (2005): 144-83. (Symposium on Comparative Law and Economics.)
    Full Text: SSRN | Westlaw | DeepBlue (UMich users) | DeepBlue
  • Co-author. "Questions to Ask Before You Join a Club." P. S. Bird et al., co-authors. Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report 3, no. 2 (2003): 1, 14-6.
    Full Text: WWW
  • "U. S. Secondary Stock Markets: A Survey of Current Regulatory and Structural Issues and a Reform Proposal to Enhance Competition." Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 2002, no. 2 (2002): 399-473. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
    Full Text: HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Westlaw
  • "Insider Trading Law, Enforcement, Ownership Structure and Stock Market Liquidity: A Comparative Empirical Analysis." FSR F. 2, no. 5 (2000): 13-25. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • Co-author. "In Search of a Transformative Feminist Paradigm to Guide the Sudanese Women's Movement." Z. Eyega, co-author. Articles & Views (Sudan Women Alliance) (2000). (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Slavery in the Sudan - The Failure to Address Victims' Testimony." Articles & Views (Sudan Women Alliance) (1999). (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Other Publications

  • "If Managed Properly, Oil Need Not Be a Curse for South Sudan." Gurtong Focus Magazine (2012). (editorial.)
  • "Out of Struggle, Nationhood: South Sudan's New Leader Must Build a State from a Legacy of Violence." Newsweek (2011). (editorial.)
    Full Text: WWW

Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • Co-author. "Questions to Ask Before You Join a Club." P. S. Bird et al., co-authors. In Fifth Annual Private Equity Forum: Legal and Financial Strategies for Dealmaking in a New Regulatory Regime, 65-73. Corporate Law and Practice Course Handbook Series, Number B-1393. New York, N.Y.: Practising Law Institute, 2003. (Originally published under the same title in Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report 3, no. 2 (2003): 1, 14-6.)
  • Co-author. "Questions to Ask Before You Join a Club." P. S. Bird et al., co-authors. Private Equity Int'l 15 (2003): 30-3. (Originally published under the same title in Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report 3, no. 2 (2003): 1, 14-6.)

Works in Progress & Working Papers

  • Co-author. Analysis of the Republic of South Sudan's Accession to the East African Community: Benefits, Detriments and Recommendations. M. Snyder, co-author. Univ. of Michigan Public Law Research Paper, no. 337. Working Paper, 2013.
    Full Text: SSRN
  • Diversity Among Elite American Law Firms: A Signal of Quality and Prestige. Univ. of Michigan Law & Economics. Working Paper, 2005. (Last revised November 2006.)
    Full Text: SSRN


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