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Editor: Myanna Dellinger
University of South Dakota School of Law

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The (Sporadically) Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (November 21, 2018)

Top-Ten-List Box

Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 22 Sep 2018 - 21 Nov 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Sovereign Debt Restructuring and U.S. Executive Power (Reestructuración de Deuda Soberana y el Poder Ejecutivo Norteamericano)

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law
587
2.

Requiem for a Paradox: The Dubious Rise and Inevitable Fall of Hipster Antitrust

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and University of Pennsylvania Law School
461
3.

'Surrounding Circumstances' in Contractual Interpretation: Where are we Now?

The University of Sydney Law School
188
4.

Big Data is Not Big Oil: The Role of Analogy in the Law of New Technologies

Florida State University - College of Law
110
5.

Regulating Blockchain: Techno-Social and Legal Challenges - An Introduction

Humboldt University of Berlin, University College London - Faculty of Laws, Hamad Bin Khalifa University and Princeton Society of Fellows
102
6.

The Structure of Remedial Law

McGill University - Faculty of Law
93
7.

The Arbitration-Litigation Paradox

Temple University Beasley School of Law
80
8.

The Value of Choice and the Justice of Contract

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
68
9.

Here Lions Roam: CISG As the Measure of a Claim’s Value and Validity and a Debtor’s Dischargeability

Troutman Sanders LLP
66
10.

Art 6:102: Implied Terms

McGill University - Faculty of Law
59

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 22 Sep 2018 - 21 Nov 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

'Surrounding Circumstances' in Contractual Interpretation: Where are we Now?

The University of Sydney Law School
188
2.

Fusion and Theories of Equity in Common Law Systems

University of Cambridge - St. Catharine's College
108
3.

The Arbitration-Litigation Paradox

Temple University Beasley School of Law
80
4.

The Value of Choice and the Justice of Contract

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
68
5.

Art 6:102: Implied Terms

McGill University - Faculty of Law
59
6.

Addressing Infringement: Developments in Content Regulation in the US and the DNS

University of Idaho
56
7.

The Modernization of European Consumer Law: A Pig in a Poke?

University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL)
51
8.

Substituted Performance in Contract Law: An Analysis

Independent
49
9.

Transaction Costs of Blockchain Smart Contracts

SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
47
10.

Revisiting Unconscionability: Reciprocity and Justice

Campbell University - Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
41

 

November 21, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Saturday, November 10, 2018

The (Quasi) Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (November 10, 2018)

Top-ten-greenTop Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 11 Sep 2018 - 10 Nov 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Sovereign Debt Restructuring and U.S. Executive Power (Reestructuración de Deuda Soberana y el Poder Ejecutivo Norteamericano)

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law
579
2.

Requiem for a Paradox: The Dubious Rise and Inevitable Fall of Hipster Antitrust

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and University of Pennsylvania Law School
444
3.

The New Law of Penalties: Mapping the Terrain

The University of Sydney Law School
246
4.

The Private Law Critique of International Investment Law

Brooklyn Law School
227
5.

'Surrounding Circumstances' in Contractual Interpretation: Where are we Now?

The University of Sydney Law School
181
6.

Reputation Failure: Market Discipline and Its Limits

University of Alabama - School of Law
105
7.

Noncompetes as Tax Evasion

Wake Forest University - School of Law
92
8.

Big Data Is Not Big Oil: On Analogical Reasoning, New Technologies, and Law

Florida State University - College of Law
89
9.

The Structure of Remedial Law

McGill University - Faculty of Law
82
10.

The Enduring Distinction Between Business Entities and Security Interests

Duke University School of Law and Wake Forest University School of Law
79

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 11 Sep 2018 - 10 Nov 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The New Law of Penalties: Mapping the Terrain

The University of Sydney Law School
246
2.

'Surrounding Circumstances' in Contractual Interpretation: Where are we Now?

The University of Sydney Law School
181
3.

Reputation Failure: Market Discipline and Its Limits

University of Alabama - School of Law
105
4.

Fusion and Theories of Equity in Common Law Systems

University of Cambridge - St. Catharine's College
78
5.

The Arbitration-Litigation Paradox

Temple University Beasley School of Law
75
6.

The Value of Choice and the Justice of Contract

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
57
7.

How Did We End Up in a World Where Browsewraps are Enforced Even When They Waive All Consumer Rights?

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
54
8.

Addressing Infringement: Developments in Content Regulation in the US and the DNS

University of Idaho
50
9.

Introduction to the Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Brooklyn Law School
38
10.

Transaction Costs of Blockchain Smart Contracts

SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
38

November 10, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Friday, October 19, 2018

The (Not Quite) Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (October 19, 2018)

Top-10 Block Letters

Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 20 Aug 2018 - 19 Oct 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Graying of U.S. Bankruptcy: Fallout from Life in a Risk Society

University of Idaho, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of California - Irvine School of Law
3,240
2.

Sovereign Debt Restructuring and U.S. Executive Power (Reestructuración de Deuda Soberana y el Poder Ejecutivo Norteamericano)

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law
551
3.

The SAFE, the KISS, and the Note: A Survey of Startup Seed Financing Contracts

University of North Carolina School of Law and Thomson Reuters Practical Law
388
4.

Requiem for a Paradox: The Dubious Rise and Inevitable Fall of Hipster Antitrust

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and University of Pennsylvania Law School
386
5.

Demystifying Technology. Do Smart Contracts Require a New Legal Framework? Regulatory Fragmentation, Self-Regulation, Public Regulation.

New York University School of Law
284
6.

The New Law of Penalties: Mapping the Terrain

The University of Sydney Law School
234
7.

The Private Law Critique of International Investment Law

Brooklyn Law School
185
8.

Poor Consumer(s) Law: The Case of High-Cost Credit and Payday Loans

Victoria University of Wellington, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
148
9.

'Surrounding Circumstances' in Contractual Interpretation: Where are we Now?

The University of Sydney Law School
148
10.

The Impact of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts

The University of Western Australia Law School and Clayton Utz
117

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 20 Aug 2018 - 19 Oct 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The SAFE, the KISS, and the Note: A Survey of Startup Seed Financing Contracts

University of North Carolina School of Law and Thomson Reuters Practical Law
388
2.

Demystifying Technology. Do Smart Contracts Require a New Legal Framework? Regulatory Fragmentation, Self-Regulation, Public Regulation.

New York University School of Law
284
3.

The New Law of Penalties: Mapping the Terrain

The University of Sydney Law School
234
4.

'Surrounding Circumstances' in Contractual Interpretation: Where are we Now?

The University of Sydney Law School
148
5.

Arbitration Nation: Data from Four Providers

University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
124
6.

Implementation Negotiation: A Transactional Skill that Builds on and Transforms Classic Negotiation Theory

Independent
119
7.

The Impact of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts

The University of Western Australia Law School and Clayton Utz
117
8.

Split Derivatives: Inside the World's Most Misunderstood Contract

University of Oxford, Faculty of Law
106
9.

Transactional Skills Education: Mandated by the ABA Standards

Independent
105
10.

Reputation Failure: Market Discipline and Its Limits

University of Alabama - School of Law
70

 

October 19, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The (Somewhat) Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (October 2, 2018)

Top10-Granite

Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 03 Aug 2018 - 02 Oct 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Graying of U.S. Bankruptcy: Fallout from Life in a Risk Society

University of Idaho, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of California - Irvine School of Law
3,099
2.

The SAFE, the KISS, and the Note: A Survey of Startup Seed Financing Contracts

University of North Carolina School of Law and Thomson Reuters Practical Law
364
3.

Requiem for a Paradox: The Dubious Rise and Inevitable Fall of Hipster Antitrust

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and University of Pennsylvania Law School
319
4.

Will the Sharing Economy Increase Inequality?

University of Tennessee College of Law
238
5.

Demystifying Technology. Do Smart Contracts Require a New Legal Framework? Regulatory Fragmentation, Self-Regulation, Public Regulation.

New York University School of Law
237
6.

The New Law of Penalties: Mapping the Terrain

The University of Sydney Law School
195
7.

Bankruptcy Claims Trading

University of California, Hastings
174
8.

The Private Law Critique of International Investment Law

Brooklyn Law School
165
9.

Blockchain Bills of Lading

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Centre for Maritime Law
150
10.

Poor Consumer(s) Law: The Case of High-Cost Credit and Payday Loans

Victoria University of Wellington, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
125
 
 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 03 Aug 2018 - 02 Oct 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The SAFE, the KISS, and the Note: A Survey of Startup Seed Financing Contracts

University of North Carolina School of Law and Thomson Reuters Practical Law
364
2.

Will the Sharing Economy Increase Inequality?

University of Tennessee College of Law
238
3.

Demystifying Technology. Do Smart Contracts Require a New Legal Framework? Regulatory Fragmentation, Self-Regulation, Public Regulation.

New York University School of Law
237
4.

The New Law of Penalties: Mapping the Terrain

The University of Sydney Law School
195
5.

The Impact of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts

The University of Western Australia Law School and Clayton Utz
114
6.

Arbitration Nation: Data from Four Providers

University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
109
7.

The Chilling Effect of Governance-by-Data on Data Markets

University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
91
8.

Split Derivatives: Inside the World's Most Misunderstood Contract

University of Oxford, Faculty of Law
91
9.

Foundationalism About Contract Law: A Sceptical View

University College London - Faculty of Laws and University College London - Faculty of Laws
64
10.

Transactional Skills Education: Mandated by the ABA Standards

Independent
60
 

October 2, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, September 20, 2018

(Ostensibly) Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (September 20, 2018)

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Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 22 Jul 2018 - 20 Sep 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Coin-Operated Capitalism

University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and University of Pennsylvania - Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition
4,565
2.

Graying of U.S. Bankruptcy: Fallout from Life in a Risk Society

University of Idaho, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of California - Irvine School of Law
3,033
3.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
434
4.

The SAFE, the KISS, and the Note: A Survey of Startup Seed Financing Contracts

University of North Carolina School of Law and Thomson Reuters Practical Law
328
5.

Will the Sharing Economy Increase Inequality?

University of Tennessee College of Law
217
6.

Demystifying Technology. Do Smart Contracts Require a New Legal Framework? Regulatory Fragmentation, Self-Regulation, Public Regulation.

New York University School of Law
191
7.

Bankruptcy Claims Trading

University of California, Hastings
148
8.

Blockchain Bills of Lading

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Centre for Maritime Law
129
9.

New Frontiers in Private Fiduciary Law

Notre Dame Law School
126
10.

Poor Consumer(s) Law: The Case of High-Cost Credit and Payday Loans

Victoria University of Wellington, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
115

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 22 Jul 2018 - 20 Sep 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
434
2.

The SAFE, the KISS, and the Note: A Survey of Startup Seed Financing Contracts

University of North Carolina School of Law and Thomson Reuters Practical Law
328
3.

Will the Sharing Economy Increase Inequality?

University of Tennessee College of Law
217
4.

Demystifying Technology. Do Smart Contracts Require a New Legal Framework? Regulatory Fragmentation, Self-Regulation, Public Regulation.

New York University School of Law
191
5.

The Impact of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts

The University of Western Australia Law School and Clayton Utz
100
6.

Arbitration Nation: Data from Four Providers

University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
96
7.

Purposive Contractual Interpretation

The University of Melbourne - Law School
92
8.

The Chilling Effect of Governance-by-Data on Data Markets

University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
66
9.

Split Derivatives: Inside the World's Most Misunderstood Contract

University of Oxford, Faculty of Law
64
10.

Foundationalism About Contract Law: A Sceptical View

University College London - Faculty of Laws and University College London - Faculty of Laws
60

September 20, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (September 4, 2018)

Top-10 Glass

 

Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 09 Jun 2018 - 08 Aug 2018
 
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
371
2.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
250
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
200
4.

Cash America and the Structure of Bondholder Remedies

Duke University School of Law and New York University School of Law
153
5.

Not-So-Smart Blockchain Contracts and Artificial Responsibility

Brooklyn Law School
131
6.

Behavioral Law and Economics - Introduction

Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
131
7.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
120
8.

New Frontiers in Private Fiduciary Law

Notre Dame Law School
109
9.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
98
10.

Freedom, Choice, and Contracts

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
95

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 09 Jun 2018 - 08 Aug 2018
 
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
371
2.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
250
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
200
4.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
120
5.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
98
6.

Freedom, Choice, and Contracts

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
95
7.

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

HEC Paris - Tax & Law, Université Côte d'Azur and HEC Paris
83
8.

Purposive Contractual Interpretation

The University of Melbourne - Law School
75
9.

Why the Equity of Redemption?

Harvard Law School
69
10.

Breach of Contract: A Plea for Clarity and Discipline

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
66

September 4, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Friday, August 24, 2018

Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (August 24, 2018)

Top-ten-books

Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 09 Jun 2018 - 08 Aug 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
371
2.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
250
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
200
4.

Cash America and the Structure of Bondholder Remedies

Duke University School of Law and New York University School of Law
153
5.

Not-So-Smart Blockchain Contracts and Artificial Responsibility

Brooklyn Law School
131
6.

Behavioral Law and Economics - Introduction

Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
131
7.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
120
8.

New Frontiers in Private Fiduciary Law

Notre Dame Law School
109
9.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
98
10.

Freedom, Choice, and Contracts

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
95

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 09 Jun 2018 - 08 Aug 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
371
2.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
250
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
200
4.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
120
5.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
98
6.

Freedom, Choice, and Contracts

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
95
7.

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

HEC Paris - Tax & Law, Université Côte d'Azur and HEC Paris
83
8.

Purposive Contractual Interpretation

The University of Melbourne - Law School
75
9.

Why the Equity of Redemption?

Harvard Law School
69
10.

Breach of Contract: A Plea for Clarity and Discipline

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
66

August 24, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Monday, August 13, 2018

Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (August 13, 2018)

Top-10-handwritten

Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 09 Jun 2018 - 08 Aug 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
371
2.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
250
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
200
4.

Cash America and the Structure of Bondholder Remedies

Duke University School of Law and New York University School of Law
153
5.

Not-So-Smart Blockchain Contracts and Artificial Responsibility

Brooklyn Law School
131
6.

Behavioral Law and Economics - Introduction

Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
131
7.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
120
8.

New Frontiers in Private Fiduciary Law

Notre Dame Law School
109
9.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
98
10.

Freedom, Choice, and Contracts

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 09 Jun 2018 - 08 Aug 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
371
2.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
250
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
200
4.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
120
5.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
98
6.

Freedom, Choice, and Contracts

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
95
7.

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

HEC Paris - Tax & Law, Université Côte d'Azur and HEC Paris
83
8.

Purposive Contractual Interpretation

The University of Melbourne - Law School
75
9.

Why the Equity of Redemption?

Harvard Law School
69
10.

Breach of Contract: A Plea for Clarity and Discipline

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
66

 

August 13, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Friday, August 3, 2018

Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (August 3, 2018)

Top10-Granite

Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 04 Jun 2018 - 03 Aug 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
351
2.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
245
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
186
4.

Cash America and the Structure of Bondholder Remedies

Duke University School of Law and New York University School of Law
148
5.

Not-So-Smart Blockchain Contracts and Artificial Responsibility

Brooklyn Law School
123
6.

Behavioral Law and Economics - Introduction

Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
120
7.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
113
8.

New Frontiers in Private Fiduciary Law

Notre Dame Law School
106
9.

Equity as Supplemental Law

Notre Dame Law School
104
10.

Granular Legal Norms: Big Data and the Personalization of Private Law

University of Osnabrück - European Legal Studies Institute and University of Ferrara - Faculty of Law
101

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 04 Jun 2018 - 03 Aug 2018

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Online Contracts (2018)

Santa Clara University - School of Law
351
2.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
245
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
186
4.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
113
5.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
98
6.

Freedom, Choice, and Contracts

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
92
7.

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

HEC Paris - Tax & Law, Université Côte d'Azur and HEC Paris
82
8.

Purposive Contractual Interpretation

The University of Melbourne - Law School
69
9.

Why the Equity of Redemption?

Harvard Law School
68
10.

Breach of Contract: A Plea for Clarity and Discipline

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
64

 

August 3, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (July 21, 2018)

Top Ten Logo 2

Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 22 May 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
218
2.

Legal Engineering on the Blockchain: 'Smart Contracts' as Legal Conduct

Swinburne University of Technology - Swinburne Law School and University of Melbourne, Law School
195
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
166
4.

Not-So-Smart Blockchain Contracts and Artificial Responsibility

Brooklyn Law School
110
5.

Equity as Supplemental Law

Notre Dame Law School
101
6.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
100
7.

Behavioral Law and Economics - Introduction

Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
96
8.

Granular Legal Norms: Big Data and the Personalization of Private Law

University of Osnabrück - European Legal Studies Institute and University of Ferrara - Faculty of Law
92
9.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
90
10.

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

HEC Paris - Tax & Law, Université Côte d'Azur and HEC Paris
79

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 22 May 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
218
2.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
166
3.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
100
4.

The Evolution of Good Faith in Western Contract Law

Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Students
91
5.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
90
6.

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

HEC Paris - Tax & Law, Université Côte d'Azur and HEC Paris
79
7.

Freedom, Choice, and Contracts

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
79
8.

Contract Law and the Common Good

University of Minnesota Law School
73
9.

Breach of Contract and Damages for Non-Pecuniary Loss

Tilburg University - Private Law Department
62
10.

Why the Equity of Redemption?

Harvard Law School
59

July 21, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads for July 12, 2018

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Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 13 May 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
204
2.

Legal Engineering on the Blockchain: 'Smart Contracts' as Legal Conduct

Swinburne University of Technology - Swinburne Law School and University of Melbourne, Law School
184
3.

The Stakes of Smart Contracts

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
176
4.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
132
5.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
96
6.

Equity as Supplemental Law

Notre Dame Law School
94
7.

Not-So-Smart Blockchain Contracts and Artificial Responsibility

Brooklyn Law School
90
8.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
86
9.

Granular Legal Norms: Big Data and the Personalization of Private Law

University of Osnabrück - European Legal Studies Institute and University of Ferrara - Faculty of Law
80
10.

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

HEC Paris - Tax & Law, Université Côte d'Azur and HEC Paris
74

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 13 May 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
204
2.

The Stakes of Smart Contracts

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
176
3.

The Persistence of 'Dumb' Contracts

Suffolk University Law School
133
4.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
96
5.

The Evolution of Good Faith in Western Contract Law

Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Students
89
6.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
86
7.

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

HEC Paris - Tax & Law, Université Côte d'Azur and HEC Paris
74
8.

Contract Law and the Common Good

University of Minnesota Law School
70
9.

The Mistake About Mistakes: Rethinking Partial Restitution

Tel Aviv University and Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law
65
10.

Breach of Contract and Damages for Non-Pecuniary Loss

Tilburg University - Private Law Department
61

 

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads for July 6, 2018

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Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 07 May 2018 - 06 Jul 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
196
2.

Legal Engineering on the Blockchain: 'Smart Contracts' as Legal Conduct

Swinburne University of Technology - Swinburne Law School and University of Melbourne, Law School
173
3.

The Stakes of Smart Contracts

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
164
4.

Teaching Fairness to Artificial Intelligence: Existing and Novel Strategies Against Algorithmic Discrimination Under EU Law

Humboldt University of Berlin
154
5.

Secured Transactions and IP Licenses: Comparative Observations and Reform Suggestions

University of Nottingham - School of Law
150
6.

The Interpretation and Effect of Permissive Forum Selection Clauses Under U.S. Law

Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law
135
7.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
92
8.

Equity as Supplemental Law

Notre Dame Law School
90
9.

Collateral Damage: Brexit's Negative Effects on Regulatory Competition and Legal Innovation in Private Law

University of Oxford
88
10.

Contract and Consumer Law

Tilburg Law School
83

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 07 May 2018 - 06 Jul 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
196
2.

The Stakes of Smart Contracts

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
164
3.

Secured Transactions and IP Licenses: Comparative Observations and Reform Suggestions

University of Nottingham - School of Law
150
4.

A Duty to ‘Save’ Seemingly Non-Compliant Tenders for Public Contracts? - Comments on Art 72 of the 2017 Portuguese Code of Public Contracts

University of Bristol - School of Law
146
5.

The Interpretation and Effect of Permissive Forum Selection Clauses Under U.S. Law

Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law
135
6.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
92
7.

The Evolution of Good Faith in Western Contract Law

Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Students
86
8.

Contract and Consumer Law

Tilburg Law School
83
9.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
81
10.

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

HEC Paris - Tax & Law, Université Côte d'Azur and HEC Paris
73

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads for June 28, 2018

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Top Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 29 Apr 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
180
2.

Legal Engineering on the Blockchain: 'Smart Contracts' as Legal Conduct

Swinburne University of Technology - Swinburne Law School and University of Melbourne, Law School
151
3.

The Stakes of Smart Contracts

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
149
4.

Teaching Fairness to Artificial Intelligence: Existing and Novel Strategies Against Algorithmic Discrimination Under EU Law

Humboldt University of Berlin
144
5.

The Interpretation and Effect of Permissive Forum Selection Clauses Under U.S. Law

Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law
131
6.

Secured Transactions and IP Licenses: Comparative Observations and Reform Suggestions

University of Nottingham - School of Law
126
7.

Collateral Damage: Brexit's Negative Effects on Regulatory Competition and Legal Innovation in Private Law

University of Oxford
86
8.

Equity as Supplemental Law

Notre Dame Law School
86
9.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
84
10.

Contract and Consumer Law

Tilburg Law School
80

 

Top Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 29 Apr 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
180
2.

The Stakes of Smart Contracts

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
149
3.

A Duty to ‘Save’ Seemingly Non-Compliant Tenders for Public Contracts? - Comments on Art 72 of the 2017 Portuguese Code of Public Contracts

University of Bristol - School of Law
144
4.

The Interpretation and Effect of Permissive Forum Selection Clauses Under U.S. Law

Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law
131
5.

Secured Transactions and IP Licenses: Comparative Observations and Reform Suggestions

University of Nottingham - School of Law
126
6.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
84
7.

Contract and Consumer Law

Tilburg Law School
80
8.

The Evolution of Good Faith in Western Contract Law

Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Students
80
9.

Personalizing Mandatory Rules in Contract Law

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
79
10.

Privacy Remedies

Florida State University - College of Law
73

June 28, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Return of the Weekly Top Ten! Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads for June 21, 2018

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After a thoroughly unplanned hiatus for early 2018, the Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads List returns to ContractsProf Blog.  Hot topics include smart contracts, forum selection, and good faith. Enjoy!

 

Top SSRN Downloads For:

Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 22 Apr 2018 - 21 Jun 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
151
2.

Legal Engineering on the Blockchain: 'Smart Contracts' as Legal Conduct

Swinburne University of Technology - Swinburne Law School and University of Melbourne, Law School
138
3.

The Stakes of Smart Contracts

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
127
4.

The Interpretation and Effect of Permissive Forum Selection Clauses Under U.S. Law

Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law
123
5.

Teaching Fairness to Artificial Intelligence: Existing and Novel Strategies Against Algorithmic Discrimination Under EU Law

Humboldt University of Berlin
116
6.

Secured Transactions and IP Licenses: Comparative Observations and Reform Suggestions

University of Nottingham - School of Law
116
7.

Why Markets? Welfare, Autonomy, and the Just Society

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
103
8.

Collateral Damage: Brexit's Negative Effects on Regulatory Competition and Legal Innovation in Private Law

University of Oxford
82
9.

Equity as Supplemental Law

Notre Dame Law School
82
10.

Contract and Consumer Law

Tilburg Law School
74
 

Top SSRN Downloads For:

Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 22 Apr 2018 - 21 Jun 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The Forgotten History of Metes and Bounds

University of Virginia - School of Law
292
2.

Data Pollution

University of Chicago Law School
151
3.

A Duty to ‘Save’ Seemingly Non-Compliant Tenders for Public Contracts? - Comments on Art 72 of the 2017 Portuguese Code of Public Contracts

University of Bristol - School of Law
140
4.

The Stakes of Smart Contracts

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
127
5.

The Interpretation and Effect of Permissive Forum Selection Clauses Under U.S. Law

Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law
123
6.

Secured Transactions and IP Licenses: Comparative Observations and Reform Suggestions

University of Nottingham - School of Law
116
7.

Contract and Consumer Law

Tilburg Law School
74
8.

The Evolution of Good Faith in Western Contract Law

Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Students
74
9.

Force Majeure and Excuses in Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
72
10.

Interpreting Contracts Without Context

University of North Carolina School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
67

June 21, 2018 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Contracts & Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (December 14, 2017)

Top-10 Scrolling

Top Downloads for: Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of: 15 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017

Rank

Paper

Downloads

1.

Deterring Holdout Creditors in a Restructuring of PDVSA Bonds and Promissory Notes (¿Cómo disuadir a acreedores 'holdout' en una restructuración de bonos y pagarés de PDVSA?)

Lee C. Buchheit and G. Mitu Gulati

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law

323

2.

Transatlantic Data Privacy

Paul M. Schwartz and Karl-Nikolaus Peifer

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Cologne - Faculty of Law

195

3.

Pseudo-Contract & Shared Meaning Analysis

Robin Bradley Kar and Margaret Jane Radin

University of Illinois College of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

162

4.

The Perfect Match? A Closer Look at the Relationship between EU Consumer Law and Data Protection Law

Natali Helberger, Frederik J. Zuiderveen Borgesius and Agustin Reyna

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam - IViR Institute for Information Law (IViR) and BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation

137

5.

Abolishing Consideration: An Argument from Coherence

Azfer A. Khan

Harvard University, Law School, Students

127

6.

The Restoration Remedy in Private Law: A Novel Approach to Compensation for Emotional Harm

Omri Ben-Shahar and Ariel Porat

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University

116

7.

Privatizing Law: Is Rule of Law an Equilibrium without Private Ordering?

Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast

USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

106

8.

Objective Plain Meaning in Common Law Contracts

Stephen C. Mouritsen

University of Chicago - Law School

101

9.

Whiteboard and Black-Letter: Visual Communication in Commercial Contracts

Jay A. Mitchell

Stanford Law School

94

10.

Deal Momentum

Cathy Hwang

Stanford Law School

90

 

Top Downloads for: Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal

Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of: 15 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017

Rank

Paper

Downloads

1.

Introduction: Contract in Commercial Law

James J. Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law

226

2.

Transatlantic Data Privacy

Paul M. Schwartz and Karl-Nikolaus Peifer

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Cologne - Faculty of Law

196

3.

‘Oops!... I Did it Again’: New Restrictions on Foreign Counsel in UAE Arbitrations

Amr Omran

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

165

4.

Pseudo-Contract & Shared Meaning Analysis

Robin Bradley Kar and Margaret Jane Radin

University of Illinois College of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

162

5.

The Perfect Match? A Closer Look at the Relationship between EU Consumer Law and Data Protection Law

Natali Helberger, Frederik J. Zuiderveen Borgesius and Agustin Reyna

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam - IViR Institute for Information Law (IViR) and BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation

137

6.

Creatures of Contract: A Half-Truth about LLCs

Mohsen Manesh

University of Oregon School of Law

134

7.

Abolishing Consideration: An Argument from Coherence

Azfer A. Khan

Harvard University, Law School, Students

127

8.

The Restoration Remedy in Private Law: A Novel Approach to Compensation for Emotional Harm

Omri Ben-Shahar and Ariel Porat

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University

116

9.

Objective Plain Meaning in Common Law Contracts

Stephen C. Mouritsen

University of Chicago - Law School

101

10.

Crowdfunding Signals

Darian M. Ibrahim

William & Mary Law School

95

 

December 14, 2017 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Contracts & Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (December 7, 2017)

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Top Downloads For: Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal SSRN Logo2

Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 08 Oct 2017 - 07 Dec 2017
 
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Deterring Holdout Creditors in a Restructuring of PDVSA Bonds and Promissory Notes (¿Cómo disuadir a acreedores 'holdout' en una restructuración de bonos y pagarés de PDVSA?)

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law
317
2.

Tracing Equity: Realizing and Allocating Value in Chapter 11

University of North Carolina School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
187
3.

Pseudo-Contract & Shared Meaning Analysis

University of Illinois College of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
136
4.

Abolishing Consideration: An Argument from Coherence

Harvard University, Law School, Students
122
5.

The Perfect Match? A Closer Look at the Relationship between EU Consumer Law and Data Protection Law

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam - IViR Institute for Information Law (IViR) and BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation
118
6.

The Restoration Remedy in Private Law: A Novel Approach to Compensation for Emotional Harm

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
113
7.

Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique

Durham University
111
8.

Privatizing Law: Is Rule of Law an Equilibrium without Private Ordering?

USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
102
9.

Objective Plain Meaning in Common Law Contracts

University of Chicago - Law School
95
10.

Transatlantic Data Privacy

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Cologne - Faculty of Law
91

 

Top Downloads For: Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal SSRN Logo2

Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 08 Oct 2017 - 07 Dec 2017
 
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Introduction: Contract in Commercial Law

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law
224
2.

‘Oops!... I Did it Again’: New Restrictions on Foreign Counsel in UAE Arbitrations

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
162
3.

Pseudo-Contract & Shared Meaning Analysis

University of Illinois College of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
136
4.

Creatures of Contract: A Half-Truth about LLCs

University of Oregon School of Law
129
5.

Abolishing Consideration: An Argument from Coherence

Harvard University, Law School, Students
122
6.

The Perfect Match? A Closer Look at the Relationship between EU Consumer Law and Data Protection Law

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam - IViR Institute for Information Law (IViR) and BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation
118
7.

The Restoration Remedy in Private Law: A Novel Approach to Compensation for Emotional Harm

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
113
8.

Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique

Durham University
111
9.

Objective Plain Meaning in Common Law Contracts

University of Chicago - Law School
95
10.

Transatlantic Data Privacy

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Cologne - Faculty of Law
94

 

December 7, 2017 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (November 30, 2017)

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Top Downloads for Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal SSRN Logo2

Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 01 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Deterring Holdout Creditors in a Restructuring of PDVSA Bonds and Promissory Notes (¿Cómo disuadir a acreedores 'holdout' en una restructuración de bonos y pagarés de PDVSA?)

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law
315
2.

Tracing Equity: Realizing and Allocating Value in Chapter 11

University of North Carolina School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
184
3.

Smart Contracts: Terminology, Technical Limitations and Real World Complexity

Singapore Management University
129
4.

Abolishing Consideration: An Argument from Coherence

Harvard University, Law School, Students
110
5.

Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique

Durham University
107
6.

The Perfect Match? A Closer Look at the Relationship between EU Consumer Law and Data Protection Law

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam - IViR Institute for Information Law (IViR) and BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation
106
7.

The Restoration Remedy in Private Law: A Novel Approach to Compensation for Emotional Harm

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
105
8.

Privatizing Law: Is Rule of Law an Equilibrium without Private Ordering?

USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
101
9.

Whiteboard and Black-Letter: Visual Communication in Commercial Contracts

Stanford Law School
88
10.

Objective Plain Meaning in Common Law Contracts

University of Chicago - Law School
84

 

Top Downloads for Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal SSRN Logo2

Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 01 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Introduction: Contract in Commercial Law

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law
217
2.

‘Oops!... I Did it Again’: New Restrictions on Foreign Counsel in UAE Arbitrations

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
152
3.

Smart Contracts: Terminology, Technical Limitations and Real World Complexity

Singapore Management University
129
4.

Creatures of Contract: A Half-Truth about LLCs

University of Oregon School of Law
124
5.

Abolishing Consideration: An Argument from Coherence

Harvard University, Law School, Students
111
6.

Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique

Durham University
107
7.

The Perfect Match? A Closer Look at the Relationship between EU Consumer Law and Data Protection Law

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam - IViR Institute for Information Law (IViR) and BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation
106
8.

The Restoration Remedy in Private Law: A Novel Approach to Compensation for Emotional Harm

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
105
9.

Whiteboard and Black-Letter: Visual Communication in Commercial Contracts

Stanford Law School
88
10.

Objective Plain Meaning in Common Law Contracts

University of Chicago - Law School
84

 

November 30, 2017 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Friday, November 3, 2017

Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (November 3, 2017)

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Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 04 Sep 2017 - 03 Nov 2017

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Smart Contracts and the Cost of Inflexibility

University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
289
2.

Deterring Holdout Creditors in a Restructuring of PDVSA Bonds and Promissory Notes

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law
196
3.

The Promise and Perils of Crowdfunding: Between Corporate Finance and Consumer Contracts

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford Faculty of Law
179
4.

Tracing Equity: Realizing and Allocating Value in Chapter 11

University of North Carolina School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
160
5.

The Comments to the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act Relating to Self-Settled Spendthrift Trusts are Correct

Visiting Professor at Large
134
6.

Consent and Contracts

University of Minnesota Law School
129
7.

Formalizing Contract Law for Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
116
8.

The Bureaucrats of Private Law

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
104
9.

Spite: Legal and Social Implications

University of Florida - Levin College of Law
97
10.

Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique

Durham University
96

 

Top Downloads For Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal SSRN Logo2

Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 04 Sep 2017 - 03 Nov 2017

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Smart Contracts and the Cost of Inflexibility

University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
289
2.

Consent and Contracts

University of Minnesota Law School
129
3.

Formalizing Contract Law for Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
116
4.

The Bureaucrats of Private Law

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
104
5.

Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique

Durham University
96
6.

Creatures of Contract: A Half-Truth about LLCs

University of Oregon School of Law
94
7.

Distributive Justice and Contract Law: A Hohfeldian Analysis

Stetson University College of Law
93
8.

U.S. Unconscionability and Article 1171 of the New French Civil Code: Achieving Balance in Statutory Regulation and Judicial Intervention

Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
77
9.

Smart Contracts: Terminology, Technical Limitations and Real World Complexity

Singapore Management University
76
10.

The Restoration Remedy in Private Law: A Novel Approach to Compensation for Emotional Harm

University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University
76

 

November 3, 2017 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (October 26, 2017)

Top Ten Infinity

Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal SSRN Logo2

Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 27 Aug 2017 - 26 Oct 2017

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Smart Contracts and the Cost of Inflexibility

University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
265
2.

Amending Corporate Charters and Bylaws

University of Virginia School of Law and Columbia Law School
171
3.

Tracing Equity: Realizing and Allocating Value in Chapter 11

University of North Carolina School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
155
4.

The Promise and Perils of Crowdfunding: Between Corporate Finance and Consumer Contracts

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford Faculty of Law
150
5.

The Comments to the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act Relating to Self-Settled Spendthrift Trusts are Correct

Visiting Professor at Large
132
6.

Consent and Contracts

University of Minnesota Law School
124
7.

The Bureaucrats of Private Law

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
103
8.

Formalizing Contract Law for Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
99
9.

Spite: Legal and Social Implications

University of Florida - Levin College of Law
97
10.

Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique

Durham University
92

 

Top Downloads For Law & Society: Private Law - Contracts eJournal SSRN Logo2

Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 27 Aug 2017 - 26 Oct 2017

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Smart Contracts and the Cost of Inflexibility

University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
265
2.

Amending Corporate Charters and Bylaws

University of Virginia School of Law and Columbia Law School
171
3.

Consent and Contracts

University of Minnesota Law School
124
4.

The Bureaucrats of Private Law

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
103
5.

Formalizing Contract Law for Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
99
6.

Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique

Durham University
92
7.

Distributive Justice and Contract Law: A Hohfeldian Analysis

Stetson University College of Law
90
8.

U.S. Unconscionability and Article 1171 of the New French Civil Code: Achieving Balance in Statutory Regulation and Judicial Intervention

Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
76
9.

Superior Bargaining Power: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - KoGuan Law School
75
10.

Borrowing in the Shadow of Death: Another Look at Probate Lending

University of California, Davis - School of Law
74

 

October 26, 2017 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (October 19, 2017)

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Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 20 Aug 2017 - 19 Oct 2017

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Smart Contracts and the Cost of Inflexibility

University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
247
2.

Amending Corporate Charters and Bylaws

University of Virginia School of Law and Columbia Law School
159
3.

Tracing Equity: Realizing and Allocating Value in Chapter 11

University of North Carolina School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
139
4.

The Comments to the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act Relating to Self-Settled Spendthrift Trusts are Correct

Visiting Professor at Large
129
5.

Consent and Contracts

University of Minnesota Law School
121
6.

The Promise and Perils of Crowdfunding: Between Corporate Finance and Consumer Contracts

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford Faculty of Law
116
7.

Taking Contracting Digital: Examination of the Smart Contracts Experiment

New York University (NYU), School of Law, Student
101
8.

The Bureaucrats of Private Law

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
101
9.

Spite: Legal and Social Implications

University of Florida - Levin College of Law
92
10.

The MacPherson-Henningsen Puzzle

Columbia Law School
87

 

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Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 20 Aug 2017 - 19 Oct 2017

Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Smart Contracts and the Cost of Inflexibility

University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
247
2.

Amending Corporate Charters and Bylaws

University of Virginia School of Law and Columbia Law School
159
3.

Consent and Contracts

University of Minnesota Law School
121
4.

Taking Contracting Digital: Examination of the Smart Contracts Experiment

New York University (NYU), School of Law, Student
101
5.

The Bureaucrats of Private Law

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
101
6.

The Rise of Automated Investment Advice: Can Robo-Advisers Rescue the Retail Market?

University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law
96
7.

Formalizing Contract Law for Smart Contracts

Tilburg Law School
84
8.

Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique

Durham University
84
9.

Distributive Justice and Contract Law: A Hohfeldian Analysis

Stetson University College of Law
83
10.

U.S. Unconscionability and Article 1171 of the New French Civil Code: Achieving Balance in Statutory Regulation and Judicial Intervention

Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
73

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