Curtis J. Milhaupt
Parker Professor of Comparative Corporate Law; Fuyo Professor of Japanese Law; Director of the
Center for Japanese Legal Studies
Columbia Law School
Professor Milhaupt teaches at Columbia Law School, where his courses have focused on corporate law, comparative corporate law, the role of the corporation in global affairs, and the Japanese legal system. He also regularly serves as a Visiting Professor at the Duisenberg School of Finance of the University of Amsterdam, where in 2010 he was named Teacher of the Year. Prior to joining the Columbia Law School faculty in 1999, he taught at the Washington University School of Law.
Professor Milhaupt's research interests include comparative corporate governance, the legal systems of East Asia (particularly Japan), law and economics, and law and economic development He has published widely in the fields of comparative corporate governance and Japanese law, as well as aspects of the Chinese and Korean legal systems. In addition to numerous academic articles, he is the co-author or editor of seven books, including most recently, United States Corporate Law (Yuhikaku, 2009, in Japanese); Law and Capitalism: What Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Growth Around the World (University of Chicago Press, 2008); and Transforming Corporate Governance in East Asia (Routledge, 2008).
Education: B.A., University of Notre Dame (1984); J.D., Columbia University (1989)
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