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Eric  Talley

Eric Talley

Columbia Law School
Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law
New York, NY, USA

Eric Talley is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law. He is an expert in the intersection of corporate law, governance, and finance, and he teaches/researches in areas that include corporate law and finance, mergers and acquisitions, quantitative methods, machine learning, contract and commercial law, game theory, and economic analysis of law. In 2017, Talley was chosen by Columbia Law School's graduating class to receive the Willis L.M. Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Talley has held permanent or visiting appointments at the University of California at Berkeley, University of Southern California, Caltech, University of Chicago; Harvard University; Georgetown University, RAND Graduate School, and Stanford University. He has also taught short courses at the University of New South Wales; the University of Sydney; University of San Diego; Tel Aviv University, the Interdisciplinary Center; University of Zurich; University of Amsterdam; and University of Miami.

He is current Chair of the board of directors of the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS) and was the SELS co-president in 2013–2014. He also serves on the board of directors of the American Law and Economics Association (ALEA). Talley is a frequent commentator in the national media, and he speaks regularly to corporate boards and regulators on issues pertaining to fiduciary duties, governance, and finance.

Talley holds a J.D. from Stanford University, where he was articles editor for the Stanford Law Review; a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University; and B.A. degrees in economics and political science from the University of California, San Diego. He is a native of Los Alamos, N.M.

Eric Talley is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Appraising the “Merger Price” Appraisal Rule (October 31, 2017) - Mergers & Acquisitions 2018: Advanced Trends and Developments, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Eric L. Talley, Finance in the Courtroom: Appraising Its Growing Pains—Increasingly complex and technical M&A economic tools have become essential in the modern courtroom, Delaware Lawyer, Summer 2017 - Mergers & Acquisitions 2018: Advanced Trends and Developments, Thursday, January 11, 2018

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