Volume 2012, No. 2


Symposium: The Changing Role and Nature of In-House Counsel

In Memory of Larry E. Ribstein

The Wisconsin Law Review dedicates this Symposium issue to Larry E. Ribstein. Before he passed away in December 2011, he was the Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Chair, Associate Dean for Research, and Co-Director of the Illinois Business Law and Policy Program at the University of Illinois College of Law. He was a prolific, highly regarded scholar known for his innovative writing on many legal topics, one of many examples of which appeared previously in this Review. We are honored to have had the opportunity to work with him and proud to publish one of his final articles, Delawyering the Corporation, in this issue.

Forward: Who’s In the House? The Changing Nature and Role of In-House and General Counsel

Johnathan C. Lipson, Beth Engel, & Jami Crespo


Is the In-House Counsel Movement Going Global? A Preliminary Assessment of the Role of Internal Counsel in Emerging Economies

David B. Wilkins


Delawyering the Corporation

Larry E. Ribstein


How Do Start-ups Obtain Their Legal Services?

Darian M. Ibrahim


Who Let You into the House?

Lawrence A. Hamermesh


Where Is the “Quality Movement” in Law Practice?

William H. Simon


In-house Myths

Eli Wald


The Stages of Scandal and the Roles of General Counsel

Deborah A. DeMott


Getting (Too) Comfortable: In-house Lawyers, Enterprise Risk, and the Financial Crisis

Donald C. Langevoort


In-house Counsel’s Role in the Structuring of Mortgage-backed Securities

Shaun Barnes, Kathleen G. Cully & Steven L. Schwarcz


Palace Wars over Professional Regulation

Sida Liu


China under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Daniel Chow


Revisiting a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Defense

Mike Koehler


Four Unchartered Corners of Anti-corruption Law

Andrew Brady Spalding


FCPA Settlement, Internal Strife, and the “Culture of Compliance”

Joseph W. Yockey