Prof. Dov Solomon
Prof. Dov Solomon is the director of the LL.M. program and an associate professor of law at the College of Law and Business (CLB). He served as the head of the Commercial Law Department at CLB and the director of the Center for Commercial Law at Bar-Ilan University, where he earned his Ph.D. in law (direct track of study), M.B.A. in finance (magna cum laude), and LL.B. (summa cum laude, first in his class). He was a visiting professor at the University of Kassel, and a visiting scholar at Harvard University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Padova.
Prof. Solomon’s teaching and research areas include corporate law, securities regulation, securitization, commercial law, and secured transactions. His research focuses on shareholder voting rights, corporate governance, corporate finance, and capital market regulation. Among other awards, he received the Israel Junior Law Faculty Prize for excellence in research, the CLB Presidential Prize for excellence in teaching, the Wolf Foundation Award for excellence in research, and the Israeli Parliament (“Knesset”) Distinction Award.
Prof. Solomon is a member of the International Committee of the Israeli Directors Union. He has given legal counsel to the Israeli Ministry of Justice, the Israel Securities Authority, and the Israeli Committee on Regulation of Securitization.
Does Wedge Size Matter? Financial Reporting Quality and Effective Regulation of Dual-Class Firms, 54 Finance Research Letters 103774 (2023) (with Rimona Palas, Dalit Gafni & Ido Baum)
Delaware’s Copycat: Can Delaware Corporate Law Be Emulated?, 23 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 1 (2022) (with Ido Baum)
The Quality of Earnings Information in Dual-Class Firms: Persistence and Predictability, 7 Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting 127 (2022) (with Rimona Palas)
A Toolbox for Supporting Businesses in Distress: The Securitization Market as a Test Case, 24 Haifa University Law Review (Law and Government) 255 (2022) (with Ido Baum, Hebrew)
From Problem to Remedy: Toward a Public Securitization Market in Israel, 5 Studies on Regulation 105 (2022) (with Ido Baum, Hebrew)
Game of Thrones: Corporate Law and Bankruptcy Law in the Arena of Directors’ Liability, 27 Columbia Journal of European Law 1 (2021) (with Odelia Minnes)
The Least Uncomfortable Choice: Why Delaware and England Win the Global Corporate Law Race, 73 South Carolina Law Review 387 (2021) (with Ido Baum)
Regulation of Information About Unfolding Events in Securities Markets: A Behavioral Economics Perspective, in Law and Economics of Regulation 101 (Klaus Mathis & Avishalom Tor eds., Springer Law, 2021) (with Ido Baum & Jaroslaw Beldowski)
Not Only for Mathematicians: The Application of the Probability/Magnitude Test in Insider Trading Prohibitions and Disclosure Obligations, 24 Reichman University Law Review (Law and Business) 769 (2021) (with Ido Baum, Hebrew)
The Importance of Inferior Voting Rights in Dual-Class Firms, 2019 Brigham Young University Law Review 533 (2020). This article was the runner-up of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Best Paper Award.
The Quality of Information Provided by Dual-Class Firms, 57 American Business Law Journal 443 (2020) (with Rimona Palas & Amos Baranes)
More JoMo Less FoMo: The Case for Voluntary Disclosure of Uncertain Information in Securities Regulation, 14 Virginia Law and Business Review 171 (2020) (with Ido Baum)
Materiality in MAR: A Critical and Comparative Analysis, 14 Bocconi Legal Papers 13 (2020) (with Ido Baum)
Duties of Loyalty, Duties of Care, and the Business Judgement of Institutional Investors, 26 College of Management Law Review 309 (2020) (with Ofir Weitzman, Hebrew)
Undercapitalization – Is it an Independent Cause for Piercing the Corporate Veil or Subordination? A Call for Reconsideration, in Elyakim Rubinstein Book in Honor of the Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Israel 1719 (Aharon Barak, Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton, Ayala Procaccia & Rinat Sofer eds., 2020) (Hebrew)
When Should You Abstain? A Call for a Global Rule of Insider Trading, 88 University of Cincinnati Law Review 67 (2019) (with Ido Baum)
The Economic Division and Bankruptcy: Time to Integrate, 47 Hebrew University Law Review 823 (2018) (with Odelia Minnes, Hebrew)
The Voice: The Minority Shareholder’s Perspective, 17 Nevada Law Journal 739 (2017)
Institutional Activism, in Markets, Law and Politics: On Corporate Social Responsibility 113 (Ofer Sitbon & Ronit Donyets-Kedar eds., 2017) (Hebrew)
Rational Apathy of Shareholders: How to Awaken Investors from Their Sleep?, 39 Tel Aviv University Law Review 317 (2016) (Hebrew). This article was awarded the Israel Junior Law Faculty Prize for excellence in research.
From the Great Depression to the Great Recession: On the Failures of Regulation in the Mortgage Market, 42 Journal of Legislation 162 (2016)
Intellectual Property Securitization, 33 Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal 125 (2015) (with Miriam Bitton)
Non-Recourse Mortgage, 14(4) Real Estate 85 (2015) (Hebrew)
Securitization of Intellectual Property Rights, in Interdisciplinary Analyses of Intellectual Property Law 435 (Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton & Lior Zemer eds., 2015) (Hebrew)
The Rise of a Giant: Securitization and the Global Financial Crisis, 49 American Business Law Journal 859 (2012)
Non-Recourse, No Down Payment and the Mortgage Meltdown: Lessons from Undercapitalization, 16 Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law 529 (2011) (with Odelia Minnes)
The Effects of Securitization on Unsecured Creditors: A Question of Classification, 25 Bar-Ilan University Law Studies 361 (2009) (Hebrew)
The Securitization Bill Addresses Concerns About a Subprime Crisis, Globes (Sep. 3, 2023) (Hebrew)
Want to Support Small Businesses? Give Them Practical Liquidity Solutions, Globes (Jun. 19, 2023) (with Odelia Minnes, Hebrew)
Snap IPO is Problematic for Corporate Governance, Globes (Mar. 5, 2017) (Hebrew)
Do Not be Afraid of Securitization, TheMarker (Feb. 24, 2015) (Hebrew)
Global Corporate Governance
Commercial Law Workshop
Seminar on Corporate Law and Securities Regulation