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Hwang invited to present at prestigious Stanford/Yale/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum

Cathy Hwang, an associate professor at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been selected to participate in the Stanford/Yale/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum at Stanford Law School on June 6-7. Her paper, Deal Momentum, is forthcoming in the UCLA Law Review, and explores the role of non-binding agreements in sophisticated, high-value business deals.  “Parties often […]

Media Corner: Professor Cathy Hwang a source on contract theory

The field of contract theory is abuzz after news emerged this week from Stockholm that two economists from the U.S. won the Nobel Prize in economics. Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström were honored for their work analyzing contracts in an effort to help people, businesses and public agencies better understand whether the deals they reach are in […]

Hwang to speak on tax inversions in Rome

There’s been no shortage of headlines in recent months about tax inversions—a way for U.S. companies to move abroad to save on corporate tax. Companies like Apple have also drawn ire for keeping earnings offshore in Ireland. The subject will again take the spotlight in Rome, Italy later this week at a conference organized by […]

New at the U: Meet Professor Cathy Hwang

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is excited to welcome Cathy Hwang to the faculty. Hwang will teach several courses related to business law, including business organizations (the introductory business law course) as well as mergers and acquisitions.  She will also co-coach the Transactional LawMeet team with Professor Jeff Schwartz in the […]