Michael GuttentagProfessor of Law
J. Rex Dibble Fellow
AB, Harvard College
MBA, with distinction, Harvard Business School
JD, Yale Law School, Olin Scholar of Law and Economics
Michael Guttentag’s scholarship focuses primarily on securities regulation. He has used a variety of methods to better understand how financial markets should be regulated, including conducting experiments and developing mathematical models. Prior to his career in academia, Michael Guttentag worked as an executive in the public and private sectors, where he held senior management positions in the Internet, entertainment, and financial services industries. From 2005 to 2008, he was a member of the faculty of the Boyd School of Law, UNLV, and has visited at the Emory University School of Law, UCLA School of Law, and the University of Southern California Law School. He joined the Loyola Law School faculty in 2008. Guttentag is a member of the American Law and Economics Association, Society for Empirical Legal Studies and Bar of the State of California.
- Patching a Hole in the JOBS Act: How and Why to Rewrite the Rules the Require Firms to Make Periodic Disclosures, 88 Indiana Law Journal (2013).
- Stumbling into Crime: Stochastic Process Models of Accounting Fraud in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CRIMINAL LAW, A. Harel, K. Hylton, eds., Edward Elgar (2011).
- Is There a Law Instinct?, 87(2) Washington University Law Review (2009).
- Brandeis’ Policeman: Results from a Laboratory Experiment on Corporate Fraud (with Christine Porath and Samuel Fraidin), 5 The Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2008)
- Accuracy Enhancement, Agency Costs, and Disclosure Regulation, 3(2) The Review of Law and Economics 15 (2007)
- Imposing Disclosure Requirements on Public Companies, 32 Florida State Law Review 123 (2004), reprinted in 38 Securities Law Review (2006)