Geeyoung Min

Geeyoung MinAssistant Professor of Law
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 328
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

  • Biography

    Geeyoung Min joined the Michigan State University College of Law as an Assistant Professor of Law in 2019. She teaches Securities Regulation and Business Enterprises. Professor Min’s research focuses on the issues of corporate law and governance with both doctrinal and empirical emphasis. While her primary focus is on publicly-traded companies in the U.S., she also employs comparative analytical methods by examining the issues in other countries, especially those in East Asia.

    Prior to joining the Law College faculty, Professor Min taught at University of Virginia School of Law as a Research Assistant Professor of Law and at Columbia Law School as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law. She received her B.A. in anthropology and B.L. in law from Seoul National University, followed by LL. M. and J.S.D. from Yale Law School, where she was a recipient of Lillian Goldman Scholarship and John. M. Olin Summer Fellowship.

  • Degrees

    J.S.D., LL.M, Yale Law School; B.L., B.A. Seoul National University

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Courses

    Business Enterprises
    This course deals with issues relating to common forms of business organization, including corporations, limited liability companies and closely held corporations. The four credit version of Business Enterprises also includes an introduction to mergers and acquisitions.

    Corporate Governance and Compliance
    (Formerly Corporate Law and Policy: Corporate Governance and Compliance) A survey of issues in corporate governance and compliance in light of the legal risks faced by corporations and corporate directors and officers in the legal environment presented by securities law, antitrust, tort law, environmental law, and other sources of liability. Specific topics include risk management, Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley, internal compliance programs, and corporate codes of conduct and codes of behavior.

    Securities Regulation I
    (Formerly DCL 428) This course examines the registration requirements applicable to public offers of securities under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Michigan Blue Sky Law. Primary emphasis will be placed upon the various types of securities that are subject to registration and the exemptions from registration requirements. In addition, the course will explore, in further depth, the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. Business Enterprises may be taken concurrently.

  • Publications

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    Governance by Dividends, 107 Iowa Law Review (forthcoming 2021)

    Relational Enforcement of Stock Exchange Rules (with Kwon-Yong Jin), 47 BYU Law Review (forthcoming 2021)

    Board Compliance (with John Armour, Brandon Garrett, and Jeffrey Gordon), 104 Minnesota Law Review 1191 (2020)

    Taking Compliance Seriously (with John Armour and Jeffrey Gordon), 37 Yale Journal on Regulation 1 (2020)

    Insulation by Separation: When Dual-Class Stock Met Corporate Spin-offs (with Young Ran (Christine) Kim), at 10 UC Irvine Law Review 1 (2019)

    Active Firms and Active Shareholders: Corporate Political Activity and Shareholder Proposals (with Hye Young You), at 48 Journal of Legal Studies 81 (2019)

    Contractarian Theory and Unilateral Bylaw Amendments (with Albert Choi), 104 Iowa Law Review 1 (2018)

    Shareholder Voice in Corporate Charter Amendments, 43 Journal of Corporation Law 289 (2018)

    Competition and Corporate Governance: Teaming Up to Police Tunneling (with Yong Lim), 36 Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business 267 (2016)

    The SEC and the Courts' Cooperative Policing of Related Party Transactions, 2014 Columbia Business Law Review 663 (2014)