Ido Baum

Ido Baum is an associate professor of law (senior lecturer), co-director of the Heth Center for Competition and Regulation, and former vice dean of the Haim Striks Faculty of Law at COLMAN. He is currently also a visiting professor at the Peking University School of Transnational Law (Hong Kong) and has taught at Georgetown Law Center for Transnational Legal Studies, Hamburg University, and the Warsaw School of Economics. He has published in leading U.S. and international law reviews, including, most recently, Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Virginia Law & Business Review, University of Cincinnati Law Review, and South Carolina Law Review. In his most recently published article “Delaware’s Copycat: Can Delaware Corporate Law Be Emulated?” Baum evaluates an Israeli effort atepmt to emulate Delaware’s corporate law. In his forthcoing article “Can the Next Amazon or Facebook Be Controlled Before It Becomes Too Powerful” Baum developess a methodology for identifying corporate entities with economy-wide influence that can be translated into political power and harm competitive markets. Ido Baum is also the legal commentator for the leading Israeli financial daily newspaper TheMarker-Haaretz. He contributes op-eds regularly on public policy, corruption, corporate governance, and securities regulation.

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