Quinn Curtis

University of Virginia School of Law

Professor of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

http://https://www.law.virginia.edu/faculty/profile/qc3q/2298852

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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17

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Beyond Diversification: The Pervasive Problem of Excessive Fees and 'Dominated Funds' in 401(k) Plans

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper # 493
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Ian Ayres and Quinn Curtis
Yale University - Yale Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 2,204 (8,546)
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ERISA, defined contribution, 401(k)

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Do Mutual Fund Investors Get What They Pay For? The Legal Consequences of Closet Index Funds

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Martijn Cremers and Quinn Curtis
University of Notre Dame and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,340 (18,807)
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actively managed mutual funds, closet index funds, expense ratio, disclosure, legal liability, Securities Act, Investment Company Act

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Shareholder Value(s): Index Fund ESG Activism and the New Millennial Corporate Governance

93 Southern California Law Review (Forthcoming 2020) , European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper 545/2020
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Michal Barzuza, Quinn Curtis and David H. Webber
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 1,318 (19,263)
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Index Funds, Shareholder Activism, Diversity, Millennials, maximizing shareholder value, corporate governance, corporate finance

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Do ESG Mutual Funds Deliver on Their Promises?

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 21-17, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 586/2021
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 May 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2021
Quinn Curtis, Jill E. Fisch and Adriana Robertson
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 735 (44,290)

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Mutual funds, ESG mutual funds, Securities regulation, empirical legal studies, environmental, social, and corporate governance, ESG, capital markets, portfolio composition, mutual fund voting, mutual fund fees, disclosure, ERISA, fiduciary duty, Name Rule, 35d-1

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Taking Exit Rights Seriously: Why Governance and Fee Litigation Don’t Work in Mutual Funds

Yale Law Journal, Vol.120, pp. 84-142, 2010, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 403, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2012
John Morley and Quinn Curtis
Yale Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 610 (56,565)
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Mutual fund, exit, Jones, fee liability, investment company, directors

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Board Interlocks and Outside Directors’ Protection

Journal of Legal Studies, 2017, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2018
Michal Barzuza and Quinn Curtis
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 539 (66,057)
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Outside Directors, Interlock, Indemnification, Advancement

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An Empirical Study of Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Litigation: Do the Merits Matter?

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Quinn Curtis and John Morley
University of Virginia School of Law and Yale Law School
Downloads 469 (78,437)
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mutual funds, securities litigation, mutual fund fees, empirical legal studies

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Board Interlocks and Corporate Governance

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 39, No. 3, 2014, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2017
Michal Barzuza and Quinn Curtis
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 270 (145,069)
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Corporate law; Corporate Governance; Boards of Directors; Interlocks

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Crisis-Driven Tax Law: The Case of Section 382

23:1 Florida Tax Review 1 (2019), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-29, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2019-11
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2020
Albert H. Choi, Quinn Curtis and Andrew T. Hayashi
University of Michigan Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 228 (171,282)

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The Fiduciary Rule Controversy and the Future of Investment Advice

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper 2018-04
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
Quinn Curtis
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 201 (192,777)
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Fiduciary Rule, Retirement Savings, Investment Advice, Mutual Funds

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The Flawed Mechanics of Mutual Fund Fee Litigation

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2014-09, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 495
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Quinn Curtis and John Morley
University of Virginia School of Law and Yale Law School
Downloads 201 (192,777)
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Mutual Funds, Fee Litigation, 36(b), Securities Litigation

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The Past and Present Mutual Fund Fee Litigation Under 36(b)

A version of this essay appears in the Elgar Research Handbook on the Regulation of Mutual Funds (2018, William A. Birdthistle and John Morley, eds.).
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Mar 2019
Quinn Curtis
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 200 (193,642)

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Mutual Funds, Fee Litigation, 36(b)

Revealing Corporate Financial Misreporting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Sep 2018
Quinn Curtis, Dain C. Donelson and Justin Hopkins
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Iowa and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 176 (216,902)
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restatements, governance, disclosure, information environment, regulation

Revealing Corporate Financial Misreporting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Jan 2019
Quinn Curtis, Dain C. Donelson and Justin Hopkins
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Iowa and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Restatements, Governance, Disclosure, Information Environment, Regulation

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Costs, Conflicts, and College Savings: Evaluating Section 529 Savings Plans

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2019-04
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Nov 2019
Quinn Curtis
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 163 (231,420)

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college savings, mutual funds, consumer investing, t

State Foreclosure Laws and Mortgage Origination in the Subprime Market

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Quinn Curtis
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 155 (241,830)
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foreclosure, foreclosure procedure, foreclosure law, subprime lending, mortgage origination, real estate finance, real estate economics

State Foreclosure Laws and Mortgage Origination in the Subprime Market

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2014
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
Quinn Curtis
University of Virginia School of Law

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Foreclosure; Foreclosure procedure; Foreclosure law; Subprime lending; Mortgage origination; Real estate finance; Real estate economics

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The Millennial Corporation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2021
Michal Barzuza, Quinn Curtis and David H. Webber
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 131 (277,414)

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ESG, Socially Responsible Investing, Shareholder Activism, Diversity, Millennials, maximizing shareholder value, corporate governance, corporate finance, hedge funds

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Improved Performance Guarantees

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jan 2014
Ian Ayres and Quinn Curtis
Yale University - Yale Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 93 (349,504)

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Investment Law Scholars' Amicus Brief in Hughes v. Northwestern University

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Oct 2021
William A. Birdthistle and Quinn Curtis
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 13 (701,721)

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Investment Law; Mutual Funds; ERISA; Supreme Court

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 231
1.

Career Concerns for Revealing Misreporting

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Quinn Curtis and Justin Hopkins
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 231 (147,273)

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corporate governance, executive turnover, board of directors, director labor market, shareholder voting, financial restatements