Tue Mar 31 2015   


BLP Academic Advisors

Barak OrbachProfessor Orbach’s primary areas of expertise are antitrust, regulation, intellectual property, and economic analysis of law.  His scholarship focuses on antitrust law, social and economic regulation, and the motion picture industry.  In addition to his frequent articles in these areas, Professor Orbach is working on two books: (1) The Regulatory State: Concept, Principles, and Problems (Foundation Press) and (2) Reel Law: A Legal History of the American Motion Picture Industry (Yale University Press).

At the College, Professor Orbach is teaching a wide-range of courses. He developed the first-year course, The Regulatory State. At the upper-level division, Professor Orbach is teaching courses in antitrust, intellectual property, and economic analysis of law.

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Simone Sepe

Simone SepeProfessor Sepe's areas of expertise include business organizations, corporate finance, contract theory, and law and economics. His scholarship focuses on corporate governance, corporate finance, and the theory of institutions. He holds doctoral degrees in both law and economics. Professor Sepe practiced banking and finance law at Clifford Chance, an international law firm based in London, and worked as an investment banker at Fortress Investment Group in London and New York.




William Sjostrom


William SjostromProfessor Sjostrom teaches business organizations, securities regulation, and mergers and acquisitions.  His scholarship focuses on securities regulation and corporate governance.  Before entering academia, Professor Sjostrom was a law firm associate and then in-house attorney  in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  His practice included public and private securities offerings, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.


Updated: 02/18/2015