W. Mark C. Weidemaier

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Mark Weidemaier is the Ralph M. Stockton, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His teaching and research interests involve the intersection between contracts and dispute resolution in domestic and international settings, as well as issues related to the structure and enforcement of government debt. He blogs about these subjects on Credit Slips. Representative publications are available for download on the Social Science Research Network and the Berkeley Electronic Press. At UNC, Weidemaier teaches Contracts, Commercial Arbitration, Government Borrowing and Restructuring, Litigation Risk Management, and Advanced Litigation Practice.

After graduating from the University of Minnesota Law School, Weidemaier clerked for the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He then practiced law in the complex commercial litigation group at Dechert LLP in Philadelphia and worked at the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a graduate of Carleton College in Northfield, MN.

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  • Interpreting Contracts Without Context (J. Coyle,  M. Weidemaier), 67 AM. U. L. REV. 1673 (2018). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Lenders’ Roles and Responsibilities in Sovereign Debt Markets (with S. Block-Lieb), UNIV. ILL. L. REV. (forthcoming). [SSRN]
  • Market Practice and the Evolution of Sovereign Immunity (with M. Gulati), 43 LAW & SOC. INQUIRY 496 (2018). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, BEPress]
  • Sovereign Bond Contracts: Flaws in the Public Data (with A. Kropp & M. Gulati), J. FIN. REG. (forthcoming). [SSRN]
  • The New Guano: Legal Enforcement in Sovereign Debt Markets, in ADJUDICATION WITHOUT FRONTIERS: THE GLOBAL TURN IN PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW (H. Muir Watt, et al. eds.) (forthcoming). [SSRN]
  • International Finance and Sovereign Debt, in OXFORD HANDBOOK OF LAW AND ECONOMICS (2017). [SSRN, BEPress E-book]
  • Venezuela as a Case Study in (Limited) Sovereign Liability (with M. Gauthier), 12 CAP. MKTS L.J. 215 (2017). [SSRN, BEPress]
  • Customized Procedure in Theory and Reality, 72 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 1865 (2015). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress, Document Link]
  • The Relevance of Law to Sovereign Debt (with M. Gulati), 11 ANN. REV. L. & SOC. SCI. 395 (2015). [Westlaw, SSRN, BEPress]
  • Sovereign Immunity and Sovereign Debt, 2014 U. ILL. L. REV. 67 (2014). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress]
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