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Roxane M. DeLaurell, J.D., LLM., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Legal Studies

Address: J.C. Long Building, Room 313
Phone: 843.953.5358
Curriculum Vitae: Download


University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Ph.D, 2000       

George Washington University, Washington, DC
LLM (with honors), 1983

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas
J.D, Bowen School of Law, 1979


  • Certificate in International Law, University of Notre Dame London Program
  • Common Market and International Law, London School of Economics

Research Interests

  • Cross Border Regulation of Business
  • Commercial Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Merger and Acquisitions
  • Securities

Courses Taught

  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Legal Environment of International Business
  • Legal Environment
  • International Business Law
  • Commercial Law and Special Topics: Securities Law

Honors and Awards

  • Summer Research Award, Global Trade Initiatives, granted by the Global Initiatives Program at the School of Business and Economics at the College of Charleston, May 2008
  • CETL Grant for Faculty Development, April 2006
  • Summer Research Award, granted by School of Business and Economics at the College of Charleston, 2006
  • Summer Research Award, granted by School of Business and Economics at the College of Charleston, 2005
  • Faculty Technology Institute, selected as participant, College of Charleston, 2005
  • Vibhooti Shukla Fellowship, awarded to outstanding graduate student by faculty of School of Social Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas, 1998
  • Awarded LLM in International and Comparative Law with Honors by George Washington University, 1983


The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement of 2010: Two Problems and One Unanswered Question (2012). The Global Business Law Review, volume 2, Spring (2012).

The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming: Cross Border Bankruptcy before Chapter 15, the Strange Case of Yukos Oil (2008).  Accepted for publication in the Journal of Legal Studies in Business, anticipated to be in volume 14 pp.31-46 (2008).

Assessing the Effects of Chapter 15: Cross-Border Insolvency Cases in US Bankruptcy Courts from 1995-2006, South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business, volume 4, Summer, pp.1-16 (2008).

FTC Goes Wild over Whole Foods Merger (2008), with Robert Rouse, the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, volume 19, number 2, pp. 37-42 (2008).

FTC Tackles Merger and Acquisition Review Reforms (2007) with Robert Rouse, The Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance at pp. 51-54, volume 18, number 2 January/February 2007.

The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2005: A New Landscape (2005) with Robert Rouse, The CPA Journal, at pp.36-39, November 2006.

Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Reform Act and Legal Studies Issues in Cross-Border Insolvency (2006). Published in the Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference Proceedings of 2006.

An Overview of the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform Act: A Teaching Supplement (2005) with Jocelyn Evans, at pp.38-46 volume five, number one of the Journal of Economics and Finance Education (2005).

The Role of the Legal Regimes in New Industrial Economic Theory. Asper Review of International Business and Trade volume 5, pp. 195-207, (2005).


Contributor to Workers' Compensation Survey, Labor Relations Law in North America, Migrant Worker Report and various other North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation publications, available at

In Progress

Lobster New York Style:  A Critical Incident Case Study with Teaching Notes with David Desplaces and Laquita Blockson  (2009)

The New Antitrust of the Obama Administration, with Robert Rouse, submitted to the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, (2009).

Lobster Wars:  Et tu, Sous?, to be presented at the Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, Nov.5-7, (2009).

On The Island: A Teaching Model for Foundations of Law (2007).

Chapter 15:  Five years Later (2010)