It surprises some folks in Iowa to learn that Delaware is the preferred legal home of many Iowa businesses. For example, Principal Financial Group, one of two Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Iowa, is incorporated under Delaware law.
In Delaware in 1998, the ratio of corporations to limited liability companies (LLC) and partnerships was about three to one. Today, the ratio of “alternative entities” to corporations has flipped. For every one Delaware corporation (275,000) there are now about three Delaware alternative entities (826,000).
As the class of 2014 graduated, we asked a few students connected with the Innovation, Business & Law Center to reflect on their defining moments at the College of Law.
For students with specific career ambitions, a joint degree can be a valuable investment. As part of a continuing series on joint degrees, this post discusses the JD-MHA (Master of Health Administration) degree.
Two University of Iowa College of Law students have accepted judicial clerkships with the prestigious U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the appellate court with exclusive jurisdiction over appeals involving patent law. During the 2015-2016 term, Andrew Schrader will clerk for The Honorable William C.
Monday May 11, 2015