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Robert A Prentice

Professor and Department Chair (Interim), Business, Government and Society, McCombs School of Business

Phone: +1 512 471 5246

Robert Prentice is a lawyer with a focus on corporate governance, regulatory oversight and ethical decision making. He is an expert on securities fraud, insider trading, the value of securities regulation and the legal liabiltiy of accountants. He is the founding chair of the newly-created department at McCombs: Business, Government and Society.
Prentice has won numerous teaching awards and is a member of UT's Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Professor Prentice has published more than 30 major law review articles on such topics as securities law litigation, tender offers, insider trading, securities regulation and the Internet, accountants' legal liability, and products liability.


General business law, securities regulation, mergers & acquisitions, insider trading, law of electronic commerce, legal liability of accoutants, ethics