John P. Freeman

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John P. Freeman
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Nationality American
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania Law School
Occupation Academic
Years active 1978 - 2008
Organization University of South Carolina
Website Freeman at South Carolina

John P. Freeman is a John T. Campbell Professor Emeritus of Business and Professional Ethics Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Profile

Professor Freeman started law practice in 1970 with the Jones Day law firm, and subsequently worked for the Securities and Exchange Commission where he served as special counsel analyzing mutual fund issues. He has taught corporate and securities law, and legal ethics for over 30 years, and has testified as an expert witness or served as trial counsel in various legal malpractice lawsuits, ethics proceedings, and investment-related cases. Professor Freeman has written and lectured extensively on ethics, malpractice and business-related matters, and writes a regular column on professionalism topics for the South Carolina Lawyer. Most recently, Professor Freeman has been addressing as a writer and commentator certain problems with the way mutual fund sponsors conduct their business. Professor Freeman retired from the faculty in 2008.[1]

Papers

Freeman is the author/co-author of the following papers dealing with mutual fund fees.

Year Study
2008 Mutual Fund Advisory Fees: New Evidence and a Fair Fiduciary Duty Test[2]
2007 The Mutual Fund Distribution Expense Mess[3]
2006 Mutual Fund Advisory Fees: The Cost of Conflicts of Interest[4]
1978 The Use of Mutual Fund Assets to Pay Marketing Costs[5]

References

  1. "Profile". University of South Carolina. http://law.sc.edu/faculty/freeman/. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. Freeman, John P. and Brown, Stewart L (2008). Mutual Fund Advisory Fees: New Evidence and a Fair Fiduciary Duty Test. Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 61,: SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=1242642.
  3. Freeman, John P. (2007). The Mutual Fund Distribution Expense Mess. SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=1030366.
  4. Freeman, John P. (2006). Mutual Fund Advisory Fees: The Cost of Conflicts of Interest. SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=923879.
  5. Freeman, J.P., (1977) The Use of Mutual Fund Assets to Pay Marketing Costs. Loy. U. Chi. LJ, 9, p.533.

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