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Tom Arnold JD

Professor of Law College of Law
College of Law 2431 918-631-3108
mark-arnold@utulsa.edu
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Biography

Professor Arnold earned his J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan. He earned his A.B. summa cum laude and his M.A. from Ohio University. Professor Arnold was an attorney for Michigan Bell Telephone Company in Detroit, Michigan. He joined the faculty of the TU College of Law in 1980 and has served as associate dean and as acting dean. He is the coauthor of a treatise on accountants' liability and also writes extensively in the area of business organizations. His teaching interests include agency and partnership, contracts, corporate law, entrepreneurial law and franchise law. In addition, he has taught a summer course in Multinational Corporations and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland, Freiburg, Germany, and Dublin, Ireland.


M.A., Ohio University
J.D., University of Michigan
A.B., Ohio University


The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Law Reviews


It's Deja Vu All Over Again, Using Bounty Hunters to Leverage Gatekeeper Duties, 45 Tulsa L. Rev. 419 (2010).

Taking Note of the Investment Aspect of Purchasing a Franchise: A Proposal for Required Electronic Filing of Pre-Sale Disclosure Documents, 45 Entrepreneurial Bus. L.J. 209 (2009).

Administrative Aspects of State Corporation Law, 28 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1 (1994).

Nonfiduciary Liabilities of Corporate Agents, 29 Tulsa L.J. 1 (1993).

Shareholder Duties Under State Law, 28 Tulsa L.J. 213 (1992).

Presenting Business Records as Evidence in Federal Court, 32 Practical Lawyer 19 (1986).

The Definition of a Security Under the Federal Securities Law Revisited, 34 Clev. St. L. Rev. 249 (1986).

When is a Car a Bicycle? and Other Riddles: The Definition of a Security Under the Federal Securities Laws, 33 Clev. St. L. Rev. 449 (1985).

Public Trusts in Oklahoma, 19 Tulsa L. Rev. 192 (1983).

Marine Bank v. Weaver: New Guidance On What Is Not A Security, 53 Okla. B.J. 2199 (1982).

Lawyers as Directors of Client Corporations, 52 Okla. B.J. 1761 (1981).

Professional Corporations in Oklahoma, 17 Tulsa L.J. 1 (1981).

Gradually Developed Disabilities: A Dilemma for Workers' Compensation, 15 Akron L. Rev. 13 (1981).

Incorporation of Professionals in Ohio: Past, Present and Future, 15 Akron L. Rev. 191 (1981).

Existing and Proposed Regulation of Business Dislocations, 57 U. Det. J. Urban L. 209 (1980).

Books


Accountant's Liability 2nd ed. (with Christopher M. Cutler) (Practicing Law Institute, 2016) .

3C Vernon's Oklahoma Forms: Business Organizations (with H. Wayne Cooper (West, 2001) (supplemented annually).

3B Vernon's Oklahoma Forms: Business Organizations (with H. Wayne Cooper (West, 2001) (supplemented annually).

3A Vernon's Oklahoma Forms: Business Organizations (with H. Wayne Cooper (West, 2000) (supplemented annually).

Accountant's Liability (with Dan L. Goldwasser and John H. Eickemeyer) (Practising Law Institute, 1996) .

Book Chapters


Breach of Fiduciary Duty, in Accountants' Liability

Causation, in Accountants' Liability

Privity Update, in Accountants' Liability