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Beverley H Earle

Professor, Law, Taxation, and Financial Planning
Research Fellow, Center for Business Ethics
JD, Boston University, 1976
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 1972
Office: Morison Hall 280 | 781.891._2915 | bearle@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Attorney. Current research interests include bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, trade law. Past president, International Section of Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Co-author of International Business Law and Its Environment. Published in law reviews and newspapers. Taught in China and France. Recipient of Innovation in Teaching Award.

Teaching Interests

International business law; Legal environment of business; Law and Society

Research Interests

Bribery and corruption; Ethics; International business law; Law and society

Professional Memberships

ALSB
NARBLA

Awards and Honors

2007, ALSB 2007 Distinguished Proceedings Paper (with G. Madek and C.Madek)
2007, Bentley 2007 Outstanding Scholarly Contribution ( with G. Madek)
2006, ALSB Charles Hewitt Master Teacher Competition Award (finalist with Prof. A. Cava)
2006, Holmes-Cardozo Award for Best paper ( with G. Madek) by Academy of Legal studies in Business
2006, Huber Hurst Scholar 2006
2003, Bentley Scholar of the Year 2001, Indiana University/ALSB CIBER Case Competition Writing Award 1999, Bentley Innovation in Teaching Award, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Beta Delta

Publications

Journal Articles
Earle, B. H., Cava, A. (2013). When is a Bribe Not a Bribe? A Re-examination of the FCPA in Light of Business Reality Indiana International and Comparative Law Review, 23 (2013), 111-161 (50 pages).

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A., Missirian, D. E. (2012). The Legality of Employment Credit Checks: A Proposed Model Statute to Remedy an Inequity. Virginia Journal of Social Policy and Law, 20 (1).

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A., Madek, C. (2011). The New Drug Trade of Counterfeit Goods: A Proposal for New Legal Remedies. University of Iowa's Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems, 20 (3), 102-157.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2011). Teaching International Business Law and Contracts Through Experiential Learning: A Case Example. Atlantic Law Journal, 13 (1), 1-18.

Earle, B. H., Cava, A. (2008). Nigerian Barges for Sale? Online Journal Of International Case Analysis, 1 (2). Forthcoming (link)

Earle, B. H., Cava, A. (2008). Are Anti-Corruption Efforts Paying Off? International measures in the Asia Pacific Region and their Impact on India and Multinational Corporations University of Hawaii Law Review, 31 (1), 59-86.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2007). The Mirage of Whistleblower Protection under Sarbanes-Oxley: a Proposal for Change. American Business law Journal, 44 (1 (Spring ) 2007), 1-54 (lead article).

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A., Madek, C. (2007). A Finger in the Dike? An Examination of the Efficacy of State and Federal Attempts to Use Law to Stem Outsourcing Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, 28 (Fall 2007), 89-124.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2005). The New World of Risk for Corporate Attorneys and their Boards: An Assessment of Impact and a Prescription for Action. Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 2 (2), 185-234.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2003). International Cyberspace: From Borderless to Balkanized. Georgia International and Comparative Law Journal, 31 (1), 1-40.

Earle, B. H. (2000). The Need for Corporate Compliance Programs for Small and Medium Sized Business. Business Forum, vol . 25 (No. 3, 4), 3-6.

Earle, B. H. (2000). Bribery and Corruption in Eastern Europe, the Baltic States and the CIS:What is to be Done? Cornell International Law Journal, 33 (1), 30.

Earle, B. H., Cava, A. (1997). The Collision of Rights and a Search for Limits: Free Speech and Freedom from sexual Harassment on Campus. Berkeley journal of Employment and Labor Law, 18 (1), 30.

Madek, G. A., Earle, B. H. (1993). An International Perspective on Sexual Harassment Law. University of Minnesota Journal of Law and Inequality, 12 (1), 43-91.

Books
Schaffer, R, Agusti, F, Dhooge, L, Earle, B. H. (2012). International Business Law and Its Environment, 8th Edition. Mason, Ohio: South-Western Cengage.

Schaffer, R, Agusti, F, Earle, B. H. (2009). International Business Law and its Environment, 7th ed (7th ed.). Mason, Ohio: Southwestern, Cengage.

Schaffer, R, Earle, B. H, Agusti, F. (2005). International Business Law and Its Environment, 6th Ed. (6th ed.). Ohio: Thomson Southwestern.

Schaffer, R, Earle, B. H, Agusti, F. (2002). International Business Law and its Environment, 5th ed. (5th ed.). Ohio: West.

Schaffer, R, Earle, B. H, Agusti, F. (1999). International Business Law and Its Environment. Ohio: West.

Book Chapters
Earle, B. H, , . When is a Bribe not a Bribe? A Re-Examination of the FCPA in Light of Business Reality. In Pro. Philip Nichols (Eds.), CORRUPTION, BUSINESS LAW AND BUSINESS ETHICS (2013 ed.). Chicago, Ill.: . Unversity of Chicago Press

Earle, B. H, Madek, G. A. (2006). International Cyberspace: From Borderless to Balkanized. In c. Vidya (Eds.), Cyber Jurisdiction: A Legal Vision. Hyderabad, India: . ICFAI University Press

Earle, B. H. (2002). Riga Corporation: Collection or Corruption? . . New York: . Wiley and Sons (link)

Cases
Earle, B. H. (1999). Riga Corporation: Collection or Corruption" . ECCH at Babson.

Other(s)
Earle, B. H, Cava, A. (2013). When is a Bribe Not a Bribe? A Re-examination of the FCPA in Light of Business Reality. Indiana International and Comparative Law Review, 23(2013), 111-161 (50 pages).

Earle, B. H, Madek, G. A, Madek, C. (2011). The New Drug Trade of Counterfeit Goods: A Proposal for New Legal Remedies. University of Iowa's Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems, 20(3), 102-157.

Earle, B. H. (2009). Atonement for Michael Vick. MetroWest Daily News, May 21, 2009(May 21, 2009), 1.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Earle, B. H., Cava, A., . "When is a Bribe not a Bribe?" Presented at the ALSB's ALSB Annual meeting 2013, August, Boston.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2012). "Whistleblowers Under the Dodd-Frank Act: A Proposal for Reconsideration." Presented at the ALSB, Annual Meeting Kansas City, Kansas City, MO.

Earle, B. H., Cava, A. (2012). When is a Bribe Not a Bribe? A Re-Examination of the FCPA in Light of Business Reality. Presented at the UPenn/Wharton's University of Pennsylvania Symposium on Corruption, Philadelphia, PA.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A., Missirian, D. E. (2011). "The Legality of Pre-Employment Credit Checks: A Proposed Model Statute to Remedy an Inequity." Presented at the Academy Of Legal Studies in Business 2011's Academy Of Legal Studies in Business 2011, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2010). "Teaching International Business Law and Contracts Through Experiential Learning: A Case Example." Presented at the ALSB's Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Richmond, Virginia.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2009). "Counterfeit Goods are the New Drug Trade: What are the New Remedies?" Presented at the ALSB, Denver , Colorado.

Earle, B. H., Cava, A. (2008). "Are Anit-Corruption Efforts Paying Off?" Presented at the ALSB's ALSB, Long Beach, California.

Earle, B. H., Cava, A. (2008). Anti Corruption Efforts in Asia. Presented at the ICFAI University's Bentley and ICFAI Conference on Finance, Hyderabad, India.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2008). "Legal Attempts to Stem Outsourcing: A Caution for Business." Presented at the International Management Institute's Decision Sciences, Ghaziabad, India.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A., Madek, C. (2007). A Finger in the Dike: The Efficacy of States Legal Efforts to Restrict Outsourcing. Presented at the ALSB's ALSB, Indianapolis, IND..

Earle, B. H., Cava, A. (2006). "Barges for Sale: A Business Opportunity or Crime?" Presented at the ALSB's ALSB, St. Petersburg, FL.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2006). "The Mirage of Whistleblower Protection under Sarbanes-Oxley: A Proposal for Change." Presented at the ALSB's ALSB, St. Petersburg, FLA.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A. (2005). "Whistleblower Protection: A Chimera?" Presented at the ALSB's ALSB, San Francisco, CAL.

Service

Department Service
LTFP Research Committee - Present

University Service
Online Taskforce, 2013 - Present
Committee Member for Bentley Research Committee, 2012 - Present
Committee Member for University Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2014 - 2017
Committee Member for President's Governance Task Force, 2011 - 2013
Co-Chair for NEASC Physical and Technological Resources, 2011 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Organizer for IRS-Bentley Town Meeting, 2009 - 2013
Department Chair for Department of Law, Taxation and Financial Planning, 2009 - 2013
Task Force Member for Day MBA Environments Committee - 2011
Committee Member for Evening MBA Task Force, 2011 - 2011
Mentor (Faculty) for Open House: fall and Spring - 2011

Professional Service
Committee Member for ALSB, President's State of the Discipline Committee - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for American Business Law Journal - Present
Disciplinary Committee for Mass. Board of Bar Overseers, 2006 - 2012

Public Service
Worked with others for IRS- Bentley Town Meeting - 2011