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On Apple’s ‘Batterygate’: Why settling for $500 million is the wrong move

Apple recently settled a class-action lawsuit over 2017’s Batterygate, a lawsuit that was filed when Apple’s software updates resulted in the throttling of iPhones with older batteries, in effect slowing down older models, leading users to believe that they needed to replace their phones. Read more about how Warrington professor Dr. Larry DiMatteo’s recent paper was highlighted by Forbes in this recent article about Batterygate.

Warrington management department ranked No. 4 in research productivity per capita

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 4 for research productivity per capita in the 2019 Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. “I am really proud of our department’s prolific work,” said Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair, Department of Management Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center. “Compared to our peers, we are a rather small department, but we have world-class productivity.”

Three honored with Warrington’s teaching awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business recognized faculty members Alan Cooke, Sonia Singh and Larry DiMatteo as its 2018-2019 Teaching Award winners. Cooke and Singh are the recipients of the Undergraduate Teaching Award, and DiMatteo is the recipient of the Gradate Teaching Award. Alan Cooke: Cooke is an Associate Professor of Marketing of the Marketing Department at the Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, where he has taught since 1997. He received his Ph.D.

Management professor invited to give honorary lectures

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law and Legal Studies, has been invited to give a number of honorary lectures in the spring of 2018. DiMatteo will give a lecture on March 1 at the S.S. Alexeev Private Law Research Center at the Office of the President of Russian Federation in Moscow, Russia. The lecture is titled “International Sales and Contracting.” DiMatteo has also been invited to present on the “Nuance of Contract Interpretation”

Management professor to appear at noted international lecture series, co-chair symposium

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Huber Hurst Professor Dr. Larry DiMatteo will present the honorary 2016-17 Dieter Heremans Fund Lecture Series in Law & Economics at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) on March 2, 2017, in Leuven, Belgium. The “Heremans Lectures” is an annual series of lectures that hosts some of the world’s top scholars in the field of economic analysis of law. The lecture series was endowed by Professor Dirk Heremans, a founding father of economic analysis of law in

Warrington professors, advisor receive College’s annual awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration recognized four exceptional educators with its 2013-2014 Teaching/Advising Awards. Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo and John B. Hall Chair Dr. Joel Houston were recipients of the Graduate Teaching Awards. Huber Hurst Professor Robert W. Emerson received the Undergraduate Teaching Award and Lesley Harris, Assistant Director, Academic Advising & Career Coaching at the Heavener School of Business, earned the Undergraduate Advising Award. “There were

DiMatteo receives ALSB Distinguished Senior Scholar Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies at the Warrington College of Business Administration, received the prestigious Distinguished Senior Scholar Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB). The ALSB is the international professional organization for professors and teachers of legal studies with approximately 1,100 members worldwide. The Distinguished Senior Scholar Award is the Academy’s highest honor, and is given for career achievement in research and service to the

DiMatteo named UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies at the Warrington College of Business Administration, has won the prestigious University of Florida Teacher/Scholar of the Year award for 2011-2012. “I am humbled and honored in receiving the award, especially since many diverse areas of the university are represented on the selection committee,” Dr. DiMatteo said. Originating in 1960, this is UF’s most prestigious and oldest faculty award. It offers an honorarium of

DiMatteo hosts international conference

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies in the Department of Management, hosted an international conference entitled “The Global Challenge of International Sales Law” at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center on November 11-12. The conference’s main co-sponsors were the Warrington College of Business Administration and the Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER). Other sponsoring organizations included the United Nations’ Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Institute for

DiMatteo awarded Fulbright Scholar Professorship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo was awarded a Fulbright Scholar Professorship. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The stated purpose of the Fulbright Scholars Program is to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” Professor DiMatteo will be hosted by a university in Sofia, Bulgaria for three months during