Sharon Yadin, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer of Law
(Associate Professor of Law)

Peres Academic Center
Rehovot, Israel
Building B, Room 569
Tel. +972-8-9390520 ext. 243


Dr. Sharon Yadin is an associate professor at PAC School of Law in Israel and a leading, internationally recognized legal expert on regulation theory and methods. She has published two books and over 20 articles in prestigious platforms, including in journals published by Yale and Harvard law schools. Her award-winning work is frequently cited by the Israeli Supreme Court and her thesis on regulatory contract doctrine was accepted into Israeli law in a precedential ruling on the natural gas regulation. She is a member of the Israel Press Council and of Maala, a leading corporate social responsibility (CSR) organization in Israel.

The Hebrew University School of Law, Post Doctorate, Lady Davis Fellow
Tel Aviv University Law School, Ph.D. (full scholarship)
Tel Aviv University School of Law, Master’s thesis (full scholarship)
Tel Aviv University School of Law, LL.M.
Tel Aviv University School of Law, LL.B. cum-laude

Research Interests
Law & Regulation, Administrative Law, Regulation Theory & Strategies


Sharon Yadin, E-Regulation, 38 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal (forthcoming 2020) [featured in Legal Theory Blog]

Sharon Yadin, Shaming Big Pharma, 36 Yale Journal on Regulation Bulletin 131 (2019) [recommended by SSRN editors on Weekend Reads, featured in I*CONnect and Bookforum and discussed in Energía a Debate]

Sharon Yadin, Saving Lives Through Shaming, 9 Harvard Business Law Review Online 57 (2019) [
featured in I*CONnect]

Sharon Yadin, Regulatory Shaming, 49 Environmental Law 407 (Lewis & Clark) (2019) [recommended in Legal Theory Blog, featured in Comparative Administrative Law Blog (Yale Law)
Regulation Digest (GW Univ.) and I*CONnect and summarized in The Regulatory Review (Pennsylvania Law School)]

Sharon Yadin, Regulation and the Separation of Powers, 28 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 357 (2019) (with Ariel Bendor)

Sharon Yadin, Regulatory Literacy: Rethinking Television Rating in the New Media Age, 88 University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review (forthcoming 2019) (with Tali Teeni Harari)

Sharon Yadin, Israel’s Law and Regulation After the Gas Discoveries, in Regulation in Israel: Values, Effectiveness, Methods (Eyal Tevet et al eds., Palgrave Macmillan: New York, forthcoming 2020).  

Sharon Yadin, Too Small to Fail: State Bailouts and Capture by Industry Underdogs, 43 Capital University Law Review 889 (2015)

Publications in Hebrew


Sharon Yadin, New Regulation: A Revolution in Public Law (2018)

Sharon Yadin, Regulation: Administrative Law in the Age of Regulatory Contracts (2016) (cited by the Israeli Supreme Court)

Book Chapters
Sharon Yadin, The Quiet Regulation: Informal Enforcement Arrangements of the Israeli Securities Authority and The Apex Case, in Regulating Regulation: Law & Policy 169 (Yishai Blank, Roy Kreitner & David Levi-Faur eds. 2016, Tel Aviv University)

Sharon Yadin, Regulating Television: The Second Authority’s Enforcement Policy, in Israeli Regulation (Itzhak Galnoor & Eyal Tevet eds., forthcoming 2019)

Sharon Yadin, Regulatory Contracts and Representations by Administrative Authorities after the Natural Gas Case, 32 Bar-Ilan Law Studies (forthcoming 2018)

Sharon Yadin, The High Court of Justice Decision on the Natural Gas Deal and the Regulatory Contract: A Paradigm Shift in Administration and Public Law, 19 Law & Government in Israel (2018)

Sharon Yadin, Public interests, Private Interests and Negotiated Regulation: The Channel 10 Case, 9 Haifa University Law Review 391 (2015)

Sharon Yadin, The Regulation-Education Web: Television Rating Systems in the New Media Environment, 13 Media Frames 20 (2014) (with Tali Teeni-Harari)

Sharon Yadin, What is Regulation? A Definition Proposal for Israeli Legislation, 6 Laws in Brief (2014)
(cited by the Israeli Supreme Court)

Sharon Yadin, Regulatory Contracts in Israeli Financial Markets, 35 Tel Aviv University Law Review 447 (2012)

Sharon Yadin, Self-Regulation in Israeli Banking, 45 Banking Quarterly 19 (2010)

Sharon Yadin, Pension Advisors and the Mobility Revolution: What's Left of the Bachar Reform? Z3 Corporations 94 (2010)

Sharon Bar (Yadin), Category Management of Consumer Products: Aspects in Antitrust Law, D3
Corporations 108 (2007)

Awards and Scholarships
PAC School of Law award for teaching excellence
PAC School of Law research grant
The Hebrew University School of Law, Dean’s letter of recognition for teaching excellence
The Hebrew University School of Law, Lady Davis Post-doctoral Scholarship
Haifa University School of Law, Lakers Award for best paper in media regulation
The Israeli Association of Public Law, Gorney Award for excellent young public law scholars
Tel Aviv University School of Law, full doctoral scholarship
Tel Aviv University School of Law, full Master’s scholarship

Essay in The Regulatory Review (Penn Law), on regulatory shaming (2019)
Summary of Regulatory Shaming in The Regulatory Review (Penn Law, 2019)
Interview on Ipse Dixit, a legal scholarship podcast, on regulatory shaming (2019)
Magazine article in Energía a Debate on regulatory shaming (2019, in Spanish)
Blog post on Yale Journal on Regulation's Notice & Comment (2019)
Report in Bloomberg BNA on media regulation in Israel (2017)

Interview in De iure, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law Magazine (2016)

Selected Teaching
Administrative Law
Corporate Law

Law & Regulation
Advanced Administrative Law
Business Law for MBA
Regulatory Contracts