View all papers in this subject matter classification Read more about Top Downloads

SSRN Top Downloads For
Corporate Governance & Law eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 19 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 7,474 How and Why Credit Rating Agencies are Not Like Other Gatekeepers
Frank Partnoy
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 4 May 2006
Last Revised: 24 May 2006
2 7,434 Hedge Funds in Corporate Governance and Corporate Control
Marcel Kahan and Edward B. Rock
New York University School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2006
Last Revised: 21 May 2009
3 6,558 The Essential Elements of Corporate Law
John Armour, Henry Hansmann and Reinier Kraakman
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2009
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
4 6,368 The History of Corporate Governance
Brian R. Cheffins
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Dec 2011
Last Revised: 20 May 2013
5 6,044 Corporate Governance of Banks after the Financial Crisis - Theory, Evidence, Reforms
Peter O. Mülbert
University of Mainz - Center for German and International Law of Financial Services and Faculty
Date posted to database: 17 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 4 Apr 2010
6 5,855 Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Jesse M. Fried
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Apr 2004
Last Revised: 5 May 2009
7 5,200 Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Jesse M. Fried and David I. Walker
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2002
Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
8 4,971 The Corporate Governance Industry
Paul Rose
Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 18 May 2006
Last Revised: 16 Nov 2007
9 4,828 Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008
Michael Simkovic
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2009
Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
10 4,393 The Long-Term Effects of Hedge Fund Activism
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alon Brav and Wei Jiang
Harvard Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Date posted to database: 7 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
20 Oct 2014 through 19 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 601 Documenting the Deal: How Quality Control and Candor Can Improve Boardroom Decision-Making and Reduce the Litigation Target Zone
Leo E. Strine
Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
Date posted to database: 25 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
2 554 Did Harvard Violate Federal Securities Law? The Campaign Against Classified Boards of Directors
Daniel M. Gallagher and Joseph Grundfest
United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Stanford University Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
3 433 Run EDGAR Run: SEC Dissemination in a High-Frequency World
Jonathan L. Rogers, Douglas J. Skinner and Sarah L. C. Zechman
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
4 291 The Law and Finance of Anti-Takeover Statutes
Emiliano Catan and Marcel Kahan
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
5 227 Related Party Transactions: Policy Options and Real-World Challenges (With a Critique of the European Commission Proposal)
Luca Enriques
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 14 Nov 2014
6 218 Executive Remuneration. A Comparative Overview
Guido A. Ferrarini and Maria Cristina Ungureanu
University of Genoa - Law School and Sodali
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
7 201 Fundamental Changes in the LLC: A Study in Path-Divergence and Convergence
Joan MacLeod Heminway
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2014
8 196 How the SEC Helps Speedy Traders
Robert J. Jackson and Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 2 Dec 2014
9 180 Corporate Inversions and the Unbundling of Regulatory Competition
Eric L. Talley
University of California, Berkeley - Boalt Hall School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2014
10 160 Oxford Handbook: Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance
Edward B. Rock
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014





  Other SSRN Resources
To search for other abstracts/papers in the SSRN Electronic Library by author, title or abstract text, click here.
To Browse the SSRN Electronic Library by journal or topic click here.
To Browse the SSRN Electronic Library by JEL (Journal of Economic Literature) Code click here.
To order a membership to a SSRN Network or to subscribe to one or more SSRN eJournals, go to our online subscription request form.
To go to the SSRN Home page click here.

© 2014 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo6 in 0.078 seconds