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Corporate Governance & Law eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 29 Sep 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 11,197 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
2 8,721 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
3 8,329 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
4 7,945 Hedge Funds in Corporate Governance and Corporate Control
Marcel Kahan and Edward B. Rock
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2006
Last Revised: 21 May 2009
5 7,859 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: 2 Jul 2015
6 7,256 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
7 6,416 Beyond Profit: Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility and Greenwashing After the BP Oil Disaster
Miriam A. Cherry and Judd F. Sneirson
Saint Louis University - School of Law and Savannah Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Sep 2010
Last Revised: 28 Apr 2013
8 6,386 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
9 5,912 Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008
Michael Simkovic
Seton Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2009
Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
10 5,434 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
31 Jul 2016 through 29 Sep 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 320 From Corporate Law to Corporate Governance
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
2 267 The Rise of the Independent Director: A Historical and Comparative Perspective
Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2016
3 222 The Mystery of Mutual Insurers in Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance
Tom Baker and Rick Swedloff
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Rutgers Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 16 Aug 2016
4 203 The Stakeholder Approach Towards Directors’ Duties Under Indian Company Law: A Comparative Analysis
Mihir Naniwadekar and Umakanth Varottil
Mumbai High Court and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
5 183 Why Don’t General Counsels Stop Corporate Crime?
Sureyya Burcu Avci and H. Nejat Seyhun
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Date posted to database: 8 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
6 183 Gadflies at the Gate: Why Do Individual Investors Sponsor Shareholder Resolutions?
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Date posted to database: 11 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
7 173 Financial Advisers Can't Overlook the Prudent Investor Rule
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016
8 161 Intelligent Cars Inc. - Governance Principles to Build a Disruptive Company
Mark Fenwick, Masato Hisatake and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Faculty of Law, Kyushu University, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 25 Aug 2016
9 161 Ex-Ante Corporate Governance
George S. Geis
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016
10 148 Corporate Disruption: The Law and Design of Organizations in the 21st Century
J. William Callison, Mark Fenwick, Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University, Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 23 Aug 2016





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