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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 7 Jul 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 7,777 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 7,730 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
3 7,601 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
4 7,210 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
5 6,450 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 6,063 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 5,753 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
8 5,294 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
9 5,179 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 5,031 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
8 May 2015 through 7 Jul 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 239 Teaching Compliance
D. Daniel Sokol
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
2 123 The U.S. Listing Gap
Craig Doidge, George Andrew Karolyi and René M. Stulz
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 13 May 2015
Last Revised: 21 May 2015
3 93 Corporate Governance Since the Managerial Capitalism Era
Brian R. Cheffins
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
4 90 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Quest for Consumer Comprehension
Lauren E. Willis
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date posted to database: 17 May 2015
Last Revised: 17 May 2015
5 86 Reforming REIT Taxation (Or Not)
Bradley T. Borden
Brooklyn Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
6 74 Dark Trading at the Midpoint: Pricing Rules, Order Flow and High Frequency Liquidity Provision
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Date posted to database: 12 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 12 Jun 2015
7 59 The Derivative Nature of Corporate Constitutional Rights
Margaret M. Blair and Elizabeth Pollman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date posted to database: 28 May 2015
Last Revised: 28 May 2015
8 55 What Determines M&A Legal and Financial Advisors’ Competitiveness in an International Financial Centre: Using China's Going Out Policy as a Natural Experiment
Bryane Michael, Dariusz Wojcik, Douglas W. Arner, Chen Lin, Wilson H.S. Tong and Simon X. Zhao
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, St. Peter's College, University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and The University of Hong Kong - Department of Geography
Date posted to database: 18 May 2015
Last Revised: 22 Jun 2015
9 54 Financial Advisor Engagement Letters: Post-Rural/Metro Thoughts and Observations
Eric S. Klinger-Wilensky and Nathan P. Emeritz
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP and Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Date posted to database: 10 May 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
10 54 Corporate Law and Theory in Hobby Lobby
Elizabeth Pollman
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date posted to database: 26 May 2015
Last Revised: 26 May 2015





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