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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 24 Apr 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 7,239 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
2 7,145 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
3 6,031 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 5,630 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
5 5,564 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 5,097 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
7 4,990 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
8 4,906 The Corporate Governance Industry
Paul Rose
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 18 May 2006
Last Revised: 16 Nov 2007
9 4,160 Asymmetric Information and the Choice of Corporate Governance Arrangements
Lucian A. Bebchuk
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Nov 2002
Last Revised: 8 May 2009
10 4,406 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
23 Feb 2014 through 24 Apr 2014

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1 2,529 What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In
John C. Coates, IV, Jesse M. Fried and Kathryn E. Spier
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Date posted to database: 20 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
2 503 Toward a Constitutional Review of the Poison Pill
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson
Harvard Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
3 392 The Three Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil
Jonathan R. Macey and Joshua Mitts
Yale Law School and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Date posted to database: 19 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2014
4 258 A Critique of the Corporate Law Professors’ Amicus Brief in Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
5 215 Beyond Efficiency in Securities Regulation
Yesha Yadav
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
6 208 Shareholder Voting in an Age of Intermediary Capitalism
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Robert B. Thompson
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
7 185 Responding to the Market: The Impact of the Rise of Corporate Law Firms on Elite Legal Education in India
Jonathan Gingerich and Nick Robinson
UCLA Department of Philosophy and Harvard Law School, Program on the Legal Profession
Date posted to database: 22 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 22 Feb 2014
8 164 Dodd-Frank and the Great Debate: Regulation vs. Growth
Christopher Whalen
Indiana State University - Networks Financial Institute
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 24 Feb 2014
9 147 Confronting the Peppercorn Settlement in Merger Litigation: An Empirical Analysis and a Proposal for Reform
Steven M. Davidoff, Jill E. Fisch and Sean J. Griffith
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Institute for Law and Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
10 143 Beyond Ownership: State Capitalism and the Chinese Firm
Curtis J. Milhaupt and Wentong Zheng
Columbia Law School and University of Florida Levin College of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 4 Apr 2014





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