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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 1 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 7,888 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 7,803 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 7,612 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 7,258 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 6,489 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 6,076 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 5,881 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 5,296 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 5,207 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 5,035 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
2 Jun 2015 through 1 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 254 Teaching Compliance
D. Daniel Sokol
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
2 188 The Modern Business Judgment Rule
D. Gordon Smith
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
3 122 The Board’s Responsibility for Crisis Governance
Lawrence J. Trautman
American University
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2015
4 121 Rethinking Financial Regulation: How Confusions Have Prevented Progress
Anat R. Admati
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Date posted to database: 29 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
5 105 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: 8 Jul 2015
6 95 Reforming REIT Taxation (Or Not)
Bradley T. Borden
Brooklyn Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
7 86 Long-Term Shareholders and Time-Phased Voting
Lynne Dallas and Jordan M. Barry
University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2015
8 84 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
9 77 The Ties That Bind: LLC Operating Agreements as Binding Commitments
Joan MacLeod Heminway
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
10 75 Beyond Gilson: The Art of Business Lawyering
Praveen Kosuri
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 26 Jul 2015





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