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Corporate Governance: Arrangements & Laws eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 31 Aug 2015

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1 8,307 Regulating the Shadow Banking System
Gary B. Gorton and Andrew Metrick
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2010
Last Revised: 12 Nov 2010
2 7,338 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 5,242 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
4 4,301 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
5 4,152 International Differences in the Cost of Equity Capital: Do Legal Institutions and Securities Regulation Matter?
Luzi Hail and Christian Leuz
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 21 Dec 2004
Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
6 4,109 Financial Regulation, Behavioural Finance, and the Global Credit Crisis: In Search of a New Regulatory Model
Emilios Avgouleas
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 May 2008
Last Revised: 30 Mar 2009
7 4,101 Hedge Funds, Insiders, and the Decoupling of Economic and Voting Ownership: Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership
Henry T. C. Hu and Bernard S. Black
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Jan 2006
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2008
8 3,778 Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement
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: 1 Feb 2010
9 3,748 Satyam Scam in the Contemporary Corporate World: A Case Study in Indian Perspective
Tabrez Ahmad, Malawat Tabrez, Yashovardhan Kochar and Ayan Roy
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) - College of Legal Studies, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Law, Calcutta high Court and Amicorp
Date posted to database: 24 Aug 2009
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2013
10 3,717 The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and its (Unintended) Consequences
David A. Skeel
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Oct 2010
Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 Jul 2015 through 31 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 139 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
2 107 Do Women Stay Out of Trouble? Evidence from Corporate Litigation
Binay Adhikari, Anup Agrawal and James Malm
Miami University, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and College of Charleston
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2015
3 97 Fee Shifting: Delaware's Self-Inflicted Wound
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
4 85 The End of Contractarianism?: Behavioral Economics and the Law of Corporations
Kent Greenfield
Boston College Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 10 Aug 2015
5 78 Regulating Equity Crowdfunding in India - A Response to SEBI's Consultation Paper
Arjya B. Majumdar
Jindal Global Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 3 Jul 2015
6 74 In Defense of Corporate Persons
Kent Greenfield
Boston College Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 10 Aug 2015
7 63 An Unsatisfactory State of the Law: The Limited Options for a Corporation Dealing with Cyber Hostilities by State Actors
Daniel Garrie and Shane R. Reeves
Law & Forensics and United States Military Academy
Date posted to database: 10 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2015
8 63 Corporate Law, the Courts and Corporate Personality
Joseph Charles Campbell
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
9 60 Corporate Law Doctrine and the Legacy of American Legal Realism
Edward B. Rock
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
10 56 The Importance of Being Dismissive: The Efficiency Role of Pleading Stage Evaluation of Shareholder Litigation
Lawrence A. Hamermesh and Michael L. Wachter
Widener University Delaware Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics
Date posted to database: 21 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 29 Aug 2015





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