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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 4 Mar 2015

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1 8,003 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 6,882 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 4,924 Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008
Michael Simkovic
Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2009
Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
4 4,257 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 4,108 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 4,043 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
7 3,981 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
8 3,546 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
9 3,531 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 3,517 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
3 Jan 2015 through 4 Mar 2015

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1 280 The Evolution of Corporate Law in Post-Colonial India: From Transplant to Autochthony
Umakanth Varottil
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
2 229 A Job Is Not a Hobby: The Judicial Revival of Corporate Paternalism and Its Problematic Implications
Leo E. Strine
Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
Date posted to database: 28 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 5 Feb 2015
3 161 Equity Crowdfunding: A Market for Lemons?
Darian M. Ibrahim
William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014
4 142 Disruptive Technology and Securities Regulation
Chris Brummer
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 14 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
5 139 Bondholders and Securities Class Actions
James J. Park
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
6 129 Cashing Out: The Rise of M&A in Bankruptcy
Stuart C. Gilson, Edith S. Hotchkiss and Matthew G Osborn
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 10 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
7 79 Regulating Against Bubbles: How Mortgage Regulation Can Keep Main Street and Wall Street Safe - From Themselves
Ryan Bubb and Prasad Krishnamurthy
New York University School of Law and U.C. Berkeley School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2015
8 74 A Framework for Bailout Regulation
Anthony J. Casey and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
9 67 Enhancing Prudential Standards in Financial Regulations
Franklin Allen, Itay Goldstein, Julapa Jagtiani and William W. Lang
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Date posted to database: 23 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
10 63 Takeover Defenses in Europe: A Comparative, Theoretical and Policy Analysis
Klaus J. Hopt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Date posted to database: 20 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2015





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