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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 25 May 2015

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1 8,190 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 7,084 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 5,124 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 4,278 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 4,134 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 4,077 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 4,055 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 3,652 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 3,648 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 3,637 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
26 Mar 2015 through 25 May 2015

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1 220 Event Studies in Securities Litigation: Low Power, Confounding Effects, and Bias
Alon Brav and J.B. Heaton
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
2 170 Financial Innovation and Governance Mechanisms: The Evolution of Decoupling and Transparency
Henry T. C. Hu
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015
3 150 Fiduciary Governance
Paul B. Miller and Andrew S. Gold
McGill University Faculty of Law and DePaul University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
4 147 Of Babies and Bathwater: Deterring Frivolous Stockholder Suits Without Closing the Courthouse Doors to Legitimate Claims
Mark Lebovitch and Jeroen van Kwawegen
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP and Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 6 Apr 2015
5 92 A Reputational Theory of Corporate Law
Roy Shapira
John M. Olin Corporate Governance Fellow, Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2015
6 77 Delaware's Global Threat
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
7 75 The Codetermination Bargains: The History of German Corporate and Labour Law
Ewan McGaughey
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 22 Apr 2015
8 75 The Cost of Suing Business
Joanna C. Schwartz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
9 73 The Great Pyramids of America: A Revised History of US Business Groups, Corporate Ownership and Regulation, 1930-1950
Eugene Kandel, Konstantin Kosenko, Randall Morck and Yishay Yafeh
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Bank of Israel, University of Alberta - Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
Date posted to database: 15 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
10 66 The Dark Side of Shareholder Litigation: Evidence from Corporate Takeovers
Yongqiang Chu and Yijia Zhao
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
Date posted to database: 12 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2015





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