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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 28 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 7,934 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 6,697 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 4,869 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 4,248 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 4,093 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 4,040 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 3,930 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 3,513 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 3,486 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 3,478 The Future of Securities Regulation
Luigi Zingales
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 23 Dec 2008
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2009

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
29 Nov 2014 through 28 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,024 Did Harvard Violate Federal Securities Law? The Campaign Against Classified Boards of Directors
Daniel M. Gallagher and Joseph Grundfest
United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Stanford University Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
2 98 The Corporation, New Governance, and the Power of the Publicization Narrative
Fenner L. Stewart
University of Calgary, Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2014
3 95 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 91 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
5 75 Disruptive Technology and Securities Regulation
Chris Brummer
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 14 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
6 57 Shareholder Litigation Without Class Actions
David H. Webber
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 18 Dec 2014
7 55 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
8 46 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: 20 Dec 2014
9 34 Counter-Cyclical Bankruptcy Law: An Efficiency Argument for Employment-Preserving Bankruptcy Rules
Zachary D. Liscow
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
10 29 Its Time to Replace Toxic Governance with Good Governance
Shann Turnbull
Sustainable Money Working Group
Date posted to database: 3 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2014





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