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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 19 Apr 2015

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1 8,112 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 7,023 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 5,030 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 4,128 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
5 4,065 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
6 4,019 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 3,613 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
8 3,598 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
9 3,595 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
10 4,270 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
18 Feb 2015 through 19 Apr 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 324 The Dangers of Denial: The Need for a Clear-Eyed Understanding of the Power and Accountability Structure Established by the Delaware General Corporation Law
Leo E. Strine
Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
Date posted to database: 11 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 21 Mar 2015
2 198 Reasonable Investor(s)
Tom C. W. Lin
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2015
3 138 The Disappearing Taboo of Multiple Voting Shares: Regulatory Responses to the Migration of Chrysler-Fiat
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 9 Apr 2015
4 133 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
5 129 Centros, the Freedom of Establishment for Companies, and the Court's Accidental Vision for Corporate Law
Martin Gelter
Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2015
6 125 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
7 120 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
8 100 The Background of Modern American Business Law
William J. Carney
Emory University School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 28 Mar 2015
9 94 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
10 86 Manufactured Consent: The Problem of Arbitration Clauses in Corporate Charters and Bylaws
Ann M Lipton
Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2015





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