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Corporate, Securities & Finance Law eJournals

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 27 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 81,486 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
2 27,483 What Matters in Corporate Governance?
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Allen Ferrell
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Sep 2004
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
3 25,517 Separation of Ownership and Control
Eugene F. Fama and Michael C. Jensen
University of Chicago - Finance and Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 1998
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2006
4 22,896 The Subprime Crisis: Cause, Effect and Consequences
Christopher Whalen
Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2008
5 19,826 Remuneration: Where We've Been, How We Got to Here, What are the Problems, and How to Fix Them
Michael C. Jensen, Kevin J. Murphy and Eric G. Wruck
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc., University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
Date posted to database: 5 Jul 2004
Last Revised: 23 Sep 2004
6 16,511 Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting and Disclosure Regulation: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research
Christian Leuz and Peter D. Wysocki
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Miami - School of Business Administration
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 7 May 2008
7 14,220 Corporate Governance and Equity Prices
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Date posted to database: 12 Sep 2001
Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
8 14,026 Executive Compensation
Kevin J. Murphy
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 19 May 1999
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2001
9 13,197 Board Models in Europe - Recent Developments of Internal Corporate Governance Structures in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy
Klaus J. Hopt and Patrick C. Leyens
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics, Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2004
Last Revised: 28 Feb 2006
10 12,352 A Stakeholder Approach to Strategic Management
R. Edward Freeman and John McVea
University of Virginia (UVA) - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia (UVA) - Darden School of Business
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2001
Last Revised: 27 Jun 2001

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 Nov 2014 through 27 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,020 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
2 306 Delaware and the Transformation of Corporate Governance
Brian R. Cheffins
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
3 264 Legal Elites and the Shaping of Corporate Law Practice in Brazil: A Historical Study
Jayanth K. Krishnan, Vitor Martins Dias and John E Pence
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington and Indiana University Bloomington
Date posted to database: 5 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
4 181 Study of 2013 Short- and Long-Term Incentive Design Criterion Among Top 200 S&P 500 Companies
James F. Reda, David M. Schmidt and Kimberly A. Glass
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Human Resources Consulting - New York Office, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Human Resources Consulting and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Human Resources Consulting - Atlanta Office
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 15 Dec 2014
5 150 Legal by Design: A New Paradigm for Handling Complexity in Banking Regulation and Elsewhere in Law
Paul Lippe, Daniel Martin Katz and Dan Jackson
OnRamp Systems, Michigan State University - College of Law and Northeastern University - NuLawLab
Date posted to database: 18 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
6 135 Safe Banking
Adam J. Levitin
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 2 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jan 2015
7 131 Managing Cyberthreat
Lawrence J. Trautman
American University
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 19 Jan 2015
8 130 The Advent of the LLP in India
Afra Afsharipour
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
9 126 The CEO-Employee Pay Ratio
Steve Crawford, Karen K. Nelson and Brian Rountree
University of Houston, Rice University - Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
10 120 Government Preferences and SEC Enforcement
Jonas Heese
Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014





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