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1.

Board Models in Europe - Recent Developments of Internal Corporate Governance Structures in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 18/2004, European Company and Financial Law Review, pp. 135-168, 2004, Company & Securities Law Review, Vol. 1, pp. 217-245, 2005, VOC 1602-2004: 400 YEARS OF COMPANY LAW, Ella Gepken-Jager, Gerard van Solinge, Levinus Timmerman, eds., Deventer (Kluwer), 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
Downloads 18,987
2.

Taking Shareholder Protection Seriously? Corporate Governance in the United States and Germany

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 53, Winter 2005, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 17/2003, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,458
3.

European Company Law 1999-2010: Renaissance and Crisis

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 175/2011, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 63/2010
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 4,898
4.

The Importance of Reporting Incentives: Earnings Management in European Private and Public Firms

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 4,895
5.

Shareholder Wealth Effects of European Domestic and Cross-Border Takeover Bids

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 08/2003
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
IE Business School, IE University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,415
6.

Executive Remuneration in the EU: Comparative Law and Practice

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 09/2003
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 04 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, London School of Economics - Law Department and ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Downloads 4,301
7.

The Right to Inform v. The Right to be Forgotten: A Transatlantic Clash

LIABILITY IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM, Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi, Christine Godt, Peter Rott, Leslie Jane Smith, eds., Baden-Baden, F.R.G., 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 4,237
8.

Outside Director Liability Across Countries

as published in Texas Law Review, Vol. 84, pp. 1385-1480, 2006, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 71/2006, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 266, Univ of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 3,968
9.

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,679
10.

Crypto-Securities Regulation: ICOs, Token Sales and Cryptocurrencies under EU Financial Law

European Company and Financial Law Review Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Humboldt University of Berlin and Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg
Downloads 3,401
11.

The Transfer of the Company's Seat in European Company Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 08/2003
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 3,331
12.

Company and Takeover Law Reforms in Europe: Misguided Harmonization Efforts or Regulatory Competition?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 12/2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
ETH Zurich and Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC)
Downloads 3,233
13.

Boards in Europe – Accountability and Convergence

American Journal of Comparative Law 61 (2013) 301-375, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 205/2013, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40/2013
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 3,037
14.

Reforming Intermediary Liability in the Platform Economy: A European Digital Single Market Strategy

112 Northwestern University Law Review 19 (2017)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI

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15.

Right to Be Forgotten: Much Ado About Nothing

15(2) Colorado Technology Law Journal 307 (2017)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI

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Downloads 2,626
16.

From Horizontal to Vertical: An Intermediary Liability Earthquake in Europe

12 Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice 565 (2017)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI

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17.

Full Harmonization of Consumer Law? A Critique of the Draft Directive on Consumer Rights

European Review of Private Law, Vol. 18, pp. 5-14, 2010, JFT (Tidskrift utgiven av Juridiska föreningen i Finland), No. 3-4, pp. 573-581, 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Maastricht University Faculty of Law - Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI)
Downloads 2,474
18.

Golden Shares - State Control in Privatised Companies: Comparative Law, European Law and Policy Aspects

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law and Universität Marburg (Institut für Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht)

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19.

From 'Classical' to Modern European Property Law?

ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF KONSTANTINOS D. KERAMEUS/FESTSSCHRIFT FUR KONSTANTINOS D. KERAMEUS, A. Sakkoulas/Bruylant, ed., Vol. I, pp. 1517-1533, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,250
20.

Towards a European Modified Business Judgment Rule for Takeover Law

European Business Organizations Law Review
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Dec 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 2,241
21.

An International Relations Perspective on the Convergence of Corporate Governance: German Shareholder Capitalism and the European Union, 1990-2000

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 06/2003; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,186
22.

History of Corporate Ownership in Italy

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 17/2003
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
Cornerstone Research and City University London - Faculty of Finance
Downloads 2,154
23.

The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 516, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 10-008
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 2,051
24.

To Filter or Not to Filter? That Is the Question in EU Copyright Reform

36(2) Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal 331-368 (2018)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI

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25.

Costs and Funding of Civil Litigation: A Comparative Study

COSTS AND FUNDING OF CIVIL LITIGATION, C. Hodges, S. Vogenauer and M. Tulibacka, eds., Forthcoming, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 55-2009
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for European Legal History and Emory Law School
Downloads 1,958
26.

The Regulation of Hedge Funds and Private Equity: A Case Study in the Development of the EU’s Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 176/2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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27.

Key Flaws in the European Commission’s Proposals for Foreign Investor Protection in TTIP

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16/2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 1,931
28.

European Takeover Regulation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics and Political Science and Swedish House of Finance

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29.

What is Legal Doctrine? On the Aims and Methods of Legal-Dogmatic Research

Rob van Gestel, Hans-W. Micklitz & Edward L. Rubin (eds.), Rethinking Legal Scholarship: A Transatlantic Dialogue, New York [Cambridge University Press] 2017, pp. 207-228, Maastricht European Private Law Institute Working Paper No. 2015/06
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Maastricht University Faculty of Law - Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI)
Downloads 1,926
30.

Interpretation of Contracts

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Faculty of Law and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 1,902
31.

Having the Cake and Eating it Too: Efficient Penalty Clauses in Common and Civil Contract Law

International Review of Law & Economics, Vol. 22, No. 4, December 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Sep 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of History & Philosophy of Science
Downloads 1,898
32.

Confining and Defining Proprietary Estoppel: The Role of Unconscionability

(2010) 30 Legal Studies 408
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,852
33.

Исключение участника из общества с ограниченной ответственностью (The Expulsion of a Shareholder from a Limited Liability Company)

Kuznetsov A.A., The expulsion of a shareholder from a limited liability company. Moscow, Statut, 2014.
Number of pages: 141 Posted: 13 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation
Downloads 1,826
34.

A European Private Law as a Mixed Legal System

Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Vol. 5, pp. 328-340, 1998
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Maastricht University Faculty of Law - Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI)
Downloads 1,773
35.

The Legal Basis for an Optional Instrument on European Contract Law

Centre for the Study of European Contract Law Working Paper No. 2007/04
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 08 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL), VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law and University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL)
Downloads 1,771
36.

The Anti-Theoretical Nature of Civil Law Contract Scholarship and the Need for an Economic Theory

Commentaries on Law & Economics, Vol. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 May 2000
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of History & Philosophy of Science
Downloads 1,737
37.

The Managerial Labor Market and the Governance Role of Shareholder Control Structures in the UK

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 16/2003
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Exeter Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,724
38.

An Offer You Cannot Negotiate: Some Thoughts on the Economics of Standard Form Consumer Contracts

STANDARD CONTRACT TERMS IN EUROPE: A BASIS FOR AND A CHALLENGE TO EUROPEAN CONTRACT LAW, Hugh Collins, ed., Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Private Law in European Context Series, Vol. 15, pp. 43-56, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 May 2006 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of History & Philosophy of Science
Downloads 1,713
39.

Fair Use in Europe: In Search of Flexibilities

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR) and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 1,709
40.

The Legal Consequences of Brexit Through the Lens of IP Law

Judicature, Vol. 101, Nr 2, Forthcoming, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2017, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 21/2017
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Nottingham, School of law and Chicago-Kent College of Law
Downloads 1,700
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The Recommendation on Measures to Safeguard Fundamental Rights and the Open Internet in the Framework of the EU Copyright Reform

European Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 40, Issue 3, 2018, pp. 149-163
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Accepted Paper Series
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and University of Oslo
Downloads 1,667
42.

Regulating Financial Market Infrastructures

Forthcoming draft chapter, The Oxford Handbook on Financial Regulation, edited by Eilís Ferran, Niamh Moloney, and Jennifer Payne, (Oxford University Press)., European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 259/2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
Downloads 1,657
43.

Blockchain Demystified

Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 268/2017
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Computer Laboratory, Queen Mary University of London - Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law - Centre for Commercial Law Studies and University of Cambridge -- Dept. Computer Science & Technology (Computer Laboratory)
Downloads 1,656
44.

Changing Patterns of Corporate Disclosure in Continental Europe: The Example of Germany

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 04/2002
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
Downloads 1,655
45.

Precontractual Liability in European Private Law: Conclusions

Conclusions, in: PRECONTRACTUAL LIABILITY IN EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, John Cartwright, Martijn Hesselink, eds., pp. 449-488, Cambridge University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Faculty of Law, University of Oxford and University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL)
Downloads 1,655
46.

The Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Recast) ('Brussels I bis' Regulation)

European Parliament, September 2011, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/58
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of LawUniversity of Oxford
Downloads 1,641
47.

Silence is Golden: The European Company Statute as a Catalyst for Company Law Arbitrage

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 07/2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford Faculty of Law

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Downloads 1,639
48.

Acquisition and Loss of Ownership of Goods – Book VIII of the Draft Common Frame of Reference

Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht 2/2011
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University
Downloads 1,623
49.

Company Law in Europe and European Company Law

Financial Law Institute Working Paper No. 2001-06
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 1,620
50.

An Introduction to Greek Contract Law

Global Jurist Topics, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 May 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of History & Philosophy of Science
Downloads 1,604