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1.

Scaling Up: The Implementation of Corporate Governance in Pre-IPO Companies

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-75 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-11
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 182
2.

The Double-Edged Sword of CEO Activism

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-74, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-5
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG), Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Tideline
Downloads 196
3.

Long-Term Economic Consequences of Hedge Fund Activist Interventions

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 236, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-47, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 577/2018
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Downloads 421
4.

Bank Leverage, Welfare, and Regulation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 235, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3729, MPI Collective Goods Discussion Paper, No. 2018/13
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 273
5.

Mandating Gender Diversity in the Corporate Boardroom: The Inevitable Failure of California’s SB 826.

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 232, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford University Law School
Downloads 500
6.

Cashing It In: Private-Company Exchanges and Employee Stock Sales Prior to IPO

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-73, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-45
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Students
Downloads 126
7.

The Big Thumb on the Scale: An Overview of the Proxy Advisory Industry

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-72, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-27
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jun 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Manhattan Institute, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 326
8.

Netflix Approach to Governance: Genuine Transparency with the Board

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-71, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-24
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 May 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 408
9.

Why Governance Matters for Your Startup

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 285
10.

Governance Gone Wild: Epic Misbehavior at Uber Technologies

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-70, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-3
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 581
11.

Deal Momentum

65 UCLA L. Rev. 376 (2018), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 230, Stanford Public Law Working Paper, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 207
12.

Critical Update Needed: Cybersecurity Expertise in the Boardroom

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-69, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-70
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 290
13.

Building a Better Board Book

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 68, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-67
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Value Act Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Value Act Capital
Downloads 401
14.

Ask Me No Questions and I Will Tell You No Lies: The Insignificance of Leidos before the United States Supreme Court

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 229
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford University Law School
Downloads 154
15.

CEO Talent: A Dime a Dozen, or Worth Its Weight in Gold?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-67, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-66
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 181
16.

Deal Structure

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 2, 2018, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 231, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 229, BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-32
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 261
17.

Sunrise, Sunset: An Empirical and Theoretical Assessment of Dual-Class Stock Structures

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 228
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University
Downloads 798
18.

A Skeptical View of Financialized Corporate Governance

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 31 No. 3, 2017, pp 131-150, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 227, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-51
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 392
19.

Retired or Fired: How Can Investors Tell If a CEO Was Pressured to Leave?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-66, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-40
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 435
20.

An Activist View of CEO Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-65, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-31
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Value Act Capital, Value Act Capital, Value Act Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 749
21.

From Boardroom to C-Suite: Why Would a Company Pick a Current Director as CEO?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. 64, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 237
22.

Board Evaluations and Boardroom Dynamics

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP63 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-22
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
The Miles Group, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 410
23.

The Credibility of Financial Reporting: A Reputation-Based Approach

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 224, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, CUNY Baruch College and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business - Finance Department
Downloads 346
24.

Book Review: Government Intervention into Board Composition: Gender Quotas in Norway and Diversity Disclosures in the United States

Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 192-239, 2016, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 223, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2881655
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 135
25.

The Wells Fargo Cross-Selling Scandal

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-62 Version 2, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-1
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,524
26.

Succession 'Losers': What Happens to Executives Passed Over for the CEO Job?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-61, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-44
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 304
27.

Political Connections and the Informativeness of Insider Trades

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 222
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Downloads 1,491
28.

The 'Buy Side' View on CEO Pay

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-60
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Rivel Research Group and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 246
29.

Gadflies at the Gate: Why Do Individual Investors Sponsor Shareholder Resolutions?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-59
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 285
30.

The Information Content of Earnings Announcements: New Insights on Intertemporal and Cross-Sectional Behavior

Review of Accounting Studies, March 2018, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 95-135, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-40, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 392
31.

CEO Personality and Firm Policies

6th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-34, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 16-13, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,932
32.

Chairman and CEO: The Controversy Over Board Leadership Structure

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-58, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,490
33.

It Takes a Village to Maintain a Dangerous Financial System

Forthcoming in "Just Financial Market? Finance in a Just Society," Lisa Herzog, Editor, Oxford University Press, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 219, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-26
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,105
34.

Scoundrels in the C-Suite: How Should the Board Respond When a CEO's Bad Behavior Makes the News?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-57 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 371
35.

Combate Contra la Corrupción Internacional y Enfoque en América Latina: Ley FCPA y Nuevo Programa del Departamento de Justicia de los Estados Unidos (International Anti-Corruption Efforts and Focus on Latin America: FCPA and the New DOJ Voluntary Disclosure Pilot Program)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 324
36.

CEO Pay at Valeant: Does Extreme Compensation Create Extreme Risk?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-56, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 501
37.

How Important is Culture? A Second Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-55, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 230
38.

Governance Aches and Pains: Is Bad Governance Chronic?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-54, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 240
39.

CEO Pay, Performance, and Value Sharing

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-53
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 511
40.

Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2016, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 217, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 594
41.

The Missed Opportunity and Challenge of Capital Regulation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 216, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-6
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 312
42.

The Value of Uncertainty

Northwestern University Law Review Online, Vol. 110, p. 19, 2015 (reprinted in Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 283, 2015), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 131
43.

The New Corporate Migration: Tax Diversion Through Inversion

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 3, 2015, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 235
44.

Unbundled Bargains: Multi-Agreement Dealmaking in Complex Mergers and Acquisitions

164 University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2016, p. 1403, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No.213
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 247
45.

Fair or Foul? SEC Administrative Proceedings and Prospects for Reform Through Removal Legislation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University Law School
Downloads 164
46.

Corporate Governance Data and Measures Revisited

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 211, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-60
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 781
47.

Trust and Consequences: A Survey of Berkshire Hathaway Operating Managers

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-52, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-53
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 363
48.

Seven Myths of Boards of Directors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,292
49.

Berkshire versus KKR: Intermediary Influence and Competition

Forthcoming in University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue (2015) , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-40, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-40, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 210
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
George Washington University
Downloads 461
50.

Pro Forma Compensation: Useful Insight or Window Dressing?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-50, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-46
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 355