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1.

The History of Corporate Governance

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Mike Wright, Donald Siegel, Kevin Keasey and Igor Filatotchev, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 184/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 13,098
2.

The Essential Elements of Corporate Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 387, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper No. 643, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-39, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 134/2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,859
3.

The Evolution of Fintech: A New Post-Crisis Paradigm?

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015/047, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-62
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 9,635
4.

The Long-Term Effects of Hedge Fund Activism

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 802, Columbia Law Review, Vol. 115, 2015, pp. 1085-1156, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-66
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Downloads 9,524
5.

How and Why Credit Rating Agencies are Not Like Other Gatekeepers

FINANCIAL GATEKEEPERS: CAN THEY PROTECT INVESTORS?, Yasuyuki Fuchita, Robert E. Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press and the Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-46
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 8,839
6.

Hedge Funds in Corporate Governance and Corporate Control

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 155, p. 1021, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-16, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-37, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 76/2006
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 25 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 21 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law

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Downloads 8,122
7.

Beyond Profit: Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility and Greenwashing After the BP Oil Disaster

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, p. 983, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Saint Louis University - School of Law and Savannah Law School
Downloads 8,025
8.

Corporate Governance of Banks after the Financial Crisis - Theory, Evidence, Reforms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 130/2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Mainz - Center for German and International Law of Financial Services and Faculty
Downloads 7,756
9.

Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation

Harvard University Press, 2004, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 537783
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,552
10.

Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, p. 253, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 6,389
11.

The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, vol. 127(1): 137-197.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 6,274
12.

What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-12, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Downloads 6,058
13.

Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 751-846, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 366, June 2002
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 19 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Boston University School of Law

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Downloads 5,523
14.

FinTech, RegTech and the Reconceptualization of Financial Regulation

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Forthcoming, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016/035
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5,485
15.

Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 388, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 644 , ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 135/2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,263
16.

The Corporate Governance Industry

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 32, No. 4, Summer 2007, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
Downloads 5,260
17.

Crowdfunding and the Federal Securities Laws

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nebraska College of Law
Downloads 4,898
18.

Financial Regulation, Behavioural Finance, and the Global Credit Crisis: In Search of a New Regulatory Model

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 May 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
Downloads 4,546
19.

Asymmetric Information and the Choice of Corporate Governance Arrangements

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,484
20.

International Differences in the Cost of Equity Capital: Do Legal Institutions and Securities Regulation Matter?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 15/2003, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 17-04, AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 4,373
21.

Theories and Models of Corporate Governance

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: A SYNTHESIS OF THEORY, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE, H. Kent Baker, Ronald Anderson, eds., John Wiley & Sons, 2010, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 4,353
22.

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 4,344
23.

Corporate Governance and Innovation - Venture Capital, Joint Ventures, and Family Businesses

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 65/2006
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 4,342
24.

Satyam Scam in the Contemporary Corporate World: A Case Study in Indian Perspective

IUP Journal, 2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) - College of Legal Studies, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Law, Calcutta high Court and Amicorp
Downloads 4,246
25.

The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and its (Unintended) Consequences

THE NEW FINANCIAL DEAL: UNDERSTANDING THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND ITS (UNINTENDED) CONSEQUENCES, Wiley, November 2010 , U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 4,244
26.

Finding Order in the Morass: The Three Real Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 488
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 19 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 4,228
27.

The Takeover Directive as a Protectionist Tool?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 141/2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, London School of Economics - Law Department and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Downloads 4,116
28.

Complexity, Innovation and the Regulation of Modern Financial Markets

(2012) 2:2 Harvard Business Law Review 235-294, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 49/2011
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford, Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,036
29.

Controlling Controlling Shareholders

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 228; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 262
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,977
30.

Corporate Law in the UK after Recent Reforms: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

CURRENT LEGAL PROBLEMS, Vol. 63, pp 315-374, Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Brunel University London
Downloads 3,961
31.

Public and Private Enforcement of Securities Laws: Resource-Based Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 93, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 0-28, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 638
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,961
32.

Bankruptcy or Bailouts?

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 35, p. 469, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-11, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,895
33.

Acqui-Hiring

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 63, p. 281, 2013, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2040924
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 3,889
34.

Corporate Social Responsibility Beyond Law, Through Law, for Law

U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2009/03
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
Downloads 3,847
35.

The Future of Securities Regulation

Chicago Booth School of Business Research Paper No. 08-27, FEEM Working Paper No. 7.2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,708
36.

Executive Compensation at Fannie Mae: A Case Study of Perverse Incentives, Nonperformance Pay, and Camouflage

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 807-822, 2005, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 653125, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 505, February 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,657
37.

The Essential Role of Securities Regulation

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 55, p. 711, 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,562
38.

Venture Capital Limited Partnership Agreements: Understanding Compensation Arrangements

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 29, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Downloads 3,544
39.

The Myth that Insulating Boards Serves Long-Term Value

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, No. 6, pp. 1637-1694, October 2013, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,486
40.

A Transactional Genealogy of Scandal: From Michael Milken to Enron to Goldman Sachs

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 783-868 (2013), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-26, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-034, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-126
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,436
41.

Comparative Corporate Governance: The State of the Art and International Regulation

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 59, p. 1, January 2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 170/2011
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 25 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 3,424
42.

Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: Prior Conditions, Implementation, and Enforcement

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 407/2014, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,221
43.

Supercharged IPOs and the Up-C

University of Colorado Law Review, Forthcoming, BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-03
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 3,108
44.

Sec Rule 10b5-1 and Insiders' Strategic Trade

Management Science, February 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 May 2004 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge Judge Business School
Downloads 3,036
45.

Corporate Governance and the Duties of Company Directors

Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation, Ian Ramsay, ed., University of Melbourne, 1997
Number of pages: 216 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 3,031
46.

Lifting of Corporate Veil

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,988
47.

Shadow Insurance

Econometrica, Vol. 84, No. 3, 2016, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 14-64
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,810
48.

Shareholder Rights and Shareholder Activism: The Role of the General Meeting of Shareholders

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 188/2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Tilburg Law School
Downloads 2,797
49.

Crowdfunding or Fraudfunding? Social Networks and the Securities Laws – Why the Specially Tailored Exemption Must be Conditioned on Meaningful Disclosure

North Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 2,700
50.

Did Corporate Governance 'Fail' During the 2008 Stock Market Meltdown? The Case of the S&P 500

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 124/2009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 May 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 2,682