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1.

The International Politics of IFRS Harmonization

Accounting, Economics and Law 3, No. 2 (April 2013), Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 11-132
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,353
2.

Are IFRS-based and US GAAP-based Accounting Amounts Comparable?

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 68-93, August 2012, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 3,944
3.

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 3,710
4.

Why do Countries Adopt International Financial Reporting Standards?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 09-102
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Boston College
Downloads 3,698
5.

Different Approaches to Corporate Reporting Regulation: How Jurisdictions Differ and Why

Chicago Booth Initiative on Global Markets Research Paper No. 53, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 156/2010
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 31 May 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 3,219
6.

Private Enforcement of Corporate Law: An Empirical Comparison of the UK and US

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 6, pp. 687-722, 2009, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 89, McCombs Research Paper Series, Paper No. FIN-02-07, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1105355, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 120, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of York - York Law School
Downloads 2,288
7.

Evolution and Effectiveness of Independent Directors in Indian Corporate Governance

Hastings Business Law Journal, Vol. 6, No. 2, p. 281, 2010
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 31 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,286
8.

Dispersed Ownership: The Theories, the Evidence, and the Enduring Tension Between 'Lumpers' and 'Splitters'

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 363, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 144/2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,150
9.

Are Family Firms More Tax Aggressive Than Non-Family Firms?

AAA 2008 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, (CAAA) 2008 Annual Conference Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and University of California-Irvine
Downloads 2,044
10.

Corporate Short-Termism – In the Boardroom and in the Courtroom

Business Lawyer; Vol 68, August 2013, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 210, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,935
11.

The Effect of IFRS and its Enforcement on Earnings Management: An International Comparison

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Massey University - School of Accountancy, School of Accountancy, Massey University and Massey University
Downloads 1,934
12.

A Comparative Analysis of Hostile Takeover Regimes in the US, UK and Japan (with Implications for Emerging Markets)

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 13 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Government of the State of Delaware - Court of Chancery and Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,924
13.

Groups of Companies - A Comparative Study on the Economics, Law and Regulation of Corporate Groups

This article is to be published as ch. II 26 Groups of Companies in Jeffrey Gordon/Georg Ringe, eds., Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance, Oxford University Press 2015., European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 286/2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 1,918
14.

Constraining Dominant Shareholders’ Self-Dealing: The Legal Framework in France, Germany, and Italy

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2007, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 88/2007, Harvard Olin Fellows' Discussion Paper No. 18/2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Luxembourg, University of Oxford Faculty of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 1,885
15.

A Corporate Governance Index: Convergence and Diversity of National Corporate Governance Regulations

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-17, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2010-012
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,873
16.

Regulatory Dualism as a Development Strategy: Corporate Reform in Brazil, the U.S., and the EU

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 390, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 368, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 399, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 149/2010, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Yale University - Law School and Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo
Downloads 1,723
17.

The Benefits of Selective Disclosure: Evidence from Private Firms

Harvard Business School Working Papers
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 1,682
18.

A Review and Comparison of Takeover Defenses in the U.S. and U.K.

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick
Downloads 1,572
19.

Corporate Mobility in the European Union – A Flash in the Pan? An Empirical Study on the Success of Lawmaking and Regulatory Competition

European Company and Financial Law Review 2013, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 34/2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-19
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 09 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 1,527
20.

The Life Cycle of Family Ownership: International Evidence

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper, Paris December 2011 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School, City University London - Faculty of Finance and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,511
21.

What Drives Corporate Social Performance? The Role of Nation-level Institutions

Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 43, No. 9: 834-864.
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,455
22.

Corporate Governance Reform in a Time of Crisis

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 36, No. 2, p. 309, 2011, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-9
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 May 2010 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 1,433
23.

The Olympus Scandal and Corporate Governance Reform: Can Japan Find a Middle Ground between the Board Monitoring Model and Management Model?

UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, Pp. 93-148 (2012)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 1,305
24.

The Future of Hedge Fund Regulation: A Comparative Approach (United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy)

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,281
25.

The Rising Tension between Shareholder and Director Power in the Common Law World

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 18, pp. 344-359, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/34, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-11, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 152/2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,245
26.

The Subprime Crisis and Financial Regulation: International and Comparative Perspectives

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2010, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 517
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,196
27.

State Ownership and Corporate Governance

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 May 2011 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo
Downloads 1,157
28.

Freedom of Reincorporation and the Scope of Corporate Law in the U.S. and the E.U.

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies
Downloads 1,113
29.

State Capitalism vs. Private Enterprise

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Nanjing University, Wuhan University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Colorado, Colorado Springs - College of Business

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30.

Is the Board Neutrality Rule Trivial? Amnesia About Corporate Law in European Takeover Regulation

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 3/2011
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University College London - Faculty of Laws, London School of Economics - Law Department and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,100
31.

Taming or Protecting the Modern Corporation? Shareholder-Stakeholder Debates in a Comparative Light

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1669444, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 165/2010, NYU Journal of Law & Business, Vol. 7, Issue. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 1,074
32.

The Regulation of Private Equity, Hedge Funds and State Funds

Financial Law Institute Working Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 1,045
33.

Structure and Reform of Corporate Governance in the United Kingdom in Relation to the Shareholder Versus the Stakeholder Theory

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 29 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,035
34.

Market Segmentation: The Rise of Nevada as a Liability-Free Jurisdiction

98 Va. Law Rev. 935 (2012), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2011-07
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,016
35.

Emergency Short Selling Restrictions in the Course of the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut (School of Law), University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,003
36.

The One-Tier and Two-Tier Board Structures and Hybrids in Asia - Convergence and What Really Matters for Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2014
Working Paper Series
The University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 992
37.

Competition Policy and Comparative Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2009, No. 1713-1812, 2009, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 2010-02
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 982
38.

Comparative and International Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 23 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and Freie Universität Berlin
Downloads 922
39.

Institutional Structure of Financial Regulation in China: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 10, pp. 219-254, 2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 906
40.

The Cross Holding of Company Shares: A Preliminary Legal Study of Japan and China

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP - Tokyo Office and Peking University Law School
Downloads 900
41.

Lexis Nexus Complexus: Comparative Contract Law and International Accounting Collide in the IASB-FASB Revenue Recognition Exposure Draft

46 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 515 (2013)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Georgia, University of Connecticut - School of Business - Dept. of Business Law and University of Parma - Department of Economics
Downloads 890
42.

The International Dimension of Issuer Liability - Liability and Choice of Law from a Transatlantic Perspective

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 31, p. 23, 2011, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 10-05, University of Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 37/2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics and University of Regensburg - Faculty of Law
Downloads 867
43.

A Comparison of Gender Diversity in the Corporate Governance Codes of France, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University / TIAS
Downloads 865
44.

Law and Financial Development: What We are Learning from Time-Series Evidence

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 148/2010
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Queen Mary, University of London and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 826
45.

Comparative Corporate Governance: Old and New

Understanding the Company: Corporate Governance and Theory (Barnali Choudhury & Martin Petrin eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017), Fordham Working Paper, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 321/2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 809
46.

Why do Shareholder Derivative Suits Remain Rare in Continental Europe?

Brooklyn Journal of International Law, vol. 37, no. 3, 2012, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2000814, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 190/2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 800
47.

‘Nothing But Wind’? The Past and Future of Comparative Corporate Governance

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 583, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 583
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 793
48.

The Civil Law Effects of MiFID in a Comparative Law Perspective

Financial Law Institute Working Paper No. WP 2010-05
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 01 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Universiteit Gent - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 787
49.

What Happens in Nevada? Self-Selecting into Lax Law

Review of Financial Studies 2014 doi: 10.1093/rfs/hhu058, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2011-08
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 786
50.

Comparative Law and Finance: Past, Present and Future Research

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Durham University - Durham Law School and University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR)
Downloads 779