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1.

What Matters in Corporate Governance?

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 783-827, February 2009, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 491 (2004)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School

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2.

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 13,047
3.

Insider Trading: An Overview

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 10,822
4.

What is Corporate Law?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,335
5.

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 9,842
6.

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 9,482
7.

Pay Without Performance: Overview of the Issues

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 647-673, 2005, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 8-22, 2005, Academy of Management Perspectives, pp. 5-24, February 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,082
8.

Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 17, pp. 71-92, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 7,410
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A Century of Corporate Takeovers: What Have We Learned and Where Do We Stand? (previous title: The History of M&A Activity Around the World: A Survey of Literature)

Journal of Banking and Finance, 2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 97/2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,297
10.

A Plan for Addressing the Financial Crisis

The Economists' Voice, Vol. 5, No. 5, Article 6, 2008, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 620, September 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,234
11.

Fallacies, Irrelevant Facts, and Myths in the Discussion of Capital Regulation: Why Bank Equity is Not Socially Expensive

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2013/23, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 161, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,206
12.

What Caused Enron?: A Capsule Social and Economic History of the 1990's

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 7,105
13.

Valuation of an Expropriated Company: The Case of YPF and Repsol in Argentina

IESE Business School Working Paper No. WP-1055-E
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School

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Downloads 7,086
14.

Reading About the Financial Crisis: A 21-Book Review

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 7,003
15.

The Non-Correlation Between Board Independence and Long-Term Firm Performance

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 185
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Oct 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

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16.

Shareholder Activism and Institutional Investors

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 6,883
17.

Modern Company and Capital Market Problems: Improving European Corporate Governance after Enron

AFTER ENRON, IMPROVING CORPORATE LAW AND MODERNISING SECURITIES REGULATION IN EUROPE AND THE U.S., pp. 445-496, J. Armour, J. A. McCahery, eds., Oxford (Hart), 2006, ECGI Law Working Paper No. 05/2002, ECGI Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 6,773
18.

Venture Capital and the Structure of Capital Markets: Banks Versus Stock Markets

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 47, pp. 243-277, 1998
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Sep 1996
Accepted Paper Series

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Downloads 6,722
19.

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 6,551
20.

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 6,044
21.

The Long-Term Operating Performance of European Mergers and Acquisitions

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 137/2006, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2006-030
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Cornerstone Research, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,876
22.

Corporate Governance Reforms in Continental Europe

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 117-140, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and City University London - Faculty of Finance
Downloads 5,738
23.

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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24.

The AIG Bailout

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 943, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 5,439
25.

The Myth of the Shareholder Franchise

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 3, pp. 675-732, 2007, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 567, October 2005
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,357
26.

Valoracion de una expropiacion: YPF y Repsol en Argentina (Valuation of an Expropriated Company: The Case of YPF and Repsol in Argentina)

IESE Business School Working Paper No. WP-1055-E
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School

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Downloads 5,288
27.

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 5,256
28.

Cross-Country Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 25/2003; AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings; EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 251
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 May 2003
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University and City University London - Faculty of Finance

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29.

The Failure of Private Equity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 481, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 5,025
30.

The Rise of Independent Directors in the United States, 1950-2005: Of Shareholder Value and Stock Market Prices

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 74/2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 301, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1465, 2007
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School

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Downloads 4,986
31.

Regulation by Deal: The Government's Response to the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 4,904
32.

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 4,887
33.

Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Portland State University - School of Business Administration
Downloads 4,776
34.

The Truth About Reverse Mergers

Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 4,728
35.

The New Vote Buying: Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership

As published in Southern California Law Review, Vol. 79, pp. 811-908, 2006, University of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 05 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 4,715
36.

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
37.

The Business Judgment Rule as Abstention Doctrine

UCLA, School of Law, Law and Econ. Research Paper No. 03-18
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 4,364
38.

The Essential Role of Organizational Law

NYU Law and Economics Working Paper No. 00-006; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper 284; Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School

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39.

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 4,344
40.

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 4,333
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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 4,213
42.

Bad and Not-So-Bad Arguments For Shareholder Primacy

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1189, 2002
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Nov 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute
Downloads 4,190
43.

The Private Company Discount

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 12, No. 4, Winter 2000
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Dec 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Department of Finance, University of San Francisco - School of Business and Management and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 4,181
44.

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 4,115
45.

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
Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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46.

Firm Value and Marketability Discounts

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
LECG, LLC, University of Pittsburgh, University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance and Santa Clara University - Department of Finance
Downloads 4,035
47.

Why Do Countries Matter so Much for Corporate Governance?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 50/2004, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2004-16 and Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2006-03-008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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48.

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 3,971
49.

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 3,953
50.

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 3,886