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1.

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Corporate Governance: A Minimalist Response to the New Merchantilism

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 355, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 328, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working No. 26
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,336
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Spillover of Corporate Governance Standards in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 197/2008, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2008-18, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2008-008, EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,279
3.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 359/2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary and University of Warwick - Finance Group
Downloads 1,904
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Information Networks: Evidence from Illegal Insider Trading Tips

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 18 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 1,840
5.

Understanding Directors' Pay in Europe: A Comparative and Empirical Analysis

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 126/2009
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 22 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, London School of Economics - Law Department and Sodali
Downloads 1,832
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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 Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,771
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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 1,691
8.

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
Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,646
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Shock-Based Causal Inference in Corporate Finance and Accounting Research

Critical Finance Review, 2016, vol. 5, pp. 207-304, ECGI - Finance Working Paper 448/2015, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 11-08
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 08 May 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 1,568
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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 1,409
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Distressed Firm and Bankruptcy Prediction in an International Context: A Review and Empirical Analysis of Altman's Z-Score Model

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Salomon Center, Warsaw School of Economics, Institute of Finance, University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 1,367
12.

Monitoring Managers: Does it Matter?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 271/2010
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,361
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An Examination of the Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the Attractiveness of US Capital Markets for Foreign Firms

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - Charlton College of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 1,349
14.

How Much do Firms Pay as Bribes and What Benefits do They Get? Evidence from Corruption Cases Worldwide

24th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2011 Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance, University of Cambridge and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) - Department of Finance and Decision Sciences

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Downloads 1,178
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Insider Trading Controversies: A Literature Review

Forthcoming, Annual Review of Financial Economics, vol 6, December 2014, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 2014-29
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - HKUST School of Business and Management

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Downloads 1,145
16.

No Mistake About It: The Important Role of Antitrust in the Era of Big Data

Antitrust Source (Apr. 2015), Online, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 269
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
The Konkurrenz Group and University of Tennessee College of LawThe Konkurrenz Group
Downloads 1,075
17.

Hostile Takeovers in India: New Prospects, Challenges and Regulatory Opportunities

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2007, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Downloads 992
18.

European Company Law Experts' Response to the European Commission’s Green Paper 'The EU Corporate Governance Framework'

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, Sorbonne Law School, Göteborg University - Department of Law, Komisja Kodyfikacyjna Prawa Cywilnego, University of Amsterdam and Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 976
19.

Say on Pay Laws, Executive Compensation, Pay Slice, and Firm Valuation around the World

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance

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Downloads 930
20.

How Costly Is Forced Gender-Balancing of Corporate Boards?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 463/2016, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2746786
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Oslo Business School at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA) and Norwegian School of Economics

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Downloads 903
21.

Shareholders at the Gate? Institutional Investors and Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
INSEAD - Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Downloads 842
22.

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 838
23.

Virtual Shareholder Meetings and the European Shareholder Rights Directive - Challenges and Opportunities

CBC-RPS No. 0029
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 827
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Mandatory Disclosure Quality, Inside Ownership, and Cost of Capital

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Downloads 821
25.

Myth of Diffuse Ownership in the United States

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 816
26.

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 798
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A Report on the Flawed Proposals for Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) in TTIP and CETA

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16/2015
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 793
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The Legal Environment and Corporate Valuation: Evidence from Cross-Border Takeovers

International Review of Economics & Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Kansas City - Department of Finance, Information Management, and Strategy, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business and Wake Forest University, School of Business
Downloads 785
29.

Shareholder Protection Around the World ('Leximetric II')

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper No. 359
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 776
30.

Does Takeover Activity Cause Managerial Discipline? Evidence from International M&A Laws

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 24 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
Downloads 773
31.

Methods for Multicountry Studies of Corporate Governance (and Evidence from the BRIKT Countries)

nearly final version, published in Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 183, pages 230-240, 2014, 26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 414/2014 , U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-005, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Fundacao Getulio Vargas School of Business at Sao Paulo, University of Michigan Law School, Korea University Business School and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 750
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A Tale of Two Regulators: Risk Disclosures, Liquidity, and Enforcement in the Banking Sector

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2016
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University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation, University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Business Economics and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 747
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The Evolution of Corporate Law in Post-Colonial India: From Transplant to Autochthony

NUS Law Working Paper No. 2015/001, NUS - Centre for Law & Business Working Paper No. 15/01, NUS - Centre for Asian Legal Studies Working Paper No. 15/01
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 740
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SOX-Mandated Internal Control Deficiency Disclosure under Section 302 and Earnings Quality: Evidence from Cross-Listed Firms

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
Penn State University - Smeal College of Business, National University of Singapore and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 736
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Know Your Shareholders: The Use of Cash-Settled Equity Derivatives to Hide Corporate Ownership Interests

Conference Board Director Notes No. DN-009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Siena and The Conference Board, Inc.
Downloads 733
37.

Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
Downloads 685
38.

Comparative Corporate Law: Look No Further

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2626021
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law, University of Luxembourg, University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of Hamburg - Seminar for Commercial Law, Bocconi Law School and Brunel University London
Downloads 666
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The Margin of Appreciation in International Investment Law

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2014, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 13-358
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 629
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Learning from Toyota’s Troubles: The Debate on Board Oversight, Board Structure, and Director Independence in Japan

Journal of Japanese Law, Vol. 15, No. 30, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 624
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Comparative Corporate Insolvency Law

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 319/2016, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 30/2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford
Downloads 599
42.

Brexit and Financial Services

Forthcoming, Oxford Review of Economic Policy (Brexit Special Issue)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 585
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Transparency in Financial Reporting: Is Country-by-Country Reporting Suitable to Combat International Profit Shifting?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), University of Mannheim and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Downloads 580
44.

Foundations of Corporate Law

FGV Direito SP Research Paper Series No. 147, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 336/2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale Law School, Harvard Law School and Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo
Downloads 575
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The Effect of China's Weak Institutional Environment on the Quality of Big Four Audits

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
National University of Singapore, University of Southern California and Chongqing University
Downloads 573
46.

Corporate Law and Self-Regulation

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 5/2015
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics - Law Department
Downloads 554
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Japan's Paradoxical Response to the New 'Global Standard' in Corporate Governance

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 87/2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR) and University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR)

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Downloads 543
48.

The World Bank's Uses of the 'Rule of Law' Promise in Economic Development

THE NEW LAW AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL, pp. 253-300, David Trubek & Alvaro Santos eds., New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-014 , Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-053
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 538
49.

Why Have M&A Contracts Grown? Evidence from Twenty Years of Deals

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 889, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 333/2016
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 533
50.

The Labor Market for Directors and Externalities in Corporate Governance: Evidence from the International Labor Market

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
Downloads 522