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1.

The Duties of the Board and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds.), Boards of directors in European companies – reshaping and harmonising their organisation and duties, Kluwer Law International, 2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2013-26, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-40,
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law and University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Students
Downloads 833
2.

A Statutory Buy-Out Right in SMEs - An Important Corporate Governance Mechanism and Minority Protection?

COMPANY LAW AND SMEs, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Thomson Reuters, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-03,
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 724
3.

Evolution of Company Law, Corporate Governance Codes and the Principle of Comply or Explain - A Critical Review

Published in The European Financial Market in Transition, Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds.), Kluwer Law International, 2011 , Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-19,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Stockholm University - Department of Law
Downloads 724
4.

Internalizing Externalities in EU Law: Why Neither Corporate Governance nor Corporate Social Responsibility Provides the Answers

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 4, pp 977-1024, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 650
5.

The Nordic Corporate Governance Model

The Nordic Corporate Governance Model, Per Lekvall, ed., SNS Förlag, Stockholm, December 2014, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-12,
Number of pages: 289 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Swedish Corporate Governance Board, Stanford Law School, University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA), Nasdaq Copenhagen Advisory Board, Roschier Attorneys Ltd., Hanken School of Economics - Department of Economics, Hartwall Capital, BA-HR Law Firm, Aschehoug Publishing Co., Göteborg University - Department of Law and Vinge Law Firm
Downloads 565
6.

Say When: When Must an Issuer Disclose Inside Information?

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-03, University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-28
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA)
Downloads 535
7.

The Legal Status of Oil and Gas Exploitation in the Arctic: The Case of Norway

OGEL 2 (2016), Special Issue, Tina Hunter (ed.), University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015/17, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law and University of Denver
Downloads 506
8.

Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility in Corporate Governance Codes in the EU

European Business Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 6, 2013, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-28
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 496
9.

Companies, Society and the Environment

TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE EUROPEAN COMPANY LAW: A NORMATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE OBJECTIVES OF EU LAW WITH THE TAKEOVER DIRECTIVE AS A TEST CASE, Chapter 1, Kluwer Law International, 2009, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 488
10.

The Directive on Takeover Bids: Unwanted Harmonisation of Corporate Governance

The European Financial Market in Transition, Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville, Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Kluwer Law International, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-18,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA)
Downloads 486
11.

Political Path Dependency in Practice: The Takeover Directive

Yearbook of European Law, Vol. 27, pp. 387-404, 2008, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 479
12.

Commentary on the Shareholder Rights Directive

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-41, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-13
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Sheffield - Law School and HEC-NYU EU Public Interest Clinic
Downloads 475
13.

The Core of Corporate Governance: Implications of the Takeover Directive for Corporate Governance in Europe

European Business Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 5, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-12, UCD Working Papers in Law, Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies Research Paper No. 27/2010, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-22
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 07 May 2010 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 456
14.

Duty of Loyalty of Shareholders - A Possible Remedy for Conflicts in SMEs?

COMPANY LAW AND SMEs, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Thomson Reuters, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-01,
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 441
15.

Cross-Border Conversion of Companies in the EU: The Impact of the VALE Judgement

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-33
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 411
16.

Why Law Matters: Corporate Social Irresponsibility and the Futility of Voluntary Climate Change Mitigation

European Company Law, Vol. 8, Nos. 2-3, pp. 56-64, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-04, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 398
17.

Reforming the Regulation of Trading Venues in the EU Under the Proposed (MiFID II) – Leveling the Playing Field and Overcoming Market Fragmentation?

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-23
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Law and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 397
18.

Commentary on the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-09, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-12
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
HEC-NYU EU Public Interest Clinic and University of Sheffield - Law School
Downloads 391
19.

More than Meets the Eye: Law and Economics in Modern Company Law

LAW AND ECONOMICS. ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF ERLING EIDE, pp. 217-235, Erik Røsæg, Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Endre Stavang, eds., Cappelen Akademisk, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-05 Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-05, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-24,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 374
20.

The Hammer and the Saw - A Short Critique of the Recent Compromise Proposal for a Market Abuse Regulation

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-35
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA)
Downloads 373
21.

Sustainable Companies: Possibilities and Barriers in Norwegian Company Law

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, vol. 11, issue 1, pp. 1-58, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-20, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-42
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 366
22.

Harmonising and Regulating Financial Markets

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF HARMONISATION, M. Andenas and C. Andersen, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law
Downloads 344
23.

Disclosure of Material CSR Information in the Periodic Reports – Comparison of the Mandatory CSR Disclosure Systems for Listed Companies in the EU and the US

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-20
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences
Downloads 327
24.

New EU Directive on the Disclosure of Non-Financial Information (CSR)

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 317
25.

Branches of Companies in the EU: Balancing the Eleventh Company Law Directive, National Company Law and the Right of Establishment

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 301
26.

Regulating Companies as If the World Matters - Reflections from the Ongoing Sustainable Companies Project

Wake Forest Law Review, 2012, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-35, Wake Forest Law Review Symposium (The Sustainable Corporation), Winston-Salem, North Carolina, April 1, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-27
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 21 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 298
27.

If Not Now, When? European Company Law in a Sustainable Development Perspective

European Company Law, Vol. 7, pp. 187-194, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-04, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2011-23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 285
28.

Shareholder Activism: The Suspicious Shareholder

The European Financial Market in Transition, Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville, Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Kluwer Law International, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-17,
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 260
29.

The Recovery Framework in the BRRD and its Effectiveness

Forthcoming in International Company and Commercial Law Review ; I.C.C.L.R. 2015, 26(10), Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-04
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 May 2015 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law
Downloads 250
30.

Parental Liability for Externalities of Subsidiaries: Domestic and Extraterritorial Approaches

Dovenschmidt Quarterly 102-118 (2014) , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-36, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-06
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Students
Downloads 249
31.

Responsible Corporate Governance

European Company Law, Editorial, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 4, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 249
32.

Strengthening the Enforcement of CSR through Mediation and Conflict Resolution by National Contact Points: Finding a New Balance between Hard Law and Soft Law

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-38
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law and Aarhus University – Department of Law, School of Business and Social Sciences
Downloads 229
33.

Towards a Sustainable Development: Internalising Externalities in Norwegian Company Law

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 103-136, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2010-05, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-25, First Sustainable Companies Workshop, Oslo, January 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 228
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The Principle of Shareholder Primacy in Company Law from a Nordic and European Regulatory Perspective

Published in The European Financial Market in Transition, Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds.), Kluwer Law International, 2011, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-34,
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences and Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences
Downloads 226
35.

The Legal Significance of Article 11 TFEU for EU Institutions and Member States

The Greening of European Business under EU Law: Taking Article 11 TFEU Seriously, Beate Sjåfjell and Anja Wiesbrock (eds), Routledge 2015, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-38, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-08,
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 225
36.

Minority Shareholder Protection in SMEs: A Question of Information Ex Post and Bargaining Power Ex Ante?

COMPANY LAW AND SME's, Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Thomson Reuters, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-06,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
Stockholm University - Department of Law
Downloads 217
37.

Governance in Foundations: What Can We Learn from Business Firm Corporate Governance?

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-07
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Department of Private Law
Downloads 208
38.

Upgrading the Nordic Corporate Governance Model for Sustainable Companies

European Company Law, Volume 11, Issue 2, 2014, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-18, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-09
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law and University of Oslo, Department of Private Law
Downloads 203
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The Transformation of Passive Institutional Investors to Active Owners- Mission Impossible?

The European Financial Market in Transition, Hanne Birkmose, Mette Neville, Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Kluwer Law International, 2011 , Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-16,
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences
Downloads 201
40.

Gender Diversity in the Board Room & Its Impacts: Is the Example of Norway a Way Forward?

Deakin Law Review, Vol 20, No 1 (2015), pp. 25-52, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-48, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 200
41.

The Role of Stock Exchanges in Shaping More Sustainable Company and Market Practices

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-28, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-41
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 14 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo
Downloads 196
42.

The Report of the Reflection Group on the Future of EU Company Law – As Seen from a Nordic Perspective

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-15
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA)
Downloads 183
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Valuation of Shares in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises - A Legal Perspective on Valuation with a Special Emphasis on Shareholder Conflicts

COMPANY LAW AND SMEs, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen, eds., Thomson Reuters, 2010, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-02,
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Department of Business Law, Aarhus University
Downloads 175
44.

The Jigsaw Puzzle of Sustainability

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, Special Issue on CSR and SRI, 2012, Volume 9, Issue 2-3, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-29, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-3
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law

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45.

Capitalism, the Sustainability Crisis, and the Limitations of Current Business Governance

Company Law and Sustainability: Legal Barriers and Opportunities, Beate Sjåfjell and Benjamin J. Richardson (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2015, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-18, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-08,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law and University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 173
46.

Norway: Corporate Governance on the Outskirts of the EU

IN COMPARATIVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Andreas Fleckner and Klaus J. Hopt (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2013, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-18, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-39
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law and Independent
Downloads 154
47.

Report from Norway: Another CSR Victory for the Business Lobbyists

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law
Downloads 153
48.

Groups of Companies in the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 May 2015
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 152
49.

Disqualifying Directors in the EU

Boards of Directors in European Companies. Reshaping and Harmonising Their Organisation and Duties by Hanne S. Birkmose, Mette Neville & Karsten Engsig Sørensen (eds.) Wolters Kluwer 2013, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-43,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 136
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Social Enterprises: How Should Company Law Balance Flexibility and Credibility?

Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 10-44
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law
Downloads 125