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1.

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 4,894
2.

Who Writes the Rules for Hostile Takeovers, and Why? The Peculiar Divergence of US and UK Takeover Regulation

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 95, p. 1727, 2007, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 73/2006
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,976
3.

Brexit: A Drama in Six Acts

European Law Review August 2016, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 45/2016
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,672
4.

A Tangled Constitutional Web: The Black-Spider Memos and the British Constitution's Relational Architecture

2015, Public Law (Forthcoming), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 34/2015
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,325
5.

Derivative Claims Under the Companies Act 2006: Much Ado About Nothing?

RATIONALITY IN COMPANY LAW: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF DD PRENTICE, J. Armour, J. Payne, eds., Hart Publishing, 2009, University College London Law Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Brunel University London
Downloads 3,279
6.

Implications of WTO Law for Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products

PUBLIC HEALTH AND PLAIN PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES: LEGAL ISSUES, Andrew Mitchell, Tania Voon and Jonathan Liberman, eds., Edward Elgar, UK, 2012, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 554
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Melbourne - Law School and The University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 3,104
7.

The Supreme Court's Judgment in Miller: In Search of Constitutional Principle

Cambridge Law Journal, July 2017, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 23/2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,049
8.

Legal Capital in the UK Following the Companies Act 2006

RATIONALITY IN COMPANY LAW: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF D.D. PRENTICE, J. Armour and J. Payne, eds., Hart Publishing, October 2008 , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13/2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,712
9.

The Performance of the European Market for Corporate Control: Evidence from the 5th Takeover Wave

Europen Financial Management Journal, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 135/2006, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2006-118
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,691
10.

Constitutional Legislation, European Union Law and the Nature of the United Kingdom's Contemporary Constitution

(2014) European Constitutional Law Review (Forthcoming), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 49/2014
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,612
11.

Federal Structure of Indian Constitution

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
National Law University, Orissa (NLUO) at Cuttack
Downloads 2,544
12.

The European Single Supervisory Mechanism

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Bank of England
Downloads 2,520
13.

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 2,297
14.

The Leaky Leviathan: Why the Government Condemns and Condones Unlawful Disclosures of Information

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 127, pp. 512-635, 2013
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 25 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 2,297
15.

Filtering in Oz: Australia's Foray into Internet Censorship

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 125
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 2,258
16.

Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62/2010, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 300/2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences

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17.

Does Law Matter?: The Separation of Ownership and Control in the United Kingdom

ERSC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Working Paper No. 172
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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18.

Litigation Cost Strategies, Settlement Offers and Game Theory

Posted: 31 May 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Saint Cross College
Downloads 2,161
19.

Michael v Chief Constable of South Wales Police [2015] UKSC 2

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 21/2015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,153
20.

Contract Theory: 'Introduction to General Theories' and 'the Justification of Contractual Obligations'

Stephen Smith, CONTRACT THEORY, Oxford University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 23 Jul 2004
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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21.

Inducers and Authorisers: A Comparison of the US Supreme Court's Grokster Decision and the Australian Federal Court's Kazaa Ruling

Media & Arts Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2006, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 144, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-105
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and The University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 2,111
22.

A Revolution in Duty of Care?

James Goudkamp, 'A Revolution in Duty of Care?' (2015) 131 Law Quarterly Review pp.519–525., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16/2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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23.

Electoral and Policy Consequences of Voter Turnout: Evidence from Compulsory Voting in Australia

Fowler, Anthony. 2013. Electoral and Policy Consequences of Voter Turnout: Evidence from Compulsory Voting in Australia. Quarterly Journal of Political Science 8(2):159-182.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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24.

Regulatory Responses to Global Corporate Scandals

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 23, p. 367, 2005, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/35, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 2,057
25.

Proportionality, Rationality and Review

New Zealand Law Review, p. 265, 2010 , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 5/2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,046
26.

The Role of Retributive Justice in the Common Law of Torts: A Descriptive Theory

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 73, pp. 177-236, 2006
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,014
27.

Western Legal Prehistory: Reconstructing the Hidden Origins of Western Law and Civilization

Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2012, p. 101, 2012
Number of pages: 204 Posted: 14 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 26 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 1,964
28.

The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,947
29.

Legal Capital: An Outdated Concept?

European Business Organization Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,931
30.

The Valuation of Distressed Companies - a Conceptual Framework

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
3-4 South Square Barristers and South Square Chambers
Downloads 1,910
31.

Having the Cake and Eating it Too: Efficient Penalty Clauses in Common and Civil Contract Law

International Review of Law & Economics, Vol. 22, No. 4, December 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Sep 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of History & Philosophy of Science
Downloads 1,898
32.

Principles of Financial Regulation

This is the introductory chapter to a book entitled Principles of Financial Regulation, which will be published by Oxford University Press in 2016., European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 277/2014, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-430, Saïd Business School WP 2014-12
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, Columbia Law School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,851
33.

Principles of Equity and Contracts

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
National University of Juridical Sciences
Downloads 1,850
34.

Confining and Defining Proprietary Estoppel: The Role of Unconscionability

(2010) 30 Legal Studies 408
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,847
35.

The Strict Character of Fiduciary Liability

New Zealand Law Review, p. 209, 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Oct 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 1,805
36.

Has the Common Law Duty to Give Reasons Come of Age Yet?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 7/2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,727
37.

On the Distinction between Contract and Tort

Andrew Robertson (ed), The Law of Obligations: Connections and Boundaries, UCL Press/Routledge-Cavendish, London, 2004, 87-109
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 1,727
38.

Surrogacy and India

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Working Paper Series
NALSAR University of Law
Downloads 1,702
39.

The Legal Consequences of Brexit Through the Lens of IP Law

Judicature, Vol. 101, Nr 2, Forthcoming, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2017, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 21/2017
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Nottingham, School of law and Chicago-Kent College of Law
Downloads 1,699
40.

The Boundaries of Fiduciary Accountability

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 83, p. 35, 2004
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 1,691
41.

Police Liability in Negligence for Failure to Prevent Crime: Time to Rethink

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 39/2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford
Downloads 1,685
42.

Constitutionalizing Constitutional Law: HS2

[2014] Public Law 373, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 45/2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,681
43.

The UK Code of Corporate Governance: Link between Compliance and Firm Performance

ICMA Centre Finance Discussion Paper No. DP2005-17
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Oct 2006
Working Paper Series
Brunel Business School, Brunel University, London and University of Reading - ICMA Centre
Downloads 1,644
44.

The Impact of Recent Judgments of the European Court on English Procedural Law and Practice

Zeitschrift fur Schweizerisches Recht, Vol. II, No. 124, pp. 231-262, 2005, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11/2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,619
45.

Beyond the European Convention: Human Rights and the Common Law

(2015) 68 Current Legal Problems, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 19/2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,602
46.

'Administrative Tribunals of India': A Study in the Light of Decided Cases

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
National University of Study and Research in Law
Downloads 1,562
47.

Party Autonomy in Rome I and IΙ from a Comparative Perspective

CONVERGENCE AND DIVERGENCE IN PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW - LIBER AMICORUM, pp. 513-550, K. Boele-Woelki, T. Einhorn, D. Girsberger, S. Symeonides, eds., Eleven International Publishing, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Willamette University - College of Law
Downloads 1,548
48.

An Agency Costs Theory of Trust Law

As published in Cornell Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 621-84, 2004
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Jun 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School

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49.

The Nature of Reasonableness Review

(2013) Current Legal Problems 1, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 78/2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,535
50.

Colonial Continuities: Human Rights, Terrorism, and Security Laws in India

Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 20, p. 93, 2006, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 970503
Number of pages: 143 Posted: 14 Mar 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Downloads 1,527