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1.

Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 1701, 2010, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 9-12
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 19,551
2.

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 10,484
3.

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 10,031
4.

Corporate Governance in China: An Overview

Donald C. Clarke, "Corporate Governance in China: An Overview", China Economic Review, vol. 14, 2003, pp. 494-507
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 8,739
5.

Systemic Risk

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 163, Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 8,455
6.

A Theory of Corporate Scandals: Why the U.S. And Europe Differ

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 8,245
7.

The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 23/2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 8,123
8.

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 6,793
9.

Why Tolerate Religion?

Constitutional Commentary, Winter 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 6,047
10.

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 5,762
11.

Law and the Market: The Impact of Enforcement

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 304
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 5,487
12.

Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 388, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 644 , ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 135/2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,442
13.

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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Downloads 5,130
14.

Introduction to Theory and Method in Socio-Legal Research

THEORY AND METHOD IN SOCIAL-LEGAL RESEARCH, R. Banakar, M. Travers, eds., Oxford, Hart, 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Lund University and University of Tasmania
Downloads 5,105
15.

Controlling Shareholders and Corporate Governance: Complicating the Comparative Taxonomy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 49/2005, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 309, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 281
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,061
16.

Human Rights and Rule of Law: What's the Relationship?

Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 36, 2005, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 05-31
Number of pages: 153 Posted: 04 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
La Trobe University - Faculty of Law and Management
Downloads 4,898
17.

The Declining Influence of the United States Constitution

New York University Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 3, pp. 762-858, June 2012, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-09-01, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-39
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 26 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 4,835
18.

Pension Fund Asset Allocation and Liability Discount Rates

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 May 2012 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics, Maastricht University and University of Notre Dame
Downloads 4,794
19.

Human Rights and Intellectual Property: Conflict or Coexistence?

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 5, p. 47, 2003, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2003-27, Princeton Law and Public Affairs Working Paper No. 04-003
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Oct 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 4,595
20.

Comparative Company Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 77/2006, THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE LAW, Mathias Reimann & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., p. 1161-1191, Oxford University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 4,573
21.

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 4,409
22.

Keynote Address: Understanding the Subprime Financial Crisis

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 4,281
23.

Five Years of China WTO Membership: EU and US Perspectives About China's Compliance With Transparency Commitments and the Transitional Review Mechanism

Legal Issues of Economic Integration, Kluwer Law International, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 263-304, August 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
West Virginia University (WV, USA)
Downloads 3,906
24.

Multinational Corporations, Transnational Law: The United Nation's Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations as Harbinger of Corporate Responsibility in International Law

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 37, 2005
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 05 Apr 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
Downloads 3,901
25.

Outside Director Liability Across Countries

as published in Texas Law Review, Vol. 84, pp. 1385-1480, 2006, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 71/2006, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 266, Univ of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 3,896
26.

Agency Problems and Legal Strategies

THE ANATOMY OF CORPORATE LAW: A COMPARATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL APPROACH, R. Kraakman, P. Davies, H. Hansmann, G. Hertig, K. Hopt, H. Kanda, and E. Rock, Oxford University Press, pp. 21-31, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,859
27.

China's Financial System: Past, Present, and Future

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics
Downloads 3,807
28.

Is There a Relationship between Guns and Freedom? Comparative Results from 59 Nations

Texas Review of Law and Politics, Vol. 13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Independence Institute, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 3,796
29.

Toward Supranational Copyright Law? The WTO Panel Decision and the 'Three-Step Test' for Copyright Exceptions

Revue Internationale du Droit d'Auteur, January 2001
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 3,708
30.

The Independent Director in Chinese Corporate Governance

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 125-228, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 204, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 15 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 3,607
31.

Do Constitutions Requiring Adherence to Sharia Threaten Human Rights?: How Egypt's Constitutional Court Reconciles Islamic Law with the Liberal Rule of Law

American University International Law Review, Vol. 21, pp. 379-435, 2006
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington School of Law and George Washington University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 3,518
32.

Comparative Corporate Governance and the Theory of the Firm: The Case Against Global Cross Reference

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 38, No. 2, 1999
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Feb 2000
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC)
Downloads 3,504
33.

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 3,454
34.

What Works in Securities Laws?

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 03-22; AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,454
35.

Party Autonomy in the Private International Law of Contracts: Transatlantic Convergence and Economic Efficiency

CLPE Research Paper No. 4/2007, CONFLICT OF LAWS IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD, Eckart Gottschalk, Ralf Michaels, Giesela Rühl & Jan von Hein, eds., Cambridge University Press,
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Downloads 3,323
36.

The Relationship between Public Antitrust Enforcement and Private Actions for Damages

World Competition, Vol. 32, No. 1, March 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
King's College London
Downloads 3,299
37.

The Transfer of the Company's Seat in European Company Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 08/2003
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 3,281
38.

The PII Problem: Privacy and a New Concept of Personally Identifiable Information

New York University Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 1814, 2011, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1909366, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 584, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 584
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 15 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 3,239
39.

Privacy's Other Path: Recovering the Law of Confidentiality

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, p. 123, 2007, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 249, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-03-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 3,225
40.

Institutions, Power and Institutional Balance

THE EVOLUTION OF EU LAW, p. 41, Paul Craig and Grainne de Burca, eds., Oxford University Press, 2011, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 48/2011
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,162
41.

Piercing the Corporate Veil in Canada: A Comparative Analysis

Company Lawyer, Vol. 28, No. 2, p. 58, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales and University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,146
42.

Reconciling Personal Information in the United States and European Union

102 California Law Review 877 (2014), UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2271442, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-77, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-77
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 3,145
43.

An Overview of Us Insider Trading Law: Lessons for the EU?

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-5
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 3,110
44.

A Comparative Study of Insider Trading Regulation Enforcement In the U.S. and China

Journal of Business & Securities Law, Vol. 9, No. 1, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Downloads 3,107
45.

The Evolution and Ideology of Global Constitutionalism

California Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 1163, 2011, APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-10-01
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 3,106
46.

What Google Knows: Privacy and Internet Search Engines

Utah Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 19 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
Downloads 3,097
47.

Global Data Privacy Laws: 89 Countries, and Accelerating

Privacy Laws & Business International Report, Issue 115, Special Supplement, February 2012, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 98/2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,089
48.

Universal Moral Grammar: Theory, Evidence, and the Future

Trends in Cognitive Sciences, April 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 954398
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,084
49.

The Relationship Between Law and Development: Optimists versus Skeptics

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-14, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,067
50.

Reading the Constitution in Cyberspace

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Apr 1997
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,993