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1.

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
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,444
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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 6,568
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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
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,961
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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 5,399
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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 5,117
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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 5,036
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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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8.

Takeovers: Their Causes and Consequences

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 1988, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 21-48
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Mar 2003
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN
Downloads 4,956
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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 4,906
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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 4,753
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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 4,729
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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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Downloads 4,169
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Director Primacy and Shareholder Disempowerment

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, 2006, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-25
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 3,874
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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 3,850
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The Powerful Antitakeover Force of Staggered Boards: Theory, Evidence, and Policy

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 54, pp. 887-951, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 3,574
16.

Director Liability

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 1011-1045, 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Bachelder Law Offices, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP, New York State Office of the State Comptroller, Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP, Royal & Sun Alliance, Harvard College, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware and SODALI
Downloads 3,479
17.

Oracle v. PeopleSoft: A Case Study

Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,328
18.

The Eclipse of Private Equity

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 082/2007
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 3,279
19.

Company and Takeover Law Reforms in Europe: Misguided Harmonization Efforts or Regulatory Competition?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 12/2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
ETH Zurich and Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC)
Downloads 3,192
20.

Corporate Governance and Acquirer Returns

ECGI-Finance Working Paper No. 116/2006, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and University of Delaware
Downloads 3,057
21.

Accountability and Responsibility in Corporate Governance

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, Univ. of Illinois Law & Economics, Research Paper Series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
Downloads 3,018
22.

Takeovers

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 118/2006
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
Swedish House of Finance and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,003
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Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership: Taxonomy, Implications, and Reforms

As published in Business Lawyer, Vol. 61, pp. 1011-1070, 2006, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Research Paper No. 64/2006, University of Texas Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 70
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 2,880
24.

Hedge Funds and Governance Targets

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 95, p. 1375, 2007, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 928689, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 80/2007
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,826
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Mandatory Bids, Squeeze-out, Sell-out and the Dynamics of the Tender Offer Process

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 10/2003
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Swedish House of Finance and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,815
26.

Private Equity, Leveraged Buyouts and Governance

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, pp. 439-460
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 May 2007 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business, Nottingham University Business School and University at Albany, SUNY
Downloads 2,738
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Debt, Equity, and Hybrid Decoupling: Governance and Systemic Risk Implications

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 120, Europen Financial Management Journal, Vol. 14, 2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper Series No. 207/2008, McCombs Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

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Downloads 2,644
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Golden Parachutes and the Wealth of Shareholders

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 25, April 2014, pp. 140-154, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 683
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,633
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The Market for Corporate Law

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 162, pp. 134-172, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 2,554
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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 2,508
31.

What Determines the Financing Decision in Corporate Takeovers: Cost of Capital, Agency Problems, or the Means of Payment?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 215/2008 , CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2008-66, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2008-028
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,465
32.

Stock Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-1, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 2,389
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How Does Corporate Mobility Affect Lawmaking? A Comparative Analysis

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 91/2008, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1086667, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 2,365
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Pay Without Performance and the Managerial Power Hypothesis: A Comment

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,356
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Equity and Debt Decoupling and Empty Voting II: Importance and Extensions

as published in University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, pp. 625-739, 2008, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. , U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 122
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 20 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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37.

Acquisitions and Performance: A Re-Assessment of the Evidence

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 2,199
38.

Sarbanes-Oxley after Three Years

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)

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39.

Accredited Home Lenders v. Lone Star Funds: A MAC Case Study

Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,187
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Bidding Strategies and Takeover Premiums: A Review

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 15, pp. 149-178, 2009, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2008-48
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 05 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Downloads 2,165
41.

Fairness Opinions

American University Law Review, Vol. 55, p. 1557, 2006, Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 07-07
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 2,093
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Takeovers, Secrecy, and Conflicts of Interest: Problems for Boards and Banks

TAKEOVERS IN ENGLISH AND GERMAN LAW, J. Payne, ed., p. 33-63, Hart, 2002, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 03/2002
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 2,036
43.

What Do We Know About Different Systems of Corporate Governance?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 163/2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
Downloads 1,991
44.

Report of the High Level Group of Company Law Experts on Issues Related to Takeover Bids in the European Union

REFORMING COMPANY AND TAKEOVER LAW IN EUROPE, G. Ferrarini, K. J. Hopt, J. Winter, E. Wymeersch, eds., Annex 2, pp. 825-924, Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2004
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 07 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam, University of Copenhagen, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), Independent and French Business Confederation MEDEF
Downloads 1,932
45.

Is There a Uniform EU Securities Law After the Financial Services Action Plan?

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 1,872
46.

The Takeover Bid Directive, Light and Darkness

Financial Law Institute Working Paper No. 2008-01
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 1,871
47.

The Implications of Unverifiable Fair-Value Accounting: Evidence from the Political Economy of Goodwill Accounting

MIT Sloan School of Management Research Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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48.

Company Law Harmonization Reconsidered: What Role for the EC?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 53/2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,846
49.

Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in India

Corporate Law Advisor, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, India
Downloads 1,846
50.

Agency Problems at Dual-Class Companies

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 209/2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and University of Delaware

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