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1.

The History of Corporate Governance

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Mike Wright, Donald Siegel, Kevin Keasey and Igor Filatotchev, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 184/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 13,418
2.

The Reform of Property Law and the Land Registration Act 2002: A Risk Assessment

Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, pp. 136-156, 2003
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,737
3.

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
4.

Regulation of Private Equity - Backed Leveraged Buyout Activity in Europe

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 84/2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 May 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,408
5.

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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6.

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 3,008
7.

Did Corporate Governance 'Fail' During the 2008 Stock Market Meltdown? The Case of the S&P 500

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 124/2009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 May 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 2,689
8.

Outside Director Liability

as published in Stanford Law Review, Vol. 58, pp. 1055-1159, 2006, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 68/2006, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 319, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 04 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 2,556
9.

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 University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,377
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 2,362
11.

Outside Director Liability (Before Enron and Worldcom)

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 250
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 12 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 2,317
12.

Private Enforcement of Corporate Law: An Empirical Comparison of the UK and US

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 6, pp. 687-722, 2009, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 89, McCombs Research Paper Series, Paper No. FIN-02-07, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1105355, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 120, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of York - York Law School
Downloads 2,211
13.

Shareholder Protection and Stock Market Development: An Empirical Test of the Legal Origins Hypothesis

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 108/2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Cambridge, Durham University - Durham Law School and United Nations
Downloads 2,165
14.

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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Downloads 2,127
15.

Should Shareholders Have a Greater Say Over Executive Pay?: Learning from the Us Experience

Vanderbilt Law, Joe C. Davis Research Paper No. 01-6
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 May 2001 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School

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Downloads 2,072
16.

Outside Directors, Liability Risk and Corporate Governance: A Comparative Analysis (English Version)

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 48, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 2,032
17.

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 1,948
18.

Investment Arbitration: Jurisdiction and Admissibility

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 9/2014
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,944
19.

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 1,906
20.

Company Law Reform in the UK: A Progress Report

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 27/2005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,895
21.

How Do Legal Rules Evolve? Evidence from a Cross-Country Comparison of Shareholder, Creditor and Worker Protection

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 129/2009, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Working Paper No. 382
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Ashurst LLP and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,888
22.

The Regulation of Hedge Funds and Private Equity: A Case Study in the Development of the EU’s Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 176/2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,839
23.

The Reference to the CJEU in Case C-466/12 Svensson

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 6/2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Nottingham, School of law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, University of Namur, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR), Leuven University (KU Leuven), University of Glasgow, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Law, University of Turin - Faculty of Law, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Saint Louis University and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Downloads 1,808
24.

The Rise and Fall (?) of Shareholder Activism by Hedge Funds

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 136/2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 1,795
25.

Can Soft Law Bodies be Effective? Soft Systemic Risk Oversight Bodies and the Special Case of the European Systemic Risk Board

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 36/2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Zurich
Downloads 1,724
26.

The Place for Creditor Protection on the Agenda for Modernisation of Company Law in the European Union

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 51/2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 1,681
27.

Building an EU Securities Market

Eilis Ferran, BUILDING AN EU SECURITIES MARKET, Cambridge University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,671
28.

Opening Pandora's Box: Sovereign Bonds in International Arbitration

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 101, pp. 711-759, 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,603
29.

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 1,559
30.

Dividends and Politics (Revised)

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 24/2004, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 04-17
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,553
31.

Corporate Governance Reform: Britain as an Exporter

Corporate Governance and the Reform of Company Law, Hume Papers on Public Policy, Vol. 8, No. 1, March 2000
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Mar 2000
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,544
32.

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 1,544
33.

Report to Russian Center for Capital Market Development: Comparative Analysis on Legal Regulation of the Liability of Members of the Board of Directors and Executive Organs of Companies (English Language Version)

ECGI - Law Working Paper Series 103/2008, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 323 Posted: 07 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Fordham University School of Law, Seoul National University School of Law, University of York - York Law School, Durham University - Durham Law School and Linia Prava Law Firm
Downloads 1,466
34.

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 1,460
35.

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 1,460
36.

Company Law Reform in the UK

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Dec 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,434
37.

Examining the Uk's Experience in Adopting the Single Financial Regulator Model

Forthcoming in Brooklyn Journal of International Law
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,419
38.

Sweet Smells and a Sour Taste - The ECJ's L'Oréal decision

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-12, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/01
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
Downloads 1,414
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 University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,407
40.

Is Berle and Means Really a Myth?

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 09-05, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 121/2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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Downloads 1,370
41.

Protecting Third Party Interests Under the Land Registration Act 2002

CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES ON PROPERTY, EQUITY AND TRUST LAW, Martin Dixon and Gerwyn Ll H Griffiths, eds., Oxford University Press, January 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,360
42.

Corporate Law and Ownership Structure: A Darwinian Link?

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,342
43.

The Past, Present and Future of Shareholder Activism by Hedge Funds

Journal of Corporation Law, 2012, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 38/2011
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 24 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,336
44.

History and the Global Governance Revolution: The UK Perspective

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,305
45.

Liability Risk for Outside Directors: A Cross-Border Analysis

European Financial Management Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 153-171, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Mar 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Stanford Law School

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Downloads 1,290
46.

Is Delaware Losing Its Cases?

as published in 9 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 605-656 (2012), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-03, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 36/2010, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 174, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 151/2010, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 11/08
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 1,283
47.

European Banking Union: Imperfect, But It Can Work

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 30/2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,282
48.

The Break-Up of the Financial Services Authority

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper Series No. 10/04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,268
49.

Comparative Corporate Governance and the Australian Experience: A Research Agenda

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 May 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,225
50.

Crisis-Driven EU Financial Regulatory Reform

Eilís Ferran, Niamh Moloney, Jennifer G. Hill, and John C. Coffee, Jr. THE REGULATORY AFTERMATH OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS, Cambridge University Press, 2012, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 6/2012,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,222