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51.

Taking Shareholder Protection Seriously? Corporate Governance in the United States and Germany

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 53, Winter 2005, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 17/2003, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,651
52.

Corporate Culture: Evidence from the Field

27th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting Paper, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-33, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-49
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School

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53.

Crowdfunding and the Federal Securities Laws

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nebraska College of Law
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54.

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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55.

The Dark Side of Universal Banking: Financial Conglomerates and the Origins of the Subprime Financial Crisis

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2009, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 468, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 468
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
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56.

Legal and Economic Issues in Litigation Arising from the 2007-2008 Credit Crisis

PRUDENT LENDING RESTORED: SECURITIZATION AFTER THE MORTGAGE MELTDOWN, Chapter 5, pp. 163-235, Yasuyuki Fuchita, Richard Herring, and Robert Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC, 2009, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 612, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-5
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Babson College and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 5,487
57.

The Corporate Governance Industry

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 32, No. 4, Summer 2007, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
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58.

Corporate Governance and Accounting Scandals

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration

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59.

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 5,360
60.

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 5,356
61.

Theories and Models of Corporate Governance

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: A SYNTHESIS OF THEORY, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE, H. Kent Baker, Ronald Anderson, eds., John Wiley & Sons, 2010, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 5,326
62.

Crypto-Securities Regulation: ICOs, Token Sales and Cryptocurrencies under EU Financial Law

15 European Company and Financial Law Review 645-696 (2018)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
Accepted Paper Series
European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) - European New School of Digital Studies and University of Vienna, Faculty of Law
Downloads 5,311
63.

Credit Rating Agencies and the 'Worldwide Credit Crisis': The Limits of Reputation, the Insufficiency of Reform, and a Proposal for Improvement

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2009, No. 1
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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64.

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 5,184
65.

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
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66.

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
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67.

The Importance of Reporting Incentives: Earnings Management in European Private and Public Firms

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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68.

On the Association between Voluntary Disclosure and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Sep 1996
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business

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69.

The Business Judgment Rule as Abstention Doctrine

57 Vanderbilt Law Review 83 (2004), UCLA, School of Law, Law and Econ. Research Paper No. 03-18
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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70.

The Takeover Directive as a Protectionist Tool?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 141/2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, London School of Economics - Law Department and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
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71.

Initial Coin Offerings

PLOS ONE
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 4,998
73.

Adopting a Label: Heterogeneity in the Economic Consequences Around IAS/IFRS Adoptions

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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74.

How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt (¿Cómo restructurar la deuda venezolana?)

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-52
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Contract and Economic Organization and Duke University School of Law
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75.

Enron: A Financial Reporting Failure?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Villanova University - School of Business and Villanova University - School of Business
Downloads 4,791
76.

The Future of Corporate Governance Part I: The Problem of Twelve

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,771
77.

The Essential Role of Organizational Law

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School

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78.

The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and its (Unintended) Consequences

THE NEW FINANCIAL DEAL: UNDERSTANDING THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND ITS (UNINTENDED) CONSEQUENCES, Wiley, November 2010 , U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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79.

Asymmetric Information and the Choice of Corporate Governance Arrangements

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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80.

Hedge Funds, Insiders, and the Decoupling of Economic and Voting Ownership: Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership

Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 13, pp. 343-367, 2007, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 56/2006, McCombs Research Paper Series No. FIN-02-06, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 4,642
81.

The Information Role of Conservatism

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
Algert Global, LLC and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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82.

Bankruptcy or Bailouts?

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 35, p. 469, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-11, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 4,591
83.

International Differences in the Cost of Equity Capital: Do Legal Institutions and Securities Regulation Matter?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 15/2003, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 17-04, AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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84.

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: 24 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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85.

The Enron Scandal (Slides)

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 04 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Hodak Value Advisors
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86.

The Inevitability of Enron and the Impossibility of 'Auditor Independence' Under the Current Audit System

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 11 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 4,460
87.

What Determines Corporate Transparency?

Journal of Accounting Research 2004 , 42 (2)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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88.

Why a Board? Group Decisionmaking in Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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89.

Agency Problems and Legal Strategies

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,430
90.

Bank Failure, Mark-to-Market and the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

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91.

Corporate Governance Failures. To What Extent is Parmalat a Particularly Italian Case?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Cagliari

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92.

Network Neutrality: Competition, Innovation, and Nondiscriminatory Access

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
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93.

Executive Remuneration in the EU: Comparative Law and Practice

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 09/2003
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 04 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, London School of Economics - Law Department and ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Downloads 4,390
94.

Public and Private Enforcement of Securities Laws: Resource-Based Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 93, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 0-28, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 638
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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95.

Charitable Gifts by S Corporations and Their Shareholders: Two Worlds of Law Collide

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Law Journal, Vol. 36, pp. 693-768, Spring 2011
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
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96.

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, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 73/2006
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 4,326
97.

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
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98.

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
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 4,259
99.

Corporate Governance Convergence: Evidence from Takeover Regulation Reforms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 33/2005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
IE Business School, IE University, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 4,250
100.

Modeling the Message: Communicating Compliance Through Organizational Values and Culture

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 12 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Bryan Cave LLP
Downloads 4,216