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101.

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 4,217
102.

Why Do Corporate Managers Misstate Financial Statements? the Role of Option Compensation and Other Factors

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Arlington, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School

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103.

Exploring the Role Delaware Plays as a Domestic Tax Haven

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Accounting, Utah State University - School of Accountancy and Brigham Young University
Downloads 4,165
104.

The Growth of Executive Pay

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 21, pp. 283-303, 2005, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 510
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

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105.

Enlightened Shareholder Value, Social Responsibility, and the Redefinition of Corporate Purpose Without Law

Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Washington and Lee University - School of Law
Downloads 4,154
106.

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 4,136
107.

The Effect of SOX Section 404: Costs, Earnings Quality and Stock Prices

Journal of Finance 65 (3), 1163-1196, 2010
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 May 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 4,134
108.

Enforcement of Corporate Governance Codes

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 46/2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
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109.

Regulation and Bonding: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Flow of International Listings

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School

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110.

Short-Termism, the Financial Crisis, and Corporate Governance

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 37, p. 264, 2011, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 12-078
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
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111.

The Myth that Insulating Boards Serves Long-Term Value

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, No. 6, pp. 1637-1694, October 2013, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,054
112.

Investor Protection Laws, Accounting and Auditing Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University, University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy
Downloads 4,050
113.

Ethical Issues in Insider Trading: Case Studies

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 May 2004
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 4,036
114.

Takeover Bids Vs. Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 04/2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 4,003
115.

The Essential Role of Securities Regulation

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 55, p. 711, 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,981
116.

In Defense of the Shareholder Wealth Maximization Norm

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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117.

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
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118.

Proxies and Databases in Financial Misconduct Research

Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2811778
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Georgetown University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and American University - Kogod School of Business
Downloads 3,957
119.

Case Study of the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Merger

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida Levin College of Law
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120.

Transparency and Disclosure: Overview of Methodology and Study Results - United States

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Standard & Poor's - Information Services and F&C Investments
Downloads 3,918
121.

Abolishing Veil Piercing

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 01 Sep 2000
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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122.

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,885
123.

Horizontal Shareholding

109 Harvard Law Review 1267 (2016), Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,873
124.

A Collection of Moot Court Problems on Corporate Law in India

Number of pages: 189 Posted: 09 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,806
125.

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 3,798
126.

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 3,796
127.

PIPEs

Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, p. 381, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 3,791
128.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Yawn: Heavy Rhetoric, Light Reform (and it Might Just Work)

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University
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129.

What Enron Means for the Management and Control of the Modern Business Corporation: Some Initial Reflections

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Apr 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School
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130.

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 3,783
131.

Executive Compensation at Fannie Mae: A Case Study of Perverse Incentives, Nonperformance Pay, and Camouflage

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 807-822, 2005, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 653125, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 505, February 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,774
132.

Regulating LIBRA: The Transformative Potential of Facebook’s Cryptocurrency and Possible Regulatory Responses

European Banking Institute Working Paper Series 2019/44, University of New South Wales Law Research Series UNSWLRS 19-47 , University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/042, University of Luxembourg Faculty of Law Research Paper, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,754
133.

The Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Non-US Companies Cross-Listed in the US

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, pp. 195-228, 2007, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
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134.

Boards in Europe – Accountability and Convergence

American Journal of Comparative Law 61 (2013) 301-375, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 205/2013, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40/2013
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 3,729
135.

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, and SODALI
Downloads 3,728
136.

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 3,726
137.

Market Reaction to Events Surrounding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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138.

Companies Should Maximize Shareholder Welfare Not Market Value

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 521/2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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139.

The Purposes and Accountability of the Corporation in Contemporary Society: Corporate Governance at a Crossroads

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 62, No. 3, Summer 1999
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 14 Jun 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 3,676
140.

The Cost to Firms of Cooking the Books

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 43, September 2008, 581-612.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and American University - Kogod School of Business
Downloads 3,674
141.

A Transactional Genealogy of Scandal: From Michael Milken to Enron to Goldman Sachs

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 783-868 (2013), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-26, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-034, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-126
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,668
142.

Shareholder Rights and Shareholder Activism: The Role of the General Meeting of Shareholders

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 188/2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Tilburg Law School
Downloads 3,665
143.

Insider Trading Laws and Stock Markets Around the World: An Empirical Contribution to the Theoretical Law and Economics Debate

University of Michigan Law School, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-004, Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 Feb 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 3,646
144.

Mandatory IFRS Reporting and Changes in Enforcement

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 377/2013, The Wharton School Research Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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145.

What Works in Securities Laws?

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 3,626
146.

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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147.

A Corporate Culture Channel: How Increased Shareholder Governance Reduces Firm Value

Number of pages: 106 Posted: 27 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 3,602
148.

FASB and IASB: Dependence Despite Independence

Virginia Law & Business Review, Vol. 3, pp. 275-309, 2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,599
149.

Why Do Firms Go Dark? Causes and Economic Consequences of Voluntary SEC Deregistrations

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 155/2007, AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-045
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Downloads 3,597
150.

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

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Feb 2000
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC)
Downloads 3,571