David H. Webber

Boston University School of Law

Professor of Law

765 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

DOWNLOADS

1,610

CITATIONS

1

Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Is 'Pay-to-Play' Driving Public Pension Fund Activism in Securities Class Actions? An Empirical Study

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 90, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-28, Boston University School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper. 10-38
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
David H. Webber
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 381 (59,961)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Securities litigation, lead plaintiffs, class actions

2.

The Plight of the Individual Investor in Securities Class Actions

106 Northwestern University Law Review 157 (2012), NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-19, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
David H. Webber
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 264 (89,073)

Abstract:

Private Securites Litigation Reform Act of 1995, securities fraud, class actions, selecting co-lead plaintiffs from the pool likely to be class members

3.

Private Policing of Mergers and Acquisitions: An Empirical Assessment of Institutional Lead Plaintiffs in Transactional Class and Derivative Actions

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 38, No. 3, 2014, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2014
David H. Webber
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 249 (83,063)

Abstract:

mergers and acquisitions, litigation, lead plaintiffs, institutional investors, shareholder litigation, shareholder activism

4.

The Use and Abuse of Labor's Capital

89 New York University Law Review 2106 (2014), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-7
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 18 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2015
David H. Webber
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 237 (86,345)

Abstract:

fiduciary duty, duty of loyalty, exclusive purpose rule, public pensions, Taft-Hartley, ERISA, pensions, defined benefit

5.

Shareholder Litigation Without Class Actions

57 ARIZONA LAW REVIEW 201 (2015)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
David H. Webber
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 102 (155,275)

Abstract:

securities class actions, transactional class actions, securities fraud, securities regulation, class actions, plaintiffs' law firms, fiduciary duty, liability insurance

6.

Does the Quality of the Plaintiffs' Law Firm Matter in Deal Litigation?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Adam B. Badawi and David H. Webber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Boston University School of Law
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Abstract:

mergers and acquisitions, litigation, deal litigation, law firms, plaintiffs law firms, event study