Jennifer G. Hill

The University of Sydney Law School

Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law

New Law Building, F10

The University of Sydney

Sydney, NSW 2006

Australia

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Research Associate

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

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1.

Corporate Governance and Executive Remuneration: Rediscovering Managerial Positional Conflict

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 25, p. 294, 2002, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Jennifer G. Hill and Charles M. Yablon
The University of Sydney Law School and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Citation 6

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Corporate governance, corporate scandals, CEO compensation, executive remuneration, performance-based pay, stock options, managerial positional conflict, disclosure

Regulating Executive Remuneration: International Developments in the Post-Scandal Era

ICFAI Journal of Corporate & Securities Law, 2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-15, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/10, European Company Law, Vol. 3, p. 64, 2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,168 (13,202)
Citation 6

Abstract:

executive compensation, remuneration, shareholders, directors, disclosure, directors' duties, comparative corporate governance, corporate scandals, regulation

Regulating Executive Remuneration: International Developments in the Post-Scandal Era

European Company Law, Vol. 3, p. 64, 2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-06
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Mar 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 6

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Executive compensation, remuneration, shareholders, directors, disclosure, directors' duties, comparative corporate governance, corporate scandals, regulation, Disney, Mannesmann

3.

Regulatory Responses to Global Corporate Scandals

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 23, p. 367, 2005, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/35, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 8

Abstract:

comparative corporate governance, corporate scandals, Enron, HIH, One.Tel, regulation, international reforms, norms, independent directors, director and officer liability, executive compensation

4.

Corporate Criminal Liability in Australia: An Evolving Corporate Governance Technique?

Vanderbilt Law School, Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 03-10, Journal of Business Law, p. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Aug 2003
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,736 (5,018)

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Corporate governance, corporate theory, corporate crime, criminal liability, organizational blameworthiness, corporate culture, compliance programs, sentencing guidelines, directors duties, corporate groups, privilege against self-incrimination, competition law, occupational health & safety, env law

5.

New Trends in the Regulation of Executive Remuneration

DIRECTORS IN TROUBLED TIMES, pp. 100-123, R. P. Austin and A. Y. Bilski, eds., Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law, 2009, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/22, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-05, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 142/2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 1

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Executive Compensation, Remuneration, Shareholders, Directors, Disclosure, Directors’ Duties, Comparative Corporate Governance, Corporate Scandals, Global Financial Crisis, Regulation

6.

Takeovers, Poison Pills and Protectionism in Comparative Corporate Governance

FESTSCHRIFT FUR KLAUS J. HOPT ZUM 70 GEBURTSTAG AM 24 AUGUST 2010 (Festschrift for Klaus J. Hopt for his 70th birthday on 24. August 2010), August 2010, pp. 795-815, S. Grundmann, B. Haar & H. Merkt et al, eds., De Gruyter, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/120, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-43, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-33, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 168/2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2010
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 1

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hostile takeovers, takeover defences, poison pills, corporate governance, shareholders, directors, United States, United Kingdom, EU, Australia, Japan, China

7.

The Shifting Balance of Power between Shareholders and the Board: News Corp's Exodus to Delaware and Other Antipodean Tales

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/20, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-06
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2011
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

corporate governance, comparative corporate governance, News Corporation, Liberty Media, Rupert Murdoch, John Malone, institutional investors, shareholders, shareholder empowerment, managers, directors, boards, stakeholders, corporate charters, charter amendments, shareholder meetings, mergers

8.

Why Did Australia Fare So Well in the Global Financial Crisis?

THE REGULATORY AFTERMATH OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS, E. Ferran, N. Moloney, J. G. Hill, and J. C. Coffee, Jr. Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp 203-300, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/35
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 May 2012 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 2

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global financial crisis, corporate crises, financial market regulation, regulatory structure, prudential regulator, Australia, monetary policy, economic stimulus program, HIH collapse, Australian banking system, superannuation

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The Rising Tension between Shareholder and Director Power in the Common Law World

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 18, pp. 344-359, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/34, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-11, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 152/2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2010
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 8

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corporate governance, comparative corporate governance, “law matters” hypothesis, shareholders, shareholder empowerment, institutional investors, directors, corporate charter amendment, appointment of directors, removal of directors, corporate prenuptial agreements, entrenchment mechanisms

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The Persistent Debate about Convergence in Comparative Corporate Governance

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/3, Vanderbilt Law School, Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 06-3, Sydney Law Review, Vol. 27, p. 743, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 4

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Comparative corporate governance, convergence, persistence, corporate regulation, takeovers, corporate collapses, regulation

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The Architecture of Corporate Governance in Australia - Corporate Governance - National Report: Australia

COMPARATIVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, K. J. Hopt, ed., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/75, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-24, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 164/2010
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2012
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Australia, corporate governance, comparative corporate governance, corporate law, corporate scandals, board structure, independent directors, directors’ duties, business judgment rule, institutional investors, shareholder rights, continuous disclosure, enforcement

12.

What Reward Have Ye? Disclosure of Director and Executive Remuneration in Australia

Company and Securities Law Journal, Vol. 14, 1996, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 60, 1997
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 4

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Executive compensation, remuneration, shareholders, directors, disclosure, directors' duties, comparative corporate governance, corporate scandals, regulation

13.

Corporate Governance and the Role of the Employee

PARTNERSHIP AT WORK: THE CHALLENGE OF EMPLOYEE DEMOCRACY: LABOR LAW ESSAYS, Patmore, Gollan (eds), Pluto Press: Australia, p. 110, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Mar 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Corporate governance, comparative corporate governance, corporate theory, shareholders, employees, enterprise bargaining, industrial democracy, workers, fiduciary duties, corporate crime

14.

Deconstructing Sunbeam - Contemporary Issues in Corporate Governance

The Company and Securities Law Journal, 1999, University of Cincinnati Law Review, 1999
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jun 1999
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 4

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Comparative corporate governance, Sunbeam, corporate scandals, boards, independent directors, directors' duties, alignment of interests, executive compensation, performance-based pay, relational investing

15.

Regulating Executive Remuneration after the Global Financial Crisis: Common Law Perspectives

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON EXECUTIVE PAY, J. Hill and R. Thomas, eds., Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/91
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2011
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Abstract:

executive compensation, remuneration, shareholders, directors, disclosure, directors’ duties, comparative corporate governance, corporate scandals, global financial crisis, regulation

16.

Timing Corporate Disclosures to Maximize Performance-Based Remuneration: A Case of Misaligned Incentives?

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 83, 2000, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Aug 2000
Charles M. Yablon and Jennifer G. Hill
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 1

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Timing, stock options, options, disclosure, CEO compensation, executive remuneration, performance-based pay, insider trading

17.

Corporate Groups, Creditor Protection and Cross Guarantees - Some Australian Perspectives

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol 24, p. 321, 1995, Corporate Practice Commentator, Vol. 38, p. 381, 1996 (reprinted with permission)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Creditors, limited liability, corporate groups, corporate theory, separate entity doctrine, shareholders, directors, directors' duties, insolvency, insolvent trading, cross guarantees, cross guaranties, corporate responsibility

18.

Visions and Revisions of the Shareholder

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 48, p. 39, 2000
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Jul 2000
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 5

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Comparative corporate governance, corporate theory, shareholders, directors, boards, stakeholders, shareholder participation, institutional investors, shareholder voting, regulation

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Comparing CEO Employment Contract Provisions: Differences between Australia and the U.S.

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 559-608, 2011, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/81, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-23
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2011
Jennifer G. Hill, Ronald W. Masulis and Randall S. Thomas
The University of Sydney Law School, University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Citation 1

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Executive Pay, Compensation, Australia-U.S. Comparison

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Evolving Directors’ Duties in the Common Law World

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON DIRECTORS' DUTIES, A. Paolini, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing: Cheltenham, pp. 3-43, 2014, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/17, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 209
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Abstract:

global financial crisis, corporate governance, directors, boards, monitoring, directors’ duties, directors’ liability, duty of care, business judgment rule, duty of oversight, James Hardie litigation, Centro litigation, financial disclosure

21.

Evolving 'Rules of the Game' in Corporate Governance Reform

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/47, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-19, PRIVATE EQUITY, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND THE DYNAMICS OF CAPITAL MARKET REGULATION, O'Brien, ed., Imperial College Press, pp. 29-54, 2007, International Journal of Corporate Governance, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 28-48, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2008
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 2

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Comparative corporate governance, regulation, corporate scandals, shareholders, shareholder participation, rules, principles

22.

Institutional Investment in Australia: Theory and Evidence

SECURITIES REGULATION IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND, G. Walker, B. Fisse, eds., Oxford University Press, 1994
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Oct 2006
Jennifer G. Hill and Ian Ramsay
The University of Sydney Law School and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
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23.

Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in Australia

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Baums, Buxbaum and Hopt, eds., Walter de Gruyter & Co, Berlin/New York, pp. 583-607, 1994, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/37
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 1

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corporate governance, comparative corporate governance, institutional investors, shareholders, activism, superannuation, pension funds, collective investment

24.

Subverting Shareholder Rights: Lessons from News Corp.'s Migration to Delaware

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 1-51, 2010 , Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/16, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-03, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 143/2010
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2011
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Citation 2

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News Corp, Rupert Murdoch, institutional investors, shareholder activism, shareholder empowerment, poison pills, entrenchment, corporate governance, comparative corporate governance

25.

Centro and the Monitoring Board – Legal Duties Versus Aspirational Ideals in Corporate Governance

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 341-359, 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/70, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 195/2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Abstract:

global financial crisis, corporate governance, directors, boards, monitoring, directors’ duties, directors’ liability, duty of care, business judgment rule, duty of oversight, Centro litigation, financial disclosure

26.

Then and Now: Professor Berle and the Unpredictable Shareholder

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 1005-1023, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/58, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-17, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 163/2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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The Modern Corporation and Private Property, Berle-Dodd debate, shareholder protection, shareholder empowerment, shareholder primacy, corporate governance, corporate theory, Enron, corporate scandals, global financial crisis, executive remuneration

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Comparative Corporate Governance and Russia - Coming Full Circle

LAW, LEGAL CULTURE AND POLITICS IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY - ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF ALICE ERH-SOON TAY, p. 153, Doeker-Mach & Ziegert, eds., Franz Steiner Verlag 2004, LAW AND LEGAL CULTURE IN COMPARTIVE PERSPECTIVE, Doeker-Mach & Ziegert, eds., p. 394, Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 357 (64,417)

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Comparative corporate governance, Russia, privatization, convergence, divergence

28.

Regulatory Show and Tell: Lessons from International Statutory Regimes

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 33, No. 3, 2008, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 111/2008, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/55, Vanderbilt Law School, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-22
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2008
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 342 (67,574)
Citation 2

Abstract:

corporate governance, comparative corporate governance, law matters debate, competition for corporate charters, shareholders, shareholder empowerment, shareholder rights, News Corporation

29.

Public Beginnings, Private Ends - Should Corporate Law Privilege the Interests of Shareholders?

INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE LAW, MacMillan, ed., Hart Publishing, p. 17, 2000, Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 9, p. 21, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 251 (85,254)

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Corporate governance, corporate theory, shareholders, stakeholders, equity, debt, employees, shareholder participation, institutional investors, executive compensation

30.

Regulatory Rooms in Australian Corporate Law

Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Vol. 25, p. 556, 1999
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Dec 1999
Jennifer G. Hill and Joanna Bird
The University of Sydney Law School and University of Sydney Faculty of Law
Downloads 244 (97,198)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Comparative corporate governance, board of directors, regulation, directors' duties, delegation, institutional investors, shareholder activism, executive compensation, performance-based pay, takeovers

31.

Prohibiting Bribery of Foreign Public Officials - Implications for Corporate Criminal Liability

Company and Securities Law Journal, Vol. 16, pp. 384-388, 1998
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 233 (102,654)

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Corporate governance, OECD Convention, corporate crime, bribery, criminal liability, organizational blameworthiness, corporate culture, privilege against self-incrimination

32.

Theory and Practice in Takeover Law - Further Reflections on Pinnacle No. 8

Company and Securities Law Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 391-396, 2001
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Nov 2006
Jennifer G. Hill and Jeremy Kriewaldt
The University of Sydney Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Takeovers, Australia, Takeovers Panel, directors' duties, shareholders, bid conditions, unacceptable circumstances

33.

Back to the Future? Bigshop 2 and Defensive Tactics in Takeovers

Company and Securities Law Journal, Vol. 20, pp. 126-132, 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Nov 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 161 (137,752)
Citation 1

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Takeovers, Australia, Takeovers Panel, directors' duties, shareholders, bid conditions, frustrated intention, unacceptable circumstances

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Regulation and Reforms to Enhance Financial Stability in the Post-GFC Era

CIFR Paper No. 036/2014
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2014
The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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35.

At the Frontiers of Labour Law and Corporate Law: Enterprise Bargaining, Corporations and Employees

Federal Law Review, Vol. 23, p. 204, 1995
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 May 2006
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Corporate law, labor law, corporate governance, comparative corporate governance, shareholders, employees, enterprise bargaining, industrial democracy, workers, fiduciary duties, labor representation, labour law.

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Images of the Shareholder – Shareholder Power and Shareholder Powerlessness

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON SHAREHOLDER POWER, J. Hill, R.S. Thomas, eds, Edward Elgar Publishing, UK, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/86, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-23
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Comparative corporate governance, shareholder power, institutional investors, enforcement of directors’ duties, shareholder stewardship, say on pay

37.

Directors’ Duties and Legal Safe Harbours: A Comparative Analysis

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON FIDUCIARY LAW, D.G. Smith, A.S. Gold, eds, Edward Elgar, UK, 2017, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 351/2017, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/29
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 04 May 2017
Matthew Conaglen and Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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directors’ duties, comparative law, decision rules, conduct rules, Delaware corporate law, UK company law, Australian company law, duty of care, codification of directors’ duties, enforcement, business judgment rule, exculpation and exoneration clauses, organisational origins, legal history

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The Trajectory of American Corporate Governance: Shareholder Empowerment and Private Ordering Combat

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/13, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 343/2017
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Jennifer G. Hill
The University of Sydney Law School
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Delaware general corporation law, shareholder activism, institutional investors, shareholder power, private ordering, proxy access, corporate charters and bylaws, bylaw amendment, US corporate law, UK company law, legal history, organizational origins