Carol Liao

Peter A. Allard School of Law

Assistant Professor and UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar

University of British Columbia

1822 East Mall

Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1

Canada

http://www.allard.ubc.ca/faculty-staff/carol-liao

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The Modern Corporation Statement on Company Law

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute, SciencesPo, Kent Law School, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Boston College Law School, University of Sheffield - Law School, University of Kent, Canterbury - Kent Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of York - York Law School, Queen Mary University of London - School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, (CCLS), Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Bristol, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of Essex - School of Law, University of York (UK), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Manchester, The Business School, University of Colorado Denver, University of Leeds - School of Law, University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School, University of Waikato - Management School, The University of Hong Kong - School of Business, York law School, University of Georgia School of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law, Hofstra University College of Law, University of Technology, Sydney, Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Brescia, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of Victoria - Faculty of Law, NYU School of Law, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Audencia School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, INSEAD, Alvares Penteado School of Business (Fecap), Independent, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) - Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF), Université Grenoble Alpes, São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas FGV DIREITO SP, University of South Africa - School of Law, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School, Cornell Law School, University of South Australia - School of Law, University of Essex - School of Law, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law, Independent, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, City University London - Faculty of Management and New York University (NYU) - NYU School of Law (Paris)
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Company, Law, Corporate, Governance

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A Canadian Model of Corporate Governance

Dalhousie Law Journal, Vol 37, No 2, Fall 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law
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corporate governance, corporate law, Canada, shareholder primacy, stakeholder interests, fiduciary duties, common law, BCE, poison pills, Canadian Securities Adminstrators, proposed NI 62-105, shareholder rights, securities regulation, OSC, TSX, institutional investors

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The Next Stage of CSR for Canada: Transformational Corporate Governance, Hybrid Legal Structures, and the Growth of Social Enterprise

McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 54, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law
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corporate law, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, shareholder primacy, BCE, Peoples, team production theory, hybrid, social enterprise, co-operative ownership, community interest company, community contribution company, benefit corporation, transformational, Canada, US, UK

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Corporate Governance Reform for the 21st Century: A Critical Reassessment of the Shareholder Primacy Model

Ottawa Law Review, Vol. 43(2), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2013
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law
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corporate governance, shareholder primacy, global financial crisis, glass-steagall act, originate-to-distribute model of lending, subprime mortgage crisis, Chicago school law and economics, institutional law and economics, new institutional economics, B Corporation, benefit corporation

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Power Without Property, Still: Unger, Berle, and the Derivatives Revolution

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 33, p. 889, 2010
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Cristie Ford and Carol Liao
University of British Columbia Faculty of Law and Peter A. Allard School of Law
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destabilization rights, property, Unger, Berle, derivatives, legal theory

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Disruptive Innovation and the Global Emergence of Hybrid Corporate Legal Structures

European Company Law, Volume 11, Issue 2, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2014
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law
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Disruptive innovation; corporate governance; corporate law; social enterprises; social value; corporate social responsibility; for-profit corporation; non-profit organization

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A Canadian Model of Corporate Governance: Where Do Shareholders Really Stand?

Director Journal of the Institute of Corporate Directors, January/February 2014, p. 36.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Jan 2014
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law
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corporate governance, corporate law, Canada, shareholder primacy, stakeholder interests, fiduciary duties, common law, poison pills, Canadian Securities Administrators, proposed NI 62-105, shareholder rights, securities regulation

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Early Lessons in Social Enterprise Law

Forthcoming in The Cambridge Handbook for Social Enterprise Law (Cambridge University Press) B. Means & J. Yockey, eds.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law
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Social enterprise, social entrepreneur, corporate law, benefit corporation, community interest company, low-profit limited liability company, hybrid corporations

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Limits to Corporate Reform and Alternative Legal Structures

Company Law and Sustainability: Legal Barriers and Opportunities, Beate Sjåfjell and Benjamin Richardson, eds. (Cambridge University Press, 2015). , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-32
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2018
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law
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shareholder primacy, corporate law, corporate governance, path dependence, co-operative ownership, community interest company, low profit limited liability company, B Corporation, benefit corporation, community contribution company, United Kingdom, United States, Canada

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A Critical Canadian Perspective on the Benefit Corporation

"The Benefit Corporation and the Firm Commitment Universe" Special Symposium Edition of the Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2017
Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law
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benefit corporation, B Corporation, social enterprise, corporate law, stakeholder interests, hybrid organizations, Canada

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Power and the Gender Imperative in Corporate Law

In Creating Corporate Sustainability. Gender as an Agent for Change, Beate Sjåfjell and Irene Lynch Fannon (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2018, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-17
Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2018
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law

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Power, gender, corporate law, corporate governance, business, capital, shareholder primacy, feminist legal theory, sustainability, implicit bias

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Designing Social Value Architecture for the For-Profit Company

Canadian Review of Social Policy, Vol. 67, p. 85, 2012
Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2012
Carol Liao
Peter A. Allard School of Law

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corporate law, corporate governance, for-profit corporation, dual mission, social value, social policy, social economy