Yaron Nili

University of Wisconsin Law School

Assistant Professor

975 Bascom Mall

Madison, WI 53706

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Cleaning Corporate Governance

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2021-05, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-16, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No.644, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1690, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 738/2021
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2021
Columbia Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 1,397 (16,656)

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Corporate Governance; G-Index; Corporate Law; Corporate Finance

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The 'New Insiders': Rethinking Independent Directors' Tenure

Yaron Nili, The 'New Insiders': Rethinking Independent Directors' Tenure, 68 Hastings Law Journal 97 (2016), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1390
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
Yaron Nili
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 1,220 (20,427)
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Director Tenure, Director Independence, Corporate Governance, Board Composition, Board of Directors

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Beyond the Numbers: Substantive Gender Diversity in Boardrooms

94 Ind. L. J. 145 (2019), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1436
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2019
Yaron Nili
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 877 (32,937)
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Gender Diversity, Board Composition, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Securities Law

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'Captured Boards': The Rise of 'Super Directors' and the Case for a Board Suite

Wisconsin Law Review, 19 (2017) , Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1392
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2017
Yaron Nili and Kobi Kastiel
University of Wisconsin Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 793 (37,841)

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hedge funds, shareholder activism, corporate governance, corporate law, board of directors, super directors

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The Giant Shadow of Corporate Gadflies

94 Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1523
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2020
Yaron Nili and Kobi Kastiel
University of Wisconsin Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 460 (76,300)
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Corporate Law, Shareholder Proposals, Gadflies, Securities Regulation, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism

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Servants of Two Masters? The Feigned Hysteria over Activist-Paid Directors

Yaron Nili, Servants of Two Masters? The Feigned Hysteria over Activist-Paid Directors, 18 J. Bus. L. 509 (2016), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1389
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
Yaron Nili
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Directors, Shareholder Activism, Hedge Funds, Compensation, Corporate Governance, Golden Leash

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In Search of the 'Absent' Shareholders: A New Solution to Retail Investors' Apathy

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 41, No. 1, 2016, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1397
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Yaron Nili and Kobi Kastiel
University of Wisconsin Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 449 (78,482)
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Rational Apathy, Shareholder Activism, Shareholder voting, Corporate Governance, Behavioral Law and Economics, Nudge

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Out of Sight Out of Mind: The Case for Improving Director Independence Disclosure

43 Journal of Corporation Law, 35 (2017), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1420
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Yaron Nili
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 427 (83,316)

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Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Disclosure, Securities Regulation, Corporate Law, Director Independence

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Shadow Governance

108 California Law Review 1097 (2020), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper #1487, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2020-14
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2020
Yaron Nili and Cathy Hwang
University of Wisconsin Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 367 (99,203)

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Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Boards, Charters, Committee Charters, Disclosure, Securities Law, Directors

10.

Horizontal Directors

114 Northwestern University Law Review 1179 (2020), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1485
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 17 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2020
Yaron Nili
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Directors, Corporate Governance, Antitrust, Horizontal Shareholders, Corporate Law, FTC, Busy Directors, Interlocks

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Virtual Annual Meetings: A Path Toward Shareholder Democracy and Stakeholder Engagement

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, 2022, Forthcoming, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1606
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2021
Yaron Nili and Megan W Shaner
University of Wisconsin Law School and University of Oklahoma College of Law
Downloads 330 (111,775)

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Shareholders, Corporate Law, Virtual Meetings, Corporate Democracy, COVID-19, ESG, Stakeholders, Main Street Investors

12.

Missing the Forest for the Trees: A New Approach to Shareholder Activism

4 Harvard Business Law Review (2014) , Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1388
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2016
Yaron Nili
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 309 (119,974)

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Shareholder Activism, Corporate Governance, Hedge Funds, Proxy Access, Comparative Law

13.

The Corporate Governance Gap

131 Yale L. J. (Forthcoming), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1694
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Yaron Nili and Kobi Kastiel
University of Wisconsin Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 305 (121,701)

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Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Small-Cap Companies, Shareholder Voting, Shareholder Activism, Hedge Funds, Shareholder Proposals, Securities Regulation, Board Diversity, Directors, Governance Gap, Private Ordering

14.

Successor CEOs

99 Boston University Law Review 787 (2019), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1459
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2019
Yaron Nili
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Board of Directors, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Lead Independent Director, CEO-Chair Separation, Independent Chair

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Board Diversity by Term Limits?

71 Alabama Law Review 211 (2019), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1467
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2019
Yaron Nili and Darren Rosenblum
University of Wisconsin Law School and Pace Law School
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Diversity, Corporate Governance, Directors, Gender Diversity, Term Limits, Corporate Law

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Shareholder-Driven Stakeholderism

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. Online, 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
Cathy Hwang and Yaron Nili
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 209 (177,327)

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corporate governance, corporate law, ESG

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Competing for Votes

10 Harvard Business Law Review 287 (2020), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1605
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Aug 2020
Yaron Nili and Kobi Kastiel
University of Wisconsin Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 129 (266,635)

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Corporate Law, Board of Directors, Proxy Advisors, Agency Cost, Public Corporations, Shareholders, Voting, Business Investors

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Social Corporate Governance

89 George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-21, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1608
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Jeremy McClane and Yaron Nili
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 116 (288,214)

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Directors, Corporate Governance, Networks, Accounting, Entrenchment

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The Fallacy of Director Independence

2020 Wisconsin Law Review 491 (2020), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1594
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2020
Yaron Nili
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 111 (297,071)
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Corporate Law, Board of Directors, Director Independence, Corporate Governance, Lead Independent Directors