Stephen M. Bainbridge

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

William D. Warren Professor of Law

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

http://www.professorbainbridge.com

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Scholarly Papers (114)

1.

Insider Trading: An Overview

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 1998
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Shareholder Activism and Institutional Investors

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 8,192 (1,071)
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corporate governance, corporation law, shareholders, voting rights, institutional investors

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Director Primacy: The Means and Ends of Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Feb 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 6,882 (1,465)
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The Law and Economics of Insider Trading: A Comprehensive Primer

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 13 Mar 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 6,291 (1,703)
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Insider trading, securities fraud

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The Business Judgment Rule as Abstention Doctrine

57 Vanderbilt Law Review 83 (2004), UCLA, School of Law, Law and Econ. Research Paper No. 03-18
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 5,238 (2,288)
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business judgment rule, board of directors, corporate law

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Director Primacy and Shareholder Disempowerment

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, 2006, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-25
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporations, corporate governance, shareholders, stockholders, institutional investors, board of directors, managers, voting

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Citation 3

Abolishing Veil Piercing

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 01 Sep 2000
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 4,354 (3,155)
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Limited liability

Abolishing Veil Piercing

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Nov 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Why a Board? Group Decisionmaking in Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 4,571 (2,957)
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In Defense of the Shareholder Wealth Maximization Norm

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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An Overview of Us Insider Trading Law: Lessons for the EU?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jan 2005
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 3,587 (4,434)
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Insider Trading

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An Overview of Insider Trading Law and Policy: An Introduction to the Insider Trading Research Handbook

Research Handbook on Insider Trading, Stephen Bainbridge, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2013 , UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-15
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 2,581 (7,649)
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insider trading, fiduciary duty, securities regulation

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Smith v. Van Gorkom

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-13
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 May 2008
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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board of directors, business judgment rule, Van Gorkom, Trans Union, corporate governance, Delaware

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The Board of Directors as Nexus of Contracts: A Critique of Gulati, Klein & Zolt's 'Connected Contracts' Model

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Feb 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 2,505 (7,998)
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Boards of Directors, Shareholders, Nexus of Contracts

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The Case for Limited Shareholder Voting Rights

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 53, pp. 601-636, 2006, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-07
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate governance, corporation law, shareholders, voting rights

The Case for Limited Shareholder Voting Rights

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-15
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 593 (65,132)
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corporate governance, corporation law, shareholders, voting rights

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Much Ado About Little? Directors' Fiduciary Duties in the Vicinity of Insolvency

Journal of Business and Technology Law, Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporation, corporate governance, board of directors, fiduciary duties, insolvency, creditors, shareholders

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Dodd-Frank: Quack Federal Corporate Governance Round II

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-12
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Sarbanes-Oxley, SOX, Dodd-Frank, Wall Street Reform, Corporate Governance, Federalism, Delaware, Congress, SEC, Securities Regulation, Corporate Law

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Mandatory Disclosure: A Behavioral Analysis

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Nov 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 2,067 (10,943)
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mandatory disclosure, securities regulation, behavioral economics

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Executive Compensation: Who Decides?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Jan 2005
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporations, corporate governance, board of directors, executive compensation

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Abolishing Llc Veil Piercing

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 May 2004
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporation, limited liability, limited liability company

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The Politics of Corporate Governance: Roe's Strong Managers, Weak Owners

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Jul 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,966 (11,880)
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Institutional investors, corporate governance, board of directors

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A Critique of the Nyse's Director Independence Listing Standards

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jul 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,964 (11,894)
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stock exchanges, corporate governance, independent directors

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Managerialism, Legal Ethics, and Sarbanes-Oxley Section 307

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Sep 2003
Stephen M. Bainbridge and Christina J. Johnson
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Independent
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board of directors, corporate governance, legal ethics, managerialism, securities regulation

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The Corporate Governance Provisions of Dodd-Frank

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Oct 2010
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate governance, Wall Street reform, Dodd-Frank, proxy access, say on pay, executive compensation, disclosure

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Director V. Shareholder Primacy in the Convergence Debate

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Feb 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Caremark and Enterprise Risk Management

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 09-08
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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board of directors, risk management, enterprise risk management, oversight, Caremark

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Manne on Insider Trading

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2008
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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insider trading, Henry Manne

27.

Catholic Social Thought and the Corporation

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Oct 2003
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,648 (15,671)
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corporate governance, catholic social thought

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The Insider Trading Prohibition: A Legal and Economic Enigma

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,611 (16,196)
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Insider Trading Regulation: The Path Dependent Choice between Property Rights and Securities Fraud

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 Feb 1999
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 917 (36,500)
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Insider Trading Regulation: The Path Dependent Choice between Property Rights and Securities Fraud

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 52, Pp. 1589-1651, 1999
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Jun 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Director Primacy

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 May 2010
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Corporate governance, shareholder primacy, shareholder activism, board centric, board of directors, shareholders

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Remarks on Say on Pay: An Unjustified Incursion on Director Authority

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-06
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2008
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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executive compensation, board of directors, shareholders, activists

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Limited Liability Companies: A Primer on Value Creation Through Choice of Form

CORPORATION LAW AND ECONOMICS, Foundation Press, 2001
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jan 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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limited liability

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The Complete Guide to Sarbanes-Oxley

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SARBANES-OXLEY, Adams Business, 2007, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Sarbanes-Oxley, SOX, corporate governance, corporation law, securities law, securities regulation

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The Creeping Federalization of Corporate Law

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Mar 2003
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporations, corporate governance, federalism

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The Iconic Insider Trading Cases

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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insider trading

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Insider Trading Inside the Beltway

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jul 2010
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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insider trading, Congress

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Is 'Say on Pay' Justified?

Regulation, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 42-47, Spring 2009 , UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 09-19
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2009
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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federalism, say on pay, h.r. 1257, executive compensation, corporate governance, principal-agent dilemma, director primacy, shareholder activism

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Unocal at 20: Director Primacy in Corporate Takeovers

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 769-862, 2006
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Delaware, journal, corporate, law, Bainbridge, Unocal, abuse of authority, board of directors, primacy, takeover

Unocal at 20: Director Primacy in Corporate Takeovers

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 577 (67,460)
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corporate governance, takeovers, tender offers

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Corporate Decisionmaking and the Moral Rights of Employees: Participatory Management and Natural Law

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Jan 1999
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Corporate Governance and U.S. Capital Market Competitiveness

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate governance, securities litigation, federalism, Sarbanes-Oxley

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A Behavioral Economic Analysis of Mandatory Disclosure: A Thought Experiment Turned Cautionary Tale

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Feb 2000
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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The Geography of Revlon-Land

81 Fordham Law Review, (2013) Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-13
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2012
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate governance, mergers, takeovers, takeover defenses

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Shareholder Activism in the Obama Era

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,214 (24,753)
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corporate governance, corporation law, shareholders, voting rights, institutional investors

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Preserving Director Primacy by Managing Shareholder Interventions

Research Handbook on Shareholder Power and Activism 231 (edited by Jennifer G. Hill & Randall S. Thomas, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015). , UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ. Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 23 May 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate governance, corporation law, shareholders, voting rights, institutional investors

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Rethinking Delaware's Corporate Opportunity Doctrine

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-17
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Nov 2008
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate opportunity doctrine, fiduciary duties, directors, officers

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Corporate Lawyers as Gatekeepers

S. Bainbridge, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AFTER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS, Oxford University Press, 2012, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate counsel, gatekeeper, legal ethics, professional responsibility, Sarbanes-Oxley

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Dead Hand and No Hand Pills: Precommitment Strategies in Corporate Law

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Nov 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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poison pill, precommitment, board of directors, corporate law

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Privately Ordered Participatory Management: An Organizational Failures Analysis

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 01 Nov 1997
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Exclusive Merger Agreements and Lock-Ups in Negotiated Corporate Acquisitions

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 10 Jun 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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merger, stock lock-up, asset lock-up

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Reflections on Twenty Years of Law Teaching: Remarks at the Rutter Award Ceremony

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Apr 2008
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Socratic method, legal education, public interest law

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Constraints on Shareholder Activism in the United States and Slovenia

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jul 2000
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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The Parable of the Talents

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2017
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Fiduciary Duty, Agent, Principal, Servant, Master, Parable, Law and Religion, Law and Literature

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The Short Life and Resurrection of Sec Rule 19c-4

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 18 Jun 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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A Comment on the Sec Shareholder Access Proposal

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Dec 2003
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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SEC, proxies, boards of directors, shareholders

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Community and Statism: A Conservative Contractarian Critique of Progressive Corporate Law Scholarship

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Jun 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Director Primacy in Corporate Takeovers: Preliminary Reflections

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Nov 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporations, corporate governance, takeovers, takeover defenses, board of directors

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Investor Activism: Reshaping the Playing Field?

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 May 2008
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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institutional investors, shareholder activism, corporate governance, director primacy

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The Tournament at the Intersection of Business and Legal Ethics

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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tournaments, business ethics, legal ethics, corporate governance, securities regulation

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The Bishops and the Corporate Stakeholder Debate

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jun 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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A Critique of the Insider Trading Sanctions Act of 1984

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Mar 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Boards-R-Us: Reconceptualizing Corporate Boards

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 646, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 13-11
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2013
Stephen M. Bainbridge and M. Todd Henderson
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
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boards of directors, corporate governance, corporate law

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Sarbanes-Oxley: Legislating in Haste, Repenting in Leisure

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-14
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 May 2006
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Sarbanes-Oxley, corporate governance, securities regulation

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Reforming LIBOR: Wheatley versus the Alternatives

NYU Journal of Law & Business, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2013, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2013
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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London Interbank Offering Rate, LIBOR, benchmark, intellectual property, property rights, banks, financial reform

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Participatory Management within a Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 105 Posted: 27 Jun 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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How Do Judges Maximize? (The Same Way Everybody Else Does - Boundedly): Rules of Thumb in Securities Fraud Opinions

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 18 Sep 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge and Mitu Gulati
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 766 (47,229)
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Regulating Insider Trading in the Post-Fiduciary Duty Era: Equal Access or Property Rights?

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-08
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 May 2012
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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insider trading, fiduciary duty, securities regulation

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Interpreting Nonshareholder Constituency Statutes

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Jun 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate social responsibility, nonshareholder constituency statutes, statutory interpretation, corporate takeovers

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Corporate Governance in Post-Privatized Slovenia

49 American Journal of Comparative Law 49 (2001)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2019
Rado Bohinc and Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Employee Involvement in Workplace Governance Post-Collective Bargaining

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Dec 1999
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Don’t Compound the Caremark Mistake by Extending it to ESG Oversight

Business Lawyer (September 2021), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 21-10
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2021
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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CAREMARK, Delaware Corporate Law

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Director versus Shareholder Primacy in New Zealand Company Law as Compared to U.S.A. Corporate Law

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 14-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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shareholder primacy, director primacy, New Zealand, corporate law, company law

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The Scope of the SEC's Authority Over Shareholder Voting Rights

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 May 2007
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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shareholders, stockholders, voting rights, SEC, securities, federalism, competitive federalism, proxy voting, proxies

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A Critique of the Corporate Law Professors’ Amicus Brief in Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood

100 Virginia Law Review Online 1 (2014), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 14-03
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Hobby Lobby, contraceptive mandate, free exercise, piercing the corporate veil, reverse veil piercing, amicus brief, corporate law professors, constitution, supreme court, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, RFRA, Religious Freedom Restoration Act

74.

The Law and Economics of Insider Trading 2.0

Forthcoming in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics (2nd edition), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 19-01
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2021
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Insider trading

75.

The Bishop's Alter Ego: Enterprise Liability and the Catholic Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-23
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 May 2006
Stephen M. Bainbridge and Aaron H. Cole
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Irell & Manella LLP
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religious corporation, limited liability, enterprise liability

76.

Making Sense of The Business Roundtable’s Reversal on Corporate Purpose

46 Journal of Corporation Law 285 (2021), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 20-03
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2021
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate law, corporate social responsibility, ESG, board of directors, corporate purpose

77.

Corporate Directors in the United Kingdom

59 William and Mary Law Review Online 65 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-04
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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board of directors, directors, corporate directors, United Kingdom, natural persons, legal persons

78.

Using Reverse Veil Piercing to Vindicate the Free Exercise Rights of Incorporated Employers

The Green Bag, Vol. 16, No. 3, Spring 2013, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 13-06
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Mar 2013
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporation, limited liability, reverse veil piercing, reverse pierce, veil piercing, free exercise, first amendment, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, RFRA

79.

Social Propositions and Common Law Adjudication

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Nov 2003
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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80.

Competing Concepts of the Corporation (A.K.A. Criteria? Just Say No)

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jan 2005
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate law

81.

The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act

UCLA School of Law, Law-Economics Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Aug 2009
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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insider trading, Congress

82.

Interest Group Analysis of Delaware Law: The Corporate Opportunity Doctrine as Case Study

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Corporate Opportunity Doctrine, Fiduciary Duties, Directors, Officers, Interest Groups, Indeterminacy, Judicial Incentives

83.

Corporate Purpose in a Populist Era

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 18-09
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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populism, corporate purpose, corporate social responsibility

84.

The Shared Interests of Managers and Labor in Corporate Governance: A Comment on Strine

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 May 2007
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporation, corporate governance, management, labor, shareholders

85.

Comity and Sovereign Debt Litigation: A Bankruptcy Analogy

Maryland Journal of Int'l Law and Trade, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1986
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Mar 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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86.

There is No Affirmative Action for Minorities, Shareholder and Otherwise, in Corporate Law

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Oct 2008
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporation, shareholder rights, minority shareholder, controlling shareholder

87.

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Night Watchman State: A Comment on Strine & Walker

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate social responsibility, shareholder primacy, shareholder wealth maximization

88.

Securities Act Section 12 (2) after the Gustafson Debacle

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jul 2001
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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89.

Rethinking the Board of Directors: Getting Outside the Box

74 The Business Lawyer 285 (2019), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 18-15
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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board of directors, outsourcing, corporate governance

90.

State Takeover and Tender Offer Regulations Post-Mite: The Maryland, Ohio, and Pennsylvania Attempts

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Mar 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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91.

Why the North Dakota Publicly Traded Corporations Act Will Fail

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 09-07
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporation, corporate statute, race to the bottom, race to the top, Delaware, North Dakota, Public Corporation Act

92.

Fee Shifting: Delaware's Self-Inflicted Wound

40 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 851 (2016), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 27 May 2016
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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attorneys’ fees, bylaws, articles of incorporation, lawyers, Delaware

93.

A Critique of the Insider Trading Prohibition Act of 2021

2021 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS LAW REVIEW ONLINE 231 (2021), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 21-08
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2021
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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insider trading, regulation, vagueness

94.

Must Salmon Love Meinhard? Agape and Partnership Fiduciary Duties

17 GREEN BAG 2D 257 (2014)., UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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partnership, fiduciary duty, agape, love

95.

Why We Should Keep Teaching Dodge v. Ford Motor Co.

48 Journal of Corporation Law (Forthcoming), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 22-05
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2022
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate purpose, corporate social responsibility, CSR, ESG, Henry Ford, Dodge v. Ford Motor Co., shareholder primacy, stakeholder theory, stakeholder capitalism, corporate law, shareholder wealth maximization, shareholder value maximization

96.

Insider Trading Compliance Programs

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 19-02
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Jan 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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insider trading, compliance

97.

Revitalizing SEC Rule 14a-8's Ordinary Business Exemption: Preventing Shareholder Micromanagement by Proposal

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 16-06
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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shareholder proposal, Rule 14a-8, ordinary business

98.

Contractarianism in the Business Associations Classroom: The Puzzling Case of Kovacik V. Reed and the Allocation of Capital Losses in Service Partnerships

As published in Georgia Law Review, Vol. 34, Pp. 631-668, 2000
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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99.

Christianity and Corporate Purpose

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 19-10
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Dec 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Corporate law, corporate purpose, corporate social responsibility, religion, Catholicism, Christianity, Catholic social thought

100.

Kokesh Footnote 3 Notwithstanding: The Future of the Disgorgement Penalty in SEC Cases

56 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 17 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2018
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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disgorgement, securities regulation, law, equity

101.

Restoring Confidence in the Roman Catholic Church: Corporate Governance Analogies

UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-32
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Roman Catholic Church, corporate governance, compliance, law and economics, credence good

102.

Comments on the HHS' Flawed Post-Hobby Lobby Rules

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 14-18, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-23
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2014
Washington and Lee University - School of Law, Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, William & Mary Law School and William & Mary Law School
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corporate law, corporate governance, law, religion

103.

Redirecting State Takeover Laws at Proxy Contests

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 1992, No. 4, p. 1071, 1992, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 May 2010
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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proxy contest, preemption, commerce clause, takeovers, proxy, constitution

104.

Long-Term Bias and Director Primacy

the Columbia Business Law Review (forthcoming), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 20-04
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2020
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate governance, management, directors and officers, short-term, long-term, behavioral economics

105.

Reshaping the Playing Field?

Regulation, Vol. 31, No. 4, Winter 2008-2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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shareholder, Securities and Exchange Commission, proxy access, Delaware Code, corporate decisionmaking, American corporations, principle-agent, corporate law, shareholder activism, authority-based decisionmaking, board of directors, institutional investors, union funds, pension funds

106.

Book Review Essay: Conservatives Against Capitalism: From the Industrial Revolution to Globalization by Peter Kolozi

American Affairs, Fall 2018, at 113, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 18-06
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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conservatives, capitalism

107.

Equal Access to Information: The Fraud at the Heart of Texas Gulf Sulphur

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Aug 2017
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Insider Trading, Securities Regulation, Texas Gulf Sulphur, TGS

108.

A Critique of the American Law Institute’s Draft Restatement of the Corporate Objective

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 07, 2022
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Aug 2022
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate purpose, corporate governance, corporate law, restatement, obedience of law, law compliance, fiduciary duty, directors’ duties

109.

Do We Need a Restatement of the Law of Corporate Governance?

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 22-06
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jul 2022
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate governance, corporate law, Restatement, Delaware, Delaware corporate law

110.

A Tribute to Mike Dooley

98 Virginia Law Review, 2012, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-11
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2012
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Dooley, Tribute

111.

The New Investor Cliffhanger

UCLA Law Review Discourse, 2013, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Mar 2013
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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securities regulation, capital markets, technology

112.

Sarbanes-Oxley § 404 at Twenty

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08, 2022
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Aug 2022
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Sarbanes-Oxley, SOX, internal controls, financial reporting, ICFR

113.

Enhanced Accountability: The Catholic Church’s Unfinished Business

53 University of San Francisco Law Review 165 (2019), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-22 (2019)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Jul 2019
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Roman Catholic Church, corporate governance, compliance, law and economics, credence good

114.

Bob Cochran on Law and Lawyering: A Catholic Perspective

47 Pepperdine Law Review 371 (2020), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-21 (2019)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2020
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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law, jurisprudence, law and religion