Joshua Mitts

Columbia Law School

Associate Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Top 27,361

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6

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22

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Finding Order in the Morass: The Three Real Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 488
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 19 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Jonathan R. Macey and Joshua Mitts
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
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The 8-K Trading Gap

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 524
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2016
Harvard Law School, Professor of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,618 (11,304)
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Insider Trading, Securities Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance

3.

Short and Distort

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 592
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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finance, law, trading, short, distort, manipulation

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Informed Trading and Cybersecurity Breaches

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 8, 2018, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 580
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2018
Joshua Mitts and Eric L. Talley
Columbia Law School and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 1,038 (22,220)
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Insider Trading, Cyber-Security, Derivatives, Securities Fraud

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Trading Against the Random Expiration of Private Information: A Natural Experiment

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2019
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Professor of Law, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Law School
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Private information; information dissemination; informed trading

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How the SEC Helps Speedy Traders

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 501
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2014
Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Joshua Mitts
Professor of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 686 (39,860)
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securities law, high-frequency trading, information dissemination

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Activist Directors and Agency Costs: What Happens When an Activist Director Goes on the Board?

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-15
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2018
Columbia Law School, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School and Yale School of Management
Downloads 575 (50,314)
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Activism, Agency Costs, Bid/Ask Spread, Corporate Governance, Hedge Fund, Hedge Fund Activism, Information Leakage, Informed Trading, Insider Trading, Options Trading, Principal Costs, Private Benefits, Private Settlements, Proxy Contests

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How Much Mandatory Disclosure is Effective?

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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mandatory disclosure, contract law, consumer protection, experimental

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Asking the Right Question: The Statutory Right of Appraisal and Efficient Markets

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 428/2018, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 596
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2018
Jonathan R. Macey and Joshua Mitts
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
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merger, acquisitions, appraisal, arbitrage, law, finance, efficient, markets

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Mechanism Design in M&A Auctions

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 38, No. 3, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2014
Steven J. Brams and Joshua Mitts
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Columbia Law School
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Delaware, Corporate, Journal, Law, M&A, Mechanism Design

11.

Predictive Regulation

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 20 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 240 (137,146)
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cost-benefit analysis, regulation, big data, administrative law

12.

Systemic Risk and Managerial Incentives in the Dodd-Frank Orderly Liquidation Authority

Journal of Financial Regulation, Forthcoming (2014)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 228 (144,150)
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FDIC, OLA, Dodd-Frank, systemic risk, insolvency

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Law and Mechanism Design: Procedures to Induce Honest Bargaining

68 NYU Annual Survey of American Law 729 (2013)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Steven J. Brams and Joshua Mitts
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Columbia Law School
Downloads 227 (144,782)

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law, mechanism design, contract, property, bargaining, game theory, asymmetric information, negotiations

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Did the JOBS Act Benefit Community Banks? A Regression Discontinuity Study

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 226 (145,417)
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15.

Anti-Herding Regulation

Harvard Business Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 490
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Ian Ayres and Joshua Mitts
Yale University - Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 186 (174,338)

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regulation, law, economics, financial institutions, securities, banking

16.

Three Proposals for Regulating the Distribution of Home Equity

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Ian Ayres and Joshua Mitts
Yale University - Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 166 (192,597)
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mortgage, equity, distribution, regulation, Dodd-Frank, leverage, licensing

17.

A Legal Perspective on Technology and the Capital Markets: Social Media, Short Activism and the Algorithmic Revolution

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 615
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2020
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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law, technology, capital markets, finance, activism, short, algorithmic, trading, cybersecurity, limit order

18.

What Can We Learn from Stock Prices? Cash Flow, Risk and Shareholder Welfare

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (conference issue, 2019 Forthcoming), Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 599
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Dec 2018
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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securities law, firm value, asset prices, shareholder welfare

19.

I Promise To Pay

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 579
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2018
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 118 (252,925)

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consumer, promise, mortgage, default, power of attorney

20.

Going Public or Staying Private: The Cost of Mandated Transparency

Columbia Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 29 May 2020
Yifeng Guo and Joshua Mitts
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance and Columbia Law School
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private market, public market, disclosure

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Recoupment Under Dodd-Frank: Punishing Financial Executives and Perpetuating 'Too Big to Fail'

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 122, 2012, p. 507
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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law, financial regulation, Dodd-Frank, FDIC, recoupment, executive compensation,orderly liquidation authority

22.

A Private Ordering Solution to Blockholder Disclosure

North Carolina Central Law Review, Vol. 35, 2013, p. 203
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2013
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 100 (284,016)
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securities, disclosure, blockholder, private ordering, ten-day window, 13(d), 13D, short-termism

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Snake Oil Salesmen or Purveyors of Knowledge: Off-Label Promotions and the Commercial Speech Doctrine

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2013
Yale University, Columbia Law School and Delta Health Strategy Group LLC
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FDA, off-label, commercial speech, First Amendment, Caronia, pharmaceutical, Sorrell

24.

Petition for Rulemaking on Short and Distort

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Mar 2020
Columbia Law School, Columbia Law School, Duke University School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Vanderbilt University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgetown University Law Center, Stanford Law School, Wake Forest University School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell Law School
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Short, Distort, Law, Finance, Disclosure

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Session V: Macro Perspectives: Bigger Problems than Corporate Governance

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 64-73, 2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 May 2020
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Columbia Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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