Donald C. Clarke

George Washington University Law School

Professor

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

http://docs.law.gwu.edu/facweb/dclarke/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Corporate Governance in China: An Overview

Donald C. Clarke, "Corporate Governance in China: An Overview", China Economic Review, vol. 14, 2003, pp. 494-507
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 22

Abstract:

China, People's Republic of China, Chinese law, corporate governance, company law

2.

The Role of Law in China's Economic Development

In Thomas Rawski and Loren Brandt (ed.), China’s Great Economic Transformation (Cambridge University Press, 2008): 375-428.,
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2014
Donald C. Clarke, Peter Murrell and Susan H. Whiting
George Washington University Law School, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Washington - Department of Political Science
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Citation 26

Abstract:

China, institutions, law, property rights, contracts, corporate governance

3.

The Independent Director in Chinese Corporate Governance

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 125-228, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 204, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 15 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 9

Abstract:

China, Chinese law, corporate governance, directors, independent directors, disinterested directors, outside directors

4.

China's Legal System and the WTO: Prospects for Compliance

Global Studies Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 97, 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jan 2003
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 4

Abstract:

China, Chinese law, World Trade Organization, WTO, international law, trade law, treaty law, Asian law, comparative law

5.

China: Creating a Legal System for a Market Economy

Asian Development Bank, 2007, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 396, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 396
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

China, transition economies, economic regulation, economic reform

6.

Economic Development and the Rights Hypothesis: The China Problem

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 51, pp. 89-111, 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 May 2002
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 7

Abstract:

China, Chinese law, People's Republic of China, law and development

7.

Lost in Translation? Corporate Legal Transplants in China

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 213, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 2

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8.

Three Concepts of the Independent Director

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 73-111, 2007, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 256, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 256
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Mar 2007
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 19

Abstract:

Delaware, journal, corporate, law, clark, value, independant directors, empirical

9.

The Enforcement of United States Court Judgments in China: A Research Note

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 236, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Nov 2006
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 3

Abstract:

China,enforcement, judgments, New York Convention, Chinese law, People's Republic of China

10.

Setting the Record Straight: Three Concepts of the Independent Director

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 199, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 9

Abstract:

independent directors, comparative corporate law, outside directors, non-executive directors, disinterested directors, corporate governance

11.

Empirical Research Into the Chinese Judicial System

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Aug 2003
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

China, empirical research, fieldwork, judicial system, Chinese law, legal system, courts, judiciary

12.

Law Without Order in Chinese Corporate Governance Institutions

30 Nw. J. Int'l L. & Bus. 131 (2010)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 22 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

China, People's Republic of China, corporate governance, institutions

13.

Puzzling Observations in Chinese Law: When is a Riddle Just a Mistake?

Donald C. Clarke, "Puzzling Observations in Chinese Law: When Is a Riddle Just a Mistake?" in C. Stephen Hsu (ed.), Understanding China's Legal System (New York: New York University Press, 2003): 93-121
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 3

Abstract:

China, Chinese law, People's Republic of China, methodology, law, constitution

14.

Pathway to Minority Shareholder Protection: Derivative Actions in the People's Republic of China

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Nicholas Calcina Howson and Donald C. Clarke
University of Michigan Law School and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 799 (18,435)

Abstract:

corporate law, derivative action, courts, shareholders, fiduciary duties, oppression, China, PRC

15.

‘Nothing But Wind’? The Past and Future of Comparative Corporate Governance

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 583, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 583
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

corporate governance, comparative law, comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance

16.

How do we Know When an Enterprise Exists? Unanswerable Questions and Legal Polycentricity in China

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Oct 2003
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

China, Chinese law, corporate governance, entity law, organizational law, corporate law, company law, debtor-creditor law, polycentricity

17.

China's Stealth Urban Land Revolution

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 62, No. 2, Spring 2014, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-44, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-44
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

land, land reform, real estate, state ownership, Chinese law, privatization

18.

The Chinese Legal System Since 1995: Steady Development, Striking Continuities

2007 CHINA Q. 555, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-34, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-34
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jul 2014
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

China, legal system, change, courts, commercial activity, corporate governance, family law, international legal system

19.

政府持股与中国公司治理 (State Shareholding and Corporate Governance in China)

This is a slightly modified Chinese translation of Donald Clarke, "Corporate Governance in China: An Overview," China Economic Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 494-507, 2003, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=424885.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Dec 2014
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

corporate governance, China, People's Republic of China, economic reform, state-owned enterprises, corporatization

20.

法律在中国经济发展中的作用 (The Role of Law in China's Economic Development)

法律在中国经济发展中的作用, 载于 劳伦•勃兰特、托马斯•罗斯基 编,《伟大的中国经济转型》(上海:格致出版社、上海人民出版社 2009), This article is a translation into Chinese of Donald Clarke, Peter Murrell, and Susan Whiting, “The Role of Law in China’s Economic Development,” in Thomas Rawski and Loren Brandt (ed.), China’s Great Economic Transformation (Cambridge University Press, 2008): 375-428.,
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jul 2014
Donald C. Clarke, Peter Murrell and Susan H. Whiting
George Washington University Law School, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Washington - Department of Political Science
Downloads 56 (161,223)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Chinese economic development, role of law, China, economic growth, economic agents, Chinese legal system, China’s legal system, property rights, corporate governance, economic reform, institutional economics

21.

The Peter Humphrey/Yu Yingzeng Case and Business Intelligence in China

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-26, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-26
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Aug 2015
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

China, Chinese law, data privacy, data protection, criminal, information

22.

China's Legal System and the Fourth Plenum

Asia Policy, No. 20 (July 2015), pp. 10-16, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-27, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-27
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Aug 2015
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

China, Chinese law, Communist Party, CCP, Fourth Plenum, rule of law, rule by law

23.

通往小股东保障之路径:中国派生诉讼 (Pathway to Minority Shareholder Protection: Derivative Actions in the People’s Republic of China)

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
Donald C. Clarke and Nicholas Calcina Howson
George Washington University Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 33 (212,743)

Abstract:

China, Chinese law, company law, corporate law, derivative actions, comparative law

24.

The Private Attorney-General in China: Potential and Pitfalls

8 WASH. U. GLOB. STUD. L. REV. 241 (2009), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-33, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-33
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

China, civil procedure, private attorney-general

25.

The Law of China's Local Government Debt Crisis: Local Government Financing Vehicles and Their Bonds

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-31, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-31
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Local Government, Government Debt, Government Bonds, Local Government Financing Vehicles, Secured Transactions

26.

The Bonding Effect in Cross-Listed Chinese Companies: Is it Real?

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-55, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-55
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Jan 2016
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

bonding, cross-listing, China, securities

27.

Wrongs and Rights: A Human Rights Analysis of China's Revised Criminal Law

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, December 1998
Posted: 29 Feb 2000
Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School

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