Kobi Kastiel

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

Ramat Aviv

Tel Aviv 69978, IL

Israel

http://https://en-law.tau.ac.il/profile/kastiel

Harvard Law School, Program on Corporate Governance

Fellow

1575 Massachusetts

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The Untenable Case for Perpetual Dual-Class Stock

Virginia Law Review, Volume 103, pp. 585-631, June 2017, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 905, Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance Discussion Paper 2017-6
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Kobi Kastiel
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Citation 12

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Corporations, Dual-Class, Controlling Shareholders, Corporate Governance, Agency Costs, Sunset

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The Perils of Small-Minority Controllers

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 107, 2019, pp.1453-1514, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 434/2018, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 985
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 23 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Kobi Kastiel
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Citation 5

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Corporate Governance, Agency Problems, Dual-Class, Controlling Shareholders, Small-Minority Controllers, Tiny-Minority Controllers, Wedge, Nonvoting Stock, IPO

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

4.

The Lifecycle Theory of Dual-Class Structures

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2018
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Kobi Kastiel
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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dual-class stock, controlling shareholders, agency costs, entrenchment, short-termism, sunsets

5.

Executive Compensation in Controlled Companies

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 90, No. 3, 2015, Harvard John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business Fellows' Discussion Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
Kobi Kastiel
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 447 (68,854)
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Corporate governance, executive pay, controlling shareholder, say-on-pay, ISS

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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
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Rational Apathy, Shareholder Activism, Shareholder voting, Corporate Governance, Behavioral Law and Economics, Nudge

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Against All Odds: Hedge Fund Activism in Controlled Companies

Columbia Business Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
Kobi Kastiel
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Corporate governance, controlled companies, shareholder activism, corporate law, minority director, dual-class

8.

The Perils of Dell's Low-Voting Stock

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Kobi Kastiel
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 271 (121,149)
Citation 1

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corporate governance, agency problems, multiclass, dual-class, controlling shareholder, controlling minority shareholder, small-minority controller, perpetual control, sunset, wedge, nonvoting stock, IPO

9.

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
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Corporate Law, Shareholder Proposals, Gadflies, Securities Regulation, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism

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Corporate Governance by Index Exclusion

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 99, 2019, 1229-1278, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 19-12
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2019
Scott Hirst and Kobi Kastiel
Boston University - School of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 188 (172,745)
Citation 1

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Corporate Governance, Index Funds, Index Providers, Dual-Class Shares, Institutional Investors

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The 'Hidden' Tax Cost of Executive Compensation

70 Stanford Law Review Online 179 (2018)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2018
Kobi Kastiel and Noam Noked
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 120 (249,962)

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162(m), executive compensation, tax reform, deduction, proxy statement

12.

Global Antitakeover Devices

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Kobi Kastiel and Adi Libson
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law
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corporations, cross listing, dual-listing, corporate inversions, antitakeover devices, corporate governance, agency costs, globalization

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חישוב פיצויי ציפייה במיזמים עתירי סיכון
Calculating Expectation Damages in Risk-Intensive Ventures

משפטים - Mishpatim, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 May 2018
Yotam Kaplan and Kobi Kastiel
Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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contract law, expectation damages, risk, remedies, courts, litigation