John Armour

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance

Oriel College

Oxford, OX1 4EW

United Kingdom

University of Oxford - Said Business School

Associate Fellow

Park End Street

Oxford, OX1 1HP

Great Britain

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Fellow

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

http://www.ecgi.org

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (56)

1.

The Essential Elements of Corporate Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 387, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper No. 643, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-39, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 134/2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
John Armour, Henry Hansmann and Reinier Kraakman
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,463 (333)

Abstract:

Corporation, agency problem, corporate law, corporate regulation, corporate governance, securities law, limited liability, regulatory competition, mandatory rules, comparative corporate law, evolution of corporate law

2.

Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 388, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 644 , ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 135/2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2010
John Armour, Henry Hansmann and Reinier Kraakman
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,816 (1,057)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Agency, agency cost, agency problem, appointment rights, decision rights, control rights, regulation, corporate governance, equal treatment, trustee, mandatory disclosure, enforcement, private enforcement, public enforcement, gatekeeper control

3.

Who Writes the Rules for Hostile Takeovers, and Why? The Peculiar Divergence of US and UK Takeover Regulation

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 95, p. 1727, 2007, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 73/2006
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2010
John Armour and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,462 (1,820)
Citation 31

Abstract:

hostile takeovers, history of corporate law, comparative corporate law, self-regulation, institutional investors, evolution of law, Anglo-American corporate governance

4.

European Company Law 1999-2010: Renaissance and Crisis

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 175/2011, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 63/2010
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2011
John Armour and Wolf-Georg Ringe
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 3,280 (1,470)

Abstract:

European corporate law, European law, company law, European securities law

5.
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Citation 13

The Eclipse of Private Equity

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 082/2007
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Brian R. Cheffins and John Armour
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,267 (2,368)
Citation 13

Abstract:

private equity, buyouts, public-to-private transactions, debt markets, regulation, corporate governance

The Eclipse of Private Equity

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 33, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 03 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2009
Brian R. Cheffins and John Armour
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Who Should Make Corporate Law? EC Legislation versus Regulatory Competition

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 54/2005
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,572 (3,624)
Citation 10

Abstract:

European Law, Company Law, regulatory competition, corporate insolvency, Centros, Inspire Art

Who Should Make Corporate Law? EC Legislation versus Regulatory Competition

Current Legal Problems, Vol. 48, 2005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 520 (43,157)
Citation 10

Abstract:

European law, company law, regulatory competition, corporate insolvency, Centros, Inspire Art.

7.

After Enron: Improving Corporate Law and Modernising Securities Regulation in Europe and the US

Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2006-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
John Armour and Joseph A. McCahery
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC)
Downloads 2,351 (3,491)
Citation 6

Abstract:

securities

8.

Enforcement Strategies in UK Corporate Governance: A Roadmap and Empirical Assessment

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 106/2008
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 May 2008
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,108 (3,491)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Corporate law, public enforcement, private enforcement, UK corporate governance, derivative action, institutional investors

9.

Shareholder Protection and Stock Market Development: An Empirical Test of the Legal Origins Hypothesis

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 108/2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Durham University - Durham Law School and United Nations
Downloads 2,013 (5,018)
Citation 29

Abstract:

law and finance, shareholder rights, corporate governance, corporate finance, legal origins, comparative law

Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62/2010, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 300/2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
John Armour, Colin Mayer and Andrea Polo
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
Downloads 1,953 (5,788)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Regulation, Reputation, Enforcement, Corporate Law, Financial Regulation

Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8058
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
John Armour, Colin Mayer and Andrea Polo
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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Corporate Law, Enforcement, Regulation, Reputation

11.

Private Enforcement of Corporate Law: An Empirical Comparison of the UK and US

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 6, pp. 687-722, 2009, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 89, McCombs Research Paper Series, Paper No. FIN-02-07, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1105355, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 120, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of York - York Law School
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Citation 7

Abstract:

Private enforcement, corporate law, derivative actions, public enforcement, comparative corporate law

The Rise and Fall (?) of Shareholder Activism by Hedge Funds

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 136/2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
John Armour and Brian R. Cheffins
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,767 (6,936)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Shareholder activism, hedge funds, financial crisis

The Rise and Fall (?) of Shareholder Activism by Hedge Funds

Journal of Alternative Investments, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2012
Posted: 06 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2012
Brian R. Cheffins and John Armour
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

shareholder activism, hedge funds, financial crisis

13.
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Citation 41

Bankruptcy Law and Entrepreneurship

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 105/2008, American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming, University of Cambridge Centre for Business Research Working Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2008
John Armour and Douglas J. Cumming
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and York University - Schulich School of Business
Downloads 1,576 (8,388)
Citation 41

Abstract:

Personal Bankruptcy Law, Entrepreneurship

Bankruptcy Law and Entrepreneurship

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 303-350, 2008
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2012
John Armour and Douglas J. Cumming
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and York University - Schulich School of Business
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Citation 41

Abstract:

K35, M13

14.

How Do Legal Rules Evolve? Evidence from a Cross-Country Comparison of Shareholder, Creditor and Worker Protection

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 129/2009, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Working Paper No. 382
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Jul 2009
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Ashurst LLP and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,651 (6,368)
Citation 19

Abstract:

legal origin, corporate governance, company law, insolvency law, labour law

15.

A Comparative Analysis of Hostile Takeover Regimes in the US, UK and Japan (with Implications for Emerging Markets)

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 13 Aug 2010
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Government of the State of Delaware - Court of Chancery and Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,459 (6,926)

Abstract:

Hostile Takeovers, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance

16.

Legal Capital: An Outdated Concept?

European Business Organization Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,386 (7,388)
Citation 2

Abstract:

G32, G38, K12, K22

17.

The Divergence of U.S. and UK Takeover Regulation

Regulation, Vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
John Armour and David A. Skeel Jr.
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,316 (7,744)

Abstract:

take-over regulation, John Armour, David Skeel, hostile take-overs, U.S., UK, corporate governance, supply side, competitive federalism, policy, legislation, defensive tactics, poison pills, modes of regulation, litigation, financial performance, hostility,share ownership, self-regulation,comparison

18.
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Citation 5

Is Delaware Losing Its Cases?

as published in 9 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 605-656 (2012), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-03, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 36/2010, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 174, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 151/2010, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 11/08
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Delaware, shareholder lawsuits, deal litigation, class actions, derivative actions, options backdating, forum shopping, corporate litigation

Is Delaware Losing its Cases?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 605-656, 2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Nov 2012
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Norms in Private Bankruptcy: The 'London Approach' to the Resolution of Financial Distress

University of Cambridge ESRC Working Paper No. 173
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Feb 2001
John Armour and Simon Deakin
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR)
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Social norms, corporate bankruptcy, London Approach, norm seeding

20.

Reforming the Governance of Corporate Rescue: The Enterprise Act 2002

ESRC Centre for Business Research Working Paper No. 288
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Jul 2004
John Armour and Riz Mokal
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and South Square Chambers
Downloads 998 (14,157)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Corporate insolvency, corporate rescue, secured credit

21.

Law, Finance, and Politics: The Case of India

Law and Society Review, 2009, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 107/2008
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2009
John Armour and Priya Lele
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and Ashurst LLP
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Citation 15

Abstract:

India, Law and Finance, Investor Protection, Economic structure and financial structure

22.

Delaware’s Balancing Act

as published in 87 Indiana Law Journal 1345-1405 (2012), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 37/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper 167/2010, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-04, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 64/2010
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Delaware courts, corporate litigation, forum shopping

23.
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Citation 57

The Legislative Road to Silicon Valley

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 58, pp. 596-635, 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Nov 2003
John Armour and Douglas J. Cumming
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and York University - Schulich School of Business
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Citation 57

Abstract:

venture capital, law and finance, bankruptcy

The Legislative Road to Silicon Valley

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 58, pp. 596-635, 2006
Posted: 26 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2008
John Armour and Douglas J. Cumming
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and York University - Schulich School of Business

Abstract:

Venture capital, law and finance, bankruptcy

The Legislative Road to Silicon Valley

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 58, Issue 4, pp. 596-635, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
John Armour and Douglas J. Cumming
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and York University - Schulich School of Business

Abstract:

24.

The Past, Present and Future of Shareholder Activism by Hedge Funds

Journal of Corporation Law, 2012, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 38/2011
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 24 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2011
Brian R. Cheffins and John Armour
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 878 (11,625)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Shareholder, Shareholder activism, hedge funds, corporate law, corporation

25.

The Law and Economics Debate About Secured Lending: Lessons for European Lawmaking?

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 5
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Apr 2008
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 812 (18,644)
Citation 1

Abstract:

secured credit, European corporate finance, notice filing, enforcement, insolvency priorities

26.

Law and Financial Development: What We are Learning from Time-Series Evidence

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 148/2010
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Apr 2010
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Queen Mary, University of London and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 713 (24,463)
Citation 10

Abstract:

legal origins, law and finance, comparative law, shareholder protection, creditor protection, time series analysis

27.

Systemic Harms and Shareholder Value

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Volume 6, Issue 1, October, 2014, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 222, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 452
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2014
John Armour and Jeffrey N. Gordon
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 712 (19,157)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Financial Crisis, Financial Institutions, Director Liability

28.

Should We Redistribute in Insolvency?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 May 2006
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 678 (24,729)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Corporate insolvency, law and finance, history of floating charge, bankruptcy priorities, secured credit

29.

Principles of Financial Regulation

This is the introductory chapter to a book entitled Principles of Financial Regulation, which will be published by Oxford University Press in 2016., European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 277/2014, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-430, Saïd Business School WP 2014-12,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, Columbia Law School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 658 (9,194)

Abstract:

Financial regulation, Financial crisis, Banking regulation, Securities Regulation, Financial markets, Shadow Banking, Macro-Prudential Regulation, Principles of Financial Regulation

30.

The New UK Corporate Rescue Procedure - The Administrator's Duty to Act Rationally

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 May 2004
Riz Mokal and John Armour
South Square Chambers and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 650 (29,091)

Abstract:

Rule in Hastings-Bass, Stannard v Fisons Pensions Trust Ltd, objective or subjective standard

31.

The Costs and Benefits of Secured Creditor Control in Bankruptcy: Evidence from the UK

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, University of Cambridge Centre for Business Research Working Paper No. 332
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, National Taiwan University and Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Bankruptcy costs, contract bankruptcy, secured creditor control, UK, receivership, administration

32.
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Citation 6

The Proprietary Foundations of Corporate Law

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Feb 2005
John Armour and Michael J. Whincop
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and Griffith University - Griffith Law School
Downloads 531 (42,053)
Citation 6

Abstract:

theory of corporate law, shared ownership, property rights

The Proprietary Foundations of Corporate Law

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 429-465, 2007
Posted: 24 Jun 2008
John Armour and Michael J. Whincop
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and Griffith University - Griffith Law School

Abstract:

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The Origins of the Market for Corporate Control

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 226/2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
John Armour and Brian R. Cheffins
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 495 (32,229)

Abstract:

Takeovers, US corporate law, history, tender offers

34.

The Rise of the ‘Pre-Pack’: Corporate Restructuring in the UK and Proposals for Reform

Published in RP Austin and Fady JG Aoun (eds.), Restructuring Companies in Troubled Times: Director and Creditor Perspectives, 43-78. (Sydney: Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law, 2012)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 490 (19,045)

Abstract:

insolvency law, corporate restructuring, administration, pre-packs

35.

Making Bank Resolution Credible

Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation (OUP 2014) (eds. Eilis Ferran, Niamh Moloney and Jennifer Payne), Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 244/2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2014
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 361 (23,617)

Abstract:

Bank resolution, bail-in, financial regulation, Lehman, financial crisis

36.

Delaware Corporate Litigation and the Fragmentation of the Plaintiffs’ Bar

As published in 2012 Columbia Business Law Review, pp. 427-501, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-04, ECGI - Law Working Paper, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2012
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2012
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 286 (76,384)
Citation 1

Abstract:

shareholder lawsuits, deal litigation, class actions, derivative actions, corporate litigation, Delaware, plaintiffs’ bar

37.

Offensive Shareholder Activism in U.S. Public Companies, 1900-49

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 09/2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2011
Brian R. Cheffins and John Armour
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 261 (77,493)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Shareholder Activism, Takeovers, Proxy Regulation

Shareholder Primacy and the Trajectory of UK Corporate Governance

Cambridge Centre for Business Research Working Paper No. 266
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Sep 2011
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR) and University of London - Birkbeck College - Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Management and Organizational Psychology
Downloads 221 (116,637)
Citation 22

Abstract:

corporate governance, stakeholding, hostile takeovers, company law, insolvency, employee representation, shareholder activism

Shareholder Primacy and the Trajectory of UK Corporate Governance

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 41, pp. 531-555, September 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Oct 2003
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR) and University of London - Birkbeck College - Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Management and Organizational Psychology
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Corporate Insolvency in the United Kingdom: The Impact of the Enterprise Act 2002

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, National Taiwan University and Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 242 (57,735)
Citation 4

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40.

Stock Market Prices and the Market for Corporate Control

University of Illinois Law Review, 2016, Forthcoming, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 298/2015, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 47/2015
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
John Armour and Brian R. Cheffins
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 97 (82,238)

Abstract:

tender offer; market for corporate control; proxy contest; stock market efficiency; control contests

41.

Investor Choice in Global Securities Markets

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 371/2017
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 10 Oct 2017
John Armour, Martin Bengtzen and Luca Enriques
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, London School of Economics - Law Department and University of Oxford Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (431,374)

Abstract:

Brexit, Capital Markets, Cross-Border Transactions, Cross-Listing, Enforcement, Extraterritoriality, Globalization, International Regulatory Coordination, International Securities Regulation, Institutionalization, Intermediaries, Liberalization, Mifid 2, Primary Markets, Securities Regulation

42.

The Promise and Perils of Crowdfunding: Between Corporate Finance and Consumer Contracts

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 366/2017
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2017
John Armour and Luca Enriques
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (180,807)

Abstract:

crowdfunding, start-up finance, securities law, distance selling

43.

2016-2017 Oxford Business Law Blog Round-Up: Most Read Opinion Pieces

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 36/2017
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 May 2017
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, King & Wood Mallesons, Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo, King & Wood Mallesons, University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Tennessee College of LawThe Konkurrenz Group
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Abstract:

Corporate Scandals, Law and Technology, Brexit, Capital Markets Union, Prospectus Regulation, Antitrust, Competition, Corporate Governance, Smart Contracts, Blockchain

44.

The Basic Governance Structure: The Interests of Shareholders as a Class

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 337/2017, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11/2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2017
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
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Abstract:

Shareholder-Management Conflict; One-Tier and Two-Tier Boards; Director Appointment; Directors Removal; Decision Rights; Shareholder Coordination; Independent Directors; Executive Compensation

45.

Foundations of Corporate Law

FGV Direito SP Research Paper Series No. 147, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 336/2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2017
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale Law School, Harvard Law School and Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo
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Abstract:

Legal Personality; Limited Liability; Transferable Shares; Delegated Management; Investor Ownership; Agency Problems; Default and Mandatory Rules; Choice of Law; Share Ownership

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Building Enforcement Capacity for Brazilian Corporate and Securities Law

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 344/2017
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2017
John Armour and Caroline Schmidt
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford
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Abstract:

Brazil, Shareholder Litigation, Securities Law, Corporate Law, Arbitration, Novo Mercado, Legal Institutions, Takeovers

47.

Report on Information on Groups

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Jan 2017
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Vilnius University - Law Faculty, Trinity College Dublin - School of Law, University of Luxembourg, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA), Queen Mary University of London, University of Bologna - Department of Business Law, Allerhand Institute, University of Würzburg, Independent and Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Law
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Abstract:

European Company Law, Company Law, Groups of Companies, Transparency of Groups

48.

Brexit and Corporate Citizenship

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 340/2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Queen Mary University of London and Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Law
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Abstract:

Brexit, Centros, company law, conflict of laws, cross-border mergers, freedom of establishment, Societas Europaea, real seat theory

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Report on the Recognition of the Interest of the Group

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Vilnius University - Law Faculty, Trinity College Dublin - School of Law, University of Luxembourg, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA), Queen Mary University of London, University of Bologna - Department of Business Law, Allerhand Institute, University of Würzburg, Independent and Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Law
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European Commission, Company Law, Group Interest, Groups of companies

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Report on Digitalisation in Company Law

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Vilnius University - Law Faculty, Trinity College Dublin - School of Law, University of Luxembourg, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA), Queen Mary University of London, University of Bologna - Department of Business Law, Allerhand Institute, University of Würzburg, Independent and Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Law
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Abstract:

Company Law, European Company Law, Digitalisation

51.

Brexit and Financial Services

Forthcoming, Oxford Review of Economic Policy (Brexit Special Issue)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2017
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Banking, Brexit, Capital Markets, CMU, Financial Services

52.

Legal Aspects of Withdrawal from the EU: A Briefing Note

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 47/2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2016
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

European Union, United Kingdom, Brexit, Constitutional Law, Financial Services

53.

Bank Governance

Principles of Financial Regulation (New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 316/2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
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