John Armour

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Professor of Law and Finance

St Cross Building

St Cross Road

Oxford, OX1 3UL

United Kingdom

http://www.law.ox.ac.uk/people/john-armour

University of Oxford - Said Business School

Associate Scholar

Park End Street

Oxford, OX1 1HP

Great Britain

http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/about-us/people/john-armour

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Fellow

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

http://www.ecgi.org

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (63)

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, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 134/2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
John Armour, Henry Hansmann and Reinier Kraakman
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
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Corporation, agency problem, corporate law, corporate regulation, corporate governance, securities law, limited liability, regulatory competition, mandatory rules, comparative corporate law, evolution of corporate law

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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 , European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 135/2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
John Armour, Henry Hansmann and Reinier Kraakman
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,878 (969)
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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

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

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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, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 73/2006
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
John Armour and David A. Skeel
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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hostile takeovers, history of corporate law, comparative corporate law, self-regulation, institutional investors, evolution of law, Anglo-American corporate governance

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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 3,580 (2,976)
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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

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

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

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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)
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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: 42 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2018
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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Private enforcement, corporate law, derivative actions, public enforcement, comparative corporate law

Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62/2010, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 300/2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2018
John Armour, Colin Mayer and Andrea Polo
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Luiss Guido Carli University - Department of Economics and Finance
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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 Luiss Guido Carli University - Department of Economics and Finance
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Corporate Law, Enforcement, Regulation, Reputation

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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 University - Law School, Harvard Law School and Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo
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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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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: 29 Posted: 21 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2018
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Cornell Law School, 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
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Financial regulation, Financial crisis, Banking regulation, Securities Regulation, Financial markets, Shadow Banking, Macro-Prudential Regulation, Principles of Financial Regulation

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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), University of Cambridge, European University Institute (EUI) and United Nations
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law and finance, shareholder rights, corporate governance, corporate finance, legal origins, comparative law

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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
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G32, G38, K12, K22

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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 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Ashurst LLP and European University Institute (EUI)
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legal origin, corporate governance, company law, insolvency law, labour law

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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 Stanford Law School
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Hostile Takeovers, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance

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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
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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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

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
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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

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shareholder activism, hedge funds, financial crisis

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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 Florida Atlantic University
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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 Florida Atlantic University
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K35, M13

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

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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
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insolvency law, corporate restructuring, administration, pre-packs

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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, European Corporate Governance Institute (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: 58 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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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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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
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Corporate insolvency, corporate rescue, secured credit

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

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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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Social norms, corporate bankruptcy, London Approach, norm seeding

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

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

Brexit and Corporate Citizenship

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 225-249, June 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s40804-017-0072-4, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 17/20
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 15 Dec 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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Brexit, Centros, Company law, Conflict of laws, Cross-border mergers, Freedom of establishment, Societas Europaea, Real seat theory

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

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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
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Corporate Governance, Financial Crisis, Financial Institutions, Director Liability

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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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Banking, Brexit, Capital Markets, CMU, Financial Services

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

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Law, Finance, and Politics: The Case of India

Law and Society Review, 2009, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 107/2008
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
John Armour and Priya Lele
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and Ashurst LLP
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India, Law and Finance, Investor Protection, Economic structure and financial structure

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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, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 167/2010, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-04, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 64/2010
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Delaware courts, corporate litigation, forum shopping

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Should We Redistribute in Insolvency?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 May 2006
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Corporate insolvency, law and finance, history of floating charge, bankruptcy priorities, secured credit

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 Florida Atlantic University
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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 Florida Atlantic University

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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 Florida Atlantic University

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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 European University Institute (EUI)
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legal origins, law and finance, comparative law, shareholder protection, creditor protection, time series analysis

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

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

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 366/2017, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 58/2017
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2018
John Armour and Luca Enriques
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford Faculty of Law
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crowdfunding, start-up finance, securities law, distance selling

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

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 81, Issue 1, pp. 51-84, 2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
John Armour and Luca Enriques
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford Faculty of Law
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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
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Cornell Law School, 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
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Financial regulation, bank governance, executive compensation, financial sector pay, independent directors, board structure

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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
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Takeovers, US corporate law, history, tender offers

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

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
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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

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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
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AI-Enabled Business Models in Legal Services: From Traditional Law Firms to Next-Generation Law Companies?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2019
John Armour and Mari Sako
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Artificial intelligence, business models, complementarities, professional service firms, legal services

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Self-Driving Corporations?

Harvard Business Law Review, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 475/2019, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 5/2020
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2020
John Armour and Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford
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Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Business Organization, Data Governance, Self-Driving Subsidiaries, Regulation, Corporate Objectives, Control and Liability Regimes, Regulatory Competition

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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, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, King & Wood Mallesons, University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Tennessee College of Law
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Corporate Scandals, Law and Technology, Brexit, Capital Markets Union, Prospectus Regulation, Antitrust, Competition, Corporate Governance, Smart Contracts, Blockchain

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Investor Choice in Global Securities Markets

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 371/2017, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 60/2017
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
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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

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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
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Shareholder Activism, Takeovers, Proxy Regulation

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

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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, Polish Academy of Sciences - Scientific Center in Vienna, 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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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
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shareholder lawsuits, deal litigation, class actions, derivative actions, corporate litigation, Delaware, plaintiffs’ bar

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Putting Technology to Good Use for Society: The Role of Corporate, Competition and Tax Law

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 427/2018, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2019
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation
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Competition Policy, Compliance, Corporate Law, Digitalisation, Innovation, Populism, R&D, Smart Contracts, Technology, Takeover Law, Taxation

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

Shareholder Primacy and the Trajectory of UK Corporate Governance

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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Taking Compliance Seriously

37 Yale Journal on Regulation 1 (2020) , Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2020
John Armour, Jeffrey N. Gordon and Geeyoung Min
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Columbia Law School and Michigan State University College of Law
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Board Compliance

104 Minnesota Law Review 1191 (2020)
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 30 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2020
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Duke University School of Law, Columbia Law School and Michigan State University College of Law
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corporate law, compliance, corporate governance, compliance committees

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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, Polish Academy of Sciences - Scientific Center in Vienna, University of Würzburg, Independent and Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Law
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Company Law, European Company Law, Digitalisation

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

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Naming and Shaming: Evidence from Event Studies

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Sep 2019
John Armour, Colin Mayer and Andrea Polo
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Luiss Guido Carli University - Department of Economics and Finance
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reputation; enforcement; event studies

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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, Polish Academy of Sciences - Scientific Center in Vienna, University of Würzburg, Independent and Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Law
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European Company Law, Company Law, Groups of Companies, Transparency of Groups

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Shareholder Rights

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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shareholder rights, corporate governance, agency costs, corporate law, law and finance, externalities, short-termism

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Rethinking Receivership

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 73-102, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
John Armour and Sandra Frisby
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Nottingham

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Personal Insolvency Law and the Demand for Venture Capital

Posted: 30 Sep 2004
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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Venture capital, bankruptcy, insolvency law, law and finance

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Share Capital and Creditor Protection: Efficient Rules for a Modern Company Law

Posted: 28 Jul 2000
John Armour
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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