Maria Lucia Passador

Harvard University - Harvard Law School

John M. Olin Fellow in Empirical Law and Finance

1563 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Bocconi University - Department of Law

Academic Fellow

Via Roentgen, 1

Milan, Milan 20136

Italy

Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

Postdoctoral Researcher in Financial Law

4, rue Alphonse Weicker - C221A

Luxembourg, L-2721

Luxembourg

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

What About the Future of European Banks? Board Characteristics and ESG Impact

Securities Regulation Law Journal, vol. 47, n. 4, Winter 2019, 319-364
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2019
Brando Maria Cremona and Maria Lucia Passador
Bocconi University, Angelo Sraffa Department of Legal Studies and Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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corporate governance, boards of directors, ESG, ESG reporting, firm value, financial performance, M&A transactions, sustainable investment, institutional investors, engagement, corporate social responsibility, corporate sustainability, long-term investing, risk management

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In Vogue Again: The Re-Rise of SPACs in the IPO market

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3820957; University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 2021-005
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2021
Maria Lucia Passador
Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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SPACs, blank check companies, IPO market, private equity, business combination

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The Case for a Best Execution Principle in Cross-border Payments

University of Luxembourg Law WPS 2021-002, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 21-45, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3834335
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 May 2021 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of LawUniversity of Hong Kong and Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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Cross-border payments, best execution, payments, correspondent bank, closed-loop systems, competition, multilateral systems, artificial intelligence, distributed ledger, blockchain.

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Principi per il Governo delle Società Non Quotate a Controllo Familiare. Codice di Autodisciplina (Corporate Governance Principles for Unlisted Family-Controlled Companies. Code of Corporate Governance.)

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Nov 2017
Bocconi University - Department of Law, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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corporate governance; family business; board of directors

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Toward an Enhanced Level of Corporate Governance: Tech Committees as a Game Changer for the Board of Directors

Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law, forthcoming; Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3728946
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2021
Maria Lillà Montagnani and Maria Lucia Passador
Bocconi University - Department of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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Tech committees, Artificial intelligence, AI, board of directors, board committees, corporate governance, AI governance, corporate law, diversity, transparency, accountability, trustworthy AI, tech governance, ethical AI

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Shareholders' Rights in Agency's Conflicts: Selected Issues in the Transatlantic Debate

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 42, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2019
Maria Lucia Passador and Federico Riganti
Harvard University - Harvard Law School and University of Turin - Department of Law - Chiar of Business Law
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Shareholders' rights directive, EU directives, agency conflicts, proxy advisors, institutional investors, say on pay, corporate governance

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The Need for Suitability and Appropriateness in Crowdfunding Regulation

Revue internationale des services financiers/International Journal for Financial Services, February 2017, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2997377
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2019
Maria Lucia Passador
Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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crowdfunding, financial regulation, investment services, suitability, appropriateness

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List Voting’s Travels: The Importance of Being Independent in the Boardroom

Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2018, 105-152, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3302496
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Maria Lucia Passador
Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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corporate governance, board of directors, independent directors, minority-appointed directors, enhanced-independent directors, slate voting, list voting, dividend payouts, directors' elections, institutional investors, controlled companies

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Shareholder Activism Today: Did Barbarians Storm the Gate?

UC Davis Business Law Journal, Vol. 20, Issue 2 (Spring 2020), 207-252
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2020
Brando Maria Cremona and Maria Lucia Passador
Bocconi University, Angelo Sraffa Department of Legal Studies and Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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corporate governance, shareholder activism, institutional investors, index funds, poison pills, staggered board, dual-class shares, empirical studies

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Corporate Governance Principles for Unlisted Family-Controlled Companies. Code of Corporate Governance.

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2017
Bocconi University - Department of Law, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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corporate governance; family business; board of directors

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The Woeful Inadequacy of Section 13(D): Time for a Paradigm Shift?

Virginia Law & Business Review, 2019, Volume 13, Issue 2, 279-302
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2019
Maria Lucia Passador
Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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Hedge Fund Activism, Corporate Law, Shareholder Activism, Shareholder Activist, Section 13(d), Schedule 13D, Beneficial Ownership

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Less is More in the Age of Information Overload: The Paradigm Shift from a Shareholder- To a Stakeholder-Oriented Market

New York University Journal of Law and Business, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2019, 567-651
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 10 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2021
Maria Lucia Passador and Federico Riganti
Harvard University - Harvard Law School and University of Turin - Department of Law - Chiar of Business Law
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disclosure, nonfinancial, corporate governance, securities, comply or explain, metastudy, reporting, materiality, ESG, sustainability

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Corporate Governance Models: The Japanese Experience in Context

DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal, 2016, Vol. 15, 25-53, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2995635
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jul 2017
Maria Lucia Passador
Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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Corporate governance, outside directors, comparative corporate law, Japanese law

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Outside Directors Liability: A Comparative Analysis between the US and Japan

33 Conn. J. Int'l L. 249 (2017-2018)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Maria Lucia Passador
Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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outside directors; fiduciary duties; outside directors liabiliy

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Is the Harmonization of the Accounting Law in the EU Feasable?

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2718440
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Giovanni Strampelli and Maria Lucia Passador
Bocconi University - Department of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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IAS/IFRS, EU Accounting Directive, CCTB, Harmonization

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: US Cues for a Revision of the EU Market Abuse Regulation

University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 2021-006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 May 2021 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2021
Maria Lucia Passador
Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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securities regulation, insider trading, congressional insider trading, Rule 10b-5, short-swing profits rule, Section 16, Regulation Fair Disclosure, STOCK Act, pandemic trade, COVID-19, coronavirus, congress

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The Financial Regulation of Italian SPACs

in “SPACs and the Italian Capital Market: Market Practices beyond the European Legal Framework of Financial Regulation”, edited by Daniele D’Alvia and Ettore Maria Lombardi, Routledge, 2021, forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Oct 2021
Bocconi University - Department of LawEuropean Banking Institute, Harvard University - Harvard Law School and Bocconi University
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SPACs, blank check companies, IPO market, private equity, business combination

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The state-of-the-art of NPLs in the post Covid world: an ongoing concern for the future

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Sep 2021
Mariateresa Maggiolino, Robin Morgan and Maria Lucia Passador
Bocconi University - Department of Legal Studies, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Law School
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NPL, non-performing loans, capital adequacy, banking structure, regulation