Eilis Ferran

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Research Associate

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

http://www.ecgi.org

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Professor of Corporate Law and Financial Regulation

10 West Road

Cambridge CB3 9DZ

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

39

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Regulation of Private Equity - Backed Leveraged Buyout Activity in Europe

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 84/2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 May 2007
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,075 (2,196)
Citation 3

Abstract:

leveraged buyouts, European company and securities law, action plans, financial assistance

2.

The European Single Supervisory Mechanism

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2013
Eilis Ferran and Valia S.G. Babis
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,811 (4,292)

Abstract:

Single Supervisory Mechanism, Banking Union, ECB, Euro Area, EU single market, European Banking Authority, European Systemic Risk Board

3.

Company Law Reform in the UK: A Progress Report

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 27/2005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jan 2005
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,806 (6,032)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Corporate law, law reform

The Place for Creditor Protection on the Agenda for Modernisation of Company Law in the European Union

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 51/2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Nov 2005
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,664 (7,426)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Corporate law, law reform

Place for Creditor Protection on the Agenda for Modernisation of Company Law in the European Union

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 2
Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

5.

The Regulation of Hedge Funds and Private Equity: A Case Study in the Development of the EU’s Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 176/2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,590 (6,600)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Financial Crisis, Reform, European Union

6.

Building an EU Securities Market

Eilis Ferran, BUILDING AN EU SECURITIES MARKET, Cambridge University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,530 (7,677)
Citation 6

Abstract:

European Law, Financial Markets, Regulation

7.

Can Soft Law Bodies be Effective? Soft Systemic Risk Oversight Bodies and the Special Case of the European Systemic Risk Board

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 36/2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Eilis Ferran and Kern Alexander
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Zurich
Downloads 1,424 (7,464)

Abstract:

financial crisis, systemic risk, macro-prudential oversight, financial market supervision, soft law

8.

Examining the UK's Experience in Adopting the Single Financial Regulator Model

Forthcoming in Brooklyn Journal of International Law
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,359 (9,909)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Financial, regulation

9.

Company Law Reform in the UK

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Dec 2001
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,342 (9,876)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Corporate law, law reform

Cross-Border Offers of Securities in the EU: The Standard Life Flotation

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2007
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,113 (14,121)
Citation 3

Abstract:

securities regulation, prospectuses, disclosure, Europe

Cross-Border Offers of Securities in the EU: The Standard Life Flotation

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2007
Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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11.

Crisis-Driven EU Financial Regulatory Reform

Eilís Ferran, Niamh Moloney, Jennifer G. Hill, and John C. Coffee, Jr. THE REGULATORY AFTERMATH OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS, Cambridge University Press, 2012, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 6/2012,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2012
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,028 (13,036)

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12.

The Break-Up of the Financial Services Authority

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper Series No. 10/04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2011
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 997 (12,599)
Citation 2

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13.

The Future of European Company Law

Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 420
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jun 2012
Böckli Bodmer & Partners, University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Sorbonne Law School, Columbia University School of Law, Göteborg University - Department of Law, Komisja Kodyfikacyjna Prawa Cywilnego, University of Amsterdam and Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
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Citation 1

Abstract:

company law, harmonization, company mobility, cross-border mergers, cross-border voting, group law, capital maintenance, alternative legal forms

14.

Capital Market Competitiveness and Enforcement

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 May 2008
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 729 (24,136)
Citation 2

Abstract:

capital markets, competitiveness; insider dealing; market abuse; UK public enforcement

15.

Corporate Attribution and the Directing Mind and Will

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 127, pp. 239-259, 2011, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 5/2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 697 (15,502)

Abstract:

corporate personhood, attribution, corporate crime, civil liability, illegality

16.

Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in the UK Financial Sector

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2002
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 689 (25,830)

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17.

European Banking Union: Imperfect, But It Can Work

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 30/2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2014
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 688 (13,256)

Abstract:

euro, crisis, European Union, supervision, resolution

18.

The Reorganisation of Financial Services Supervision in the UK: An Interim Progress Report

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 49/2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Nov 2011
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 645 (25,741)

Abstract:

financial market supervision, institutional structure, reform

19.

Non-Enforcement Led Public Oversight of Financial and Corporate Governance Disclosures and of Auditors

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 101/2008
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Mar 2008
Kathryn Cearns and Eilis Ferran
Herbert Smith and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 634 (29,516)
Citation 1

Abstract:

companies, capital markets, financial disclosures, audit, public oversight; enforcement

20.

Limits of Private Sector Solutions for Banks: Recent UK Rights Issues

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 115/2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2011
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 497 (38,557)
Citation 1

Abstract:

banks, financial re-structuring, rights issues, pre-emption rights, disclosure

21.

Capital Market Openness After Financial Turmoil

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 11/07
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2011
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 459 (47,036)

Abstract:

international capital markets regulation, international standard setters, bilateral dialogues, accounting standards, convergence, equivalence, international mutual recognition

22.

A Report on the Transatlantic Financial Services Regulatory Dialogue

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 576
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
University of Zurich, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Harvard Law School and London School of Economics - Law Department
Downloads 440 (49,194)
Citation 1

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23.

European Banking Union and the EU Single Financial Market: More Differentiated Integration, or Disintegration?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 29/2014
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 408 (30,088)

Abstract:

euro, EU, banking union, supervision, resolution, integration, differentiated integration

24.

Making Corporate Governance Codes More Effective: A Response to the European Commission's Action Plan of December 2012

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 56/2014
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Dec 2013
Böckli Bodmer & Partners, University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Sorbonne Law School, Columbia University School of Law, University of Marburg - Faculty of Law, Göteborg University - Department of Law, Komisja Kodyfikacyjna Prawa Cywilnego, University of Amsterdam and Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 389 (41,253)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Corporate Governance Codes, comply or explain, code effectiveness, disclosure, enforcement, European Commission, Action Plan

25.

Are US-Style Investor Suits Coming to the UK?

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, October 2009, Civil Enforcement in Securities Law Conference, Cambridge, March 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2010
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 389 (51,698)
Citation 1

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26.

Response to the European Commission's Report on the Application of the Takeover Bids Directive

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 5/2014, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 55/2014
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2014
Böckli Bodmer & Partners, University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Sorbonne Law School, Columbia University School of Law, Göteborg University - Department of Law, Komisja Kodyfikacyjna Prawa Cywilnego, University of Amsterdam and Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 354 (48,802)

Abstract:

takeover bids, European Company Law, acting in concert, mandatory bid rule, defensive measures

27.

Final Report of the Securities Law Subcommittee of the Task Force on Extraterritorial Jurisdiction of the International Bar Association

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2010
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Stibbe, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Harvard Law School and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 343 (66,937)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Securities regulation, mutual recognition, international finance, extraterritorial

28.

Institutional Design for Financial Market Supervision: The Choice for National Systems

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 28/2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 205 (70,124)

Abstract:

financial sector, supervision, institutional models, supervisory agencies, central banks

29.

Shareholder Engagement and Identification

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Mar 2015
Böckli Bodmer & Partners, University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Sorbonne Law School, University of Marburg - Faculty of Law, Göteborg University - Department of Law, Komisja Kodyfikacyjna Prawa Cywilnego, University of Amsterdam and Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 182 (64,607)

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30.

The Existential Search of the European Banking Authority

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 40/2015 , ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 297/2015
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 88 (110,735)

Abstract:

financial regulation, EU, governance

31.

The Consequences of Brexit for Companies and Company Law

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 22/2017
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Böckli Bodmer & Partners, University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Warsaw - Faculty of Law and Administration, Sorbonne Law School, University of Marburg - Faculty of Law, Göteborg University - Department of Law, Komisja Kodyfikacyjna Prawa Cywilnego, University of Amsterdam, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Law and Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
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Abstract:

Brexit, freedom establishment, incorporation or seat theory, cross border mergers, auditors, listed companies

32.

A Proposal for Reforming Group Law in the European Union - Comparative Observations on the Way Forward

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2016
Böckli Bodmer & Partners, University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Warsaw - Faculty of Law and Administration, Sorbonne Law School, University of Marburg - Faculty of Law, Göteborg University - Department of Law, Komisja Kodyfikacyjna Prawa Cywilnego, University of Amsterdam, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Law and Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
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Abstract:

Parent-Subsidiary Relations, Minority and Creditor Protection, Related Party Transactions, European Regulation

33.

The UK as a Third Country Actor in EU Financial Services Regulation

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 47/2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (95,069)

Abstract:

Brexit, EU financial regulation, third countries, equivalence

34.

Corporate Mobility and Company Law

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 79, Issue 5, pp. 813-839, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (540,002)
Citation 6

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35.

The New Mandate for the Supervision of Financial Services Conduct

Current Legal Problems 2012 (OUP), DOI: 10.1093/clp/cus011
Posted: 01 Oct 2012
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

financial market supervision, institutional structure, financial crisis, reform

36.

Transatlantic Financial Services Regulatory Dialogue

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 7, 2006
Posted: 19 Feb 2007
University of Zurich, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Harvard Law School and London School of Economics - Law Department

Abstract:

financial markets, regulation, European Union, Transatlantic, Dialogue, cross-border services

37.

Simplification of European Company Law on Financial Assistance

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 93-99, 2005
Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Company law, legal capital, financial assistance, second directive, reform

38.

Corporate Law, Codes and Social Norms - Finding the Right Regulatory Combination and Institutional Structure

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 2001, No. 2, December 2001
Posted: 04 Mar 2002
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

corporate law; law reform

39.

Regulating Financial Services and Markets in the 21st Century

REGULATING FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, E. Ferran, C. A. E. Goodhart, eds., Hart Publishing Co., 2001
Posted: 12 Nov 2001
Eilis Ferran and Charles Goodhart
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets Group

Abstract:

financial markets, national regional and international regulation