Kate Litvak

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

Professor of Law

375 E. Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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The Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Non-US Companies Cross-Listed in the US

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, pp. 195-228, 2007
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Kate Litvak
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Sarbanes-Oxley Act, corporate governance, event study, cross-listing

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Venture Capital Limited Partnership Agreements: Understanding Compensation Arrangements

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2008
Kate Litvak
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venture capital, entreprenerial finance, partnership agreement, compensation, management fee, carried interest

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What Economists Have Taught Us About Venture Capital Contracting

BRIDGING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCING GAP: LINKING GOVERNANCE WITH REGULATORY POLICY, Michael Whincop, ed., Ashgate, 2001
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Aug 2001
Michael Klausner and Kate Litvak
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Sarbanes-Oxley and the Cross-Listing Premium

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 105, pp. 1857-1898, 2007
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
Kate Litvak
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Sarbanes-Oxley Act, cross-listing, cross-listing premium, corporate governance

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venture capital, private equity, fundraising, governance, voice, exit

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Frank Easterbrook and Daniel Fischel

PIONEERS OF LAW AND ECONOMICS, Lloyd R. Cohen and Joshua D. Wright, eds., Edgar Publishing, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Feb 2008
Kate Litvak
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law and economics, Easterbrook, Fischel, takeovers, disclosure, limited liability

Does Reputation Limit Opportunistic Behavior in the VC Industry? Evidence from Litigation against VCs

Journal of Finance, 67, 2215-2246
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2014
William and Mary - Raymond A. Mason School of Business, US Securities & Exchange Commission and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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venture capital, litigation, reputation markets

The Impact of Litigation on Venture Capitalist Reputation

NBER Working Paper No. w13641
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
William and Mary - Raymond A. Mason School of Business, US Securities & Exchange Commission and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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VCs and the Expropriation of Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
William and Mary - Raymond A. Mason School of Business, US Securities & Exchange Commission and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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Venture Capital, Tunneling, Dilution, IPOs

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The Long-Term Effect of Health Insurance on Near-Elderly Health and Mortality

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 12-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
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health insurance, Medicare, healthcare utilization

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Blog as a Bugged Water Cooler

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 96
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Apr 2006
Kate Litvak
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blog, scholarship

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Defensive Management: Does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Discourage Corporate Risk-Taking?

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2008
Kate Litvak
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Sarbanes-Oxley, cross-listing, risk-taking, corporate law, securities law

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Pre-Analysis Plan for the REG SHO Reanalysis Project

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2019
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Accounting Department, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Saginaw Valley State University and University of Arizona
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The Long-Term Effect of Sarbanes-Oxley on Cross-Listing Premia

European Financial Management Journal, Vol. 14, pp. 875-920, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2008
Kate Litvak
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Sarbanes-Oxley Act, cross-listing, corporate governance, cross-listing premium, bonding, securities regulation

The Long-Term Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Cross-Listing Premia

European Financial Management, Vol. 14, Issue 5, pp. 875-920, November 2008
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Kate Litvak
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Firm Governance as a Determinant of Capital Lock-In

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Kate Litvak
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Venture capital, Monte-Carlo simulation, investor withdrawal, capital lock-in

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The Relationship Among U.S. Securities Laws, Cross-Listing Premia, and Trading Volumes

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Aug 2009
Kate Litvak
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Which Limited Partners Limit VC Opportunism?

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2014
William and Mary - Raymond A. Mason School of Business, Christopher Newport University, US Securities & Exchange Commission and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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venture capital, litigation, limited partners, differences-in-differences

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The SEC's Busted Randomized Experiment: What Can and Cannot Be Learned

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Kate Litvak, Bernard S. Black and Woongsun Yoo
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The Impact of Public Pension Funds and Other Limited Partners on the Governance of Venture Capital Funds

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-32
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
William and Mary - Raymond A. Mason School of Business, Christopher Newport University, US Securities & Exchange Commission and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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venture capital, litigation, limited partners, public pension funds, differences-in-differences

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Appendix to Accompany the Long-Term Effect of Health Insurance on Near-Elderly Health and Mortality

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2016
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health insurance, mortality

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corporate finance, investment, capital structure, labor, immigration law, 1986 immigration reform