Assaf Hamdani

Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI

Professor of Law

Ramat Aviv

Tel Aviv 69978, IL

Israel

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Elusive Quest for Global Governance Standards

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 157, pp. 1263-1317, 2009, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 633
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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Corporate governance, investor protection, agency costs, law and finance, governance indices, global standards, best practices, controlling shareholders, CGQ, anti-director index, anti-self-dealing index.

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Federal Corporate Law: Lessons from History

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 106, pp. 1793-1839, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 558
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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State competition, regulatory competition, Delaware regulations, incorporations, Corporate Charters, corporate law, corporate governance, securities regulations, SEC

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Independent Directors and Controlling Shareholders

165 University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Issue 6 (May 2017).
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2017
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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Controlling Shareholders, Corporate Control, Independent Directors, Corporate Governance, Agency Problems, Conflict of Interest, Self-Dealing, Controller Opportunism, Tunneling, Boards of Directors

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Corporate Control and Idiosyncratic Vision

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 444, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 206, Yale Law Journal, Vol. 125, 2016
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2016
Zohar Goshen and Assaf Hamdani
Columbia University - Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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Concentrated Ownership, Dispersed Ownership, Corporate Law, Self Dealing, Entire Fairness, Dividend, Freezeout, Business Judgment Rule, Agency Cost, Control Premium, Financial Contracting, Asymmetric Information, Idiosyncratic Vision, Dual Class Shares, Controlling Shareholder, Minority Protection

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Institutional Investors as Minority Shareholders

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Yishay Yafeh and Assaf Hamdani
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Institutional Investors, Minority Shareholders, Business Groups, Shareholder Activism, Mutual Funds, Emerging Markets

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Rewarding Outside Directors

Harvard Law & Economics Discussion Paper No. 578, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 85/2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
Assaf Hamdani and Reinier Kraakman
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI and Harvard Law School
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independent directors, liability, gatekeepers

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Gatekeeper Liability

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 53, 2003
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Mar 2005
Assaf Hamdani
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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gatekeepers, strict liability, negligence, securities fraud, secondary liability

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The New Titans of Wall Street: A Theoretical Framework for Passive Investors

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming 2019, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-12, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 414/2018
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2019
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Law and economics, corporate governance, securities law, passive investing, mutual funds, ETFs, corporate finance, institutional investors, shareholder activism, capital markets

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Optimal Defaults for Corporate Law Evolution

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 2, pp. 489-520, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 343, November 2001
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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Shareholders, managers, directors, default rules, interpretation, takeovers, antitakeover statutes, poison pill, and staggered boards

Optimal Defaults for Corporate Law Evolution

NBER Working Paper No. w8703
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2009
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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Optimal Defaults for Corporate Law Evolution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3140
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jan 2002
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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Shareholders, managers, directors, default rules, interpretation, takeovers, anti-takeover statutes, poison pill, staggered boards

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Vigorous Race or Leisurely Walk: Reconsidering the Competition Over Corporate Charters

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 112, pp. 553-615, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 376, July 2002
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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Delaware, Incorporation, Corporate Charters, Corporate Governance, Regulatory Competition, Managers, Shareholders, Takeovers, Barriers to entry, Network Externalities, Federalism

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Mens Rea and the Cost of Ignorance

Bar Ilan Univ. Pub Law Working Paper No. 06-4
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Mar 2006
Assaf Hamdani
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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criminal law, strict liability, mens rea, statutory rape

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Deterrence and the Corporate Death Penalty

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Assaf Hamdani and Alon Klement
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI and Buchman Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University
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Criminal Liability, Corporate Sanction, Marginal Deterrence, Collective Action

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Corporate Control and the Limits of Judicial Review

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 462/2019, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 605
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 May 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
Zohar Goshen and Assaf Hamdani
Columbia University - Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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control rights, agency costs, idiosyncratic vision, dual class, corporate law, entire fairness, self-dealing, valuation, Delaware courts

14.

Optimal Liability for Libel

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 372
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Aug 2002
Oren Bar-Gill and Assaf Hamdani
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI
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Libel, Externalities, Liability, Tort Law, Constitutional Law

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The Future of Shareholder Activism

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 971, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jul 2019
Assaf Hamdani and Sharon Hannes
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Hedge Funds, Institutional Investors, Shareholder Activism, Activist Directors, Corporate Governance, Passive Investors,

Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds: Evidence from a Regulatory Experiment

Journal of Law, Finance & Accounting, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2017
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Bar Ilan University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
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Institutional Investors, Pension Funds, Incentive Fees, Defined Contribution

Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds: Evidence from a Regulatory Experiment in Israel

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10911
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Bar Ilan University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
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Competition, Incentives, Pension Funds, Retirement Savings

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The Class Defense

California Law Review, Vol. 93, 2005
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Nov 2004
Assaf Hamdani and Alon Klement
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI and Buchman Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University
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class action, litigation, peer to peer

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Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds: Evidence from a Regulatory Experiment

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 459/2016
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Bar Ilan University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
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competition, incentives, pension funds, retirement savings

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Hidden Government Influence Over Privatized Banks

Theoretical Inquires in Law, Forthcoming, USC CLEO Research Papers Series No. C11-15, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 11-22
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Assaf Hamdani and Ehud Kamar
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds: Evidence from a Regulatory Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w22634
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Bar Ilan University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
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Institutional Investors as Minority Shareholders: Do They Matter When Ownership is Concentrated?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7934
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Assaf Hamdani and Yishay Yafeh
Tel Aviv University Buchman Faculty of Law; ECGI and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
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Business Groups, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Emerging Markets, Institutional Investors, Minority Shareholders, Mutual Funds, Shareholder Activism