Dirk A. Zetzsche

ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg

Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf - Faculty of Law - Center for Business & Corporate Law (CBC)

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D-40225 Düsseldorf

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

An Ethical Theory of Corporate Governance History

CBC-RPS No. 0026
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Mar 2007
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, history, Ethics, Religion, corporate control, shareholder, stakeholder, corporate culture, corporate social responsibility, shareholder rights, capital markets, economic history, path dependency

2.

Corporate Governance Reform in Germany: The Second Decade

European Business Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 1033-64, 2004, CBC-RPS 0010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2005
Ulrich Noack and Dirk A. Zetzsche
Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf - Faculty of Law - Center for Business & Corporate Law (CBC) and ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 1,436 (9,160)
Citation 10

Abstract:

corporate governance, securities regulation, accounting law, Aktiengesetz, Germany, European Union, explicit system, market system, reform, shareholder rights, current change reports, investor protection, market efficiency, Transparency Directive, director remuneration, independent directors

3.

Continental AG vs. Schaeffler, Hidden Ownership and European Law - Matter of Law or Enforcement?

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 10, 2009, CBC-RPS No. 0039
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2010
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Hidden Ownership, Empty Voting, Morphable Ownership, Contracts for Differences, long position, disclosure, shareholder rights, enforcement, securities laws, self-regulation, ex-ante regulation, ex-post regulation, shareholder transparency rules, transparency, takeover, cash-bid, mandatory bid, early

4.

Shareholder Passivity, Cross-Border Voting and the Shareholder Rights Directive

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2008, CBC-RPS No. 0031
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2009
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 1,043 (13,571)
Citation 5

Abstract:

shareholder, shareholder rights, passivity, cross-border, voting, shareholder rights directive, shareholder meeting, procedural costs, passivity claim, shareholder identification, shareholder authentication, equality of shareholders,regulatory competition,shareholder information,corporate governance

5.

The Use and Abuse of Investor Suits: An Inquiry into the Dark Side of Shareholder Activism

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2010-001, CBC-RPS Paper No. 1/2010
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Erik P. M. Vermeulen and Dirk A. Zetzsche
Tilburg University - Department of Business Law and ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 1,028 (14,817)

Abstract:

Investor Suits, Shareholder Activism, Inquiry Proceeding, Rescission Suit, Contest of Shareholder Resolutions, Shareholder Resolutions, Agency Costs, Managerial Agency Costs, Litigation Costs, Shareholder Agency Costs, Enquêterecht, Anfechtungsklage, Nichtigkeitsklage, Derivative Suits

6.

Explicit and Implicit System of Corporate Control - A Convergence Theory of Shareholder Rights

CBC-RPS No. 0001
Number of pages: 157 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Citation 4

Abstract:

corporate governance, shareholder rights, implicit and explicit system, ethical roots, convergence, divergence, convergence cycles, voice, exit, vote, directorial deference, information rights, shareholder meetings, attendance, monitoring, Germany, France, United States, Canada, United Kingdom

7.

Germany's Corporate and Financial Law 2007: (Getting) Ready for Competition

CBC-RPS No. 0028
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 18 May 2007
Ulrich Noack and Dirk A. Zetzsche
Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf - Faculty of Law - Center for Business & Corporate Law (CBC) and ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 930 (18,091)
Citation 3

Abstract:

corporate law, financial law, tax, accounting, business law, reform, hedge funds, MiFiD, securities law, co-determination, shareholder rights, take-over, freeze-out, transfer of seats, cross-border mergers, investment funds, transparency directive, disclosure directive, board structure

8.

Corporate Governance in Cyberspace - A Blueprint for Virtual Shareholder Meetings

CBC-RPS No. 0011
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Jun 2005
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Shareholder Rights, General Meeting, Annual General Meeting, AGM, Virtual Shareholder Meeting, Information Rights, Voting Rights, Shareholder Communication, XBRL, RSS, Reform, Shareholder Rights Directive

9.

Virtual Shareholder Meetings and the European Shareholder Rights Directive - Challenges and Opportunities

CBC-RPS No. 0029
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 750 (22,825)
Citation 2

Abstract:

corporate governance, voting, transparency directive, virtual shareholder meeting, online proxy voting, public corporation, crossborder, shareholder, shareholder meetings, internet

Shareholder Interaction Preceding Shareholder Meetings of Public Corporations - A Six Country Comparison

CBC-RPS No. 0003
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 739 (26,007)

Abstract:

Shareholder rights, shareholder meetings, proxy contest, proposal right, requisition right, calling right, convening a meeting, corporate elections, corporate governance, explicit system, implicit system

Shareholder Interaction Preceding Shareholder Meetings of Public Corporations - A Six Country Comparison

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2005, CBC-RPS, No. 0003
Posted: 02 Dec 2007
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg

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11.

The Need for Regulating Income Trusts: A Bubble Theory

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, 2005, CBC-RPS No. 0008
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Income trusts, income deposit securities, tech bubble, bubble, pension funds, hedge, mutual funds, broker-dealers, bankruptcy threat, tax incentives, cash returns, debt security, equity security

12.

Quack Corporate Governance, Round III? Bank Board Regulation Under the New European Capital Requirement Directive

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 249/2014, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 67/2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2014
Luca Enriques and Dirk A. Zetzsche
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 604 (20,247)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Post-crisis reforms, Banking Regulation, Bank boards, CRD IV, CEO duality, Limits on directorships, Board diversity, Induction and Training, Boards’ Self-Evaluation

13.

Challenging Wolf Packs: Thoughts on Efficient Enforcement of Shareholder Transparency Rules

CBC-RPS No. 0044/09
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2010
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 538 (36,420)

Abstract:

Shareholder activism, hedge funds, private equity funds, hidden ownership, empty voting, enforcement, announcement effect, Premium Claim, derivatives, contracts of differences, equity swaps, cartels, leniency, antitrust, takeovers, whistle blowing, protected disclosure, mandatory bid, change of cont

14.

Against Mandatory Disclosure of Economic-Only Positionns Referenced to Shares of Europan Issuers - Twenty Arguments Against the CESR Proposal

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2011, CBC-RPS No. 0049
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2010
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 374 (58,416)

Abstract:

Transparency Directive, CfD,Total Return Equity Swaps, Mandatory Disclosure, Notification of Major Shareholdings, Hidden Ownership, Takeover, Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010, Gesetz zur Stärkung des Anlegerschutzes und Verbesserung der Funktionsfähigkeit des Kapitalmarkts

15.

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive - Chapter 1: Introduction, Overview, Regulatory History and Technique, Transition

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive - European Regulation of Alternative Investment Funds, D.A. Zetzsche ed., Kluwer Law International, 2012
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 354 (43,060)

Abstract:

AIFMD 2011/61/EU, alternative investment fund managers, AIFM, alternative investment fund, AIF, European financial market regulation, European financial law, collective portfolio management

16.

Featuring Funds: European Developments in Financial Services Law (Fonds im Fokus: Europaeische Entwicklungen im Recht der Finanzintermediaere)

CBC Research Paper No. 0041
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Dec 2008
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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17.

Going Dark Under German Law – Towards an Efficient Regime for Regular Delisting

Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier (RTDF) N° 4 - 2013 (Colloque), p. 1-10 , Center for Business and Corporate Law Research Paper Series (CBC-RPS) - Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, IFS - Propter Homines Chair Working Paper Series - University of Liechtenstein,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Jan 2014
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 270 (71,646)

Abstract:

delisting, downlisting, going-private transaction, listed and non-listed companies, German corporate and securities law, Macroton, shareholder resolution

18.

The Risky Business of Regulating Risk Management in Listed Companies

European Company and Financial Law Review Vol. 103, Issue 3, pp. 271-303 (2013)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Oct 2013
Luca Enriques and Dirk A. Zetzsche
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 220 (86,838)

Abstract:

Risk management, board duties, directors liability, CRD IV, Non-financial information, internal controls

19.

Corporate Governance, Cross-Border Voting and the Securities Law Directive – Enhancing Investor Engagement through Standardization

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 2, 2013 , CBC Working Paper No. 051/2013, Propter Homines Chair Working Paper No. 001/2013
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Christian Strenger and Dirk A. Zetzsche
DWS Investments and ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 212 (93,673)

Abstract:

corporate governance, shareholder voting, securities law directive, cross-border voting, institutional investors, standardization, network effects, market standards for general meetings, Giovannini Barriers, depositary, custodian, custody chain, transaction costs, duty to vote, stewardship code, AIF

20.

Report of the Chairman of the Best Practice Principles Group Developing the Best Practice Principles for Shareholder Voting Research & Analysis

Number of pages: 106 Posted: 16 May 2014
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Abstract:

best practice, code of conduct, shareholder voting, proxy advisor, proxy advisory firms, institutional investors, corporate governance, ESMA, European securities law

21.

Investment Law as Financial Law: From Fund Governance over Market Governance to Stakeholder Governance?

H.S. Birkmose, M. Neville & K.E. Sørensen (eds.), The European Financial Market in Transition, Kluwer Law International December 2011 ,
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Oct 2013
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Abstract:

Investment law, asset management law, fund governance, market governance, stakeholder governance, collective investments, systemic risk, MiFID, AIFMD, UCITSD, IORPD

22.

Competitiveness of Financial Centers in Light of Financial and Tax Law Equivalence Requirements

R.P. Buckley, E. Avgouleas & D.W. Arner (eds.), Reconceptualising Global Finance and its Regulation, Cambridge University Press (2015, Forthcoming), IFS–Propter Homines Chair Working Paper 005/2015,
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Abstract:

financial centers, international financial regulation, tax law, equivalence principle, European banking and financial law

23.

Cross-Border Crowdfunding – Towards a Single Crowdfunding Market for Europe

European Banking Institute Working Paper Series 2017 - No. 8, University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 2017/002
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2017
Dirk A. Zetzsche and Christina Preiner
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg and Hochschule Liechtenstein
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Abstract:

Financial Regulation, Crowdfunding, FinTech, Crowdlending, Equity Based Crowdfunding, Crowdinvesting, RegTech, CRD IV, CRR, MiFID, MiFIR, UCITSD, AIFMD

24.

From FinTech to TechFin: The Regulatory Challenges of Data-Driven Finance

European Banking Institute Working Paper Series 2017 - No. 6, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017/007, University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 2017-001
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2017
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Big Data, FinTech, TechFin, Financial Regulation, Supervision, Enforcement, Algorithms, RegTech, Protected Factors, SMEs, Lending, Payment Systems, Robot Advice, Crowdlending

25.

Family Offices und Familienvermögen zwischen Recht und Regulierung (Family Offices and Family Estates in Law and Regulation)

Der Gesellschafter, Linde Verlag, 2016:6, pp. 370-384
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Abstract:

Family Offices, Family Estates, Trusts, Foundations, Estates, Wealth Management, Collective Investment Schemes, AIFMD, EuVeCaR, Investor Protection, Consumer Protection, Consumers, Antitrust, Competition Law, Market Abuse, Significant Shareholdings

26.

The Anatomy of European Investment Fund Law

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 13 Apr 2017
Dirk A. Zetzsche
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Abstract:

Collective Investment Schemes, Mutual Funds, Closed-ended Funds, UCITS, AIF, Alternative Investment Funds, Depositary, Asset Manager, Fund Manager, European Venture Capital Fund, European Social Entrepreneurship Fund, Money Market Fund, European Long-Term Investment Fund, ELTIFR, EuVeCAR, EuSEFR, UC

27.

Brexit and the Consequences for Commercial and Financial Relations between the EU and the UK

(2016) 27 European Business Law Review, p. 999–1027,
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2017
Matthias Lehmann and Dirk A. Zetzsche
University of Bonn and ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
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Abstract:

Brexit, Private International Law, Financial Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Company Law, Insolvency Law, International Litigation