Patrick C. Leyens

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Senior Research Fellow

Mittelweg 187

D-20148 Hamburg

Germany

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (7)

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Board Models in Europe - Recent Developments of Internal Corporate Governance Structures in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 18/2004, European Company and Financial Law Review, pp. 135-168, 2004, Company & Securities Law Review, Vol. 1, pp. 217-245, 2005, VOC 1602-2004: 400 YEARS OF COMPANY LAW, Ella Gepken-Jager, Gerard van Solinge, Levinus Timmerman, eds., Deventer (Kluwer), 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Klaus J. Hopt and Patrick C. Leyens
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Citation 30

Abstract:

Auditing, Aufsichtsrat, banking system, board models, comply or explain, Corporate Governance Codes, directors' duties and liabilities, directors' independence, Higgs Report, internal control, labour co-determination, management and control, path dependency, shareholder activism, supervisory board

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Conflicts of Interest of Financial Intermediaries - Towards a Global Common Core in Conflicts of Interest Regulation

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 72-100, 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Apr 2008
Christoph Kumpan and Patrick C. Leyens
Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Citation 1

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Financial intermediaries, banks, finance, securities offerings, IPO, pricing, allocation, distribution, retail advice, inducement, Chinese wall, disclosure

3.

Auditor's Liability and its Impact on the European Financial Markets

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 62-68, 2008
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Nov 2008
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Marburg - Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Abstract:

auditor liability, liability cap, general meeting, auditor independence

4.

Internal Corporate Governance in Europe - Towards a More Market-Based Approach

Kyoto Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 17-36, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Patrick C. Leyens
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Abstract:

Comparative Corporate Governance, Company/Corporate Law, Soft-Law, Corporate Governance Code, Europe, Germany, Board Model , Supervisory Information, Independence, Financial Intermediaries, Co-determination, Takeover, Golden Shares

5.

Intermediary Independence: Auditors, Financial Analysts and Rating Agencies

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 11, pp. 33-66, April 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
Patrick C. Leyens
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Information Intermediaries, Corporate Governance, Intermediaries, Independence, Intermediary Independence, Auditors, Financial Analysts, Rating, Rating Agencies, Principles, Contract Law

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Judicial Control of Standard Terms and European Private Law – A Law & Economics Perspective on the Draft Common Frame of Reference for a European Private Law

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Dec 2009
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Patrick C. Leyens
Bucerius Law School and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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European Private Law, Standard Terms, Draft Common Frame, Harmonization

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Corporate Governance in Europe: Foundations, Developments and Perspectives

Research Handbook on the Economics of European Union Law, pp. 183-198, Thomas Eger, Hans-Bernd Schäfer, eds., Edward Elgar, 2012,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Patrick C. Leyens
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board, Shareholders, Intermediaries, Information, Foundation, Basics

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 14    Citations: 0
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Book review: Meritt B. Fox and Michael A. Heller, eds., Corporate Governance Lessons from Transition Economy Reforms, Princeton University Press 2006

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2011
Patrick C. Leyens
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Abstract:

Corporate governance, transition economy, common law and civil law