Robert P. Bartlett

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Professor of Law

215 Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy

UC Berkeley School of Law

Berkeley, CA 94720

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

How Rigged Are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2812123
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
Robert P. Bartlett III and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 1,734 (6,880)

Abstract:

latency arbitrage, high-frequency trading, SIP, market structure

How Rigged are Stock Markets?: Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps

NBER Working Paper No. w22551
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Robert P. Bartlett III and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 10 (513,992)

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Venture Capital, Agency Costs, and the False Dichotomy of the Corporation

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 54, 2006, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-006
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 29 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2007
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 752 (22,057)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Agency Costs, Private Equity, Corporate Finance, Antidilution, Governance, Theory of the Firm, Corporate Law

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Inefficiencies in the Information Thicket: A Case Study of Derivative Disclosures During the Financial Crisis

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1585953
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Apr 2010
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 668 (27,944)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Financial Crisis, Disclosure, CDOs, Monoline Insurers

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Going Private But Staying Public: Reexamining the Effect of Sarbanes-Oxley on Firms' Going-Private Decisions

UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-003, University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2008
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 630 (32,954)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Sarbanes-Oxley, Securities

5.

Taking Finance Seriously: How Debt-Financing Distorts Bidding Outcomes in Corporate Takeovers

UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-012, Fordham Law Review, Vol. 76, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 481 (43,143)

Abstract:

corporate takeovers, private equity, acquisition financing

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The Determinants of Buyout Returns: Does Transaction Strategy Matter?

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1712393
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2013
Brian Ayash, Robert P. Bartlett III and Annette B. Poulsen
California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo - Finance Area, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 426 (47,321)

Abstract:

LBOs, Private Equity, Return to Investment, Ownership Structure

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A Founder's Guide to Unicorn Creation: How Liquidation Preferences in M&A Transactions Affect Start-Up Valuation

Research Handbook on Mergers and Acquisitions (Davidoff-Solomon & Hill, eds.), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Sep 2015
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 323 (15,298)

Abstract:

venture capital, start-ups, valuation, preferred stock

8.

Making Banks Transparent

65 Vand. L. Rev. 293 (2012)
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 13 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 307 (74,189)

Abstract:

Disclosure, Financial Regulation, Securities Regulation, Credit Models, Market Discipline

Dark Trading at the Midpoint: Does SEC Enforcement Policy Encourage Stale Quote Arbitrage?

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2616992
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2016
Robert P. Bartlett III and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 230 (108,446)

Abstract:

dark pools; high-frequency trading; tick sizes; market structure

Dark Trading at the Midpoint: Pricing Rules, Order Flow, and High Frequency Liquidity Provision

NBER Working Paper No. w21286
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Robert P. Bartlett III and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 10 (513,992)

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Do Institutional Investors Value the 10b-5 Private Right of Action? Evidence from Investor Trading Behavior Following Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd. (2010)

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2171006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2014
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 191 (81,851)
Citation 1

Abstract:

10b-5, securities fraud, class actions, institutional investors

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The Institutional Framework for Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Regulation: A Tale of Four Paradigms?

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 44, 2014
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 177 (99,920)

Abstract:

Cost-Benefit Analysis, Financial Regulation, Dodd Frank, OIRA

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Blind Consent? A Social Psychological Investigation of Non-Readership of Click-Through Agreements

Law and Human Behavior, June 2011
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Aug 2011
Victoria Plaut and Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Shareholder Wealth Maximization as Means to an End

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 38, 2015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 92 (162,455)

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Preferred Stock, Trados, Fiduciary Duties

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Understanding Price-Based Antidilution Protection: Five Principles to Apply When Negotiating a Down-Round Financing

The Business Lawyer, Vol. 59, November 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 78 (218,724)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Antidilution Protection, Down Round Financing

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Comment on the Definition of ‘Eligible Organization’ for Purposes of Coverage of Certain Preventive Services under the Affordable Care Act

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Abstract:

Hobby Lobby, veil piercing, corporations, Affordable Care Act, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, eligible organization

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Do Institutional Investors Value the 10b-5 Private Right of Action? Evidence from Investor Trading Behavior Following Morrison V. National Australia Bank Ltd. (2010) - Online Appendix

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Robert P. Bartlett III
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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What Happened in 1998? The Demise of the Small IPO and the Investing Preferences of Mutual Funds

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 328, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2718862
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
Robert P. Bartlett III, Paul Rose and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Abstract:

Initial Public Offerings, liquidity, flight-to-liquidity, mutual funds, institutional investors