Robert P. Bartlett

Stanford Law School

W. A. Franke Professor of Law and Business

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

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How Rigged Are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2812123, Journal of Financial Markets 45: 37-60 (2019)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2020
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
Stanford Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 2,446 (11,133)

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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 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2022
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
Stanford Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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The Misuse of Tobin's Q

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2018
Robert P. Bartlett and Frank Partnoy
Stanford Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 2,371 (11,959)
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Tobin's q, firm value, corporate governance, law and finance

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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
Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,772 (18,925)
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venture capital, start-ups, valuation, preferred stock

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A Fractional Solution to a Stock Market Mystery

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2023
Robert P. Bartlett, Justin McCrary and Maureen O'Hara
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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fractional shares, Berkshire-Hathaway, Robinhood Trading, FINRA, trade reporting

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

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Consumer Lending Discrimination in the FinTech Era

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2019
Robert P. Bartlett, Adair Morse, Richard Stanton and Nancy Wallace
Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Real Estate Group
Downloads 1,264 (30,943)
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Discrimination, FinTech, Mortgages, Credit Scoring, Algorithmic Underwriting, Big Data Lending, Platform Loans, Disparate Impact, Legitimate Business Necessity

Consumer-Lending Discrimination in the Fintech Era

NBER Working Paper No. w25943
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2023
Robert P. Bartlett, Adair Morse, Richard Stanton and Nancy Wallace
Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Real Estate Group
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The Market Inside the Market: Odd-Lot Quotes

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2022
Robert P. Bartlett, Justin McCrary and Maureen O'Hara
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Odd-lot quotes, inside market, NBBO, round lots, Reg NMS II, machine learning

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Law and Corporate Governance

The Handbook of the Economics of Corporate Governance, Volume 1 (Hermalin & Weisbach, eds, 2017), UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2018
Robert P. Bartlett and Eric L. Talley
Stanford Law School and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 1,184 (34,512)
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corporate governance, corporate law, fiduciary duties, shareholder activism

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Tiny Trades, Big Questions: Fractional Shares

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2023
Robert P. Bartlett, Justin McCrary and Maureen O'Hara
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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fractional shares, retail trade, Robinhood Trading, RHDW-FT metric, trade reporting

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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
Stanford Law School
Downloads 814 (58,313)
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Financial Crisis, Disclosure, CDOs, Monoline Insurers

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The Determinants of Buyout Returns: Does Transaction Strategy Matter?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 46, 2017
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2019
Brian Ayash, Robert P. Bartlett and Annette B. Poulsen
California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo - Finance Area, Stanford Law School and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 700 (71,182)
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LBOs, Private Equity, Return to Investment, Ownership Structure

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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
Stanford Law School
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Sarbanes-Oxley, Securities

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The Small IPO and the Investing Preferences of Mutual Funds

Journal of Corporate Finance 47 (2017) 151–173 , UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2718862
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2019
Robert P. Bartlett, Paul Rose and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Stanford Law School, Case Western Reserve University School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Initial Public Offerings, liquidity, flight-to-liquidity, mutual funds, institutional investors

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Corporate Social Responsibility through Shareholder Governance

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 682/2023, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 23-21
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2023
Robert P. Bartlett and Ryan Bubb
Stanford Law School and New York University School of Law
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Corporate Objective, Corporate Social Responsibility, Enlightened Shareholder Value

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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
Stanford Law School
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corporate takeovers, private equity, acquisition financing

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Algorithmic Discrimination and Input Accountability under the Civil Rights Acts

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 36, 2021
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2022
Robert P. Bartlett, Adair Morse, Nancy Wallace and Richard Stanton
Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Real Estate Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Discrimination law, algorithms, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, disparate impact, statistical discrimination, compliance testing

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The Myth of Morrison: Securities Fraud Litigation Against Foreign Issuers

Business Lawyer, Vol. 74, p. 1967, 2019, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-34
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2020
Stanford Law School, Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Morrison v. National Australia Bank, Foreign Private Issuer, Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, transnational securities fraud litigation, class action, Supreme Court of the United States, SCOTUS, Securities Act of 1934, Rule 10b-5, jurisdiction, standing, In re Vivendi Universal, S.A.

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Standardization and Innovation in Venture Capital Contracting: Evidence from Startup Company Charters

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 253, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 585
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2024
Robert P. Bartlett
Stanford Law School
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venture capital, startups, standardization, natural language processing, NVCA

Dark Trading at the Midpoint: Does SEC Enforcement Policy Encourage Direct Feed Arbitrage?

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2616992
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2022
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
Stanford Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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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 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2023
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
Stanford Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Modernizing Odd Lot Trading

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 May 2021 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2023
Robert P. Bartlett
Stanford Law School
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Odd Lots, Retail Trading, Internalization, Price Improvement, National Market System

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Subsidizing Liquidity with Wider Ticks: Evidence from the Tick Size Pilot Study

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (June 2020)
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2020
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
Stanford Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 404 (139,467)
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tick size pilot, high-frequency trading, market making, market structure

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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
Stanford Law School
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Disclosure, Financial Regulation, Securities Regulation, Credit Models, Market Discipline

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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
Stanford Law School
Downloads 396 (142,653)
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10b-5, securities fraud, class actions, institutional investors

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The Ratio Problem

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Robert P. Bartlett and Frank Partnoy
Stanford Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Omitted Variable Bias, Measurement Error, Tobin's Q, Corporate Governance

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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
Stanford Law School
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Cost-Benefit Analysis, Financial Regulation, Dodd Frank, OIRA

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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
Stanford Law School
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Venture Capital, Preferred Stock, Trados, Fiduciary Duties

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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 242 (239,400)
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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
Stanford Law School
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Venture Capital, Antidilution Protection, Down Round Financing

Small Business Survival Capabilities and Policy Effectiveness: Evidence from Oakland

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
Robert P. Bartlett and Adair Morse
Stanford Law School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Small business, COVID-19, pandemic, Payroll Protection Program (PPP), Pandemic Unemployment Insurance, entrepreneurship, main street, microbusiness, foot traffic, business survival, labor flexibility

Small Business Survival Capabilities and Policy Effectiveness: Evidence from Oakland

NBER Working Paper No. w27629
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2023
Robert P. Bartlett and Adair Morse
Stanford Law School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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
Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Columbia University - Law School, Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Hobby Lobby, veil piercing, corporations, Affordable Care Act, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, eligible organization

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Preferred Stock Liquidation Preferences

The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Private Equity, 2023, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2024
Robert P. Bartlett
Stanford Law School
Downloads 151 (365,932)

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Venture capital, liquidation preference, staged finance, convertible securities, startup valuation

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Internet Appendix for 'How Rigged Are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps'

Journal of Financial Markets, Vol. 45, 2019
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 May 2020
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
Stanford Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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latency arbitrage, high-frequency trading, SIP, market structure

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