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

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Scholarly Papers (22)

How Rigged Are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2812123
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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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
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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venture capital, start-ups, valuation, preferred stock

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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Venture Capital, Agency Costs, Private Equity, Corporate Finance, Antidilution, Governance, Theory of the Firm, Corporate Law

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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Tobin's q, firm value, corporate governance, law and finance

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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Sarbanes-Oxley, Securities

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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
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corporate governance, corporate law, fiduciary duties, shareholder activism

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Consumer Lending Discrimination in the FinTech Era

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2017
Robert P. Bartlett, Adair Morse, Richard Stanton and Nancy Wallace
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, 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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Discrimination, FinTech, Mortgages, Credit Scoring, Algorithmic Underwriting, Big Data Lending, Platform Loans, Disparate Impact

Consumer-Lending Discrimination in the Fintech Era

NBER Working Paper No. w25943
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Robert P. Bartlett, Adair Morse, Richard Stanton and Nancy Wallace
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, 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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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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corporate takeovers, private equity, acquisition financing

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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, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
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LBOs, Private Equity, Return to Investment, Ownership Structure

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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: 60 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2017
Robert P. Bartlett, 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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Initial Public Offerings, liquidity, flight-to-liquidity, mutual funds, institutional investors

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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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10b-5, securities fraud, class actions, institutional investors

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 and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law 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
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Cost-Benefit Analysis, Financial Regulation, Dodd Frank, OIRA

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

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2018
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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tick size pilot, high-frequency trading, market making, market structure

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The Myth of Morrison: Securities Fraud Litigation Against Foreign Issuers

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: 16 Nov 2018
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics 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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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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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 University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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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, 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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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Venture Capital, Antidilution Protection, Down Round Financing

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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
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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