Mathias M. Siems

Durham University - Durham Law School

Professor of Commercial Law

Stockton Road

Durham, County Durham DH1 3LE

United Kingdom

http://www.dur.ac.uk/mathias.siems

University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research

Research Associate

Top Floor, Judge Business School Building

Trumpington Street

Cambridge, CB2 1AG

United Kingdom

http://www.cbr.cam.ac.uk/people/research-associates/mathias-m-siems/

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Scholarly Papers (86)

1.

The EU Market Abuse Directive: A Case-Based Analysis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 2,417 (3,980)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Market Abuse Directive, market abuse, market manipulation, insider dealing, insider trading, securities fraud, ad hoc publicity, buy-back programmes, European securities law

2.

Shareholder Protection and Stock Market Development: An Empirical Test of the Legal Origins Hypothesis

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 108/2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Cambridge, Centre for Business Research , Durham University - Durham Law School and United Nations
Downloads 2,013 (4,871)
Citation 29

Abstract:

law and finance, shareholder rights, corporate governance, corporate finance, legal origins, comparative law

3.

The Foundations of Securities Law

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2009
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,933 (4,737)
Citation 2

Abstract:

securities law, securities regulation, securities markets, stock exchanges, corporate finance, shares, bonds, warrants, Asset-Backed Securities, Alternative Trading Systems, internalisation, EU securities law, international securities law, history of securities law, market finance

4.

How Do Legal Rules Evolve? Evidence from a Cross-Country Comparison of Shareholder, Creditor and Worker Protection

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 129/2009, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Working Paper No. 382
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Jul 2009
John Armour, Simon Deakin, Priya Lele and Mathias M. Siems
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Ashurst LLP and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,651 (6,295)
Citation 19

Abstract:

legal origin, corporate governance, company law, insolvency law, labour law

5.

The End of Comparative Law

Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 2, pp. 133-150, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,438 (7,536)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Comparative law, numerical comparative law, legal culture, law and finance, World Bank, harmonisation, convergence, governance

6.

Shareholder Protection: A Leximetric Approach

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper No 324
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Priya Lele and Mathias M. Siems
Ashurst LLP and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,371 (9,127)
Citation 35

Abstract:

Shareholder protection, leximetrics, numerical comparative law, law and finance, La Porta et al., LLSV, coding, comparative company law, comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance, legal origins, legal development, convergence

7.

Report to Russian Center for Capital Market Development: Comparative Analysis on Legal Regulation of the Liability of Members of the Board of Directors and Executive Organs of Companies (English Language Version)

ECGI - Law Working Paper Series 103/2008, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 323 Posted: 07 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Fordham University School of Law, Seoul National University School of Law, University of York - York Law School, Durham University - Durham Law School and Linia Prava Law Firm
Downloads 1,326 (9,509)

Abstract:

Russia, company law, liability of directors and officers

8.
Downloads 1,230 ( 12,434)
Citation 1

Legal Originality

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 28, pp. 147-164, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,230 (12,170)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Legal research, legal scholarship, legal methods, micro-legal research, macro-legal research, scientific legal research

Legal Originality

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 147-164, 2008
Posted: 25 Jun 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School

Abstract:

9.

The Taxonomy of Interdisciplinary Legal Research: Finding the Way Out of the Desert

Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education, Vol. 7, pp. 5-17, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,209 (12,769)

Abstract:

Legal research, legal scholarship, legal methods, interdisciplinary research, multidisciplinary research, legal science, legal originality

10.

What Does Not Work in Comparing Securities Laws: A Critique on La Porta et al.'s Methodology

International Company and Commercial Law Review, pp. 300-305, 2005, CPC-RPS No. 0009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2009
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,116 (12,769)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Comparative law, securities law, law and finance, La Porta, Lopez-de-Silanes, Shleifer, numerical comparative law, econometrics, what works in securities laws

11.

The European Private Company (SPE): An Attractive New Legal Form of Doing Business?

Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, pp. 247-250, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2009
Mathias M. Siems, Leif Herzog and Erik Rosenhäger
Durham University - Durham Law School, CMS Hasche Sigle and Linklaters
Downloads 1,050 (14,690)
Citation 1

Abstract:

European Private Company, Societas Privata Europaea, European Public Company, Societas Europaea, European company law

Legal Origins: Reconciling Law & Finance and Comparative Law

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 673 (29,891)
Citation 28

Abstract:

Legal origins, legal families, legal traditions, numerical comparative law, law and finance, law and development, Civil Law, Common Law, legal adaptability, legal transplants, Djankov et. al., La Porta et. al., LLSV

Legal Origins: Reconciling Law & Finance and Comparative Law

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2007, CBC Research Paper No. 0023
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Sep 2007
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 350 (68,651)
Citation 28

Abstract:

legal origins, legal families, legal traditions, numerical comparative law, law and finance, law and development, Civil Law, Common Law, legal adaptability, legal transplants, Djankov et. al., La Porta et. al., LLSV

13.

The European Directive on Cross-Border Mergers: An International Model?

Columbia Journal of European Law, Vol. 11, pp. 167-186, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2009
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 953 (14,524)
Citation 2

Abstract:

company law, corporate law, mergers, cross-border mergers, conflict of laws, co-determiniation

14.

SEVIC: Beyond Cross-Border Mergers

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 307-316, 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 751 (23,139)
Citation 2

Abstract:

EU company law, SEVIC, ECJ, freedom of establishment, cross-border mergers, cross-border divisions, cross-border takeovers, seat transfer

15.

Diversity in Shareholder Protection in Common Law Countries

Journal for Institutional Comparisons, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 3-9, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 May 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Priya Lele and Mathias M. Siems
Ashurst LLP and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 744 (24,434)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Shareholder protection, leximetrics, numerical comparative law, law and finance, La Porta et al., LLSV, comparative company law, comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance, legal origins, convergence, India

16.

Shareholder Protection Around the World ('Leximetric II')

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper No. 359
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 733 (24,920)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Shareholder protection, leximetrics, numerical comparative law, law and finance, La Porta et al., LLSV, comparative company law, comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance, legal origins, legal families, legal transplants, legal development, convergence, civil law, common law

17.

The Ordoliberal Variety of Neoliberalism

Suzanne Konzelmann and Marc Fovargue-Davies (eds.), Banking Systems in the Crisis: The Faces of Liberal Capitalism, Abingdon: Routledge, 2013, pages 250-268.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Gerhard Schnyder and Mathias M. Siems
Institute for International Management LUL and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 715 (11,462)

Abstract:

ordoliberalism, neoliberalism, Chicago School, institutional economics, financial crisis

18.

Law and Financial Development: What We are Learning from Time-Series Evidence

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 148/2010
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Apr 2010
John Armour, Simon Deakin, Viviana Mollica and Mathias M. Siems
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Queen Mary, University of London and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 713 (23,994)
Citation 10

Abstract:

legal origins, law and finance, comparative law, shareholder protection, creditor protection, time series analysis

19.

The Financial Regulation of European Wholesale Energy and Environmental Markets

USAEE Working Paper No. 11-070
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Mar 2011
Ivan Diaz-Rainey, Mathias M. Siems and john Kevin Ashton
University of Otago - School of Business, Durham University - Durham Law School and Bangor Business School
Downloads 685 (28,218)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Crises, Financial Regulation, Europe, Energy Markets, Carbon Finance

20.

Legal Liability of Directors and Company Officials Part 2: Court Procedures, Indemnification and Insurance, and Administrative and Criminal Liability (Report to the Russian Securities Agency)

Columbia Business Law Review, pp. 1-171, 2008, ECGI - Law Working Paper, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 171 Posted: 11 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Fordham University School of Law, Seoul National University School of Law, University of York - York Law School, Durham University - Durham Law School and Linia Prava Law Firm
Downloads 663 (27,689)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Russia, company law, liability of directors and officers, indemnification, insurance, derivative suits

21.

Disgorgement of Profits for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Analysis

Edinburgh Law Review, Vol. 7, pp. 27-59, 2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 662 (13,320)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Contract law, comparative law, breach of contract, negotiorium gestio, unjustified enrichment, disgorgement of profits, account of profits, resitutionary damages, efficient breach

22.

Convergence, Competition, Centros and Conflicts of Law: European Company Law in the 21st Century

European Law Review, Vol. 27, pp. 47-59, 2002 (with postscript 2008)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 648 (28,849)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Company law, corporate law, European law, conflict of laws, Centros, race to the bottom

23.

Comparative Law and Finance: Past, Present and Future Research

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Mathias M. Siems and Simon Deakin
Durham University - Durham Law School and University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR)
Downloads 643 (26,830)
Citation 7

Abstract:

law and finance, legal origins, leximetrics, numerical comparative law, corporate governance, shareholder protection, legal convergence, LLSV

24.

The Reform of the EU Market Abuse Law: Revolution or Evolution?

The Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Vol. 19, pp. 195-205, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Mathias M. Siems and Matthijs Nelemans
Durham University - Durham Law School and Tilburg University, TILEC
Downloads 634 (24,189)

Abstract:

market abuse, insider dealing, market manipulation, market abuse directive, securities regulation

25.

Legal Liability of Directors and Company Officials Part 1: Substantive Grounds for Liability (Report to the Russian Securities Agency)

Columbia Business Law Review, pp. 614-799, 2007, ECGI - Law Working Paper, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 185 Posted: 11 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Fordham University School of Law, Seoul National University School of Law, University of York - York Law School, Durham University - Durham Law School and Linia Prava Law Firm
Downloads 608 (29,687)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Russia, company law, liability of directors and officers

26.

The Evolution of Ownership Disclosure Rules Across Countries

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 10, 2010, Centre for Business Research (CBR) of the University of Cambridge Working Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2011
Michael C. Schouten and Mathias M. Siems
University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 602 (31,821)
Citation 4

Abstract:

ownership disclosure, shareholder protection, comparative company law, law and finance, legal convergence

27.

Shareholder Protection Across Countries - is the EU on the Right Track?

DICE-Report - Journal for Institutional Comparisons, Vol. 4/3, pp. 39-43, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 566 (34,597)
Citation 9

Abstract:

shareholder protection, company law, corporate law, harmonisation, harmonization, leximetrics, law and finance, La Porta et al., LLSV, numerical comparative law, comparative company law, comparative corporate governance

28.

Private Enforcement of Directors’ Duties: Derivative Actions as a Global Phenomenon

Stefan Wrbka, Steven Van Uytsel and Mathias Siems (eds.), Collective Actions: Enhancing Access to Justice and Reconciling Multilayer Interests?, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp. 93-116
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 563 (30,897)

Abstract:

derivative actions, derivative suits, derivative claims, comparative corporate governance, leximetrics, legal families, legal origins, dispersed shareholder ownership

29.

Numerical Comparative Law - Do We Need Statistical Evidence in Law in Order to Reduce Complexity?

Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 13, pp. 521-540, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Mar 2004
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 537 (35,345)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Comparative law, company law, corporate law, corporate governance, numerical method

30.

The Impact of the European Company (SE) on Legal Culture

European Law Review, Vol. 30, pp. 431-442, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 524 (38,597)
Citation 2

Abstract:

company law, corporate law, european law, legal culture, conflict of laws, regulatory competition

31.

The Rules on Conflict of Laws in the European Takeover Directive

European Company and Financial Law Review, pp. 458-476, 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 521 (40,051)

Abstract:

Takeover Directive, Company law, corporate law, takeover law, tender offers, conflict of laws, regulatory competition, European law

32.
Downloads 494 (38,117)

Abstract:

Russia, company law, liability of directors and officers

33.

A World Without Law Professors

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2012
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 488 (41,600)

Abstract:

legal education, legal training, legal research, law professors, law schools, law faculties, Civil Law, Common Law

34.

Convergence in Shareholder Law

Mathias M. Siems, CONVERGENCE IN SHAREHOLDER LAW, Cambridge University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Dec 2007
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 463 (44,025)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Convergence, divergence, shareholder law, company law, corporate law, corporate governance, comparative company law, comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance, globalization, convergence forces, harmonization, law and finance

35.

Convergence in Corporate Governance: A Leximetric Approach

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 452 (43,935)

Abstract:

corporate governance, leximetrics, shareholder protection, creditor protection, worker protection, convergence

36.

Regulatory Competition in Partnership Law

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2009
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 447 (48,399)

Abstract:

partnership law, regulatory competition, limited liability, Limited Liability Partnership, LLP, LLLP, LLC, limited partnership, PartG, SELARL, comparative partnership law, Centros, freedom of establishment, law firms, Jersey, Cartesio

37.

The Evolution of Labour Law: Calibrating and Comparing Regulatory Regimes

Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Working Paper No. 352
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Simon Deakin, Priya Lele and Mathias M. Siems
University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Ashurst LLP and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 429 (46,769)
Citation 24

Abstract:

labour law, labor law, employee protection, legal origin, comparative law, leximetrics, numerical comparative law

38.

The OECD Principles of Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets: A Successful Example of Networked Governance?

Mark Fenwick, Steven Van Uytsel and Stefan Wrbka (eds.), Networked Governance, Transnational Business and the Law, Berlin: Springer, 2014, Forthcoming, 8th Annual Kyushu University Law Conference, 10-11 February 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2013
Mathias M. Siems and Oscar Salvador Alvarez-Macotela
Durham University - Durham Law School and KLS, University of Kent
Downloads 331 (49,450)

Abstract:

corporate governance, company law, emerging markets, emerging economies, networked governance, trust

39.

Shareholders, Stakeholders and the 'Ordoliberalism'

European Business Law Review, Vol. 13, pp. 147-159, 2002 (with postscript 2008)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 328 (69,933)

Abstract:

Company law, shareholder protection, stakeholder protection, ordoliberalism

40.

The Protection of Creditors of a European Private Company (SPE)

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 12, pp. 147-172, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Apr 2011
Mathias M. Siems, Leif Herzog and Erik Rosenhäger
Durham University - Durham Law School, CMS Hasche Sigle and Linklaters
Downloads 319 (67,895)

Abstract:

European Private Company, Societas Privata Europaea, Creditor Protection, Regulatory Competition

41.

Language, Legal Origins, and Culture before the Courts: Cross-Citations between Supreme Courts in Europe

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 21, 2013, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1719183
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Martin Gelter and Mathias M. Siems
Fordham University School of Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 313 (67,664)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Cross-Citations, Supreme Courts, Legal Origins, Legal Culture, Comparative Law, Comparative Civil Procedure

42.

The Web of Creditor and Shareholder Protection in 25 Countries: A Comparative Legal Network Analysis

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 302 (73,676)

Abstract:

social network analysis, comparative law, creditor protection, shareholder protection, legal origins

43.

The EU Directive on Electronic Signatures - a World Wide Model or a Fruitless Attempt to Regulate the Future?

International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, Vol. 16, pp. 7-22, 2002 (updated in 2007)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2007
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 297 (78,369)

Abstract:

electronic signatures, e-signatures, digital signatures, e-commerce, EU Directive on Electronic Signatures, E-Signatures Directive

Networks, Dialogue or One-Way Traffic? An Empirical Analysis of Cross-Citations between Ten of Europe’s Highest Courts

Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI) Working Paper No. 2011/03 , Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1722721
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2012
Martin Gelter and Mathias M. Siems
Fordham University School of Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 219 (114,583)
Citation 1

Abstract:

cross-citations, supreme courts, citation networks, judicial dialogue, network analysis, comparative law, comparative civil procedure

Networks, Dialogue or One-Way Traffic? An Empirical Analysis of Cross-Citations between Ten of Europe’s Highest Courts

Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 88-99, May 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 May 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Martin Gelter and Mathias M. Siems
Fordham University School of Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 73 (272,632)
Citation 1

Abstract:

cross-citations, highest courts, citation networks, judicial dialogue, network analysis, comparative law

45.

The Case Against Harmonisation of Shareholder Rights

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 6, pp. 539-552, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 287 (81,484)
Citation 2

Abstract:

shareholder rights, European company law, harmonisation, regulatory competition

The Financial Crisis: A Reason to Improve Shareholder Protection in the EU?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Feb 2014
Jonathan Mukwiri and Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Law School and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 276 (90,085)
Citation 1

Abstract:

shareholder protection, financial crisis, EU company law, long-term investors, shareholder engagement, institutional investors, shareholder activism

The Financial Crisis: A Reason to Improve Shareholder Protection in the EU?

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 41, Issue 1, pp. 51-72, 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Feb 2014
Jonathan Mukwiri and Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Law School and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 0
Citation 1

Abstract:

47.

The Divergence of Austrian and German Commercial Law - What Kind of Commercial Law Do We Need in a Globalised Economy?

International Company and Commercial Law Review, pp. 273-278, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 270 (87,745)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Commercial law, Austrian law, German Commercial Code, comparative law, globalisation, divergence, convergence

48.

Judicial Federalism in the ECJ's Berlusconi Case: Towards More Credible Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting?

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 46, pp. 487-506, 2005, Harvard Olin Fellows' Discussion Paper No. 21/2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2008
Martin Gelter and Mathias M. Siems
Fordham University School of Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 264 (90,192)

Abstract:

Company law, accounting law, financial reporting, European law, accounting fraud, corporate governance

49.

The Law and Finance of Share Repurchases in Europe

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 12, pp. 33-57, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2014
Mathias M. Siems and Amedeo De Cesari
Durham University - Durham Law School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School - Finance & Accounting Group
Downloads 258 (68,346)

Abstract:

market manipulation, share repurchases, share buy-backs, dividends, law and finance, market abuse directive, securities regulation

50.

'Unevenly Formed Contracts': Ignoring the 'Mirror of Offer and Acceptance'

European Review of Private Law, Vol. 12, pp. 771-788, 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 255 (79,778)

Abstract:

contract, contract law, offer, acceptance, European law, Principles of European Contract Law, PECL, European private law

51.

A Network-Based Taxonomy of the World's Legal Systems

Durham Law School Working Paper March 2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 245 (72,614)

Abstract:

network analysis, legal origins, law and finance, legal families, comparative law, legal transplants

52.

Citation Patterns of the German Federal Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal of England and Wales

King's Law Journal, Vol. 21, pp. 152-171, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 May 2010
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 241 (95,375)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Court of Appeal of England and Wales, German Federal Supreme Court, Bundesgerichtshof, citation patterns, foreign case law, constitutionalization, Europeanization, numerical comparative law

53.

Comparative Company Law: A Case-Based Approach

Hart Publishing, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Mathias M. Siems and David Cabrelli
Durham University - Durham Law School and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
Downloads 233 (68,811)

Abstract:

company law, comparative law, comparative corporate governance, convergence, legal transplants, legal origins

54.

Shareholder, Creditor and Worker Protection: Time Series Evidence about the Differences between French, German, Indian, UK and US Law

Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Working Paper No. 381
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 232 (99,773)
Citation 1

Abstract:

shareholder protection, creditor protection, worker protection, comparative law, legal convergence, numerical comparative law, leximetrics

55.

Правовое Регулирование Ответственности Членов Органов Управления: Анализ Мировой Практики (Legal Regulation of the Liability of Members of Management Organs: An Analysis of International Practice)

Alpina Publishers (Альпина Паблишерз), 2010,
Number of pages: 335 Posted: 11 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University - School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Fordham University School of Law, Seoul National University School of Law, University of York - York Law School, Durham University - Durham Law School and Linia Prava Law Firm
Downloads 230 (81,484)

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56.

Mapping Legal Research

Cambridge Law Journal, 2012, 71(3): 651-676
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Mathias M. Siems and Daithi Mac Sithigh
Durham University - Durham Law School and Newcastle University (UK) - Law School
Downloads 200 (105,402)

Abstract:

legal research, academic disciplines, research methods, interdisciplinarity, doctrinal legal research, legal practice, humanities, social sciences

57.

Shareholder Protection Around the World (Leximetric II*)

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 33, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 197 (100,198)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, Shareholder Protection

58.

Comparative Law: Who is the Elephant in the Room? (Book Review of 'Comparative Law: A Handbook', Örücü and Nelken, eds.)

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2009
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 188 (133,026)

Abstract:

comparative law, Pierre Legrand, Rafael La Porta, LLSV, La Porta et al., numerical comparative law, quantitative comparative law, Westlaw

59.

Measuring the Immeasurable: How to Turn Law into Numbers

DOES LAW MATTER? ON LAW AND ECONOMIC GROWTH, p. 115, Michael Faure and Jan Smits, eds., Intersentia, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2011
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 180 (115,544)

Abstract:

quantitative legal research, empirical legal research, leximetrics, law and finance, legal indicators, Doing Business Report, Governance Indicators

60.

The Curious Case of Overfitting Legal Transplants

in Maurice Adams and Dirk Heirbaut (eds.), The Method and Culture of Comparative Law: Essays in Honour of Mark Van Hoecke, Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2014, pp. 133-146.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 May 2014
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 158 (97,305)

Abstract:

legal transplants, comparative law, law and society, law and culture, business cards, David Hasselhoff, Big in Japan

61.

'New' Intellectual Property Rights

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 154 (152,933)

Abstract:

intellectual property, semiconductor topography, databases

62.

The Methods of Comparative Corporate Law

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 142 (88,077)

Abstract:

comparative law, corporate law, company law, functionalism, law and finance, transnational law, regulatory competition, law and development

63.

Ordoliberal Lessons for Economic Stability: Different Kinds of Regulation, Not More Regulation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Mathias M. Siems and Gerhard Schnyder
Durham University - Durham Law School and Institute for International Management LUL
Downloads 139 (123,334)

Abstract:

ordoliberalism, liberal theory, institutional economics, financial crisis, financial regulation, Eurozone crisis

64.

Legal Adaptability in Elbonia

International Journal of Law in Context, Vol. 2, pp. 393-408, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 May 2006 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 138 (164,413)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Legal adaptability, legal evolution, legal change, law and society, law and finance, law and development, legal innovation, path dependence, legal origin, Elbonia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

65.

Citations to Foreign Courts -- Illegitimate and Superfluous, or Unavoidable? Evidence from Europe

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 62, No. 1, 2014, pp. 35-85, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2330419
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Martin Gelter and Mathias M. Siems
Fordham University School of Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 130 (140,617)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Cross-Citations, Supreme Courts, Legal Origins, Legal Culture, Comparative Law, Comparative Civil Procedure

66.

Digestenexegese D. 9, 2, 23, 2

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 19 May 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 120 (189,368)

Abstract:

Roman law, calculation of damages, Pandects, Digestenexegese

67.

No Risk, No Fun? Should Spouses Be Advised Before Committing to Guarantees? A Comparative Analysis

European Review of Private Law, Vol. 10, pp. 509-528, 2002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2008
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 107 (203,149)

Abstract:

Guarantees, contract law, comparative law, duty of advice, culpa in contrahendo

68.

Comparative Law

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 2014
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 99 (72,872)

Abstract:

comparative law, comparative legal studies, legal families, legal methods, comparative studies, legal transplants, law and development, convergence

69.

Disappearing Paradigms in Shareholder Protection: Leximetric Evidence for 30 Countries, 1990-2013

Journal of Corporate Law Studies vol. 15 (2015), pp. 127-160
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2015
Dionysia Katelouzou and Mathias M. Siems
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 89 (102,782)

Abstract:

shareholder protection, corporate governance, company law, legal origin, leximetrics, legal transplants

70.

Bringing in Foreign Ideas: The Quest for 'Better Law' in Implicit Comparative Law

The Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 9 (2014), pp. 119-136
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 86 (163,474)

Abstract:

comparative law, interdisciplinary research, better law, law and economics, development policy, welfare models, forms of government

71.

Mapping Legal Research - Online Supplement

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2012
Mathias M. Siems and Daithi Mac Sithigh
Durham University - Durham Law School and Newcastle University (UK) - Law School
Downloads 68 (250,061)

Abstract:

72.

Convergence, Legal Origins, and Transplants in Comparative Corporate Law: A Case-Based and Quantitative Analysis

American Journal of Comparative Law, vol. 63 (2015), pp. 109-153
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
David Cabrelli and Mathias M. Siems
University of Edinburgh - School of Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 66 (149,708)

Abstract:

company law, comparative law, comparative corporate governance, comparative corporate law, convergence, legal transplants, legal origins

73.

The Leximetric Research on Shareholder Protection

Research Handbook on Shareholder Power, 2015 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2015
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 64 (182,551)

Abstract:

shareholder protection, leximetrics, law and finance, comparative company law, legal origins, legal families, convergence

74.

Why Do We Do What We Do? Comparing Legal Methods in Five Law Schools Through Survey Evidence

Final version to be published in Rob van Gestel, Hans Micklitz and Edward L. Rubin (eds.), Rethinking Legal Scholarship: A Transatlantic Interchange, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
Mathias M. Siems and Daithi Mac Sithigh
Durham University - Durham Law School and Newcastle University (UK) - Law School
Downloads 57 (196,759)

Abstract:

legal methods, interdisciplinarity, doctrinal legal research, legal practice, humanities, social sciences, academic disciplines, law schools

75.

Comparative Law in the 22nd Century

Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 51 (152,143)

Abstract:

future studies, comparative law, transnational law, law and technology

76.

Taxonomies and Leximetrics

The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance, Jeffrey Gordon and Wolf-Georg Ringe, eds., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 May 2014 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2014
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 47 (269,919)

Abstract:

corporate taxonomies, leximetrics, corporate governance, legal origins, legal families, shareholder primacy, stakeholder model

77.

Human Rights Treaties and Comparative Law

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 171, pp. 118-121, 2015
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Mar 2015
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 46 (285,377)

Abstract:

comparative law, constitutions, international human rights treaties

78.

The Adjudication of the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH) in the Last 55 Years - A Quantitative and Comparative Approach

Oxford University Comparative Law Forum, Vol. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 30 May 2010
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 46 (326,939)

Abstract:

German Federal Supreme Court, German law, citations, legal methods, numerical comparative law

79.

Contentious Modes of Understanding Chinese Commercial Law

The George Mason Journal of International Commercial Law, vol. 6 (2014/2015), pp. 177-200
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Tianshu Zhou and Mathias M. Siems
China University of Political Science and Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
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Abstract:

Comparative law, Chinese Commercial Law, Legal Transplant, Legal Families, Corporatism, Confucianism, Law and Development

80.

The G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance 2015: A Critical Assessment of Their Operation and Impact

Journal of Business Law, p. 310-328, 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Mathias M. Siems and Oscar Salvador Alvarez-Macotela
Durham University - Durham Law School and KLS, University of Kent
Downloads 0 (505,126)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Company Law, OECD, Networked Governance, Trust

81.

How to Regulate the Regulators: Applying Principles of Good Corporate Governance to Financial Regulatory Institutions

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 354/2017
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Hadar Yoana Jabotinsky and Mathias M. Siems
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 0 (227,847)

Abstract:

Financial Regulatory Institutions, Corporate Governance, Principal-Agent Problem, Independence of Regulators, Organisational Design

82.

Law, Trust and Institutional Change in China: Evidence from Qualitative Fieldwork

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 15/2017
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Ding Chen, Simon Deakin, Mathias M. Siems and Boya Wang
University of Sheffield, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Durham University - Durham Law School and University of Cambridge
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Abstract:

Chinese law; new institutional economics; law and finance; law and development; guanxi

83.

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: Ideal and Real Types of Shareholders

Hanne Birkmose, Shareholders’ Duties, Kluwer Law International (2017 Forthcoming), Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 16-07,
Posted: 29 Nov 2016
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School

Abstract:

shareholder rights, shareholder duties, company law, corporate governance, short-termism, responsible shareholders

84.

Legal Research in Search of Attention: A Quantitative Assessment

King’s Law Journal, Volume 27, 2016, pp. 170-187,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
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Abstract:

legal research; higher education; impact metrics; bibliometrics; REF

85.

Is There a Relationship Between Shareholder Protection and Stock Market Development?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2016
Simon Deakin, Prabirjit Sarkar and Mathias M. Siems
University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Cambridge, Centre for Business Research and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 0 (215,708)

Abstract:

corporate governance, shareholder protection, financial development, stock market development

86.

Varieties of Legal Systems: Towards a New Global Taxonomy

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2015
Mathias M. Siems
Durham University - Durham Law School
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Abstract:

legal families, legal origins, law and finance, network analysis, comparative law