Marco Ventoruzzo

Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law

Law Professor

Lewis Katz Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States

https://law.psu.edu/faculty/ventoruzzo

Bocconi University - Department of Law

Via Roentgen, 1

Milan, 20136

Italy

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Comparing Insider Trading in the United States and in the European Union: History and Recent Developments

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 257/2014, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2442049
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 May 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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insider trading, market abuse, fiduciary duties, SEC

The Thirteenth Directive and the Contrasts between European and U.S. Takeover Regulation: Different (Regulatory) Means, Not so Different (Political and Economic) Ends?

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-07
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 13 Oct 2005
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Takeover, Thirteenth Directive, Control, Ownership, Tender Offer, Passivity

The Thirteenth Directive and the Contrasts Between European and U.S. Takeover Regulation: Different Regulatory Means, Not so Different Political and Economic Ends?

Penn State Legal Studies Research, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4
Posted: 21 May 2009
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law

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Takeover, Thirteenth Directive, Control, Ownership, Tender Offer, Passivity

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Where are the Best (Corporate) Law Professors Teaching?

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2696217, Penn State Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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corporate law, corporate governance, scholarship

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Cross-Border Mergers, Change of Applicable Corporate Laws and Protection of Dissenting Shareholders: Withdrawal Rights Under Italian Law

Penn State Legal Studies Research, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16, European Company and Financial Law Review (ECFR), 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Cross-border Mergers, M&As, Protection of minorities, Appraisal Right, Withdrawal Right, Regulatory Competition, Corporate Governance

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The Disappearing Taboo of Multiple Voting Shares: Regulatory Responses to the Migration of Chrysler-Fiat

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2574236, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 3-2015, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 288/2015
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Regulatory competition, one-share, one-vote, controlling shareholders, institutional investors, multiple voting shares, loyalty shares, dual class structures, control enhancing devices

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Experiments in Comparative Corporate Law: The Recent Italian Reform and the Dubious Virtues of a Market for Rules in the Absence of Effective Regulatory Competition

Penn State Legal Studies Research, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-02, Texas International Law Journal, Forthcoming, European Company and Financial Law Review Vol. 2, No. 2
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Corporate, reform, Italy, market for rules, Centros, comparative, freedom of contract, regulatory competition

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Comparative Corporate Law: Look No Further

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2626021
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law, University of Luxembourg, University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of Hamburg - Seminar for Commercial Law, Bocconi Law School and Brunel University London
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corporate law, comparative law, corporate governance, corporate finance, shares, bonds, board of directors, directors' liability, M&As, takeovers, insider trading, liitgation, arbitration

8.

Takeover Regulation as a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Taking Armour & Skeel's Thesis to Continental Europe

Penn State Legal Studies Research, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-02
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Takeover, Tende offer, Mandatory bid, Defensive measures, Breakthrough rule, Ownership stucture, Institutional Investors, Thirteenth Directive

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Do Market Abuse Rules Violate Human Rights? The Grande Stevens v. Italy Case

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 269/2014, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2517760
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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market abuse, insider trading, market manipulations, European Convention on Human Rights, due process, double jeopardy

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Freeze-Outs: Transcontinental Analysis and Reform Proposals

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 50, No. 4, 2010, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 137/2009
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2010
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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freeze-out, squeeze-out, going private, tender offer, merger, takeover, minority protection

11.

Dissenting Directors

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 332/2016, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2854768, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 28-2016
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2018
Bocconi University - Department of Law, Bocconi University and Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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corporate governance, board of directors, independent directors, dissent, resignation

12.

Empowering Shareholders in Directors' Elections: A Revolution in the Making

Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4-2010, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 01-10, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 147/2010
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2010
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Unaccontable Boards, Shareholders’ Democracy, Proxy Access, List Voting, Cumulative Voting

13.

The Biases of an 'Unbiased' Optional Takeovers Regime: The Mandatory Bid Threshold as a Reverse Drawbridge

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 304/2016, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 17-2015, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2706602
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2016
Johannes W. Fedderke and Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University - School of International Affairs and Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Takeovers, Mandatory Bids, Defensive Measures, Control Enhancing Devices, Control, Law and Economics

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Why Shareholders’ Agreements are Not Used in U.S. Listed Corporations: A Conundrum in Search of an Explanation

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 42-2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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shareholders' agreements, ownership structure, corporate governance

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'Cost-Based' and 'Rule-Based' Regulatory Competition: Markets for Corporate Charters in the U.S. And the EU

Penn State Legal Studies Research, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14, New York University Journal of Law and Business, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Regulatory competition, corporate charters, market for rules, Centros, Delaware

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Issuing New Shares and Preemptive Rights: A Comparative Analysis

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 76, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 43-2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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corporate governance, issuing shares, preemptive rights

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Do Conservative Justices Favor Wall Street? Ideology and the Supreme Court's Securities Regulation Decisions

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2404247
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Johannes W. Fedderke and Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University - School of International Affairs and Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Supreme Court, Securities Regulation, Politics, Takeovers

18.

Classes of Shares and Voting Rights in the History of Italian Corporate Law

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Nov 2016
Marco Ventoruzzo and Giulio Sandrelli
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law and Bocconi University - Department of Law
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corporate finance, classes of shares, multiple voting shares

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Like Moths to a Flame? International Securities Litigation after Morrison: Correcting the Supreme Court’s 'Transactional Test'

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 52, No. 2, p. 405, 2012, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2027530
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2012
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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class actions, rule 10b-5, international jurisdiction, securities regulation

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The Role of Comparative Law in Shaping Corporate Statutory Reforms

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 41-2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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comparative law, comparative corporate law, legal reforms, corporate governance

21.

Regulatory Competition and Freedom of Contract in U.S. Corporate Law

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2776945, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 11-2016
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2018
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Regulatory Competition, Delaware, Fee-Shifting by Laws, Forum Selection Clauses, European Union, Contractual Freedom