James C. Spindler

University of Texas School of Law

Sylvan Lang Professor

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Professor

Austin, TX 78712

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Corporate Heroin: A Defense of Perks, Executive Loans, and Conspicuous Consumption

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Oct 2004
M. Todd Henderson and James C. Spindler
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 591 (65,104)

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perks, motivation, employe incentives

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IPO Underpricing, Disclosure, and Litigation Risk

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-9, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 490 (82,195)
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Conflict or Credibility: Analyst Conflicts of Interest and the Market for Underwriting Business

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 425 (96,383)

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investing, equities, research analysts, capital markets

Conflict or Credibility: Analyst Conflicts of Interest and the Market for Underwriting Business

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 35, June 2006, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C06-3, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 06-6, U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 215
Posted: 10 Apr 2006
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law

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investing, equities, research analysts, capital markets, public offerings, Sarbanes Oxley, underwriting

We Have a Consensus on Fraud on the Market -- And It's Wrong

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E562
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 May 2016 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2016
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 243 (175,648)
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securities litigation, fraud on the market, circularity, pocket shifting, diversification, 10b-5, precaution costs

We Have a Consensus on Fraud on the Market - And It's Wrong

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 7, 2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2017
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 156 (262,426)

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Vicarious Liability for Bad Corporate Governance: Are We Wrong About 10b-5?

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C08-3, 21st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2008 Paper, American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 388 (107,936)

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Salary History Bans and Gender Discrimination

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E587
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2021
Jeffrey Meli and James C. Spindler
Barclays and University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 321 (132,880)
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gender wage gap, discrimination, employment, labor

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How Private is Private Equity, and at What Cost?

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 76, 2009, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-11, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-22
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 May 2009
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 296 (144,629)

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Why Shareholders Want Their CEOS to Lie More after Dura Pharmaceuticals

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C06-10, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 250 (171,458)
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IPO Liability and Entrepreneurial Response

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 May 2005
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 220 (193,764)
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The Promise of Diversity, Inclusion, and Punishment in Corporate Governance

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E598
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
James C. Spindler and Jeffrey Meli
University of Texas School of Law and Barclays
Downloads 190 (221,501)

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Vicarious Liability for Managerial Myopia

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E559
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 81 (416,799)

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Executive compensation, corporate governance, misreporting, fraud, securities law, moral hazard

Vicarious Liability for Managerial Myopia

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 665
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 35 (614,179)

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Vicarious Liability for Managerial Myopia

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 33 (626,784)

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Communication by Other Means

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp.48-53, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 141 (283,699)
Citation 1

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Accounting, accounting scandal, stocks, stock collapse, Enron, WorldCom, security analyst, Sarbanes-Oxley, underwriter, fraud, Exchange Act

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The Effect of Salary History Bans on Wages, Learning, and the Gender Pay Gap

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E599
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
Jeffrey Meli and James C. Spindler
Barclays and University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 120 (320,257)

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gender pay gap, salary history, asymmetric learning, labor market

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Hidden Costs of Mandatory Long Term Compensation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jan 2012
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 100 (362,640)

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compensation, Dodd Frank, SEC, short termism

Long-Term Incentives to Underperform in the Short Term

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 57 (502,934)

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Long-Term Incentives to Underperform in the Short Term

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 30 (646,689)
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executive compensation, contract theory, reporting

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Is it Time to Wind Up the Securities Act of 1933?

Regulation, Vol 29, No.4, Winter 2006-2007 pp. 48-55
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 80 (415,562)

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securities act, mandatory disclosure rules, hidden costs, SEC, securities and exchange commission, liability, equity-based compensation, performance-based compensation, shareholders, public firms, investors, capital markets, james spindler

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Optimal Deterrence When Shareholders Desire Fraud

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 595
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2021
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 76 (427,942)

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securities, fraud, shareholders, 10b-5, fraud on the market, private litigation, class action

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Hidden Costs of Mandatory Long Term Compensation

Journal of Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 219
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Dec 2011
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 76 (427,942)

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long term compensation, clawback

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Taking a Dive: Long-Term Incentives to Underperform in the Short Term

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 58 (491,248)

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corporate governance, executive compensation, contract theory, renegotiation, misreporting, moral hazard

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Mandatory Long-Term Compensation in the Banking System -- And Beyond?

Regulation, Vol. 34, No. 3, p. 42, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Nov 2011
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 57 (495,144)
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The Coasian Firm and Insider Trading, Revisited

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 596
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2021
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 51 (520,350)

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insider trading, securities markets, liqudity, microstructure, securities fraud, disclosure, agency costs

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Misreporting and Compensation Under Incomplete Commitment

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 667
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2017
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 32 (617,574)

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23.

Employer Learning and Informative Wages

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2022
Jeffrey Meli and James C. Spindler
Barclays and University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 25 (664,128)

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labor market, employer learning, asymmetric learning, salary history ban, job mobility, wage formation

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More Long Term Compensation and... More Fraud?

Posted: 17 Jan 2012
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law

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securities, SEC, fraud, reporting, disclosure, compensation

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How Private is Private Equity?

Posted: 12 Jan 2010
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law

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26.

Endogenous Compensation in a Firm with Disclosure and Moral Hazard

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-20, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-41
Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law

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