Matthew D. Cain

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Economic Fellow

United States Securities and Exchange Commission

450 Fifth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20549

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

CEO Personal Risk-Taking and Corporate Policies

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2014
Matthew D. Cain and Stephen B. McKeon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of Oregon - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,536 (5,018)
Citation 5

Abstract:

risk preferences, mergers, acquisitions, leverage, volatility, sensation seeking

2.

A Great Game: The Dynamics of State Competition and Litigation

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 165, 2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2015
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,226 (10,309)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Merger Litigation, Takeovers, Jurisdictional Competition, Delaware, Plaintiffs' Attorneys, Shareholder Class Actions

Form Over Substance? The Value of Corporate Process and Management Buy-Outs

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2011
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 978 (17,671)

Abstract:

management buy-outs, MBOs, freeze-outs, takeovers, conflict transactions, special committees, corporate process, Delaware

Form Over Substance? The Value of Corporate Process and Management Buy-Outs

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 36, No. 3, 2011, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 176
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 May 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 225 (113,227)

Abstract:

Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, buy-out, management, freeze-out, contract, shareholders

4.

Earnouts: A Study of Financial Contracting in Acquisition Agreements

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 May 2006 Last Revised: 16 May 2012
Matthew D. Cain, David J. Denis and Diane K. Denis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business
Downloads 973 (15,581)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Earnouts, contingent payments, acquisitions

5.

Takeover Litigation in 2013

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2014
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 729 (23,537)

Abstract:

merger litigation, takeover litigation, Delaware, jurisdictional competition

6.

Takeover Litigation in 2012

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 643 (29,876)

Abstract:

merger litigation, takeover litigation, Delaware, jurisdictional competition

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Citation 3

Delaware's Competitive Reach

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2011
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 637 (32,731)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Delaware's Competitive Reach

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 92-128, 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 2 (568,509)
Citation 3
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Broken Promises: The Role of Reputation in Private Equity Contracting and Strategic Default

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2012
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Baylor University
Downloads 628 (30,558)
Citation 1

Abstract:

private equity, reputation, contracting, termination

9.

Information Production by Investment Banks: Evidence from Fairness Opinions

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 15 May 2012
Matthew D. Cain and David J. Denis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 593 (30,666)
Citation 4

Abstract:

fairness opinions, investment banks, contingent fees, mergers, valuation

10.

Do Takeover Laws Matter? Evidence from Five Decades of Hostile Takeovers

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, University of Oregon - Department of Finance and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 442 (19,501)

Abstract:

hostile takeovers, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, laws

11.

Takeover Litigation in 2011

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 363 (62,666)
Citation 1

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12.

Intermediation in Private Equity: The Role of Placement Agents

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, University of Oregon - Department of Finance and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 321 (18,061)

Abstract:

certification, reputation, financial literacy, sophisticated investors

13.

Takeover Litigation in 2014

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Feb 2015
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 287 (52,327)

Abstract:

merger litigation, takeover litigation, Delaware, jurisdictional competition

14.

How Corporate Governance Is Made: The Case of the Golden Leash

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 164, P. 649, 2016, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-26, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2635161
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2016
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, Fordham University School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 102 (82,435)

Abstract:

Corporate governance, corporation law, activist-nominated directors, director compensation, golden leash, shareholder activism, activist investors, institutional investors, event study, share pricing, governance innovations

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The Shifting Tides of Merger Litigation

Vanderbilt Law Review, 2018 Forthcoming, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-6, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2922121, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Abstract:

Mergers, acquisitions, M&A, corporations, corporate law, corporate governance, Delaware legislation, merger litigation, plaintiffs’ lawyers, securities litigation, shareholder rights, management rights, empirical study

16.

Takeover Litigation in 2015

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Jan 2016
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 0 (21,489)

Abstract:

merger litigation, takeover litigation, Delaware, jurisdictional competition, peppercorn paper