Simone M. Sepe

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law

Associate Professor of Law

P.O. Box 210176

Tucson, AZ 85721-0176

United States

IAST - Fondation Jean-Jacques Laffont - TSE

21 allée de Brienne

31015 Toulouse Cedex 6

Toulouse Cedex, F-31042

France

University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI)

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21 Allee de Brienne bat. F

Toulouse Cedex, F-31000

France

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Lawyers and Fools: Lawyer-Directors in Public Corporations

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 102, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-63, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper 13-25
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Cornell Law School
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corporate governance, board of directors, board composition, lawyer-directors

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Staggered Boards and Long-Term Firm Value, Revisited

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Martijn Cremers, Lubomir P. Litov and Simone M. Sepe
University of Notre Dame, University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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Staggered Boards, Classified Boards, Firm Value, Long-term Commitment, Entrenchment

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Good Faith and Contract Interpretation: A Law and Economics Perspective

SIena Memos and Papers in Law & Economics - SIMPLE Paper No. 42/06, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 10-28
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2010
Simone M. Sepe
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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contract law, good faith, incomplete contracts

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Making Sense of Executive Compensation

36 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 189 (2011), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 10-42
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2014
Simone M. Sepe
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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Dodd-Frank Act, Executive Compensation, Manager Employment Contracts

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Private Sale of Corporate Control: Why the European Mandatory Bid Rule is Inefficient

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 10-29
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2010
Simone M. Sepe
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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corporate governance, mandatory bid rule, incomplete contracts, private benefits of control

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Directors' Duty to Creditors and the Debt Contract

Journal of Business & Technology Law, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 553, 2007
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Jan 2008
Simone M. Sepe
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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corporate governance, fiduciary duties, incomplete contracts, contract theory, covenants

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Paying for Risk: Bankers, Compensation, and Competition

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 100, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-87
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Charles K. Whitehead and Simone M. Sepe
Cornell Law School and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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Bank, financial, financial crisis, risk-taking, compensation

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Urban Decay, Austerity, and the Rule of Law

64 Emory Law Journal 1 (2014), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-15
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2014
Brent T. White, Simone M. Sepe and Saura Masconale
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
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social contract, rule of law, urban infrastructure, austerity

9.

The Financial Value of Corporate Law: Evidence from (Re)incorporations

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 06 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Martijn Cremers and Simone M. Sepe
University of Notre Dame and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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State corporate law, Delaware, reincorporation, firm value, limited commitment, moral hazard, shareholders, stakeholders

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Corporate Agency Problems and Dequity Contracts

36 Journal of Corporation Law 113 (2010)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 May 2013
Simone M. Sepe
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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Corporate Governance, Common Agency, Hybrid Securities, Fiduciary Duties

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Intruders in the Boardroom: The Case of Constituency Directors

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 91, 2013, Forthcoming, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-24
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2013
Simone M. Sepe
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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constitutuency directors, NCE investors, non-common equity investors, fiduciary duty

12.

Regulating Risk and Governance in Banks: A Contractarian Perspective

62 Emory Law Journal 327 (2012), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-14
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 03 Mar 2013
Simone M. Sepe
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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bank regulation, regulating risk, debtholders, shareholders, safe governance, risk taking, contractarian approach

13.

Risk Shifting, Conversion Rules, and Optional Payment Schedules

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 10-30
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2010
Simone M. Sepe
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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Asset Substitution, Convertible Debt, Corporate Governance, Risk Shifting, SOSD

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Give 'Em Enough Rope: Optimal Design of Executive Pay and Rent Extraction

89 Tex. L. Rev. See Also 143 (2011), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-08
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Feb 2013
Simone M. Sepe
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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executive compensation, equity issuances, executive pay, manager incentives

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Disentangling Liberalization and Privatization Policies: Is There a Political Trade-Off?

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jun 2015
Filippo Belloc, Antonio Nicita and Simone M. Sepe
University of Chieti-Pescara - Department of Economic Studies, University of Siena - Department of Economics and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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Liberalization, Privatization, Network industries, Partisanship

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Board Declassification Activism: Why Run Away from the Evidence?

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jun 2017
Martijn Cremers and Simone M. Sepe
University of Notre Dame and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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staggered board, declassification, firm value, shareholder activism, shareholder proposals, legal clinic

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Board Declassification Activism: The Financial Value of the Shareholder Rights Project

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 May 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Martijn Cremers and Simone M. Sepe
University of Notre Dame and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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staggered board, declassification, firm value, shareholder activism, shareholder proposals, legal clinic

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Online Appendix Tables of 'Staggered Boards and Long-Term Firm Value, Revisited'

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2017
Martijn Cremers, Lubomir P. Litov and Simone M. Sepe
University of Notre Dame, University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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staggered board, firm value, stakeholder relationships, innovation

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Rethinking Chutes: Incentives, Investment, and Innovation

95 Boston University Law Review 2029 (2015), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-41, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 15-35
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
Simone M. Sepe and Charles K. Whitehead
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Cornell Law School
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parachute, chute, executive compensation, takeover, governance, innovation, specific investment

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Hedge Fund Activism and Long-Term Firm Value

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2015
Martijn Cremers, Erasmo Giambona, Simone M. Sepe and Ye Wang
University of Notre Dame, Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management - Finance Department; James D. Kuhn Center for Real Estate, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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Hedge fund activism, corporate governance, long-term firm value, selection effect, matched sample, limited commitment, stakeholder relationships

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Commitment and Entrenchment in Corporate Governance

Northwestern University Law Review, 2016, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-22
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Martijn Cremers, Saura Masconale and Simone M. Sepe
University of Notre Dame, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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Corporate Governance, Firm Value, Long-term Commitment, Entrenchment, G-Index, E-Index, C-Index, I-Index

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The Shareholder Value of Empowered Boards

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 68, 2016, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-21
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 18 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Martijn Cremers and Simone M. Sepe
University of Notre Dame and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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staggered boards, destaggering, corporate law, firm value, entrenchment, limited commitment

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Incomplete Contracts and Competition - Another Look at Fisher Body/General Motors?

34 Eur. J. L. & Econ. 495 (2012)
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Antonio Nicita and Simone M. Sepe
University of Siena - Department of Economics and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law

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incomplete contracts, competition, FIsher Body/General Motors