George G. Triantis

Stanford Law School

Charles J. Meyers Professor of Law and Business

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Stock Pyramids, Cross-Ownership, and Dual Class Equity: The Creation and Agency Costs of Separating Control from Cash Flow Rights

Concentrated Corporate Ownership, (R. Morck, ed.), pp. 295-315, 2000
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Feb 1999 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2009
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Reinier Kraakman and George G. Triantis
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,469 (2,064)
Citation 24

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Pyramids, dual-class, cross-ownership, cash flow nights, votes, agency costs, corporate governance, law and finance

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Financial Contract Design in the World of Venture Capital

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 68, Winter 2001
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Feb 2001
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
Downloads 3,490 (3,134)
Citation 23

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corporate governance, financial intermediation, bank lending, venture capital, convertible debt

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Strategic Vagueness in Contract Design: The Case of Corporate Acquisitions

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, 2010
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2010
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Michigan Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,360 (14,999)
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contract design, mergers and acquisitions, options, litigation

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Principles of Contract Design

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 115, 2005-06
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 May 2005
Robert E. Scott and George G. Triantis
Columbia University - Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,143 (19,502)

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Contract design, litigation, verifiability, rules/standards, burdens of proof

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The Effect of Bargaining Power on Contract Design

Virginia Law Review 98:8, 1665–1744, 2012
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2013
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Michigan Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 922 (26,763)
Citation 13

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Contracts, Negotiation, Bargaining Power

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Investing in Human Capital: The Efficiency of Covenants Not to Compete

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Eric A. Posner, George G. Triantis and Alexander J. Triantis
University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 920 (26,845)
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Covenant not to compete, employment, exclusive contracts

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Improving Contract Quality: Modularity, Technology, and Innovation in Contract Design

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
Downloads 727 (37,232)
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contract innovation, legal profession, law firms, automated document production

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Market Conditions and Contract Design: Variations in Debt Contracting

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 May 2012 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2013
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Michigan Law School and Stanford Law School
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contracts, corporate finance, bargaining power, adverse selection, moral hazard

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Designing and Enforcing Preliminary Agreements

98 Texas Law Review 439 (2020)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Michigan Law School and Stanford Law School
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Preliminary Agreement, Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Understanding, Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith

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Completing Contracts in the Shadow of Costly Verification

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Michigan Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 589 (49,275)
Citation 1

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Incomplete Contracts, Costly Verification

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Economic and Legal Boundaries of Firms

Virginia Law Review, 2007
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 May 2006
Edward Iacobucci and George G. Triantis
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 502 (60,280)
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Evidentiary Arbitrage: The Fabrication of Evidence and the Verifiability of Contract Performance

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 04-10; Univ. of Virginia Law & Econ Research Paper No. 02-17
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jul 2004
Chris William Sanchirico and George G. Triantis
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 404 (77,766)
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Evidentiary Arbitrage: The Fabrication of Evidence and the Verifiability of Contract Performance

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 72-94, 2008
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Chris William Sanchirico and George G. Triantis
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Stanford Law School

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The Evolution of Contract Remedies (and Why Do Contracts Professors Teach Remedies First?)

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-69
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2010
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
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Citation 1

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Contracts Without Law: Sovereign Versus Corporate Debt

University of Cincinnati Law Review, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Mar 2007
G. Mitu Gulati and George G. Triantis
Duke University School of Law and Stanford Law School
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Debtor-in-Possession Financing in Bankruptcy

Handbook on Corporate Bankruptcy Law (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2018
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
Downloads 353 (91,794)
Citation 1

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debtor-in-possession financing, corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, debt financing

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A Tussle with Tousa: Savings Clauses in Intercorporate Guaranties

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-68
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2010
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
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The Personification and Property of Legal Entities

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-67
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Nov 2009
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
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Debtor Priority and Options in Bankruptcy: A Policy Intervention

Forthcoming, American Bankruptcy Law Journal (2017)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Jun 2017
Barry E. Adler and George G. Triantis
New York University School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 197 (167,099)

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bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, corporate finance, debt priority

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Stock Pyramids, Cross-Ownership, and the Dual Class Equity: the Creation and Agency Costs of Seperating Control from Cash Flow Rights

NBER Working Paper No. w6951
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Reinier Kraakman and George G. Triantis
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 164 (196,475)

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Relationship-Specific Investment, Asymmetric Information, and the Role of Knowledge-Based Obligations in Contracts

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2020
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Michigan Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 157 (203,892)

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Preliminary Agreement, Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Understanding, Term Sheet, Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith

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Promissory Autonomy, Imperfect Courts, and the Immorality of the Expectation Damages Default

Suffolk University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
Downloads 138 (226,552)

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contract law, remedies, conditions, morality

22.

Bankruptcy For the States and By the States

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
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state finance, bankruptcy, sovereign debt

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Bankruptcy's Uneasy Shift to a Contract Paradigm

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 166, p. 1777, 2018
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2019
David A. Skeel and George G. Triantis
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 113 (263,390)

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Bankruptcy, contracts, covenants, debt structure, ex post, ex ante, asymmetry, contingencies, renegotiation, multiple creditors, security design, pre-commitment, reorganization, judicial review, public policy, creditor rights

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Embedded Options and the Case Against Compensation in Contract Law

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 104, 2004
Posted: 01 Jul 2004
Robert E. Scott and George G. Triantis
Columbia University - Law School and Stanford Law School

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Contracts, options, risk management, expectation damages, liquidated damages

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Legal organizations, corporations, security interests, trusts, charities, corporate finance, corporate governance

Organizations as Internal Capital Markets: The Legal Boundaries of Firms, Collateral and Trusts in Commercial and Charitable Enterprises

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 117, 2004
Posted: 03 Oct 2003
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School

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legal organizations, corporations, security interests, trusts, charities, corporate finance, corporate governance

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The Efficiency of Vague Contract Terms

UVA Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-7
Posted: 16 May 2002
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School

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Financial Slack Policy and the Laws of Secured Transactions

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 29, No. 35, 2000
Posted: 08 Feb 2000
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School

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Financial Slack Policy and the Laws of Secured Transactions

Columbia Law School, Center for Law and Economic Studies, Working Paper No. 152
Posted: 02 Feb 2000
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School

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The Paradox of Managerial Discretion and the Texture of Secured Transaction Laws

Working Paper No. 97-11
Posted: 18 Dec 1997
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School

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29.

The Motivational Implications of Debt Financing

University of Virginia Olin Program in Law and Economics Working Paper 97-10
Posted: 27 Jun 1997
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School

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30.

Timing Problems in Contract Breach Decisions

Posted: 28 Feb 1997
Alexander J. Triantis and George G. Triantis
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Stanford Law School

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