George G. Triantis

Stanford Law School

Charles J. Meyers Professor of Law and Business

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

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, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 249
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 4,544 (2,323)
Citation 35

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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

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Feb 2001
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
Downloads 3,516 (3,556)
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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, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-16
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 1,402 (16,211)
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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 1,237 (19,591)

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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, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 421, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2012-04
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 965 (28,219)
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, Univ. of Virginia Law & Econ Research Paper No. 01-08
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 Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
Downloads 947 (28,991)
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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, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2306209, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
Downloads 764 (39,087)
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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, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 428, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2012-07
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
Downloads 721 (42,270)
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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 604 (53,611)
Citation 1

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Incomplete Contracts, Costly Verification

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Economic and Legal Boundaries of Firms

Virginia Law Review, 2007, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 903328
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 519 (64,592)
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Debtor-in-Possession Financing in Bankruptcy

Handbook on Corporate Bankruptcy Law (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming), Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2018
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School
Downloads 417 (84,236)
Citation 1

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

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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
Downloads 414 (84,941)
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Evidentiary Arbitrage: The Fabrication of Evidence and the Verifiability of Contract Performance

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 412 (84,673)
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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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Contracts Without Law: Sovereign Versus Corporate Debt

University of Cincinnati Law Review, 2007, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Mar 2007
G. Mitu Gulati and George G. Triantis
Duke University School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 369 (97,010)

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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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What Do Lawyers Contribute to Law & Economics?

Forthcoming in Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 38, 2021, in Symposium on New Challenges in Law and Economics, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 629, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 558
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
Robert E. Scott and George G. Triantis
Columbia University - Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 225 (162,866)

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Debtor Priority and Options in Bankruptcy: A Policy Intervention

Forthcoming, American Bankruptcy Law Journal (2017), Stanford Public Law Working Paper
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 217 (168,466)

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bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, corporate finance, debt priority

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Contract Design When Relationship-Specific Investment Produces Asymmetric Information

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2021
Albert H. Choi and George G. Triantis
University of Michigan Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 214 (170,681)

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

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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
Downloads 208 (175,405)
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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 187 (193,282)

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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 (249,508)

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contract law, remedies, conditions, morality

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Government Activism in Bankruptcy

36 Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal ___, UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2021
Jared A. Ellias and George G. Triantis
UC Hastings Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 131 (259,747)

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bankruptcy; corporate governance; government regulation

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Bankruptcy's Uneasy Shift to a Contract Paradigm

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 166, p. 1777, 2018, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-21, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 526
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 128 (264,256)

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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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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
Downloads 117 (282,373)

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state finance, bankruptcy, sovereign debt

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Embedded Options and the Case Against Compensation in Contract Law

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

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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

Posted: 16 May 2002
George G. Triantis
Stanford Law School

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Financial Slack Policy and the Laws of Secured Transactions

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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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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32.

Timing Problems in Contract Breach Decisions

Posted: 28 Feb 1997
Alexander J. Triantis and George G. Triantis
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Stanford Law School

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