Randall S. Thomas

Vanderbilt University - Law School

John S. Beasley II Professor of Law & Business

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

401 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

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Scholarly Papers (102)

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Hedge Fund Activism, Corporate Governance, and Firm Performance

Journal of Finance, Vol. 63, p. 1729, 2008, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 139/2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-28, FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2008-06
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Alon Brav, Wei Jiang, Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Frank Partnoy
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Emory University Goizueta Business School, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Hedge Fund, Activism, Governance

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Is U.S. CEO Compensation Inefficient Pay Without Performance?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-05, 103 Michigan Law Review 1142 (2005)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 2,767 (9,143)
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CEO compensation, stock options, equity incentives, corporate governance

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Does Private Equity Create Wealth? The Effects of Private Equity and Derivatives on Corporate Governance

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 219, 2009, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-20, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 113/2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 253/2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2024
Ronald W. Masulis, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of New South Wales, Sydney and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 2,519 (10,622)
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private equity, corporate governance, contracts, trading, public corporations, subprime

Should Shareholders Have a Greater Say Over Executive Pay?: Learning from the Us Experience

Vanderbilt Law, Joe C. Davis Research Paper No. 01-6
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 May 2001 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Brian R. Cheffins, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 2,476 (10,713)
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Should Shareholders Have a Greater Say Over Executive Pay?: Learning from the Us Experience

Cambridge University Corporate Law, Vol. 1, p. 277, 2001, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-6
Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Brian R. Cheffins, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

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The Returns to Hedge Fund Activism

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 098/2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Mar 2008
Alon Brav, Wei Jiang, Frank Partnoy, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Emory University Goizueta Business School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 2,374 (11,490)
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Hedge Fund, Activism, Governance

The Returns to Hedge Fund Activism

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 64, No. 6, 2008, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 09-002
Posted: 17 Dec 2008
Alon Brav, Wei Jiang, Frank Partnoy, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Emory University Goizueta Business School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

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Alternative Investments - Hedge Fund Strategies, Portfolio Management - Hedge Fund Strategies, Corporate Governance

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Shareholder Litigation in Mergers and Acquisitions

18 Journal of Corporate Finance 1248 (2012), AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, 6th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Northwestern Univ Law School 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-23, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
C. N. V. Krishnan, Ronald W. Masulis, Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Robert B. Thompson
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,164 (13,577)
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M&A Offers, Announcement Period Return, Deal completion rates, Takeover premium, Delaware lawsuits, Federal lawsuits, Controlling Shareholder Squeeze-outs, Shareholder Class Action Lawsuits, Law firm reputation, Investment bank reputation, Selection bias control, Price Revision

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Gap Filling, Hedge Funds, and Financial Innovation

BROOKINGS-NOMURA PAPERS ON FINANCIAL SERVICES, Yasuki Fuchita, Robert E. Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press, 2007, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-21, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-72
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Frank Partnoy, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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hedge funds, activism, corporate governance, risks, derivatives, institutional investors

Explaining the International CEO Pay Gap: Board Capture or Market Driven?

Number of pages: 135 Posted: 15 May 2003
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,498 (23,628)
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Explaining the International CEO Pay Gap: Board Capture or Market Driven?

57 Vanderbilt Law Review 1171 (2004), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-19
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 22 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 04 May 2017
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 441 (122,561)
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An Empirical Analysis of CEO Employment Contracts: What Do Top Executives Bargain For?

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 231, 2005, Cornell Law School Research Paper No. 04-024 , Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-12
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2014
Stewart J. Schwab, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Cornell Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,794 (18,228)
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CEO, Employment Contracts

The Effect of Shareholder Proposals on Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 18 Apr 1999
Kenneth J. Martin, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,083 (37,977)
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The Effect of Shareholder Proposals on Executive Compensation

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 4, 1999
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Dec 2010
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Kenneth J. Martin
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law
Downloads 573 (89,017)
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shareholder, proposals, executive, compensation

The Effect of Shareholder Proposals on Executive Compensation

Posted: 10 Jul 2000
Kenneth J. Martin, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

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The Second Wave of Hedge Fund Activism: The Importance of Reputation, Clout, and Expertise.

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-9, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 40, No. 296-314, 2016
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
C. N. V. Krishnan, Frank Partnoy, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Hedge funds, Shareholder Activism, Hedge fund reputation, Hedge fund investments, Proxy fights, Lawsuits, Post-intervention performance, Selection bias control, Hedge fund Capital under management, Hedge fund number of Portfolio Companies, Hedge fund Board Seats, Anti-takeover Provisions

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Say on Pay Around the World

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper 14-10, Washington University Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 653, 2015
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Christoph Van der Elst
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Tilburg Law School
Downloads 1,426 (25,900)
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corporate governance, corporate law, corporate voting, international corporate governance

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Sec Enforcement Actions for Financial Fraud and Private Litigation: An Empirical Inquiry

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 53, p. 737, 2003, Reprinted: Corporate Practice Commentator, Vol. 46, p. 65, 2004, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-08
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Aug 2003
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,380 (27,127)
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Letting Billions Slip Through Your Fingers: Empirical Evidence and Legal Implications of the Failure of Financial Institutions to Participate in Securities Class Action Settlements

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 411, 2005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-09, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,204 (33,169)
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Institutional Investors, securities class action settlements, Caremark decision

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The Shifting Tides of Merger Litigation

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 71, p. 603, 2018, 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, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 375/2017
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Matthew D. Cain, Jill E. Fisch, Steven Davidoff Solomon, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,185 (33,918)
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Mergers, acquisitions, M&A, corporations, corporate law, corporate governance, Delaware legislation, merger litigation, plaintiffs’ lawyers, securities litigation, shareholder rights, management rights, empirical study

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The New Look of Shareholder Litigation: Acquisition-Oriented Class Actions

57 Vanderbilt Law Review 133 (2004), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-04
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 15 May 2003 Last Revised: 04 May 2017
Robert B. Thompson, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Georgetown University Law Center and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,183 (33,990)
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An Empirical Analysis of Non-Competition Clauses and Other Restrictive Post-Employment Covenants

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 1, 2015, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas, Norman Bishara and Kenneth J. Martin
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law
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covenants not to compete, CNCs, noncompetes, employment, contracts, Chief Executive Officer, CEOs, competitive advantage, restrictive covenants, human capital, employees, employee mobility, employers

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Dodd-Frank's Say on Pay: Will it Lead to a Greater Role for Shareholders in Corporate Governance?

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 97, 2012, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-49
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas, Alan R. Palmiter and James F. Cotter
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Wake Forest University - School of Law and Wake Forest University School of Business
Downloads 1,165 (34,735)
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Dodd-Frank's Say on Pasy, Shareholder Voting, Executive Pay, Corporate Governance, ISS, Empirical Analysis

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International Executive Pay: Current Practices and Future Trends

Randall S. Thomas, INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE PAY: CURRENT PRACTICES AND FUTURE TRENDS, Elgar Publishing, 2009, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 09 Sep 2008
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,132 (36,138)

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shareholders, executive compensation, CEO pay, benefits, cross border hiring, transnational mergers and acquisitions, judicial interpretations of fiduciary principles

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Shareholder Voting in an Age of Intermediary Capitalism

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 1359, 2014, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 246/2014, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-9
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2017
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Robert B. Thompson
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,092 (38,099)
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corporate governance, corporate law, corporate voting, hedge fund activism, say on pay, institutional investors

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Appraisal: Shareholder Remedy or Litigation Arbitrage?

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 29(3), No. 697-729, 2016, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-31, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2018
Wei Jiang, Tao Li, Danqing Mei, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Emory University Goizueta Business School, University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,066 (39,463)
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Appraisal Arbitrage, Delaware Appraisal Statute

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The Public and Private Faces of Derivative Lawsuits

57 Vanderbilt Law Review 1747 (2004), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-14
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
Robert B. Thompson, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Georgetown University Law Center and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,060 (39,777)
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Private law, compliance law, corporate & securities law, finance & corporate governance

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Shareholder Litigation: Reexamining the Balance between Litigation Agency Costs and Management Agency Costs

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 17 Oct 2002
Robert B. Thompson, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Georgetown University Law Center and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 887 (51,047)
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Who Are the Top Law Firms? Assessing the Value of Plaintiffs’ Law Firms in Merger Litigation

18 American Law and Economics Review 88 (2016), European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 265/2014, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-25
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
C. N. V. Krishnan, Steven Davidoff Solomon, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 854 (53,761)
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Shareholder class action lawsuits, mergers and acquisitions, M&A transactions, top plaintiffs’ law firms, law firm reputation, lawsuit activity, law suit success, law firm popularity, selection bias controls, Docket entries, Injunction Motion, Motion to Expedite, Motion for Dismiss, Delaware Court

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Shareholder Proposals in the New Millennium: Shareholder Support, Board Response, and Market Reaction

13 Journal of Corporate Finance 368 (2007), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-30
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
James F. Cotter, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Wake Forest University School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 849 (54,196)
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shareholder, corporate governance, investors, market performance

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When is Enough, Enough? Market Reaction to Highly Dilutive Stock Option Plans and the Subsequent Impact on CEO Compensation

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 11, p. 61, 2005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-06
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Aug 2002
Kenneth J. Martin, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 840 (54,998)
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The International Scope of Say on Pay

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. #227, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-22
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2013
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Christoph Van der Elst
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Tilburg Law School
Downloads 830 (55,863)
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shareholder power, say on pay votes, international, corporate directors, non-binding vote, agency costs

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The Determinants of Shareholder Voting on Stock Option Plans

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 31, 2000, Vanderbilt Law, Joe C. Davis Research Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 24 Feb 2000
Kenneth J. Martin, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 813 (57,412)
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Executive Compensation in the Courts: Board Capture, Optimal Contracting, and Officers' Fiduciary Duties

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 95, 2011, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-10, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-5
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Harwell Wells
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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executive compensation, board capture, courts, fiduciary duties, optimal contracting

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The Rise and Fall of Delaware's Takeover Standards

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Research Paper No. 329/2016, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Steven Davidoff Solomon, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 783 (60,457)
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Delaware, Takeovers, Revlon, Unocal, Blasius, Weinberger, Fiduciary Duties

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Comparing CEO Employment Contract Provisions: Differences between Australia and the U.S.

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 559-608, 2011, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/81, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-23, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 166/2010
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2024
Jennifer G. Hill, Ronald W. Masulis, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Monash University - Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales, Sydney and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 765 (62,381)
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Executive Pay, Compensation, Australia-U.S. Comparison

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Mootness Fees

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 1777, 2019, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 19-26
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2020
Matthew D. Cain, Jill E. Fisch, Steven Davidoff Solomon, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 709 (68,862)
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securities law, complex litigation, mootness dismissal, shareholders, empirical legal studies, takeover law, mergers & acquisitions, M&A, attorney fees, class actions, forum selection, fiduciary duty, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, FRCP

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When Do CEOs Have Covenants Not to Compete in Their Employment Contracts?

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 1, 2015, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1181, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-33
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2017
Norman Bishara, Kenneth J. Martin, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Covenant, Employment contract, CNC, noncompetes

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Regulation and the Globalization (Americanization) of Executive Pay

Vanderbilt Law & Economics Research Paper No. 02-05, Columbia University Press, 2003
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Aug 2002
Brian R. Cheffins, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Voting Models, Corporate Elections and Takeover Bids

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 453, 1004, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-09
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Aug 2003
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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The First Year of 'Say on Pay' Under Dodd-Frank: An Empirical Analysis and Look Forward

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 3, 2013, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-32, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 2220259
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 10 May 2013
James F. Cotter, Alan R. Palmiter, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Wake Forest University School of Business, Wake Forest University - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Say on Pay, Dodd-Frank, Empirical, ISS

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There are Plaintiffs and... There are Plaintiffs: An Empirical Analysis of Securities Class Action Settlements

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 61, p. 355, 2008, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-33, U of Cincinnati Public Law Research Paper No. 07-32, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 099/2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2024
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Lynn Bai
Duke University School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Cincinnati - College of Law
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plaintiffs, securities, empirical class actions

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Leaving Money on the Table: Do Institutional Investors Fail to File Claims in Securities Class Actions?

80 Washington Law Quarterly 855 (2002), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-07
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Delaware's Retreat: Exploring Developing Fissures and Tectonic Shifts in Delaware Corporate Law

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 42, No. 2, 2018, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-17, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2018-22
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2018
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 566 (91,478)
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Delaware corporate law, Delaware precedents, institutional shareholder services, shareholder monitoring, judicial review

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The Long Rise and Quick Fall of Appraisal Arbitrage

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-16
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Wei Jiang, Tao Li, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Emory University Goizueta Business School, University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Delaware corporate law, shareholder litigation, appraisal arbitrage, Delaware appraisal amendments, mergers and acquisitions, appraisal, and valuation methods

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Will Tenure Voting Give Corporate Managers Lifetime Tenure?

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-04, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-18, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 384/2018
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2018
Paul H. Edelman, Wei Jiang, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Emory University Goizueta Business School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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tenure voting, corporate governance, voting model, dual-class stock, blockchain

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Public and Private Enforcement of the Securities Laws: Have Things Changed Since Enron?

80 Notre Dame Law Review 893 (2005), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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SEC, Securities Laws, Enron6

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Mapping the American Shareholder Litigation Experience: A Survey of Empirical Studies of the Enforcement of the U.S. Securities Law

6 European Company & Financial Law Review 164 (2009), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-10, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Empirical Studies, Shareholder Litigation, PSLRA Provision, U.S. Securities Law

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Megafirms

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 May 2001
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas, Stewart J. Schwab and Robert G. Hansen
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Cornell Law School and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Megafirms

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 80, 2001-2002, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2707322, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 24 Dec 2015
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas, Stewart J. Schwab and Robert G. Hansen
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Cornell Law School and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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firms, law, acccounting, investment banking, regulation, Multidisciplinary Practice, industry, securities litigation

45.

Lying and Getting Caught: An Empirical Study of the Effect of Securities Class Action Settlements on Targeted Firms

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, July 2010, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-09, U of Cincinnati Public Law Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Lynn Bai, James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of Cincinnati - College of Law, Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Empirical Study, Securities Class Actions

46.

ISS Recommendations and Mutual Fund Voting on Proxy Proposals

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, 2010, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 144 Posted: 24 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
James F. Cotter, Alan R. Palmiter, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Wake Forest University School of Business, Wake Forest University - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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mutual fund voting, ISS, corporate governance, shareholders

47.

College Football Coaches' Pay and Contracts: Are They Overpaid and Unduly Privileged?

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 91, p. 189, 2016, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-27, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2494366
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and R. Van Horn
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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Football, Coaches, Evidence, Employment Contracts

48.

Quieting the Shareholders' Voice: Empirical Evidence of Pervasive Bundling in Proxy Solicitations

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 89:1179, 2016, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-10, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-56, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-22
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 May 2015 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
James D. Cox, Fabrizio Ferri, Colleen Honigsberg, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law, University of Miami - Miami Business School, Stanford Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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SEC, bundling rules, shareholder voting, empirical analysis

49.

Selectica Resets the Trigger on the Poison Pill: Where Should the Delaware Courts Go Next?

87 Indiana Law Journal 1087 (2012), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-21, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-20
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2017
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 457 (118,729)
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takeover, proxy contest, corporate voting, weighted voting, poison pill, Rights Plan

50.

How do Legal Standards Matter? An Empirical Study of Special Litigation Committees

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-56, Forthcoming, Journal of Corporate Finance
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2019
C. N. V. Krishnan, Steven Davidoff Solomon, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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SLC, Special Litigation Committee, Lawsuits, Case Dismissal, Case Settlements, High Value Settlements, Delaware courts, Legal Standards, SLC Reports, SLC Report recommending dismissal

51.

Litigating Challenges to Executive Pay: An Exercise in Futility?

79 Washington University Law Quarterly 569 (2001), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-4
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 May 2001 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Kenneth J. Martin, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Understanding the (Ir)Relevance of Shareholder Votes on M&A Deals

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-06 , Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-12, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 497/2020
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 21 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2020
James D. Cox, Tomas Mondino, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law, Columbia University and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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activism, agency costs, bundling rules, class actions, corporate elections, corporate directors, corporate governance, corporate/securities law, deal completion rates, Delaware court, Delaware law suits, empirical analysis, governance, institutional investors, litigation, M&A transactions

53.

The Paradox of Delaware's 'Tools at Hand' Doctrine: An Empirical Investigation

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-20, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-10, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 498/2020
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2020
James D. Cox, Kenneth J. Martin, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law, New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Class Action Suits, Corporate Directors, Corporate Governance, Corporate/Securities Law, Delaware Court, Delaware Law Suits, Empirical Analysis, Fiduciary Principles, Litigation, Multi-Jurisdictional Shareholder Class Action Law Suits

54.

The Theory and Practice of Corporate Voting at U.S. Public Companies

The Research Handbook of Shareholder Power, edited by Jennifer Hill and Randall Thomas, Edgar Elgar, 2015, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Corporate Voting

55.

U.S. CEO Employment Agreements and Non-Competition Provisions: A Literature Survey

Executive Directors’ Remuneration in Comparative Corporate Perspective, edited by Christoph Van der Elst, Volume 11 in the European Company Law Book Series (Wolters Kluwer Publishers 2015)., Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-19
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Norman Bishara
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
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CEO employment agreements, contracts, non-competition provisions

56.

Should Directors Reduce Executive Pay?

54 Hastings Law Journal 437 (2003) , Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-18
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Realigning Corporate Governance: Shareholder Activism by Labor Unions

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 4, p. 1018, February 1998, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper , Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 22 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Stewart J. Schwab, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Cornell Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Labor Unions, corporate, governance, shareholder,

Realigning Corporate Governance: Shareholder Activism by Labor Unions

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 4, 1998, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-02
Posted: 20 Jul 1998
Stewart J. Schwab, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Cornell Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

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58.

The Value of Voting in Hostile Takeovers: An Experimental Model

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2002
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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59.

Resetting the Trigger on the Poison Pill: Selectica's Unanticipated Consequences

87 Indiana Law Journal 1087 (2012), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2017
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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takeover, proxy contest, corporate voting, weighted voting, poison pill, Rights Plan

60.

Corporate Darwinism: Disciplining Managers in a World with Weak Shareholder Litigation

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 19, 2016, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 309/2016, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-20, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-46
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 370 (151,294)
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Corporate Voting

61.

Improving Shareholder Monitoring of Corporate Management by Expanding Statutory Access to Information

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 1, p. 311, 1996
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 362 (155,014)
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corporate, management, statutory

62.

Delaware's Shifting Judicial Role in Business Governance

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-20, 77 Bus. Law. __ ,forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 19 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2022
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas, Robert B. Thompson and Harwell Wells
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Georgetown University Law Center and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Corporate governance, governance, Delaware court, Delaware corporate law, empirical analysis, LLCs, state competition, corporate/securities laws, litigation

63.

Petition for Rulemaking on Short and Distort

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Mar 2020
Columbia Law School, Columbia Law School, Duke University School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgetown University Law Center, Stanford Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell Law School
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Short, Distort, Law, Finance, Disclosure

64.

The New Shareholder Activism

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jan 2006
Frank Partnoy, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 341 (165,413)
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65.

Timing Matters: Promoting Forum Shopping by Insolvent Corporations

Northwestern Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 1357, 2000, Reprinted in: Corporate Practice Commentator, Vol. 42, p. 721, 2001, Vanderbilt Law School, Joe C. Davis Working Paper Series, Working Paper No. 99-1
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 10 Feb 1999
Robert K. Rasmussen, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 341 (165,413)
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66.

The Increasing Role of Empirical Research in Corporate Law Scholarship: A Review of Mark Roe, the Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jan 2005
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 340 (165,927)
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Corporate Governance, Empirical Research, Political Determinants

67.

The Impact on Shareholder Value of Top Defense Counsel in Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2773594
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 May 2016 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
C. N. V. Krishnan, Steven Davidoff Solomon, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 339 (166,413)
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M&A litigation, Shareholder class action lawsuits, Top defense litigation counsel, Multijurisdictional litigation, Takeover premium, Disclosure settlements, Consideration settlements, Lawsuit activity, Endogeneity controls

68.

Supreme Court Amicus Brief of 22 Corporate Law Professors, Mark Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 31, et aL, No. 16-1466

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Jan 2018
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Widener University Delaware Law School, Duke University School of Law, New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Michigan Law School, Stanford Law School, Yale University - Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, BC Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School, New York University (NYU), Harvard Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 320 (177,004)

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corporate politics, union politics, First Amendment, shareholder rights, corporate speech

69.

Corporate Voting and the Takeover Debate

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 453, 2005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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takeover, proxy contest, corporate voting, weighted voting

70.

Shareholder Voting in Proxy Contests for Corporate Control, Uncontested Director Elections and Management Proposals: A Review of the Empirical Literature

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 9, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-53
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 07 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2017
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Patrick Tricker
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Independent
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corporate voting, proxy contests, management proposals, annual meeting

71.

Does the Plaintiff Matter? an Empirical Analysis of Lead Plaintiffs in Securities Class Actions

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 106, p. 1587, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-21
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 303 (187,426)
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Lead Plaintiff, PSLRA

72.

The Law and Practice of Shareholder Inspection Rights: A Comparative Analysis of China and the U.S.

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-24, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 499/2020, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020-11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2020
(Robin) Hui Huang, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 302 (188,109)
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inspection rights; corporate governance; agency costs; China; U.S.

73.

Resisting the Return to Managerialism: Institutionalizing the Shareholder Voice in the Monitoring Model

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2020-81
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Nov 2020
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Monitoring model ,director monitoring, shareholder monitoring, managerialism, shareholder activism, hedge fund activism, new paradigm, stakeholder primary, ESG paradigm stakeholder primacy ESG

74.

Do Differences in Pleading Standards Cause Forum Shopping in Securities Class Actions?: Doctrinal and Empirical Analyses

2009 Wisconsin Law Review 421, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-32, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 227, U of Cincinnati Public Law Research Paper No. 09-01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Lynn Bai
Duke University School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Cincinnati - College of Law
Downloads 283 (201,251)
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Securities, class actions, Tellabs, fraud, PSLRA

75.

Lessons from the Rapid Evolution of Executive Remuneration Practices in Australia: Hard Law, Soft Law, Boards and Consultants

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON EXECUTIVE PAY, Edgar Elgar, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-13, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2011
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Executive Compensation, Australian Corporate Law, Corporate/Securities Law, Corporate Governance, Executive Remuneration

76.

A Theory of Representative Shareholder Suits and its Application to Multi-Jurisdictional Litigation

106 Northwestern University Law Review 1753 (2012), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-7
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Robert B. Thompson
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 270 (211,100)
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corporations, jurisdictions, economics

77.

Revising the Delaware Appraisal Statute

3 Delaware Law Review, 1 (2000), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 265 (215,103)
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Delaward, appraisal, statute

78.

What Should We Do About Multi-Jurisdictional Litigation in M&A Deals?

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 1925, 2013, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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M&A, shareholder, multi-jurisdictional, litigation

79.
Downloads 260 (219,153)

Should New Zealand Adopt Say on Pay?

New Zealand Business Law Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2013 , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper, WPS 13-30, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper, WPS 13-19
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Susan Watson
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Auckland Business School
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corporate governance, executive compensation, Say on Pay

Should New Zealand Adopt Say on Pay?

New Zealand Business Law Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jul 2013
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Susan Watson
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Auckland Business School
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corporate governance, executive compensation, Say on Pay

Firm Commitment Underwriting Risk and the Over-Allotment Option: Do We Need Further Legal Regulation?

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 26, p. 245, Fall 1998
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
James F. Cotter, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Wake Forest University School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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underwriting, risk, allotment, regulation

Firm Commitment Underwriting Risk and the Over-Allotment Option: Do We Need Further Legal Regulation?

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 26, p. 245, Fall 1998
Posted: 11 Aug 1999
James F. Cotter, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Wake Forest University School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

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81.

Is U.S. CEO Compensation Broken?

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 6929-23
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2023
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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CEO compensation, stock options, equity incentives, corporate governance

82.

Arbitration Clauses in CEO Employment Contracts: An Empirical and Theoretical Analysis

63 Vanderbilt Law Review 959 (2010), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-23
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas, Erin A. O'Hara O'Connor and Kenneth J. Martin
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Florida State University - College of Law and New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law
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CEO, arbitration, employment contracts

83.

What is Corporate Law's Place in Promoting Societal Welfare?: An Essay in Honor of Bill Klein

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, p. 135, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-03
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Corporate Law, Societal Welfare

84.

Whither the Race: A Comment on the Effects of the Delawarization of Corporate Reorganizations

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 54. p. 283, 2001, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 May 2001 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Robert K. Rasmussen, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 202 (278,901)
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85.

Revolving Elites: The Unexplored Risk of Capturing the SEC

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-43, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2018-54
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 06 Sep 2018
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 193 (290,682)
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SEC Directors, SEC Enforcement, Revolving Door, Regulatory Capture

86.

Auctioning Class Action and Derivative Lawsuits: A Critical Analysis

87 Northwestern University Law Review 423 (1993)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Robert G. Hansen
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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auction, class, action

87.

Customizing Employment Arbitration

98 Iowa Law Review 133 (2012) , Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper 12-10
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Erin A. O'Hara O'Connor, Kenneth J. Martin, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Florida State University - College of Law, New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 178 (312,277)
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arbitration clauses, employment, employment arbitration, contracts, empirical study

88.

Jurisdictional Effects in M&A Litigation

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-14
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2013
C. N. V. Krishnan, Ronald W. Masulis, Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Robert B. Thompson
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Georgetown University Law Center
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M&A Offers, Lawsuits, Delaware Suits, Federal Suits, Other State Suits, Multi-Jurisdiction Suits, Deal completion rate, Takeover premium, Controlling Shareholder Squeeze-outs, Lawsuit Settlements, Consideration Paid, Selection Bias Control

89.

Encouraging Relational Investment and Controlling Portfolio Investment in Developing Countries in the Aftermath of the Mexican Financial Crisis

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 34, No. 3, p. 539, 1996
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Enrique R. Carrasco, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
University of Iowa - College of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Relational, Investment, Mexican, Financial, Crisis

90.

Should Labor Be Allowed to Make Shareholder Proposals?

Washington Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 1, p. 41, 1998
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Kenneth J. Martin
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law
Downloads 157 (348,002)
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labor, shareholders, proposals

91.

Auctions in Bankruptcy: Theoretical Analysis and Practical Guidance

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 18, No. 2, p. 159, 1998
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2017
Robert G. Hansen, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 150 (361,329)
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auctions, bankruptcy, theoretical

92.

Democracy and Dysfunction: Rural Electrical Cooperatives and the Surprising Persistence of the Separation of Ownership and Control

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 69, 2018, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 3155466, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-25, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-18
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 04 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Debra C. Jeter, Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Harwell Wells
Vanderbilt University - Accounting, Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 131 (402,160)
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new deal corporate governance rules, rural electrical cooperatives (rec), consumer cooperatives, entity governance, owner voting

93.

Judicial Review of Defensive Tactics in Proxy Contests: When is Using a Rights Plan Right

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, p. 503, 1993, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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jJudicial, Review, Defensive, Proxy, Contests

94.

A Revised Monitoring Model Confronts Today's Movement Toward Managerialism

Texas Law Review (2021) Vol. 99, No. 7, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 21-36, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2021-37
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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agency costs, CEO, corporate governance, fiduciary principles, governance, hedge fund activism, institutional investors, managerialism, monitoring model. Shareholder power

95.

The Indian Securities Fraud Class Action: Is Class Arbitration the Answer?

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2020, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-17
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2020
Brian T. Fitzpatrick, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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96.

Are College Presidents Like Football Coaches? Evidence From Their Employment Contracts

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 901, 2016, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-4
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2017
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and R. Van Horn
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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Football coaches, college presidents, competitive labor market, job tenure, employment contracts, compensation, severance payments

97.

The Sec’s Shareholder Proposal Rule: Creating a Corporate Public Square

Columbia Business Law Review, 2021, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 22-02, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2022-11
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Feb 2022
James D. Cox, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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activism, agency costs, corporate elections, corporate/securities law, governance, hedge funds, institutional investors, securities law, shareholder power, shareholder voting, shareholder proposal rule

98.

The Efficiency of Sharing Liability for Hazardous Waste: Effects of Uncertainty Over Damages

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 19, p. 135, March 1999
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2017
Robert G. Hansen, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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efficiency, liability, hazardous, waste, damages

99.

The Impact of Rights Plans on Proxy Contests: Reevaluating Moran V. Household International

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 14, pp. 327-339, 1994
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Kenneth J. Martin
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law
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rights, plans, proxy, dissidents

100.

A Theoretic Analysis of Corporate Auctioneers' Liability Regimes

Wisconsin Law Review, No. 4, p. 1147, 1992
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Dec 2010
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Robert G. Hansen
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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theoretic, investment, banker, auctioneers, regimes

101.

Using State Inspection Statutes for Discovery in Federal Securities Fraud Actions

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 1, p. 70, 1997, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Dec 2010
Randall S. Thomas, Randall S. Thomas and Kenneth J. Martin
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and New Mexico State University - Department of Finance & Business Law
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State, Inspection, Delaware, Statutes, Fraud, Securities

102.

The Impact of Environmental Liabilities on Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe: A Case Study of Poland

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 1, p. 165, Fall 1994
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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impact, environmental, liabilities, Eastern Europe

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Zealous Advocates or Self-Interested Actors? Assessing the Value of Plaintiffs' Law Firms in Merger Litigation

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
C. N. V. Krishnan, Steven Davidoff Solomon, Randall S. Thomas and Randall S. Thomas
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law SchoolVanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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