Charles K. Whitehead

Cornell Law School

Myron Taylor Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Lawyers and Fools: Lawyer-Directors in Public Corporations

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 102, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-63, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper 13-25
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Lubomir P. Litov, Simone M. Sepe and Charles K. Whitehead
University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,675 (6,238)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, board of directors, board composition, lawyer-directors

2.

Deconstructing Equity: Public Ownership, Agency Costs, and Complete Capital Markets

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 108, p. 231, 2008, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 86/2007, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 346, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 302, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-25, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Ronald J. Gilson and Charles K. Whitehead
Stanford Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,578 (7,718)
Citation 3

Abstract:

agency costs, capital markets, corporate governance, derivatives, LBO, private equity, risk, risk management

3.

The Volcker Rule and Evolving Financial Markets

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 1, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-19
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,558 (5,635)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Volcker Rule, Dodd-Frank, Glass-Steagall, financial regulation, bank regulation, hedge funds, proprietary trading, credit default swaps, derivatives

4.

Reframing Financial Regulation

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 1, 2010, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-026
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2010
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,231 (11,055)
Citation 5

Abstract:

financial regulation, financial crisis, credit crisis, derivatives, hedge funds, AIG, Bear Stearns, money market funds

5.

The Evolution of Debt: Covenants, the Credit Market, and Corporate Governance

The Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 34, No. 3, p. 641, Spring 2009, CLEA 2008 Meetings Paper, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2009
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,228 (10,326)

Abstract:

corporate governance, credit derivatives, credit market, loans, agency cost, credit crisis, covenants, private equity

6.

What's Your Sign? - International Norms, Signals, and Compliance

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 27, p. 695, 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
Downloads 447 (48,966)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Norms, regulatory capital, Basel Accord, Basle Accord, compliance, network, banks, Japan

7.

Sandbagging: Default Rules and Acquisition Agreements

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 36, No. 3, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-19
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 May 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
Downloads 347 (50,859)

Abstract:

Delaware Journal, Sandbag, Sandbagging, Acquisition Agreement, Compromise, Default Rule, Representations, Warranties, Risk

8.

Creditors and Debt Governance

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CORPORATE LAW, Claire Hill & Brett McDonnell, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 011-04
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
Downloads 287 (70,632)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Debt Governance, Creditors, Covenants, Private Credit, Credit Derivatives

9.

Destructive Coordination

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 2, p. 323, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 010-012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2011
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
Downloads 273 (81,027)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Dodd-Frank, risk, financial regulation, financial crisis, coordination, risk management, financial, financial market, systemic risk

10.

Paying for Risk: Bankers, Compensation, and Competition

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 100, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-87
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Charles K. Whitehead and Simone M. Sepe
Cornell Law School and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 210 (87,082)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bank, financial, financial crisis, risk-taking, compensation

11.

Why Not a CEO Term Limit?

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 3, p. 1263, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 011-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2011
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
Downloads 133 (140,825)
Citation 1

Abstract:

CEO, Term Limits, Corporate Governance, Entrenchment

12.

The Goldilocks Approach: Financial Risk and Staged Regulation

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 97, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-57
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jul 2012
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
Downloads 123 (152,913)
Citation 2

Abstract:

financial crisis, financial regulation, financial, staging, sunset, bank capital, financial transaction tax, credit default swap

13.

Rethinking Chutes: Incentives, Investment, and Innovation

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

parachute, chute, executive compensation, takeover, governance, innovation, specific investment

14.

Equivalence: Form and Substance in Business Acquisitions

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, Steven Davidoff Solomon & Claire Hill, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-38
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
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Abstract:

Mergers, Acquisitions, M&A, form and substance, equivalence

15.

Size Matters: Commercial Banks and the Capital Markets

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 76, No. 4, 2015, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-39
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Charles K. Whitehead
Cornell Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Glass-Steagall, financial crisis, investment banks, commercial banks, risk management, financial regulation

16.

The Nonprime Mortgage Crisis and Positive Feedback Lending

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 15-23, ECGI - Law Working Paper, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper 15-40
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Bernard S. Black, Charles K. Whitehead and Jennifer Mitchell Coupland
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Abstract:

MBS, ABS, CDO, subprime, nonprime, financial crisis, feedback