Richard A. Booth

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

McGuinn Professor of Business Law

299 North Spring Mill Road

Villanova, PA 19085

United States

http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/law/staffadmin/Faculty%20Directory/biodetail.html?mail=booth@law

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1.

Minority Discounts and Control Premiums in Appraisal Proceedings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Oct 2001
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 1,673 (6,554)
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appraisal, control premium, minority discount, fair value, merger, sale of control, CAPM, comparable, market price, valuation

2.

The Direction Of Corporate Law: The Scholars' Perspective

As published in Delaware Journal Of Corporate Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 79-105, 2000
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Oct 2000
Columbia Law School, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Richards, Layton & Finger, Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Downloads 1,119 (12,944)
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3.

Capital Requirements in United States Corporation Law

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-64
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 776 (19,752)
Citation 1

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capital requirements, corporation law

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Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance, and the Partner-Manager

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2005, No. 1, p. 269-302, 2005, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-39
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 May 2005
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 680 (25,537)
Citation 2

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executive compensation, self-dealing, partnership model, stock options, diversification, risk, structural conflict, ownership interest, capital contribution, salary, established company, growth company, salary and bonus, company-specific risk, undiversified investor, conglomerate company, focused co

The Missing Link between Insider Trading and Securities Fraud

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-15
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 470 (45,194)
Citation 1

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securities fraud, class action, derivative action, direct action, stock options, timing, backdating, insider trading, misappropriation, fiduciary duty, diversification, disgorgement, SLUSA, duty of candor, zero sum, negative sum, deadweight loss, 1933 Act, 1934 Act, Rule 10b-5, 16(b)

The Missing Link between Insider Trading and Securities Fraud

Regulation, Vol. 30, No. 4, Winter 2007-2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Feb 2008
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 206 (115,002)
Citation 1

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SEC, SEC v. Texas, stocks, litigation, insider trading, securities fraud, SLUSA, misappropriation, policy, corporate crime, white collar crime

6.

Who Should Recover What in a Securities Fraud Class Action?

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-32
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2005
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 594 (32,804)
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securities fraud, class action, derivative action, reasonable investor, diversified investor, insider trading, scienter, damages, feedback, turnover

7.

Why Stock Options are the Best Form of Executive Compensation (And How to Make Them Even Better)

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 543 (32,093)

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8.

Going Public, Selling Stock, and Buying Liquidity

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 393 (52,839)
Citation 3

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initial public offering, IPO, going public, underpricing, first-day price pop, money on the table, aftermarket, issuer, investment bank, underwriter, investor, diversification, firm commitment, fixed price, discount, litigation risk, spinning, dutch auction offering, direct public offering, reverse

9.

What is a Business Crime?

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2008-17
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 388 (54,743)

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criminal, civil, remedy, deter, simple compensatory damages, disgorgement, punitive damages, treble damages, class action, derivative action, securities fraud, insider trading, corporate governance, fiduciary duty, good faith, business judgment rule, diversification, scienter, willful, detection, IT

10.

Five Decades of Corporation Law - From Conglomeration to Equity Compensation

Villanova Law Review, Forthcoming, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2008-10
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 385 (55,763)
Citation 1

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corporation law, finance capitalism, conglomerate, hostile takeover, minority stockholders, cashout mergers, institutional investors, diversified investors, junk bonds, bust up, defensive tactics, state takeover laws, portfolio, risk, executive compensation, salary and bonus, stock options, equity c

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The Two Faces of Materiality

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3048
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 May 2013
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 236 (100,306)

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securities fraud, Rule 10b-5, class action, Rule 23, certification, materiality, fraud on the market, essential link, total mix, price impact, presumption, reliance, loss causation, transaction causation

The Two Faces of Materiality

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 38, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Nov 2013
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 93 (221,511)

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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, Materiality

12.

Form and Function in Business Organizations

U of Maryland, Pub Law Research Paper No. 2002-01
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Feb 2003
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 324 (59,588)
Citation 3

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business organizations, partnership, corporation

13.

The Duty to Creditors Reconsidered - Filling a Much Needed Gap in Corporation Law

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-42
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 293 (76,324)

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fiduciary duty, maximize stockholder wealth, insolvent, creditor wealth, firm value, board of directors, creditor rights, business judgment rule, fraudulent transfer law, Credit Lyonnais, Production Resources

14.

How to Compensate Mutual Fund Investors for Late Trading and Market Timing

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-65, Journal of Business and Technology Law, 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 291 (78,545)

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Late trading, market timing, investor welfare, mutual fund, direct action, class action, derivative action, individual recovery, Rule 23, Rule 23.1

15.

Give Me Equity or Give Me Death - The Role of Competition and Compensation in Building Silicon Valley

University of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-44
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 287 (73,661)
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Silicon Valley, Route 128, industrial district, covenant not to compete, tacit knowledge, know-how, trade secret, collective action, market failure, stock option, equity compensation, venture capital, liquidity, diversification, spin-off, east coast deal, west coast deal, closely held corporation

16.

Direct and Derivative Claims in Securities Fraud Litigation

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2009-11
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 May 2009
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 277 (78,545)

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17.

Making Economic Sense Out of Unisex Life Insurance (Or the Difference Between Cost and Value and Why It Matters to Real People)

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jan 2002
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 277 (80,077)

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Unisex, life insurance, annuity, cost, value, gender discrimination, present value, income,hedge, risk, subsidy, misallocation, market failure, bargain around

18.

The End of Securities Fraud Class Action?

Regulation, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 46-51, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 251 (92,138)
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Richard A. Booth, securities law, reasonable investors, protection, diversified investors, simple securities fraud, SFCA, securities fraud, disclosure, insider trading

19.

Taking Certification Seriously - Why There is No Such Thing as an Adequate Representative in a Securities Fraud Class Action

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2008-07
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Nov 2007
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 229 (99,877)
Citation 1

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securities fraud, class action, certification, adequate representative, diversified investor, undiversified investor, stock picking, portfolio balancing, insider trading, misappropriation, derivative action, buyer-holder, opt-out, subclass, conflicting interests

20.

Fiduciary Duty, Contract, and Waiver in Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies

Journal of Small and Emerging Business Law, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1997
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Sep 1998
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 225 (99,023)

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21.

The Future of Securities Litigation

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2009-03
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Jan 2009
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 219 (105,244)
Citation 1

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Stoneridge, reliance, causation, scheme, participant, private cause of action, aiding and abetting, securities litigation, enforcement, stock-drop action, diversification, circularity, feedback, cost of capital, zero-sum game, deadweight loss, market failure, class action, direct action, derivative

22.

The Paulson Report Reconsidered: How to Fix Securities Litigation by Converting Class Actions into Issuer Actions

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2008-01
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jan 2008
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 217 (107,082)
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Paulson Committee, securities litigation, enforcement, stock-drop action, diversification, circularity, feedback, cost of capital, class action, derivative action, issuer action, Rule 10b-5

23.

Things Happen

Villanova Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Sep 2009
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 205 (113,225)

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credit crisis, securitization, CMO, CDO, MBS, ABS, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, GSE, commercial paper, money market mutual fund, deregulation, futures market, executive compensation, risk, accounting standards, mark to market, rating agencies, housing bubble, monetary policy, mortgage market, leverage

24.

Majority-of-the-Minority Voting and Fairness in Freezeout Mergers

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2014-1004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2014
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 195 (101,174)

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freezeout, merger, special negotiating committee, majority-of-the-minority, business judgment rule, entire fairness, arms-length, controlling stockholder, minority stockholder, tender offer, short-form merger, coercion, stub, premium, downward sloping demand, median price, stairstep auction, discrim

25.

The Suitability Rule, Investor Diversification, And Using Spread To Measure Risk

Business Lawyer, Vol. 54, Pp. 1599-1627, 1999
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Feb 2000
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 188 (119,215)
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Windfall Awards Under PSLRA

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-33
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Mar 2005
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 185 (125,639)
Citation 3

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securities fraud, class action, damages, Private Securities Fraud Litigation Act, PSLRA, limitation, 90 day, look-back, risk, beta coefficient, corrective disclosure, systematic risk, market risk, capital asset pricing model, CAPM, windfall, efficient market, over-reaction

27.

Stockholders, Stakeholders, and Bagholders (or How Investor Diversification Affects Fiduciary Duty)

Business Lawyer Vol. 53, No. 1, 1997
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Feb 1999
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 166 (135,649)
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28.

Class Conflict in Securities Fraud Litigation

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Apr 2011
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 136 (154,556)

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securities fraud, class action, Rule 23, certification, adequate representative, superiority, predominance, diversified investor, index fund, stock-picking, portfolio balancing, buyer-holder, feedback, circularity, reputational harm, cost of capital, derivative action, good faith, scienter

29.

The Limited Liability Company and the Search for a Bright Line Between Corporations and Partnerships

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 1, 1997
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Mar 1997
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 122 (174,644)
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Using Spread and Net Trading Range to Measure Risk in Suitability Cases

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-5
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2006
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 103 (198,452)

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net trading range, suitability, risk, securities arbitration, broker, recommendation

31.

Sex, Lies, and Life Insurance

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 92 (206,729)

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unisex, life insurance, annuity, cost, value, gender discrimination, present value, income, hedge, risk, subsidy, market failure, life settlement, insurable interest, stranger-owned life insurance, STOLI, futures, credit default swap

32.

Index Funds and Securities Fraud Litigation

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3046
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2013
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 82 (219,981)

Abstract:

securities fraud, class action, direct, derivative, certification, index fund, diversification, hedge, portfolio balancing, buyer, seller, holder, opt-out, feedback, enforcement, cost of capital, circularity, deterrence, market capitalization, reputational loss, collateral damage, insurance, Rule 10

33.

Partnership Law and the Single Entity Defense

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3045
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2013
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 65 (251,119)

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antitrust, concerted action, co-owners for profit, incomplete contract, combination, command and control, conspiracy, corporation, dissolution, duty of loyalty, efficient breach, employee, fiduciary duty, independent center of decision-making, joint venture, make or buy, missing terms, partnership

34.

What Counts as Price Impact for Securities Fraud Purposes?

Forthcoming in Virginia Law & Business Review, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2015-1003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 51 (249,179)

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securities fraud, class action, corrective disclosure, price impact, materialization, expected return, cost of capital, company-specific news, derivative action, direct action, Rule 10b-5, class certification, materiality, loss causation

35.

The Buzzard Was Their Friend – Hedge Funds and the Problem of Overvalued Equity

10 U. Penn. J. Bus. Emp. L. 879 (2008), Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3049
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 May 2013
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 31 (344,925)
Citation 1

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credit crisis, derivatives, efficient market theory, efficiency paradox, equity compensation, free rider, futures, hedge fund, housing bubble, index fund, informed trading, institutional investor, market maker, options, portfolio balancing, price discovery, program trading, short sale, stock-picking

36.

Malfeasance, Misappropriation, Manipulation — or Not?

Regulation, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 10-15, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Apr 2010
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 28 (374,006)

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37.

Hey You – Outta the Risk Pool

Denver University Law Review, Forthcoming, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3047
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 May 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2013
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 24 (374,006)

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38.

The Real Problem with Appraisal Arbitrage

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2016-1026
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 0 (176,812)

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appraisal arbitrage, merger, valuation, discount rate, inflation, growth, option, pre-judgment interest, supply-side, equity risk premium, projection period, terminal period, discounted cash flow, plowback, DCF, capital asset pricing model, CAPM, fair price

39.

The Fallacy of Adjusting Valuation for Growth and Inflation

Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2016-1027
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 0 (263,319)

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discount rate, growth, inflation, GAAP earnings, cash flow, capital asset pricing model, CAPM, appraisal, economic rents