Matteo Gatti

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School

Professor of Law

Newark, NJ

United States

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Is There a Uniform EU Securities Law After the Financial Services Action Plan?

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Luca Enriques and Matteo Gatti
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Securities Regulation, EC, Financial Services Action Plan, Prospectus Directive, Market Abuse Directive, Takeover Bids Directive, Transparency Directive, Conflict of Laws, Harmonization

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Creeping Acquisitions in Europe: Enabling Companies to Be Better Safe than Sorry

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 264/2014, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 69/2014
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Luca Enriques and Matteo Gatti
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Takeovers, Creeping Acquisition, Tender Offer, Mandatory Bid Rule, Poison Pill, Enabling Rules, Hedge Fund Activism, Substantial Acquisition Rules, European Takeover Regulation

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The Uneasy Case for Top-Down Corporate Law Harmonization in the European Union

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 27, pp. 939-998, 2006
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Luca Enriques and Matteo Gatti
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Corporate Law, European Union, EC Company Law, Harmonization, Corporate Governance, Company Law Action Plan, Regulatory Competition, Cross-Border Mergers, Shareholder Rights, Cross-Border Voting, Dual-Class Shares, Pyramids

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EC Reforms of Corporate Governance and Capital Markets Law: Do They Tackle Insiders' Opportunism?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Luca Enriques and Matteo Gatti
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Corporate Governance, Capital Markets, European Community, FSAP, Private Benefits of Control, Insiders' Opportunism, Investors' Protection

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The Power to Decide on Takeovers: Directors or Shareholders, What Difference Does It Make?

Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 1, No. 20, 2014, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 25 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2014
Matteo Gatti
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Takeovers, Defenses, Tender Offers, Market for Corporate Control, Corporate Governance, Directors, Shareholders, Delaware, Board Neutrality Rule, Poison Pills

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Can a Broader Corporate Purpose Redress Inequality? The Stakeholder Approach Chimera

46 J. Corp. L. 1 (2020)
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 08 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Matteo Gatti and Chrystin D. Ondersma
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School and Rutgers University School of Law
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Stakeholders, Directors, Fiduciary Duties, Stakeholder Approach, Corporate Purpose, Corporate Law, Corporate Constituencies, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Primacy, Lobbying, Antitrust, Labor Market Institutions, Progressive Taxation, Inequality

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How Does Board-Shareholder Engagement Really Work? Evidence from a Survey of Corporate Officers and from Disclosure Data

Board-Shareholder Dialogue: Policy Debate, Legal Constraints and Best Practices (Luca Enriques & Giovanni Strampelli eds., 2024, Cambridge University Press), Forthcoming, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4256925
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2023
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School, Bocconi University - Department of Law and The Conference Board, Inc.
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Shareholder Engagement, Corporate Governance, ESG, Board of DIrectors, Institutional Investors, Stewardship, Hedge Funds, Shareholder Proposals, Proxy Season, Corporations, Disclosure

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Stakeholder Syndrome: Does Stakeholderism Derail Effective Protections for Weaker Constituencies?

100 North Carolina law Review 167 (2021)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2022
Matteo Gatti and Chrystin D. Ondersma
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School and Rutgers University School of Law
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Stakeholders, Directors, Fiduciary Duties, Stakeholder Approach, Stakeholderism, Corporate Purpose, Corporate Law, Weaker Constituencies, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Primacy, Lobbying, Antitrust, Labor Market Institutions, Inequality, Unions, Minimum Wage, Monopsony, Fissured Workplace

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It's My Stock and I'll Vote If I Want To: Conflicted Voting by Shareholders in (Hostile) M&A Deals

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 28 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Matteo Gatti
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Takeovers, Tender Offers, Poison Pills, Delaware Corporate Law, Shareholders, Directors, Proxy Fights, Conflict of Interest, Shareholder Voting

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Corporate Governing: Understanding Corporations as Agents of Socioeconomic Change

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 730/2023
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2024
Matteo Gatti
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Corporations, Stakeholder Capitalism, Stakeholderism, ESG, CSR, Social Activism, Corporate Governance, Politics, Corporate Lobbying, Corporate Purpose, Corporate Law, Corporate Constituencies, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Primacy, Corporate Speech, Social Advocacy,

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Upsetting Deals and Reform Loop: Can Companies and M&A Law in Europe Adapt to the Market for Corporate Control?

25 Columbia Journal of European Law 1 (2019)
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Matteo Gatti
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Takeover Law, M&A Law, Market for Corporate Control, Europe, Legal Reform, EU Law, Takeovers, Mandatory Bid Rule, Creeping Acquisitions, Defenses, Poison Pill, Rules v. Standards, Adaptability, Private Ordering, Judicial Review

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Interested Voting

48 Brigham Young University Law Review 1619 (2023)
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 17 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2023
Matteo Gatti
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Corporations, Shareholders, Shareholder Voting, Corporate Governance, Interested Shareholders, Interested Voting, Conflicts of Interest, Institutional Investors, M&A, Corwin, Disinterest, Shareholder Approval, Proxy Fights, Unocal, Controlling Shareholder

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Did Delaware Really Kill Corporate Law? Shareholder Protection in a Post-Corwin World

16 N.Y.U. J. L. & Bus. 345 (2020), Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
Matteo Gatti
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Corporations, M&A, Mergers, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Litigation, Fiduciary Duties, Revlon, Corwin, Shareholder Approval, Business Judgment Rule, Coercion, Disinterest, Full Information

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Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Hostile Bids Regime in Europe, 2004-2023

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 755/2024
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Feb 2024 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2024
Luca Enriques and Matteo Gatti
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Market for Corporate Control, European Takeover Bids Directive, Hostile Takeovers, Mergers and Acquisitions, Takeover Defenses

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Board-Shareholder Engagement Practices: Findings from a Survey of Sec-Registered Companies

Director Notes, December 2019
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
Matteo Tonello and Matteo Gatti
The Conference Board, Inc. and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Reconsidering the Merger Process: Approval Patterns, Timeline, and Shareholders' Role

69 Hastings Law Journal 835 (2018)
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 02 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Matteo Gatti
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Mergers, Tender Offers, Shareholders, Directors, Shareholder Voting; Shareholder Meeting

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Optionality Arrangements and Reciprocity in the European Takeover Directive

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 6, pp. 553-579, 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Matteo Gatti
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Takeovers, tender offers, market for corporate control, defenses, corporate governance, contractual freedom, EU directives, reciprocity, opt-in, opt-out

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The Perils of a Stakeholderist Corporate Law Reform: A Reply to Professor Kovvali

123 Colum. L. Rev. Forum 229 (2023)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2023
Matteo Gatti and Chrystin D. Ondersma
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School and Rutgers University School of Law
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Corporations, Stakeholderism, Stakeholder Governance, Reform, Shareholder Primacy, Weaker Constituencies, Constituency Statutes

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The Long-Standing Narrative of Stock Market Short-Termism (Book Review of MISSING THE TARGET: WHY STOCK MARKET SHORT-TERMISM IS NOT THE PROBLEM. By Mark J. Roe. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2022)

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2023
Matteo Gatti
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Short-termism, quarterly capitalism, stock market, market analysts, shareholder activism, takeovers, R&D, capex, investment, buybacks, board autonomy, blockholders, board insulation, bubbles, corporate governance, Delaware, hedge funds, holding duration, investor horizons, long-term