Kristoffel R. Grechenig

Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods

Senior Research Fellow

Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 10

D-53113 Bonn, 53113

Germany

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The Transatlantic Divergence in Legal Thought: American Law and Economics vs. German Doctrinalism

Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2010
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Martin Gelter
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Fordham University School of Law
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Law and Economics, Legal Theory, Legal History, Legal Realism, Free-law movement, Legal Evolution, Utilitarianism, Europe, Germany, United States, Divergence

The Transatlantic Divergence in Legal Thought: American Law and Economics vs. German Doctrinalism

U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 25, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2010
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Martin Gelter
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 818 (23,037)
Citation 5

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Law and Economics, Legal Theory, Legal History, Legal Realism, Free-law movement, Legal Evolution, Utilitarianism, Europe, Germany, United States, Divergence

No Derivative Shareholder Suits in Europe - A Model of Percentage Limits, Collusion and Residual Owners

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Sep 2006
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Michael Sekyra
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Vienna University of Technology
Downloads 488 (46,379)
Citation 6

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Agency Theorey, Derivative Suits, Shareholder Suits, Percentage Limits, Collusion, Residual Owners, Corporate Fraud, Managerial Misconduct, European Law, European Corporations, Europe, Large Shareholders, Free Rider, Collective Action, Settlements, Monitoring, Rent-Seeking

No Derivative Shareholder Suits in Europe - A Model of Percentage Limits and Collusion

University of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2010-07, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 312, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2010/15
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Apr 2010
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Michael Sekyra
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Vienna University of Technology
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Citation 6

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Derivative Shareholder Suits, Percentage Limits, Collusion, Monitoring, Free Riding

No Derivative Shareholder Suits in Europe: A Model of Percentage Limits and Collusion

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Michael Sekyra
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Vienna University of Technology
Downloads 92 (239,089)
Citation 6

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Derivative shareholdersuits, Percentage limits, Collusion, Monitoring, Free Riding

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History of Law and Economics

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2014/5
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Apr 2014
Martin Gelter and Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Fordham University School of Law and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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The Economics of the Rule of Laesio Enormis (Die laesio enormis als enorme Laesion der sozialen Wohlfahrt?)

Journal für Rechtspolitik, No. 1, 2006,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Abstract:

Productive information, unproductive information, foreknowledge, information asymmetry

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Positive and Negative Information - Insider Trading Rethought

U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2009
Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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The State's Enforcement Monopoly and the Private Protection of Property

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2014, Vol. 170 (1), 5-23
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Mar 2014
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Martin Kolmar
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and University of St. Gallen - Institute of Economy and the Environment (IWOe-HSG)
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Citation 1

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Centralization, Law and Economics, State, Contest Theory, Private Protection

The State’s Enforcement Monopoly and the Private Protection of Property

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2011/24
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 May 2014
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Martin Kolmar
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and University of St. Gallen - Institute of Economy and the Environment (IWOe-HSG)
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Citation 1

Abstract:

contests, property rights, enforcement, private protection, law

Discriminating Shareholders Through the Exclusion of Pre-Emption Rights? - The European Infringement Proceeding Against Spain (C-338/06)

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2007, U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-10
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Jan 2008
Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Abstract:

pre-emption rights, dilution, discrimination, exclusion, European law, infringement proceeding, Second Directive, Spain, new shares, convertible bonds, company's interests, equal treatment

Discriminating Shareholders through the Exclusion of Pre-Emption Rights? The European Infringement Proceeding against Spain (C-338/06)

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2007
Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods

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The Marginal Incentive of Insider Trading: an Economic Reinterpretation of the Case Law

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 75, 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 23 Feb 2006
Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Citation 1

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insider trading, stock bubbles, herding, disclosure, Dirks, O'Hagan

Punishment Despite Reasonable Doubt - A Public Goods Experiment with Uncertainty Over Contributions

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2010/11
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Apr 2010
Kristoffel R. Grechenig, Andreas Nicklisch and Christian Thöni
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Hamburg - School of Business, Economics and Social Sciences and University of Lausanne
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Public Goods, Experimental Law & Economics, Enforcement under Uncertainty

Punishment Despite Reasonable Doubt - A Public Goods Experiment with Uncertainty Over Contributions

U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Apr 2010
Kristoffel R. Grechenig, Andreas Nicklisch and Christian Thöni
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Hamburg - School of Business, Economics and Social Sciences and University of Lausanne
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Citation 3

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Experimental Law & Economics, Public Goods, Enforcement under Uncertainty

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Divergente Evolution Des Rechtsdenkens - Von Amerikanischer Rechtsökonomie Und Deutscher Dogmatik (Divergent Evolution of Legal Thought - On American Law & Economics and German Doctrinalism)

RabelsZ Bd. 72 (2008) S. 513–561,
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Martin Gelter
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Fordham University School of Law
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Abstract:

Law and Economics, Legal Theory, Legal History, Legal Realism, Free-law movement, Legal Evolution, Utilitarianism, Europe, Germany, United States, Divergence

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Economic Analysis of Director Liability (In German)

DIRECTOR'S LIABILITY IN 15 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, pp. 95-163, S. Klass, Linde Verlag, Wien, eds., 2005
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Kristoffel R. Grechenig, Georg Eckert and Alexander Stremitzer
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Director liability, Vorstandshaftung, Organhaftung, Ökonomische Analyse

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A Note on the Optimality of (Even More) Incomplete Strict Liability

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Apr 2014
Florian Baumann, Tim Friehe and Kristoffel R. Grechenig
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Konstanz - Department of Economics and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Tort law, Product liability, Care level, Incomplete compensation, Market forces

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The Doctrine of ‘Rechtmäßiges Alternativverhalten’ – A Comparative and Economic Approach and its Implications for Proportional Liability

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law, Vol. 73, No. 2, pp. 336-371, 2009 , Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 410
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Alexander Stremitzer
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Abstract:

Uncertain causation, Proportional Liability, Comparative Law

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Rückschaufehler ('Hindsight Bias') bei Sorgfaltspflichtverletzungen (Hindsight Bias regarding Duty of Care)

Journal of Swiss Law (ZSR) 2011, U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2014-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2014
Vito Roberto and Kristoffel R. Grechenig
University of St. Gallen and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Sorgfaltspflichtverletzung, Verschuldenshaftung, Rückschaufehler, Hindsight Bias, Behavioral Law and Economics, Rechtspsychologie, Businsess Judgment Rule, Verantwortlichkeitshaftung

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The Societas Europaea in Relation to the Public Corporation of Five Member States (France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Austria)

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2002
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
Agnes Arlt, Cécile Bervoets, Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Susanne Kalss
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt
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Abstract:

European Corporate Law, Comparative Corporate Law

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‘Useful Illegalities’ in Corporations from a Law and Economics Perspective (‘Nützliche Gesetzesverletzungen’ in Kapitalgesellschaften aus rechtsökonomischer Sicht)

Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2010, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1586535,
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Martin Gelter and Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Fordham University School of Law and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Abstract:

corporations, agency problems, externalities, criminal law, fines, shareholders, directors, managers, officers, knowing violations of the law

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Juristischer Diskurs und Rechtsökonomie (Legal Discourse and the Economic Analysis of Law)

Journal für Rechtspolitik 15, 3 30-41 (2007),
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Martin Gelter and Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Fordham University School of Law and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Abstract:

Freirechtslehre; law and economics; Methodenlehre; Public-Choice-Theorie; Ökonomische Analyse des Rechts; Rechtsevolution; Rechtsrealismus; Rechtsvergleichung; Rechtswissenschaft, europäische; Utilitarismus

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Die Europäische Corporate-Governance-Bewegung (Frankreich, Niederlande, Spanien, Italien) (The European Corporate Governance Movement)

GesRZ Sonderheft 2002, p. 64-80
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Agnes Arlt, Cécile Bervoets, Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Susanne Kalss
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt
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Abstract:

European Corporate Law, Comparative Corporate Law, Corporate Governance

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Cooperation under Punishment: Imperfect Information Destroys it and Centralizing Punishment Does Not Help

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2013/06
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Sven Fischer, Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Nicolas Meier
Newcastle University (UK) - Economics, Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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public goods, cooperation, centralized punishment, imperfect information, decentralized punishment, peer to peer punishment

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Third-Party Punishment and Counter-Punishment in One-Shot Interactions

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Dec 2013
Loukas Balafoutas, Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Nikos Nikiforakis
University of Innsbruck, Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi
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third-party punishment, counter-punishment, norm enforcement, one-shot games

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Schadensersatz Bei Verletzung Von § 14 WpHG? – Insiderhandel Bei Positiver Und Negativer Information (Damages for Insider Trading on Positive and Negative Information)

Zeitschrift für Bankrecht und Bankwirtschaft (ZBB) 2010, p. 232-241,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Mar 2014
Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Insider Trading, Law and Economics, Comparative Law, Corporate Law, Damages, Liability

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Law by Human Intent or Evolution? Some Remarks on the Austrian School of Economics’ Role in the Development of Law and Economics

European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
Michael Litschka and Kristoffel R. Grechenig
St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Austrian School of Economics; History of Law and Economics; Spontaneous Order; Marginalism; Subjectivism

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The Status of the Law on Stock Companies in Central and Eastern-Europe: Facing the Challenge to Enter the European Union and Implement European Company Law

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 4, 2003
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
Agnes Arlt, Cécile Bervoets, Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Susanne Kalss
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt
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Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Comparative Law, European Law

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Zur Abwägung von Menschenleben – Gedanken zur Leistungsfähigkeit der Verfassung (On Weighing Lives)

Journal für Rechtspolitik, DOI 10.1007/s00730-011-0006-3, 2011,
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Kristoffel R. Grechenig and Konrad Lachmayer
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Sigmund Freud University Vienna
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Abstract:

Flugzeugabschuss, Menschenwürde, Ökonomische Analyse des Rechts, Law and Economics

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Zurechnungsprobleme Im Haftpflicht- und Sozialversicherungsrecht - Die Rolle Der Adäquanz (The 'Adequacy'-Doctrine as a Requirement of Civil Liability)

Personen-Schaden-Forum, HAVE-Tagungsband, Schulthess 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2014
Vito Roberto and Kristoffel R. Grechenig
University of St. Gallen and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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Abstract:

liability, tort law, comparative law, social security law

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Rückerwerbbare Aktien - Eine Rechtsvergleichende Betrachtung Mit Berichten Aus England, Spanien Und Italien (Redeemable Shares - A Comparative View with Reports from England, Spain, and Italy)

Zeitschrift für Rechtsvergleichung (ZfRV) 04/2004, p. 143-155,
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Kristoffel R. Grechenig, Eva Desiree Lembeck and Janine Oelkers
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Downloads 10 (454,586)

Abstract:

Comparative Corporate Law

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Bezugsrechtsausschluss und Ausgabepreis nach Art. 652b OR (Preemption Rights and Issue Price under Swiss Corporate Law)

Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Finanzmarktrecht (SZW) 2008, p. 489-496 ,
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 9 (433,704)

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Shareholder Rights, Preemption Rights, Kapitalerhöhung, Bezugsrecht, Verwässerung, Minderheitenschutz

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Regelungsschwerpunkte der Minderheitsvertretung im Aufsichtsrat aus rechtsvergleichender Sicht (Minority Shareholder Representation in Supervisory Boards)

Zeitschrift für Rechtsvergleichung (ZfRV) 5/2002, p. 163-176,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Karoline Berger, Georg Eckert and Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Independent, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 8 (475,315)

Abstract:

Comparative Law, Corporate Law, European Law

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Punishment Despite Reasonable Doubt - A Public Goods Experiment with Sanctions Under Uncertainty

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 847-867, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Kristoffel R. Grechenig, Andreas Nicklisch and Christian Thni
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Hamburg - School of Business, Economics and Social Sciences and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2 (534,229)
Citation 5
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Minderheitenquorum und Mehrheitsmacht bei der Aktionärsklage – Bessere Corporate Governance durch Abschaffung der Beteiligungsschwelle gem. § 148 Abs. 1 Satz 1 AktG (Minimum Share Requirements for Deriviate Shareholder Suits)

Die Aktiengesellschaft (AG) 2013, No. 18, p. 653-662
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2014
Brigitte Haar and Kristoffel R. Grechenig
Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods

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Corporate Law and Economics, Derivative Shareholder Suits, Shareholder Rights, European Corporate Law