Christina M. Sautter

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

Professor of Law

P.O. Box 750116

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

http://www.smu.edu/Law/Faculty/Profiles/Sautter-Christina

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

DOWNLOADS
Rank 12,550

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 12,550

in Total Papers Downloads

7,135

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 39,223

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 39,223

in Total Papers Citations

10

CROSSREF CITATIONS

13

Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Corporate Governance Gaming: The Collective Power of Retail Investors

22 Nevada Law Journal 51 (2021)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2023
Sergio Alberto Gramitto Ricci and Christina M. Sautter
NYU School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 1,394 (25,663)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

corporate governance, ESG, corporate purpose, retail investors, institutional investors, gaming, WallStreetBets, social movement, diffusion, stakeholders

2.

Promises Made to Be Broken? Standstill Agreements in Change of Control Transactions

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 37, p. 929, 2013
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 773 (59,081)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

standstill, Revlon, Unocal, fiduciary duties, confidentiality agreement, Don't Ask, Don't Waive standstills, superior offer, superior proposal, overbid, hostile offer, fiduciary out, board of directors, informational vacuum, waiver, change of control

3.

Shopping During Extended Store Hours: From No Shops to Go-Shops - The Development, Effectiveness, and Implications of Go-Shop Provisions in Change of Control Transactions

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 525, 2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2012
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 545 (92,306)

Abstract:

Loading...

go-shops, no shops, post-signing market checks, auctions, market canvass, Revlon

4.

Lock-Up Creep

The Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2014
Steven Davidoff Solomon and Christina M. Sautter
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 542 (92,980)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

takeovers, Delaware, merger agreements, lock-ups, deal protection devices, termination fees

5.

Harnessing the Collective Power of Retail Investors

A Research Agenda for Corporate Law (Christopher M. Bruner & Marc Moore, eds.) (Edward Elgar Publishing) (2023), https://doi.org/10.4337/9781800880443.00020
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2023
Sergio Alberto Gramitto Ricci and Christina M. Sautter
NYU School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 524 (96,955)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

corporate governance, investing, wireless investors, Millennials, GenZ, society, corporate purpose, investomers, stakeholders, collective power

6.

The Educated Retail Investor: A Response to 'Regulating Democratized Investing'

83 Ohio State Law Journal Online 205 (2022)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2023
Sergio Alberto Gramitto Ricci and Christina M. Sautter
NYU School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 424 (124,869)

Abstract:

Loading...

personal finance, retail investing, Robinhood, trading apps, education, investing education, corporate governance, financial literacy, just-in-time education, The Stock Market Game, Millennials, GenZ, society

7.

Auction Theory and Standstills: Dealing with Friends and Foes in a Sale of Corporate Control

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Volume 64·Issue 2·2013
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2023
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 417 (127,247)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

standstill, Revlon, Unocal, fiduciary duties, confidentiality agreement, Don't Ask, Don't Waive standstills, superior offer, superior proposal, overbid, hostile offer, fiduciary out, board of directors, informational vacuum, waiver, change of control, termination fees, auction

8.

Wireless Investors & Apathy Obsolescence

100 Washington University Law Review 1653 (2023), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 613
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2023
Sergio Alberto Gramitto Ricci and Christina M. Sautter
NYU School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 416 (127,632)

Abstract:

Loading...

retail investors, Millennials, GenZ, apathy, collective action, game theory, social norms, corporate governance, ESG, investing, stakeholders

9.

Tender Offers and Disclosure: The History and Future of the Williams Act

in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, Steven Davidoff Solomon and Claire Hill, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016, https://doi.org/10.4337/9781784711481.00031
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2023
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 383 (140,124)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Williams Act, tender offers, disclosure, Schedule 13D, Henry Manne, law and economics, takeovers, hostile takeovers, beneficial ownership, activist shareholders

10.

Rethinking Contractual Limits on Fiduciary Duties

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 55, 2010
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2012
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 273 (201,271)

Abstract:

Loading...

Merger Recommendation, Fiduciary Duties, Fiduciary Out, Intervening Event, Superior Offer, Superior Proposal, Revlon, Board of Directors, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk, Certainty, Proxy Statement, Stockholder Disclosure, Termination Fee, No Shop

11.

The Corporate Forum

102 B.U. L. Rev. 1861 (2022).
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2023
Sergio Alberto Gramitto Ricci and Christina M. Sautter
NYU School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 270 (203,512)

Abstract:

Loading...

retail investors, corporate governance, SEC, corporate forum, shareholder e-forum, investing platforms, Robinhood, social media, Millennials, GenZ

12.

The Wireless Investors Movement

U. Chi. Bus. L. Rev.: Online Edition (2022), https://businesslawreview.uchicago.edu/online-archive/wireless-investors-movement
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2023
Sergio Alberto Gramitto Ricci and Christina M. Sautter
NYU School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 266 (206,523)

Abstract:

Loading...

social movement, corporate governance, ESG, corporate purpose, retail investors, institutional investors, WallStreetBets, Millennials, GenZ, stakeholders

13.

Revlon, Inc. v. MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings, Inc. Rewritten

in FEMINIST JUDGMENTS: CORPORATE LAW REWRITTEN, 139-160 (Kelli Alces Williams, Anne Choike, & Usha R. Rodrigues, eds.) (Cambridge University Press, 2023), https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009025010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2023
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 188 (287,038)

Abstract:

Loading...

Revlon, fiduciary duties, change of control, maximizing stockholder value, deal protection devices, feminist, corporate law, non-constituencies, stakeholders, auction, lock-up option, no shop, termination fee, director independence, disinterestedness, break-up, hostile offer, tender offer

14.

Fleecing the Family Jewels

90 Tulane Law Review 545 (2016)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2016
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 181 (296,900)

Abstract:

Loading...

crown jewel lock-ups, deal protection devices, Revlon, Unocal, asset lock-ups, lockups, fiduciary duties, board of directors, change of control

15.

The Golden Ratio of Corporate Deal-Making

41 Journal of Corporation Law 817 (2016)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2016
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 145 (358,392)

Abstract:

Loading...

Revlon, Unocal, deal protection devices, sale process, auction, single bidder, lock-ups, information costs, auction theory

16.

Transaction Cost Economics & MAEs: The Dealmaker's Crystal Ball

89 Fordham Law Review Online 41 (2021)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 127 (397,368)

Abstract:

Loading...

MAE, MAC, material adverse effect, merger agreement, pandemic, COVID-19, transaction cost economics, TCE, risk, reverse termination fees, Akorn, Hexion v. Huntsman, IBP, Tyson

17.
Downloads 119 (417,190)

Abstract:

Loading...

predictive data analytics, PDA, retail investors, securities regulation, comment letter, gamification, disclosure, broker-dealers, investment advisors, AI, artificial intelligence, SEC, conflict of interest, fiduciary rule, covered technology, investor interaction, technology, corporate governance

18.

Delaware as Deal Arbiter

77 Washington & Lee Law Review 1269 (2020).
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2020
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 76 (561,250)

Abstract:

Loading...

Delaware, mergers, norms, deal protection devices, Revlon, Unocal, Van Gorkom, lock-ups, M&A

19.

Corporate Governance Through Social Media

University of Florida Law Review Forum
Number of pages: 18
Christina M. Sautter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 72

Abstract:

Loading...

corporate governance, social media, internet, retail investors, Millennials, Gen Z, GenZ, Generation Alpha, Reddit, TikTok, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, X, Elon Musk, AMC, collective action, technology, GameStop, investing, Robinhood, trading apps, short squeeze, decision making, engagement,