Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law

Associate Professor

Tat Chee Avenue

Kowloon

Hong Kong

http://www.cityu.edu.hk/slw/about-school/our-people/dr-lin-lauren-yu-hsin

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law

83 Tat Chee Avenue

Room P5300, 5th Floor, Academic 1

Kowloon Tong

Hong Kong

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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9

Scholarly Papers (22)

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Controlling Controlling-Minority Shareholders: Corporate Governance and Leveraged Corporate Control

2017 (2) Columbia Business Law Review 453-510 (2017)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2017
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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One-Share One-Vote, Dual-Class Shares, Contractarian Theory, Agency Theory

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Open Sesame: The Myth of Alibaba's Extreme Corporate Governance and Control

10 Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law 437-471 (2016)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2016
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Thomas Mehaffy
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and University of Oregon - School of Law
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Alibaba, Corporate Governance, Alibaba Partnership, Disproportional Control, Dual-Class Shares, VIE Structure, Anti-takeover Provisions

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Party Building or Noisy Signaling? The Contours of Political Conformity in Chinese Corporate Governance

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 493/2020, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 545, City University of Hong Kong Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law Research Paper Series Paper No. 2020/005, 50(1) Journal of Legal Studies 187-217 (2021)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Curtis J. Milhaupt
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and Stanford Law School
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Corporate Governance, State-Owned Enterprise, Chinese Communist Party, State Capitalism

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China's Corporate Social Credit System: The Dawn of Surveillance State Capitalism?

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 610/2021, City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. Forthcoming, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 560, The China Quarterly (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2022
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Curtis J. Milhaupt
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and Stanford Law School
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State Capitalism, Chinese Communist Party, Corporate Compliance, Regtech, Social Credit System

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Do Social Ties Matter in Corporate Governance? The Missing Factor in Chinese Corporate Governance Reform

George Mason Journal of International Commercial Law Vol. 5, Issue 1, 39-74 (2013)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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Social Ties, Corporate Governance, Independent Directors, Legal Transplantation, Chinese Law

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Do State-Owned Enterprises Have Worse Corporate Governance? An Empirical Study of Corporate Practices in China

European Business Organization Law Review, Forthcoming 2021, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 19-28, Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Yun-chien Chang and Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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State-owned enterprises, corporate charters, firm value (Tobin’s Q), political compliance, corporate governance index

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Does Mandating Cumulative Voting Weaken Controlling Shareholders?: A Difference-in-Differences Approach

52 International Review of Law and Economics 111-123 (2017)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2017
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Yun-chien Chang
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Majority voting rule, cumulative voting rule, controlling shareholders, director election, difference-in-differences

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When Activists Meet Controlling Shareholders in the Shadow of the Law: A Case Study of Hong Kong

14(1) Asian Journal of Comparative Law 1-36 (2019), Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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Shareholder Activism, Controlling Shareholder, Minority Veto Rights

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Modeling Securities Class Actions Outside the United States: The Role of Nonprofits in the Case of Taiwan

New York University Journal of Law and Business, Vol. 4, p. 143, 2007
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2008
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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Securities Class Action, Taiwan, Nonprofit Organization

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From Double Board to Unitary Board System: Independent Directors and Corporate Governance Reform in Taiwan

Independent Directors in Asia: A Historical, Contextual and Comparative Approach, Dan W. Puchniak, Harald Baum & Luke Nottage eds. (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2018
Hsin-Ti Chang, Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Ying-Hsin Tsai
National Taipei University, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and National Taiwan University
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Independent Director, Board Structure, Corporate Governance

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Overseeing Controlling Shareholders: Do Independent Directors Constrain Tunneling in Taiwan?

San Diego International Law Journal, Vol. 12, p. 363, 2011
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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Independent Directors, Controlling Shareholders, Tunneling, Related Party Transactions

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Institutionalizing Political Influence in Business: Party-Building and Insider Control in Chinese State-Owned Enterprises

45 Vermont Law Review 441-480 (2021)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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State-owned enterprises, insider control, party-building, corporate party organization, charter amendment

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The Rise of Non-Profit Organizations in Global Securities Class Actions: A New Hybrid Model in China

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 60, 493-559 (2022).
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Yu Xiang
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and City University of Hong Kong
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Securities class action, opt-out rule, private enforcement, entrepreneurial lawyers, non-profit organization

An Empirical Study of Corporate Default Rules and Menus in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

15(4) Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 875-915 (2018)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Yun-chien Chang
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Mandatory rule, minimum threshold rule, default rule, menu, null rule, transaction costs, principal-agent theory, corporate charters

An Empirical Study of Corporate Default Rules and Menus in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 875-915, 2018
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Yun-chien Chang
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Corporate Governance, Human Capital Resources, and Firm Performance: Exploring the Missing Links

45(4) Journal of General Management 192-205, Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2021
Kaouthar Lajili, Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Anoosheh Rostamkalaei
University of Ottawa - Faculty of Administration, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Human Capital Resources, Corporate Governance, Human Resource Performance, Most Attractive Employer Survey, International Governance

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Shareholder Engagement and Voting in Hong Kong

The Cambridge Handbook of Shareholder Engagement and Voting (forthcoming), City University of Hong Kong School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Dec 2021
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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Shareholder voting, stewardship code, institutional shareholder, online voting, legal mechanisms

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Legal Institutions of Human Capital: Property, Contract, and Organisation

Journal of the Knowledge Economy, Vol. 13 2022, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2021-72
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2023
Jyh-An Lee and Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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human capital, firm-specific investment, intellectual property, organisational rules, trade secret, non-compete clause

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How Public Regulation Changes Corporate Governance Practice? The Corporate Board Reform in Taiwan

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AFTER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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The Effect of Political Influence on Corporate Valuation: Evidence from Party-Building Reform in China

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
Christopher C. Chen, Re-Jin Guo and Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
National Taiwan University - College of Law, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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Political Influence, Corporate Valuation, Chinese Economy, State Capture, Corporate Governance

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Foreign Political Interference in the Governance of Listed Companies: A Market and Behavioral Analysis

31 Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law 301-349 (2021)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Aug 2021
Christopher C. Chen and Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
National Taiwan University - College of Law and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law
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Chinese firms, Cross-listing, Party-building, Political interference, Foreign government

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Appendix to 'Do State-Owned Enterprises Have Worse Corporate Governance? An Empirical Study of Corporate Practices in China'

Posted: 25 Jul 2022
Yun-chien Chang and Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law

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State-owned enterprises, corporate charters, firm value (Tobin’s Q), political compliance, corporate governance index

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Corporate Governance in Hong Kong

Bruce Aronson and Joongi Kim (eds.), Corporate Governance in Asia: A Comparative Approach (United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2019) 150-181., Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law Research Paper, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/113
Posted: 26 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2022
Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin and Say Hak Goo
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - School of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

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