Steven Davidoff Solomon

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Professor

215 Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (60)

1.

The Failure of Private Equity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 481, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 5,310 (1,511)
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private equity, reverse termination fee, contract, law and norms, mergers and acquisitions, path dependency, transaction negotiation

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Regulation by Deal: The Government's Response to the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Steven Davidoff Solomon and David T. Zaring
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 5,046 (1,658)
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Accredited Home Lenders v. Lone Star Funds: A MAC Case Study

Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2008
Steven Davidoff Solomon and Kristen Baiardi
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,395 (5,957)
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material adverse change, material adverse effect, MAC, MAE, merger agreements, tender offers

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Fairness Opinions in Mergers and Acquisitions

THE ART OF CAPITAL RESTRUCTURING: CREATING SHAREHOLDER VALUE THROUGH MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, H. Kent Baker, Halil Kiymaz, eds., Wiley, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2011
Steven Davidoff Solomon, Anil K. Makhija and Rajesh Narayanan
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Louisiana State University
Downloads 1,346 (14,924)
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Fairness Opinions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Investment Banking

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Fairness Opinions

American University Law Review, Vol. 55, p. 1557, 2006
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2007
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 2,199 (6,874)
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fairness opinion, Van Gorkom, corporate control transaction, takeovers

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Intermediation in Private Equity: The Role of Placement Agents

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Matthew D. Cain, Stephen B. McKeon and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Oregon - Department of Finance and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,529 (12,471)
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certification, reputation, financial literacy, sophisticated investors

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A Great Game: The Dynamics of State Competition and Litigation

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 165, 2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2015
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,453 (13,540)
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Merger Litigation, Takeovers, Jurisdictional Competition, Delaware, Plaintiffs' Attorneys, Shareholder Class Actions

Form Over Substance? The Value of Corporate Process and Management Buy-Outs

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2011
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,047 (21,863)

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management buy-outs, MBOs, freeze-outs, takeovers, conflict transactions, special committees, corporate process, Delaware

Form Over Substance? The Value of Corporate Process and Management Buy-Outs

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 36, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 May 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 248 (133,710)
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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, buy-out, management, freeze-out, contract, shareholders

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The New Titans of Wall Street: A Theoretical Framework for Passive Investors

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 168, p. 17, 2020
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2020
Jill E. Fisch, Assaf Hamdani and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute, Tel Aviv University; Buchman Faculty of Law; Coller School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,280 (16,472)
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Law and economics, corporate governance, securities law, passive investing, mutual funds, ETFs, corporate finance, institutional investors, shareholder activism, capital markets

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Do Takeover Laws Matter? Evidence from Five Decades of Hostile Takeovers

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
Matthew D. Cain, Stephen B. McKeon and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Oregon - Department of Finance and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,266 (16,784)
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hostile takeovers, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, laws

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Black Market Capital

Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 07-26
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2008
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,205 (18,046)

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Hedge Funds, Private Equity, SEC, Investment Company Act, Investment Advisers Act, special purpose acquisition companies, business development companies, administrative law, market regulation

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Takeover Theory and the Law and Economics Movement

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CORPORATE LAW, Claire Hill, Brett McDonnell, eds., Edward Elgar, 2011-2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,169 (18,899)

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takeovers, hostile takeovers, poison pills, corporate governance, law and economics, Manne, shareholder activism, anti-takeover statutes, corporate control, tender offers, mergers

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The Shifting Tides of Merger Litigation

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 71, p. 603, 2018
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Matthew D. Cain, Jill E. Fisch, Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall S. Thomas
Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,050 (22,159)
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Mergers, acquisitions, M&A, corporations, corporate law, corporate governance, Delaware legislation, merger litigation, plaintiffs’ lawyers, securities litigation, shareholder rights, management rights, empirical study

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Takeover Litigation in 2015

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Jan 2016
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,028 (22,873)
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merger litigation, takeover litigation, Delaware, jurisdictional competition, peppercorn paper

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Tenure Voting and the U.S. Public Company

Business Lawyer , Vol. 72, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
David J. Berger, Steven Davidoff Solomon and Aaron Benjamin
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
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tenure voting, one-share one-vote, dual class stock, corporate governance, stock exchange rules

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Limits of Disclosure

Seattle University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2013
Steven Davidoff Solomon and Claire A. Hill
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 986 (24,316)
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disclosure, financial crisis, CDOs, executive compensation, information

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Computerization and the ABACUS: Reputation, Trust, and Fiduciary Duties in Investment Banking

Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2012
Steven Davidoff Solomon, Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 857 (29,716)

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Fiduciary Duty, Reputation, Trust, Investment Bank, Securitization

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Takeover Litigation in 2013

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2014
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 845 (30,322)
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merger litigation, takeover litigation, Delaware, jurisdictional competition

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Gods at War: Shotgun Takeovers, Government by Deal and the Private Equity Implosion

GODS AT WAR, Chapter 1, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Oct 2009
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, hedge funds, strategic takeovers, hostile takeovers, corporations, shareholder activism, sovereign wealth funds, foreign investment, deals, deal-theory, distressed takeovers, financial crisis, regulation by deal

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After the Deal: Fannie, Freddie and the Financial Crisis Aftermath

Boston University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2015
Steven Davidoff Solomon and David T. Zaring
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 760 (35,061)
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Financial Crisis, Regulation by Deal, Administrative Procedures Act, Government Takings, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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Who Are the Top Law Firms? Assessing the Value of Plaintiffs’ Law Firms in Merger Litigation

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 265/2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
C. N. V. Krishnan, Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall S. Thomas
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 756 (35,350)
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Shareholder class action lawsuits, mergers and acquisitions, M&A transactions, top plaintiffs’ law firms, law firm reputation, lawsuit activity, law suit success, law firm popularity, selection bias controls, Docket entries, Injunction Motion, Motion to Expedite, Motion for Dismiss, Delaware Court

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A Case Study: Air Products v. Airgas and the Value of Strategic Judicial Decision-Making

Columbia Business Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2012
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Airgas, Air Products, Hostile Takeover, Takeovers, Poison Pill, Delaware, Bylaws, Strategic Decisionmaking, Proxy Contest, Jurisdictional Competition

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Confronting the Peppercorn Settlement in Merger Litigation: An Empirical Analysis and a Proposal for Reform

Texas Law Review, Vol. 93, P. 557, 2015
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 18 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
Jill E. Fisch, Sean J. Griffith and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute, Fordham University School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 740 (36,386)
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Mergers and acquisitions, M&A, law and economics, empirical legal studies, legal profession, legal fees, federal securities law, state corporation law, Delaware corporation law, corporate governance, publicly traded companies, deal litigation, non-pecuniary relief, federalism, jurisdiction

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Broken Promises: The Role of Reputation in Private Equity Contracting and Strategic Default

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2012
Matthew D. Cain, Steven Davidoff Solomon and Antonio J. Macias
Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Baylor University
Downloads 728 (37,207)
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private equity, reputation, contracting, termination

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Takeover Litigation in 2012

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 711 (38,402)

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merger litigation, takeover litigation, Delaware, jurisdictional competition

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Paradigm Shift: Federal Securities Regulation in the New Millennium

Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2008
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 701 (39,173)
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securities regulation, stock exchanges, hedge funds, regulatory competition, globalization, international securities regulation, SEC, intermediation, deretailization

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Regulating Listings in a Global Market

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 89, December 2007
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2007
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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bonding, competition among regulators, cross-listing, globalization, going public, international securities regulation, listing requirements, SEC, stock exchange

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Delaware's Competitive Reach

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2011
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 661 (41,778)
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Delaware's Competitive Reach

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 92-128, 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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The Private Equity Contract

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF PRIVATE EQUITY, D. Cumming, ed., Oxford University Press, March 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 598 (48,397)

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private equity, contracts, complex contracts, contractual design

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The Disappearing Small IPO and the Lifecycle of the Small Firm

Harvard Business Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Steven Davidoff Solomon and Paul Rose
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
Downloads 597 (48,503)

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IPO, initial public offering, emerning growth companies, JOBS Act

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As California Goes, So Goes the Nation? Board Gender Quotas and the Legislation of Non-Economic Values

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2020
University of St. Gallen - School of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 578 (50,589)
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Gender quota, Regulation, Economic policy uncertainty

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The SEC and the Failure of Federal Takeover Regulation

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 211, 2007
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2007
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Williams Act, Takeovers, SEC, Mergers and Acquisitions, Delaware

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The Rise and Fall of Delaware's Takeover Standards

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Research Paper No. 329/2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall S. Thomas
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 563 (52,215)

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Delaware, Takeovers, Revlon, Unocal, Blasius, Weinberger, Fiduciary Duties

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The Small IPO and the Investing Preferences of Mutual Funds

Journal of Corporate Finance 47 (2017) 151–173
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2019
Robert P. Bartlett, Paul Rose and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 518 (58,182)

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Initial Public Offerings, liquidity, flight-to-liquidity, mutual funds, institutional investors

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Should Corporations have a Purpose?

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-22
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Jill E. Fisch and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Corporations law, corporate governance, charters, constituency statutes, social responsibility, CSR, shareholder primacy, value & profit maximization, stakeholders, environmental, social & governance purpose, ESG, public benefit corporations

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Takeover Litigation in 2014

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Feb 2015
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 490 (62,241)
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merger litigation, takeover litigation, Delaware, jurisdictional competition

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Is Say on Pay All About Pay? The Impact of Firm Performance

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 8, p. 101, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
Jill E. Fisch, Darius Palia and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute, Rutgers University, Newark, School of Business-Newark, Department of Finance & Economics and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 472 (65,196)
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corporate governance, Wall Street reform, Dodd-Frank Act, say on pay, performance based executive compensation, disclosure, shareholder voting, empirical analysis, problematic incentives, short-termism, excessive risk-taking

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Do Staggered Boards Affect Firm Value?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2017
Yakov Amihud, Markus Schmid and Steven Davidoff Solomon
New York University - Stern School of Business, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 465 (66,381)
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staggered board, classified boards, corporate governance, anti-takeover devices, E-Index,

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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 Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Downloads 458 (67,651)

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

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Settling the Staggered Board Debate

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2018
Yakov Amihud, Markus Schmid and Steven Davidoff Solomon
New York University - Stern School of Business, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 439 (71,189)
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staggered board, classified boards, corporate governance, anti-takeover devices, E-Index, G-Index

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Does Revlon Matter? An Empirical and Theoretical Study

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 466/2019
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2020
Berkeley Center for Law and Business, Fordham University School of Law, Professor of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 413 (76,645)
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Corporate Law, M&A, enhanced scrutiny, Revlon duties, takeovers, merger litigation, Corwin, Fiduciary Duties, Delaware, empirical, machine learning, negotiation process, deal premium

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Takeover Litigation in 2011

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Matthew D. Cain and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 407 (77,938)
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Do Outside Directors Face Labor Market Consequences? A Natural Experiment from the Financial Crisis

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 4, p. 53, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
Steven Davidoff Solomon, Andrew Lund and Robert J. Schonlau
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Villanova University School of Law and Miami University - Farmer School of Business
Downloads 398 (79,958)
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board of directors, financial institutions, financial crisis, labor market for directors, board turnover, corporate governance, outside directors

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How Corporate Governance Is Made: The Case of the Golden Leash

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 164, P. 649, 2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2016
Matthew D. Cain, Jill E. Fisch, Sean J. Griffith and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute, Fordham University School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Corporate governance, corporation law, activist-nominated directors, director compensation, golden leash, shareholder activism, activist investors, institutional investors, event study, share pricing, governance innovations

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Getting U.S. Security Holders to the Party: The Sec's Cross-Border Release Five Years on

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol, 26, No. 3, pp. 455, Fall 2005
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Feb 2006
Steven Davidoff Solomon and Brett A. Carron
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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cross-border, takeovers, securities regulation, Williams Act, cross-border release

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Mootness Fees

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 1777, 2019
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2020
Matthew D. Cain, Jill E. Fisch, Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall S. Thomas
Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 349 (93,054)
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securities law, complex litigation, mootness dismissal, shareholders, empirical legal studies, takeover law, mergers & acquisitions, M&A, attorney fees, class actions, forum selection, fiduciary duty, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, FRCP

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The Future or Fancy? An Empirical Study of Public Benefit Corporations

Harvard Business Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Michael B. Dorff, James Hicks and Steven Davidoff Solomon
Southwestern Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 327 (100,061)
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Public Benefit Corporations, Venture Capital, For-Profit Investment

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The Myth of Morrison: Securities Fraud Litigation Against Foreign Issuers

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2020
Robert P. Bartlett, Matthew D. Cain, Jill E. Fisch and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Berkeley Center for Law and Business, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Morrison v. National Australia Bank, Foreign Private Issuer, Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, transnational securities fraud litigation, class action, Supreme Court of the United States, SCOTUS, Securities Act of 1934, Rule 10b-5, jurisdiction, standing, In re Vivendi Universal, S.A.

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Uncomfortable Embrace: Federal Corporate Ownership in the Midst of the Financial Crisis

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 95, pp. 1733-1778, 2011
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 31 May 2011
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Transactional Administration

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 106, No. 4, 2018
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2018
Steven Davidoff Solomon and David T. Zaring
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 286 (115,743)
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Administrative Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Separation of Powers, Corporate Law

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The Problem of Sunsets

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 1057, 2019
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2019
Jill E. Fisch and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Corporate governance, securities law, corporate voting & control, controlling stockholders, dual-class shares, empirical evidence, policy debate over dual class stock, loyalty shares, IPOs, role of sunsets, time-based sunsets, arbitrariness, moral hazard, shareholder retention voting

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The Impact on Shareholder Value of Top Defense Counsel in Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2773594
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 May 2016 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
C. N. V. Krishnan, Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall S. Thomas
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 257 (129,512)
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M&A litigation, Shareholder class action lawsuits, Top defense litigation counsel, Multijurisdictional litigation, Takeover premium, Disclosure settlements, Consideration settlements, Lawsuit activity, Endogeneity controls

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Rhetoric and Reality: A Historical Perspective on the SEC's Regulation of Foreign Private Issuers

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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foreign private issuers, deregistration, global competition for listings, international securities regulation, SEC, rhetoric and the administrative law process

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How do Legal Standards Matter? An Empirical Study of Special Litigation Committees

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-56
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2019
C. N. V. Krishnan, Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall S. Thomas
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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SLC, Special Litigation Committee, Lawsuits, Case Dismissal, Case Settlements, High Value Settlements, Delaware courts, Legal Standards, SLC Reports, SLC Report recommending dismissal

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Securities Regulation Treasure Hunt

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 29 Mar 2007
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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securities regulation, pedagogy, treasure hunt

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A Comparative Study of the Jewish and the United States Constitutional Law of Capital Punishment

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 3, p. 93, Fall 1996
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 May 2007
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Jewish Law, Capital Punishment, Comparative Law, Talmudic Law

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Comment on the Definition of ‘Eligible Organization’ for Purposes of Coverage of Certain Preventive Services under the Affordable Care Act

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Columbia University - Law School, Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Hobby Lobby, veil piercing, corporations, Affordable Care Act, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, eligible organization

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Centros, California's 'Women on Boards' Statute and the Scope of Regulatory Competition

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 20, p. 493, 2019
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 May 2019 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2019
Jill E. Fisch and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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corporations, corporate law, comparative law, European company law, EU & US regulatory competition, Centros, corporate charters, internal affairs doctrine, shareholder primacy norm, social ordering, SB 826, California 'Women on Boards' Statute

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Synthetic Governance

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-41
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jul 2020
Byung Hyun Ahn, Jill E. Fisch, Panos N. Patatoukas and Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Law and economics, corporate governance, capital markets, securities regulation, mutual funds, dual-class stock, shareholder voting, investment choices, asset management, index funds, split board chair and CEO