Nicholas Calcina Howson

University of Michigan Law School

Professor of Law

701 South State Street

3234 South Hall

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Pathway to Minority Shareholder Protection: Derivative Actions in the People's Republic of China

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Nicholas Calcina Howson and Donald C. Clarke
University of Michigan Law School and George Washington University Law School
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corporate law, derivative action, courts, shareholders, fiduciary duties, oppression, China, PRC

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The Development of Modern Corporate Governance in China and India

CHINA, INDIA AND THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ORDER, M. Sornarajah and J. Wang, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2010, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 10-021
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2012
Nicholas Calcina Howson and Vikramaditya S. Khanna
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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People's Republic of China, India, corporate governance reform, Global Financial Crisis

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When 'Good' Corporate Governance Makes 'Bad' (Financial) Firms: The Global Crisis and the Limits of Private Law

Michigan Law Review, First Impressions, Vol. 108, p. 44, December 2009, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 09-024
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2009
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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corporate governance, financial sector, global financial crisis, prudential regulation, banks, financial institutions

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Judicial Independence and the Company Law in the Shanghai Courts

JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE IN CHINA: LESSONS FOR GLOBAL RULE OF LAW PROMOTION, Randall Peerenboom, ed., Cambridge University Press, pp. 134-153, 2009, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 09-023
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2009
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, courts, judicial independence, corporate law

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The Doctrine that Dared Not Speak its Name: Anglo-American Fiduciary Duties in China's 2005 Company Law and Case Law Intimations of Prior Convergence

TRANSFORMING CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN EAST ASIA, Hideki Kanda, Kon-Sik Kim, Curtis Milhaupt, eds., pp. 193-254, London: Routledge, 2008
Posted: 07 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2012
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, corporate law, convergence, fiduciary duties

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China's Restructured Commercial Banks: Nomenklatura Accountability Serving Corporate Governance Reform?

CHINA'S EMERGING FINANCIAL MARKETS: CHALLENGES AND GLOBAL IMPACT, M. Avery, M. Zhu and J. Cai, eds., Singapore: John Wiley and Sons, Asia, 2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2014
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, financial institutions, commercial banks, company law, corporate governance

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Enforcement Without Foundation? - Insider Trading and China's Administrative Law Crisis

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 60, No. 4, 955-1002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2012
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, PRC, CSRC, insider trading, securities regulation, corporate law, administrative law

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Corporate Law in the Shanghai People's Courts, 1992-2008: Judicial Autonomy in a Contemporary Authoritarian State

East Asia Law Review, Vol. 5, pp. 303-442, 2010, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 10-003
Number of pages: 140 Posted: 14 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2012
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, corporate law, corporate governance, company law, judicial autonomy

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'Quack Corporate Governance' as Traditional Chinese Medicine – The Securities Regulation Cannibalization of China's Corporate Law and a State Regulator's Battle Against Party State Political Economic Power

37 Seattle University Law Review 667 (2014) , U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 331, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-009
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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corporations, corporate law, corporate governance, securities regulation, China, PRC, Chinese law

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Punishing Possession - China's All-Embracing Insider Trading Enforcement Regime

Insider Trading Research Handbook, Stephen Bainbridge, ed., 2012, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 342
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2013
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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insider trading, securities regulation, China, PRC, corporate law, fiduciary duty, misappropriation

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Reverse Cross-Listings -- The Coming Race to List in Emerging Markets and an Enhanced Understanding of Classical Bonding

Forthcoming: Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 47, No. 3, 2015, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-023
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
Nicholas Calcina Howson and Vikramaditya S. Khanna
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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China, India, corporate governance, securities regulation, cross-listing, bonding

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Protecting the State from Itself? Regulatory Interventions in Corporate Governance and the Financing of China's 'State Capitalism'

Regulating the Visible Hand? The Institutional Implications of Chinese State Capitalism, edited by B. Liebman and C. Milhaupt. 2015, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 423, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-017
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2015
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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corporations, corporate law, corporate governance, securities regulation, China, PRC, Chinese law

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John C.H. Wu at the University of Michigan Law School

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 58, p. 545, December 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2009
Xiuqing Li and Nicholas Calcina Howson
East China University of Politics & Law and University of Michigan Law School
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China, lawyers, judges, professions, Chinese law, Chinese legal history

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Regulation of Companies with Publicly-Listed Share Capital in the People's Republic of China

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, company law, securities law

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Review of Xiaoqun Xu, Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-37

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 57, No. 2, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Apr 2009
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, judicial reform, rule of law, legal history

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China's Acquisitions Abroad -- Global Ambitions, Domestic Effects

Law Quadrangle Notes, No. 3, pp. 73-84, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, M&A, corporate law, securities law

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Review of 'Understanding Labor and Employment Law in China' by Ronald C. Brown

Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 20, No. 8, pp. 319-328, August, 2010, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 10-017
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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labor law, law and legal institutions, employment law, PRC, China

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通往小股东保障之路径:中国派生诉讼 (Pathway to Minority Shareholder Protection: Derivative Actions in the People’s Republic of China)

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
Donald C. Clarke and Nicholas Calcina Howson
George Washington University Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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China, Chinese law, company law, corporate law, derivative actions, comparative law

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Panel IV - 'Can the West Learn from the Rest': The Chinese Legal Order's Hybrid Modernity

Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Jul 2009
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, law, legal history

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China and WTO Liberalization of the Securities Industry: Le Choc Des Mondes or L'Empire Immobile?

Asia Policy, No. 3, p. 151, January 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2009
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, WTO, securities regulation, capital markets

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中国过于宽泛的内幕交易执法制度 - 立法授权和监管机构实践 (China's Overbroad Insider Trading Enforcement Regime -- Statutory Authorization and Agency Practice)

2 交大法学 [Shanghai Jiatong University Law Review] 71-84 (2014), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 342
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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insider trading, securities regulation, China, PRC, corporate law, fiduciary duty, misappropriation

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History is No Guide: Towards Greatly Expanded Financial Sector Regulation (In Chinese)

Tsinghua Law Review (Tsinghua Faxue), Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 22-41, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 May 2010
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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Global Financial Crisis, financial sector, banks, proprietary trading, prudential regulation, PRC

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The Death of Confucianization

SHANGHAI REVIEW OF BOOKS, p. 4, November 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Dec 2009
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, law, legal history, Confucian, Legalist, Chinese legal history

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Amending China's Insider Trading Prohibition - An Immodest Proposal

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, PRC, securities regulation, insider trading, fiduciary duty, misappropriation, Rule 10b-5

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Twenty-Five Years On — The Establishment and Application of Corporate Fiduciary Duties in PRC Law

The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law, edited by Evan Criddle, Paul B. Miller and Robert H. Sitkoff (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-024
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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corporate law, partnership law, fiduciary duties, derivative action, China, securities regulation, duty of care, duty of loyalty, business judgment rule

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Return of the Prodigal Form? - Partnerships and Partnership Law in the People's Republic of China

Research Handbook on Partnerships, LLCs and Alternative Forms of Business Organizations (Robert W. Hillman and Mark J. Loewenstein, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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partnership law, business organizations, China, PRC, courts, company law

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China's 'Corporatization Without Privatization' and the Late 19th Century Roots of a Stubborn Path Dependency

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 50, No. 4 (2017): 961-1006, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jun 2018
Nicholas Calcina Howson
University of Michigan Law School
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China, firm, state owned enterprise, corporate governance, legal history, economic history