J. W. Verret

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

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Arlington, VA 22201

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Defending Against Shareholder Proxy Access: Delaware's Future Reviewing Company Defenses in the Era of Dodd-Frank

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 09 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2010
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 1,179 (11,575)

Abstract:

Alcian, Anabtawi, Berle, CalPERS, collective action, Demsetz, governance, Grundfest, Lamb, legal liability, Lipton, Lucian Bebchuk, Macey, Means, megaphone externalities, proprietary information, Riskmetrics, Romano, Roosevelt era, Rosenblum, SEC, Schwab, solicitation, Stephen Bainbridge, Strine

2.

Treasury Inc.: How the Bailout Reshapes Corporate Theory and Practice

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 283-350, Summer 2010, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-43
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 1,176 (11,540)
Citation 2

Abstract:

AIG, Chrysler, company ownership, Fannie Mae, federal government, Federal Reserve Board, Freddie Mac, GM, GMAC, interest group politics, shareholder control, Treasury Department

3.

Dr. Jones and the Raiders of Lost Capital: Hedge Fund Regulation, Part II, a Self-Regulation Proposal

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 799-841, 2007, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-62
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2009
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Citation 4

Abstract:

Alfred Winslow Jones, Chevron, Federal Reserve Board, Financial Services Committee, George Soros, Goldstein, Investment Advisers Act, LLCs, LLPs, Lowe, NASD, PWG, SRO, Warren Buffet

4.

Pandora's Ballot Box, or a Proxy With Moxie? Majority Voting, Corporate Ballot Access, and The Legend of Martin Lipton Re-Examined

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-65, Business Lawyer, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp. 1007-1057, May 2007
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2010
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 532 (37,824)
Citation 2

Abstract:

ballot, Business Roundtable, California Corporation Code, Disney, empowering, for-cause, Joseph Grundfest, holdover, Mark Roe, MBCA, Michael Eisner, Model Business Corporation Act, proxy, supermajority, withhold vote

5.

The U.S. Government as Control Shareholder of the Financial and Automotive Sector: Implications and Analysis

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-13
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2009
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 476 (44,909)

Abstract:

AIG, Bank of America, Bank of New York, Chrysler, Citigroup, GMAC, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Proxy Access Rule, SEC, State Street, Wells Fargo

6.

Unintended Consequences of Executive Compensation Regulation Threatens to Worsen the Financial Crisis

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-34
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Jul 2009
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 433 (50,027)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Bank of America, bailout, Barney Frank, Christopher Cox, Deutsche Bank, Federal Reserve Board, Mary Schapiro, Obama, SEC, Say on Pay, Securities and Exchange Commission, Spencer Bachus, TARP, Wall Street

7.

Delaware's Guidance: Ensuring Equity for the Modern Witenagemot

Virginia Law and Business Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 189-219, Fall 2007, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-60
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 May 2008 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2009
J. W. Verret and Myron T. Steele
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
Downloads 338 (69,673)

Abstract:

Anglo-Saxon law, corporate, corporation, Delaware Court of Chancery, dicta, English High Court of Chancery, jurisprudence, Parliament, Witan Council

8.

Does Shareholder Proxy Access Damage Share Value in Small Publicly Traded Companies?

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 6, June 2012, pp. 1431-1468, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-47, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-53
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Thomas Stratmann and J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 219 (91,342)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Argawal, Bebchuk, Berle, Business Roundtable, Coates, Cohn, D.C. Circuit, Decker, Gillan, Grundfest, Hartzell, Kahan, Larcker, Means, Ormazabal, Rock, Romano, S&P 1500, Securities and Exchange Commission, SharkWatch50 List, Subramanian, Taylor, Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010

9.

SEC Certification to the Delaware Supreme Court

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 216 (111,161)

Abstract:

corporate law, proxy access, bylaw, bylaws, Delaware, SEC, certification, certify

10.

Economics Makes Strange Bedfellows: Pensions, Trusts, and Hedge Funds in an Era of Financial Re-Intermediation

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business and Employment Law, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 63-88, Fall 2007, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 208 (115,917)
Citation 1

Abstract:

centralization, ERISA, hedge funds, regulation, shareholders

11.

The Misdirection of Current Corporate Governance Proposals

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-37
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Aug 2009
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 179 (131,236)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate law, executive compensation, Delaware, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, mark-to-market accounting, Proxy Access, SEC, TARP, Wall Street

12.

The Bailout Through a Public Choice Lens: Government-Controlled Corporations as a Mechanism for Rent Transfer

Seton Hall Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-53
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 153 (136,710)
Citation 1

Abstract:

AIG, Ally Bank, American International Group, Bank America, Berkshire Hathaway, Chrysler, Citigroup, EPA, Energy, FDIC, Fannie Mae, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Freddie Mac, GM, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, Ken Lewis, Pay Czar, SEC, Securities Exchange Commission, Stearns, Zywicki

13.

Testimony Before the House Oversight Committee Concerning the AIG Trust

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-27
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 May 2009
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 146 (158,146)

Abstract:

bailout, Citicorp, Corporate Federalism Initiative, ERISA, Geithner, George Mason Law School, government ownership, immunity, indemnity, Issa, Mercatus Center, nationalization, public companies, TARP, Towns, Treasury Department

14.

The Legitimacy of Political Intelligence Trading and the Threat of Insider Trading by the Treasury Department

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-35
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Jul 2009
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 123 (175,431)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bank of America, Citigroup, Congress, Emergency Economic Stability Act, Federal Reserve Board, Gwen Moore, Judy Biggert, SEC, Securities Exchange Commission, TARP, Treasury Department, U.S. v. Chiarella

15.

Terrorism Finance, Business Associations, and the ‘Incorporation Transparency Act’

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 857-910, Spring 2010, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-30
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Jul 2010
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 113 (178,690)

Abstract:

Carl Levin, Charles Chuck Grassley, Chris Dodd, Claire McCaskill, DOJ, Department of Justice, Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act, LLC, NASS, National Association of Secretaries of State, Senate Homeland Security Committee, Senate Oversight Committee, Treasury Department

16.

Economic Analysis in Securities Enforcement: The Next Frontier at the SEC

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, pp. 491-504, 2013, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-19, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-35
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Sep 2015
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Abstract:

administrative law, consumer protection, economic analysis, enforcement, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, procedural reform, Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, structural reform

17.

Applying Insider Trading Law to Congressmen, Government Officials, and the Political Intelligence Industry

Research Handbook on Insider Trading, Stephen M. Bainbridge ed., Edward Elgar, pp. 153-165, 2013, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-21, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-37
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 8 (297,193)

Abstract:

Congress, Dirks v. SEC, government employees, insider trading, political intelligence industry, Securities Exchange Act, Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act, STOCK Act

18.

The Securities Exchange Act Is a Material Girl, Living in a Material World: A Response to Bebchuk and Jackson's 'Shining Light on Corporate Political Spending'

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 453-471, 2013, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-20, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-36
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Sep 2015
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Abstract:

corporate political spending, cost benefit analysis, mandatory disclosure rule, materiality, Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Securities Exchange Act

19.

A Dual Non-Banking System? Or a Non-Dual Non-Banking System? Considering the OCC's Proposal for a Non-Bank Special Purpose National Charter for Fintech Companies, against an Alternative Competitive Federalism System, for an Era of Fintech Banking

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-05
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Jan 2017
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Abstract:

CFPB, Competitive Federalism, Dodd-Frank Act, Dual Banking, FDIC, Federal Reserve, Financial Services, Financial Institution, FinCEN, Fintech, Marketplace Lenders, Money Transmitter, National Bank Act, Nonbanks, OCC, Preemption, Regulation, Virtual Currency

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Uber-ized Corporate Law: Toward a 21st Century Corporate Governance for Crowdfunding and App-Based Investor Communications

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 101-143, 2016, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 05 May 2016
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Abstract:

crowdfunded, Delaware, economics, FAA, fact based inquiry, fair dealing, federalization, financing, investor, kickstarter, Rule 10b-5, SEC, securities exchange regulation, shareholder, USA Jobs Act, virtual currency