Harald Baum

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Mittelweg 187

D-20148 Hamburg

Germany

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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The Rise of the Independent Director: A Historical and Comparative Perspective

Independent Directors in Asia: A Historical, Contextual and Comparative Approach, Dan W. Puchniak, Harald Baum, and Luke R. Nottage, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017, Forthcoming, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 16/20
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2017
Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Corporate governance, independent director, monitoring board, historical developments in the US and UK, adoption in Germany, global financial crisis, scarce empirical support

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Change of Governance in Historic Perspective: The German Experience

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 28/2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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welfare state, corporatism, corporate governance, financial market regulation

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Issues in German Takeover Law (Interview With Researchers From the Max Planck Institute for Private Law)

The Quarterly Review of Corporation Law and Society, No.29, pages 91-111 (December 2011)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Oct 2020
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Bucerius Law School, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Waseda University, Faculty of Law
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Takeover, Germany, EU, Acting in Concert, Mandatory Offer, Minority Shareholder, Shareholder Decision-Making, Worker Protection, Supervisory Board, Offer Price, Unternehmensinteresse

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Reaktionen auf Corona im japanischen und deutschen Recht – Beiträge zur virtuellen Tagung am 19. und 20. August 2020 in Hamburg (Responses to the Coronavirus in Japanese and German Law. Papers of the Virtual Conference on 19 and 20 August 2020 in Hamburg)

Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 20/20
Number of pages: 136 Posted: 17 Dec 2020
Ruth Effinowicz and Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Rechtsvergleich, Corona, Covid-19, Pandemie, Japanisches Recht, Deutsches Recht, Schuldrecht, Arbeitsrecht, Prozessrecht, Verfassungsrecht, Verwaltungsrecht

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The German Capital Markets Model Case Act – A Functional Alternative to the US - Style Class Action for Investor Claims?

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Capital Markets Model Case Act, collective redress for investors, suspension of proceedings, binding model case ruling, collectivization of claims

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The Role of Courts in Japan. Seen from a Comparative German Perspective

Festschrift zu Ehren von Christian Kirchner. Recht im ökonomischen Kontext, pp. 3-21, Wulf A. Kaal, Andreas Schwartze, and Matthias Schmidt, eds., Mohr Siebeck, 2014, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 14/6
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 May 2014 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Comparative evaluation of the role courts play in Japanese society, comparison of court systems in Japan and Germany, access to justice, the role of courts in shaping the legal order, diferences in dealing with constitutional matters

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Haftung für Pflichtverletzungen von Börsen (Liability for Trading Irregularities at Stock Exchanges)

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ), Vol. 82, No. 3, pp. 697-740, 2018, DOI: 10.1628/rabelsz-2018-0054, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 17/22
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law and Hitotsubashi University - Graduate School of Law
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stock exchanges, securities trading, self-regulation, securities law, price formation, price discovery, trading irregularities, clearly erroneous executions, mistrades, liability, damages

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Unternehmensbewertung im Recht der Aktiengesellschaft: Ein japanisch-deutscher Rechtsvergleich (Company Valuation Under Stock Corporation Law: A Japanese-German Comparison of Law)

Journal of Japanese Law (ZJapanR), Vol. 18, No. 36, pp. 1-52, 2013, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 14/3
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
Eiji Takahashi, Holger Fleischer and Harald Baum
Osaka City University, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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company valuation in Japan and Germany, first contribution to the art of 'intercultural company valuation', appropriate consideration (Germany), fair value (Japan), discounted-cash-flow method, consideration of synergy effects

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Comparison of Law, Legal Transplants and International 'Legal Fashion' in German and Japanese Corporate Law

Droit japonais, droit français, quelle réforme? (Special Issues of the Journal of Japanese Law, No. 13), pp. 185-209, Béatrice Jaluzot, ed., Carl Heymanns Verlag, 2020, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 20/19
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Dec 2020
Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Comparison of Law, Legal Transplants, “Legal Fashion”, From Corporate Law to Corporate Governance, Corporate Governance Codes, Independent Directors, Regulatory Tools

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Die japanische LLP im gesellschaftsrechtlichen Kontext (The Japanese LLP in the Context of Company Law)

Journal of Japanese Law (ZJapanR), Vol. 21, No. 41, pp. 89-115, 2016, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 16/18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Harald Baum and Gen Goto
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics
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Introduction of the limited liability partnership (LLP) in Japan, great expectations but limited success of Japanese LLP since 2005, overly restrictive regulation, no availability for most of the independent professions.

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Akademische Karrierewege für Juristen in Japan (Career Paths into Legal Academia in Japan)

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ), Vol. 84, No. 2, pp. 374-398, April 2020, DOI: 10.1628/rabelsz-2020-0036, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 20/4
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2021
Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Akademische Karrieren in der Rechtswissenschaft, Autonomie der Fakultäten, Karrierewege und -stufen, Qualifizierungsvoraussetzungen, tenure-track, kein Universitätswechsel

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The Derivative Action: An Economic, Historical and Practice-Oriented Approach

in The Derivative Action in Asia: A Comparative and Functional Approach, 1 (Dan W. Puchniak et al. eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Posted: 03 May 2013
Harald Baum and Dan W. Puchniak
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and NUS Law

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derivative actions, comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance, shareholders’ remedies, corporate law in Asia

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The Derivative Action in Asia: Some Concluding Observations

The Derivative Action in Asia: A Comparative and Functional Approach, 398 (Dan W. Puchniak et al. eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Dan W. Puchniak and Harald Baum
NUS Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Derivative actions, comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance, local context, Asian culture, economic rationality, irrational behavior, legal origins, leximetrics, coding, LLS&V, convergence, path dependence, Asian law, comparative law, Japanese corporate law, Chinese corporate

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Changes in Ownership, Governance and Regulation of Stock Exchanges in Germany: Path Dependent Progress and an Unfinished Agenda

Posted: 18 Apr 2005
Harald Baum
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Exchange regulation in Germany, ownership, governance, legal status of exchanges, exchange supervision