Andreas Engert

Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law

Boltzmannstr. 3

Berlin, 14195

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 (20)

1.

Life Without Legal Capital: Lessons from American Law

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Feb 2006
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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Legal capital, fraudulent conveyance, fraudulent transfer, capital directive, European company law, comparative law, corporation law

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The Societas Europaea: Good News for European Firms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 127/2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 May 2009 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2024
Horst Eidenmueller, Andreas Engert and Lars Hornuf
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law and Technische Universität Dresden
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event study, Societas Europaea, European Company, EC company law, incorporation, charter competition, regulatory competition, legal arbitrage

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Incorporating under European Law: The Societas Europaea as a Vehicle for Legal Arbitrage

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Horst Eidenmueller, Lars Hornuf and Andreas Engert
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Technische Universität Dresden and Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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legal arbitrage, regulatory arbitrage, regulatory competition, charter competition, Societas Europaea, European Company, EC company law, incorporation

Norms, Rationality, and Communication: A Reputation Theory of Social Norms

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Oct 2002
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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social norms, law and social norms, reputation, rational choice, collective good norms

Norms, Rationality, and Communication: A Reputation Theory of Social Norms

Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, Vol. 92, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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social norms, law and social norms, reputation, rational choice, collective good norms

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Shareholder Activism in Germany

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 470/2019
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Aug 2019
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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shareholder activism, hedge fund activism, major shareholdings disclosure, insider trading, company secrets

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Where Do Firms Issue Debt? An Empirical Analysis of Issuer Location and Regulatory Competition in Europe

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 292/2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2010
Horst Eidenmueller, Andreas Engert and Lars Hornuf
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law and Technische Universität Dresden
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debt securities, corporate bonds, external finance, regulatory competition, tax competition, legal arbitrage, multinational corporations, subsidiaries

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Does Charter Competition Foster Entrepreneurship? A Difference-in-Difference Approach to European Company Law Reforms

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 308/2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Technische Universität Dresden, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law and Technische Universität München (TUM) - TUM School of Management
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entrepreneurship, regulatory competition, charter competition, corporate mobility

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Which Related Party Transactions Should Be Subject to Ex Ante Review? Evidence from Germany

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 440/2019
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Mar 2019
Andreas Engert and Tim Florstedt
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law and EBS Law School
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related party transactions, shareholder rights directive, Germany

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ESG Ratings—Guiding a Movement in Search for Itself

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 727/2023
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Jul 2023
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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ESG ratings; ESG investing; impact investing; active ownership

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Why Agents Need Discretion: The Business Judgment Rule as Optimal Standard of Care

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
Andreas Engert and Susanne Goldlücke
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law and University of Mannheim
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Business judgment rule, standard of care, legal uncertainty, manager liability

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Why Manager Liability Fails at Controlling Systemic Risk

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jul 2014
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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Manager liability, directors liability, officers liability, financial crisis, systemic risk, systemic stability, standard of care, legal uncertainty

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Market Standards in Financial Contracting: The Euro’s Effect on European Debt Securities

Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 85, 2018
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Andreas Engert and Lars Hornuf
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law and Technische Universität Dresden
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financial contracting, netwoerk effect, debt securitis, economic and monetary union

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How (Not) to Administer a Liability Rule—The German Appraisal Procedure for Corporate Restructurings

Festschrift für Klaus J. Hopt zum 80. Geburtstag am 24. August 2020 (Festschrift for Klaus J. Hopt on his 80th Birthday on 24 August 2020), Stefan Grundmann, Hanno Merkt and Peter O. Mülbert (eds.), De Gruyter (Berlin), pp. 211–222.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Jan 2021
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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Mergers and acquisitions, M&A, restructuring, securities valuation, appraisal, minority shareholders, shareholder litigation, Germany

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Networks and Lemons in the Market for Contract Law

Eidenmüller (ed.), REGULATORY COMPETITION IN CONTRACT LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2012
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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law market, jurisdictional competition, regulatory competition, network effects, selection principle

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Equality Between Efficiency and Distribution—A Law-and-Economics Reconceptualization of a Principle of Justice

Stefan Grundmann and Jan Thiessen (eds.). From Formal to Material Equality. Comparative Perspectives from History, Plurality of Disciplines and Theory. Intersentia: Cambridge, 2023, pp. 91–109., FUELS WORKING PAPER #10
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 May 2022 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2023
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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equality, equal treatment, efficiency, social welfare function

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Contracting Over Private Benefits of Control

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Sep 2012
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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private benefits of control, shareholder fiduciary duties, corporate group

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Unpacking Adaptability

Brigham Young University Law Review, p. 1553, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Feb 2010
Andreas Engert and D. Gordon Smith
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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LLSV, legal origins, adaptability, formalism

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Gleichheit zwischen Effizienz und Verteilung – rechtsökonomische Rekonstruktion eines Gerechtigkeitspostulats (Equality Between Efficiency and Distribution – A Law-and-Economics Re-Conceptualization of a Principle of Justice)

Stefan Grundmann/Jan Thiessen (Hrsg.), Von formaler zu materialer Gleichheit, Vergleichende Perspektiven aus Geschichte, Kranz der Disziplinen und Theorie, 37. Tagung für Rechtsvergleichung 2019, im Erscheinen
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 May 2021
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law
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equality, equal treatment, efficiency, social welfare function

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Allied by Surprise? The Economic Case for an Anti-Discrimination Statute

German Law Journal, Vol. 4, pp. 685-699, 2003
Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law

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Discrimination

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Transnational Hedge Fund Regulation

European Business Organization Law Reviewv, Vol. 11, pp. 329-378, 2010
Posted: 03 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2010
Andreas Engert
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law

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hedge funds, financial stability, systemic risk, transnational regulation, transnational law, self-regulation, private ordering, regulatory arbitrage, regulatory competition, state capture, regulatory harmonization, regulatory cooperation