Erik P. M. Vermeulen

Tilburg University - Department of Business Law

Professor of Business & Financial Law

Signify (formerly known as Philips Lighting) - Legal Department

Head of Governance - Vice President

Amstelplein 2

Amsterdam

Netherlands

Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)

Warandelaan 2

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law

Professor

6-19-1, Hakozaki, Higashiku

Fukuoka, 812-8581

Japan

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Corporate Governance and Innovation - Venture Capital, Joint Ventures, and Family Businesses

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 65/2006
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Apr 2006
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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corporate governance, innovation, best governance practices, non-listed companies, joint ventures, family-owned businesses, venture capital, company law

Regulation Tomorrow: What Happens When Technology is Faster than the Law?

American University Business Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2017, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2016-8, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-23, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2016-024
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 27 May 2018
Mark Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Airbnb, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Drones, FinTech, Principles, Regulation, Regulatory Sandbox, Robotics, Rules, Uber, Technology Paralysis, Disruptive Technology, Regulatory Design

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How Does Corporate Mobility Affect Lawmaking? A Comparative Analysis

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 91/2008, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1086667, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2019
William W. Bratton, Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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corporate mobility, costs of regulation, regulatory competition

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The Present and Future of Corporate Governance: Re-Examining the Role of the Board of Directors and Investor Relations in Listed Companies

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 211, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-3
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2013
Joseph A. McCahery, Erik P. M. Vermeulen and Masato Hisatake
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC), Tilburg University - Department of Business Law and Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
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board of directors, corporate governance, diversity, economic growth, entrepreneurship, Facebook, FT Global 500, initial public offerings, investor conferences, investor relations, long-termism, principal agency theory, short-termism, value creation, venture capital

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Six Components of Corporate Governance That Cannot Be Ignored

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2014-2, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 248/2014, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 08/2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2014
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 2,347 (5,711)
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board of directors, CEO, conglomerate, controlling ownership, corporate culture, corporate governance, corporate group, innovation, investor conference, investor relations, one-size-fits-all, shareholder engagement, widely dispersed ownership

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Understanding the Board of Directors after the Financial Crisis

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 229, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Board of Directors, Board Insulation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Gender Diversity, Innovation, Stock Market Performance, Value Creation, Venture Capital

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The 'New' Venture Capital Cycle (Part I): The Importance of Private Secondary Market Liquidity

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 1/2011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 May 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2011
Jose Miguel Mendoza and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Universidad de Los Andes and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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venture capital, innovation, entrepreneurship, venture capital cycle, liquidity, stock markets, secondary markets, SecondMarket, SharesPost, IPO, trade sale

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Fintech and the Financing of Entrepreneurs: From Crowdfunding to Marketplace Lending

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2017-25, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 369/2017, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2017-3
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2017
Mark Fenwick, Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 1,682 (9,926)
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Banking, Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurship, Fintech, Peer-to-Peer Lending, Platforms, Regulation, Regtech, Regulatory Sandbox, Technology

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Does the Takeover Bids Directive Need Revision?

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2010-006, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 005/2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Feb 2010
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 1,671 (10,020)
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Takeover Bids Directive, Market for Corporate Control, EU Lawmaking, Mandatory Bid Rule, Board Neutrality, Break Through Rule

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Venture Capital Beyond the Financial Crisis: How Corporate Venturing Boosts New Entrepreneurial Clusters (and Assists Governments in Their Innovation Efforts)

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 1/2010, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 011/2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Venture Capital, Corporate Venturing, Corporate Venture Capital, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

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Company Law, Lawyers and 'Legal' Innovation: Common Law versus Civil Law

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2011-3
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2012
Francisco Reyes and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
University of Fribourg, Universidad Javeriana and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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business entities, civil law, common law, company law, corporate lawyer, legal origin, innovation and entrepreneurship, LLC

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Legal Education in the Blockchain Revolution

U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-05
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 04 May 2017
Mark Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 1,486 (12,097)
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Legal Education, Legal Profession, LegalTech, FinTech, Disruptive Innovation, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, Blockchain Technology, Platform Company, Platform Economy, Decentralization, Decentralized Autonomous Organization, Social Media, Technology, Trust.

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A Primer on the Uncorporation

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 198, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-1
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2013
Joseph A. McCahery, Erik P. M. Vermeulen and Priyanka Priydershini
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC), Tilburg University - Department of Business Law and Tilburg University, School of Law
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beneficial ownership, business courts, conflict resolution, corporate governance, FATF, hybrid business forms, LLC, LLP, model laws, non-listed companies, uncorporation

A Primer on the Uncorporation

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2013-004
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Joseph A. McCahery, Erik P. M. Vermeulen and Priyanka Priydershini
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC), Tilburg University - Department of Business Law and Tilburg University, School of Law
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beneficial ownership, business courts, conflict resolution

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The Evolution and Regulation of Venture Capital Funds

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics No. 2012-1
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Oct 2012
Erik P. M. Vermeulen and Diogo Pereira Dias Nunes
Tilburg University - Department of Business Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Alternative Investment Funds Managers Directive, corporate venture capital, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, European Venture Capital Funds Regulation, fundraising, government venture capital, institutional investors, limited partnership agreement, venture capital

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The New Company Law - What Matters in an Innovative Economy?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 75/2006
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Nov 2006
Joseph A. McCahery, Erik P. M. Vermeulen, Masato Hisatake and Jun Saito
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC), Tilburg University - Department of Business Law, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nikon Corporation
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New Company Law, Innovation, Contracts, Incomplete Law, Corporate Taxation

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The Use and Abuse of Investor Suits: An Inquiry into the Dark Side of Shareholder Activism

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2010-001, CBC-RPS Paper No. 1/2010
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Erik P. M. Vermeulen and Dirk A. Zetzsche
Tilburg University - Department of Business Law and Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Downloads 1,167 (17,622)
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Investor Suits, Shareholder Activism, Inquiry Proceeding, Rescission Suit, Contest of Shareholder Resolutions, Shareholder Resolutions, Agency Costs, Managerial Agency Costs, Litigation Costs, Shareholder Agency Costs, Enquêterecht, Anfechtungsklage, Nichtigkeitsklage, Derivative Suits

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Corporate Governance in a Networked Age

Wake Forest Law Review, 2015 Forthcoming, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2015-4, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 16/2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2015
Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 1,162 (17,743)

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big data, board of directors, business model, CEO, corporate governance, digital culture, disruptive innovation, entrepreneurship, founders, innovation, investor relations, leadership, mutual trust, networks, principal-agent theory, social media, value creation

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Towards a New 'Company' Structure for High-Tech Start-Ups in Europe

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jan 2001
Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Regulatory Competition and the Evolution of Closely Held Business Forms in Europe

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Dec 2001
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 1,009 (21,880)
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Does the European Company Prevent the 'Delaware-Effect'?

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2005-010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Company Law, European Company, Regulatory Competition, Delaware

Does the European Company Prevent the 'Delaware Effect'?

European Law Journal, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 785-801, November 2005
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Entrepreneurship and Innovation: The Hidden Costs of Corporate Governance in Europe

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2/2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Jose Miguel Mendoza, Christoph Van der Elst and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Universidad de Los Andes, Tilburg Law School and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 963 (23,419)
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corporate governance, takeovers, shareholder rights, executive compensation, board diversity, enforcement, innovation, entrepreneurship

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Legal Education in a Digital Age: Why 'Coding for Lawyers' Matters

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No, 2018-4, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-21
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2018
Mark Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 929 (24,682)
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Algorithms, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Coding, Cryptocurrency, Digital, Digital Transformation, Distributed Ledger Technology, DLT, Ethereum, Legal Education, Legal Tech, Smart Contracts, Software, Transaction Engineers, Tokens, Trust

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The ‘New’ Venture Capital Cycle and the Role of Governments: The Emergence of Collaborative Funding Models and Platforms

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-7, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 021/2013
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2014
Janke Dittmer, Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Gilde Healthcare, Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 918 (25,144)
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AngelList, corporate venture capital, crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, funding gap, government venture capital, innovation, IPOs, liquidity gap, super-angels, venture capital

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How to Regulate Disruptive Innovation - From Facts to Data

Jurimetrics, Volume 57, Issue No. 2, 2017 Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
Wulf A. Kaal and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 895 (26,047)
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Disruptive Innovation, Venture Capital, Venture Investments, Dynamic Regulation, Feedback Effects, Optimized Information for Regulation, Anticipatory Regulation, Big Data

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We Know the Savior... and It Is Them: The Future Face(s) of Venture Capital

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Brian Park and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Philips International BV and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 881 (26,633)

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Angel Investors, Corporate Venture Capital, Entrepreneurs, Kauffman Report, Limited Partners, Social Media, Term Sheets, Twitter, Venture Capital, Venture Capital Blogs

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Venture Capital 2.0: From Venturing to Partnering

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2016-2, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 11/2016, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 315/2016
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 May 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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crowdfunding, corporate governance, corporate venture capital, equity finance, exits, IPOs, liquidity, platforms, private-IPOs, venture capital

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The New Firm: Staying Relevant, Unique & Competitive

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2015-5
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Sep 2015
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 843 (28,318)
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capital markets, corporate culture, corporate governance, corporate reorganisations, ecosystems, entrepreneurship, growth, innovation, networks, theory of the firm

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Europe's Corporate Governance Green Paper: Do Institutional Investors Matter?

Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 014/2011, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2/2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Christoph Van der Elst and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg Law School and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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institutional investors, corporate governance, shareholder activism, shareholder rights, European Commission, Corporate Governance Green Paper

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The ‘Unmediated’ and ‘Tech-Driven’ Corporate Governance of Today's Winning Companies

New York University Journal of Law & Business (2020), TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2017-009, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-10, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2017-1
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2019
Mark Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 819 (29,517)
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Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain, Board of Directors, Communication, Corporate Culture, Corporate Governance, Decentralization, Decentralized Autonomous Organization, Dialogue, Platform Company, Social Media, Stewardship Codes, Technology, Trust

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The Corporate Governance Framework of Non-Listed Companies

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P.M. Vermeulen, CORPORTE GOVERNANCE OF NON-LISTED COMPANIES, Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Feb 2009
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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corporate governance, non-listed companies, joint ventures, family-owned businesses, innovation, venture capital, company law

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Mandatory Disclosure of Blockholders and Related Party Transactions: Stringent Versus Flexible Rules

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-030, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2011-108
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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beneficial ownership, control enhancing mechanisms, corporate

Limited Partnership Reform in the United Kingdom: A Competitive, Venture Capital Oriented Business Form

Tilburg Law and Economics Center Discussion Paper No. 2004-024
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Venture capital, venture capital market, innovative companies, limited partnership, public policy

Limited Partnership Reform in the United Kingdom: A Competitive, Venture Capital Oriented Business Form

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 5, No. 1, 2004
Posted: 30 Sep 2004
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law

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Venture capital, venture capital market, innovative companies, limited partnerships, public policy

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Recasting Private Equity Funds after the Financial Crisis: The End of 'Two and Twenty' and the Emergence of Co-Investment and Separate Account Arrangements

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 231/2013, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-6
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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AIFMD, carried interest, co-investment rights, limited partnership agreement, management fee, private equity, separate accounts

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The 'Ignored' Third Dimension of Corporate Governance

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 235/2014, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2014-1
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2014
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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controlling ownership, corporate governance, innovation, investor relations, shareholder value, widely dispersed ownership

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Why 'Blockchain' Will Disrupt Corporate Organizations

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2018-3, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-17 , European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 419/2018, Journal of the British Blockchain Association
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2019
Mark Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Blockchain, Corporate Governance, Cryptocurrency, Crypto, Decentralization, Digital Transformation, Distributed Ledger Technology, Organizations, Platform Companies, Smart contracts, Technology, Tokens

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The End of 'Corporate' Governance: Hello 'Platform' Governance

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2018-5, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 430/2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2018
Mark Fenwick, Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Corporate Governance, Decentralization, Digital Transformation, Disclosure, Finance, Organizations, Platforms, Technology, Transparency

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The Future of Capitalism: 'Un-Corporating' Corporate Governance

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2016-4
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jun 2016
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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capital markets, capitalism, corporate culture, corporate governance, corporate reorganizations, entrepreneurship, growth, human capitalism, industrialized capitalism, innovation, leadership, Millennials, networks, theory of the firm, value creation

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Technology and Corporate Governance: Blockchain, Crypto, and Artificial Intelligence

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2018-7, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 424/2018
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2018
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Corporate Governance, Cryptocurrency, Crypto, Decentralization, Deep Learning, Digital Transformation, Distributed Ledger Technology, Machine Learning, Smart contracts, Technology, Tokens

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Conservatism and Innovation in Venture Capital Contracting

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-2, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 16 May 2013
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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collaborative agreements, collective conservatism, corporate venture capital, government venture capital, innovation, limited partnership agreement, micro-venture capital, venture capital cycle

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Venture Capital, IPOs and Corporate Innovation

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-4
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jul 2013
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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corporate governance, corporate venturing, entrepreneurship, initial public offering (IPO), innovation, trade sales, value creation, venture capital

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Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership after the Panama Papers

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2016-3
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 May 2016
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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beneficial ownership, communication, corporate culture, corporate governance, disclosure, family businesses, investor relations, Panama Papers, scandals, state-owned enterprises, theory of the firm, transparency, trust

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Debunking Myths in Corporate Venture Capital: What Works, What Doesn’t, and How To Make It Happen

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2015-3
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Brian Park and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Philips International BV and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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compensation, corporate finance, corporate strategy, corporate venture capital, entrepreneurship, innovation ecosystems, limited partnership, research & development, startups, venture capital

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Corporate Disruption: The Law and Design of Organizations in the 21st Century

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2016-5, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 326/2016, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2016-026
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Company, corporate governance, corporation, entrepreneurship, formal economy, freedom of contract, hybrid business forms, informal economy, micro-finance, organization, theory of the firm, uncorporation, ventures

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Alternatives to Silicon Valley: Building Your Global Business Anywhere

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2015-2
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2015
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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entrepreneurship, governments, hedge funds, innovation, lawyers, mutual funds, private equity, Silicon Valley, sovereign wealth funds, special economic zones, start-up communities, start-up companies, venture capital, virtual ecosystems

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Conflict Resolution and the Role of Corporate Law Courts: An Empirical Study

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 132/2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2009
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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legal procedure, private enforcement, corporate law, derivative actions

46.

New Metrics for Corporate Governance: Shifting Strategies of 'Activist' Investors in an Aging IPO Market

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2015-1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Activist Investors, Alternative Stock Markets, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, Hedge Funds, Initial Public Offerings, Investor Relations, JOBS Act, Liquidity, Management, Private IPOs, Private Markets, Public Markets, Venture Capital

47.

The Changing Landscape of EU Company Law

TILEC Discussion Paper No. DP2004-023
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Dec 2005
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Company Law, Legal Evolution, Regulatory Competition

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Intelligent Cars Inc. - Governance Principles to Build a Disruptive Company

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2016-6, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2016-025
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Mark Fenwick, Masato Hisatake and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Automotive, Connectivity, Corporate Culture, Corporate Governance, Corporate Venturing, Innovation, Investors, Labor Markets, Networks, Open Innovation, Restructuring, Theory of the Firm

49.

Seven 'Corporate Venturing' Strategies to Foster Innovation (and Create an Environment for Long-Term Growth)

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2016-7, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2016-023
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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corporate finance, corporate venturing, corporate venture capital, ecosystems, entrepreneurship, innovation, networks, open innovation, organizations, startups, talent, theory of the firm, venture capital

50.

Institutional Investor Engagement: How to Create a 'Stewardship Culture'

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2018-1, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2018-006
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2018
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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corporate governance, engagement, institutional investors, regulation, shareholders, stewardship codes

51.

The House of Cards of Corporate Governance: Re-Thinking Transparency and Disclosure of Ownership

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2016-1
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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agency costs, beneficial ownership, communication, disclosure, corporate governance, flat hierarchy, inclusiveness, innovation, theory of the firm, value creation

52.

How the Sharing Economy Is Transforming 'Corporate Governance'

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2017-2
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 May 2017
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Communication, Corporate Governance, Dual Class Shares, Ecosystem, Innovation, Ipo, Non-Voting Stock, Platforms, Sharing Economy, Technology, Trust

53.

A Sustainable Platform Economy & the Future of Corporate Governance

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2019-1, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 441/2019
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2019
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Blockchain, Coding, Community, Corporate Governance, Culture, Digital Transformation, Organizations, Platforms, Reporting, Sustainability, Technology, Theory of the Firm, Transparency

54.

The Dutch Private Company: Successfully Relaunched?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 May 2013 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2016
Christoph Van der Elst and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg Law School and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Private limited liability company, the Netherlands, Flex BV, competitiveness, regulatory competition

55.

A Primer on Blockchain, Smart Contracts & Crypto-Assets

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2019-3
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 May 2019
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crypto-Assets, Crypto-Economy, Digital Transformation, Distributed Ledgers, Ethereum, Regulatory Competition, Smart Contracts, Technology, United Nations

56.

Evaluating the Board of Directors: International Practice

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2018-6, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 425/2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2018
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Board of Directors, Board Diversity, Board Dynamics, Board Evaluation, Corporate Culture, Corporate Governance, Corporate Strategy, Financial Crisis, Independent Directors, Innovation, Value Creation

57.

The End of the Corporation

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper no. 2019-7, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 482/2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2019
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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artificial intelligence, blockchain, co-creation, communication, corporate governance, corporation, digital transformation, ecosystems, emerging technologies, innovation, social media, stakeholders, technology, theory of the firm

58.

Network Effects and Regulatory Competition: An Introduction to the Expectations and Challenges of Partnership Law Reform

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2005-028
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Oct 2005
Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Network effects, Regulatory competition

59.

Global Start-Up Communities

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2016-9
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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communities, ecosystems, entrepreneurship, infrastructure, innovation, networks, Silicon Valley, startups, technology, venture capital

60.

Capital Markets Union: Why ‘Venture Capital’ Is Not the Answer to Europe’s Innovation Challenge

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2018-2, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2018-010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2018
Mark Fenwick, Ivona Skultetyova and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, Tilburg Law School and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Capital Markets Union, Venture Capital, Start-Up Ecosystems, Financing of Innovation, EuVECA, EuSEF, SME Instrument, Governmental Venture Capital, Public Investment Schemes

61.

New Private Equity Models: How Should the Interests of Investors and Managers Be Aligned?

Journal of Financial Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Dec 2017
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Banking and Regulatory Responses to FinTech Revisited: Building the Sustainable Financial Service 'Ecosystems' of Tomorrow

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper no. 2019-4
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Nov 2019
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Algorithms, Banking, Big Data, Co-creation, Corporate Venturing, Crypto, Crypto-currency, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technologies, Financial Regulation, FinTech, Robo-advisors, Startups, TechFin, Technology, Venture Capital

63.

It Is Time for Regulators to Open the ‘Black Box’ of Technology

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2019-2
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 May 2019
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Artificial Intelligence, Big Tech, Digital Transformation, Education, Emerging Technology, Government, Innovation, Privacy, Regulation, Reliance Economy, Sensors, Technology

64.

How to 'Fix' the Venture Capital Model? Regulation versus Disruption

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper no. 2019-5
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Sep 2019
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Blockchain, Corporate Venture Capital, Corporate Venturing, Decentralization, Digital Transformation, Ecosystem, Entrepreneurship, Fundraising, Limited Partner, Social Media, Start-up, Storytelling, Venture Capital

65.

Decentralization Is Coming! The Future of Blockchain

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper no. 2019-6
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Sep 2019
Mark Fenwick and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Big Tech, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crypto-Economy, Decentralization, Digital Transformation, Distributed Ledgers, Disintermediation, Ethereum, Facebook, Satoshi Nakamoto, Smart Contracts, Technology

66.

High-Tech Start-Ups in Europe: The Effect of Regulatory Competition on the Emergence of New Business Forms

European Law Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 459-481, December 2001
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Sep 2008
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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Understanding the Board of Directors after the Financial Crisis: Some Lessons for Europe

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 41, Issue 1, pp. 121-151, 2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Feb 2014
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
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68.

Traditional and Innovative Approaches to Legal Reform: The 'New Company Law'

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 8, pp. 7-57, 2007
Posted: 14 May 2007
Joseph A. McCahery, Erik P. M. Vermeulen, Masato Hisatake and Jun Saito
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC), Tilburg University - Department of Business Law, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nikon Corporation

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new company law, innovation, contracts, incomplete law