Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 20 Jun 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Law and Corporate Governance

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
175
2.

Bankruptcy in the Age of 'Intangibility': The Bankruptcies of Knowledge Companies

Harvard Law School
74
3.

Piercing of the Corporate Veil for Evasion of Tort Obligations

Department of Justice Hong Kong
68
4.

Why Do Businesses Incorporate in Other EU Member States? An Empirical Analysis of the Role of Conflict of Laws Rules

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, SOAS, Department of Financial and Management Studies, London School of Economics - Law Department and Durham University - Durham Law School
41
5.

Earnings Management, Reporting Frequency and Agency Cost

Duke University
39
6.

Endogenous Political Institutions and Financial Development

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and City University London - Faculty of Finance
39
7.

The ‘Director Preference’ in Stockholder Litigation

University of Oklahoma College of Law
27
8.

When are Agreements to Accept Part-Payment of Debt in New Zealand Enforceable?

University of Auckland - Faculty of Law
19
9.

Agency Costs of Free Cash Flows and Investments in Business Sustainability

Deakin University - Department of Accounting and Monash University
18
10.

Deal Protection Devices: The Negotiation, Protection, and Enforcement of M&A Transactions

University of Oklahoma College of Law
29

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 19 Aug 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Corporate Governance: A Minimalist Response to the New Merchantilism

Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
3,336
2.

Spillover of Corporate Governance Standards in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
2,279
3.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary and University of Warwick - Finance Group
1,904
4.

Information Networks: Evidence from Illegal Insider Trading Tips

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
1,840
5.

Understanding Directors' Pay in Europe: A Comparative and Empirical Analysis

University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, London School of Economics - Law Department and Sodali
1,832
6.

A Comparative Analysis of Hostile Takeover Regimes in the US, UK and Japan (with Implications for Emerging Markets)

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Government of the State of Delaware - Court of Chancery and Columbia Law School
1,770
7.

Key Flaws in the European Commission’s Proposals for Foreign Investor Protection in TTIP

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
1,691
8.

A Corporate Governance Index: Convergence and Diversity of National Corporate Governance Regulations

Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
1,646
9.

Shock-Based Causal Inference in Corporate Finance and Accounting Research

College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
1,567
10.

A Review and Comparison of Takeover Defenses in the U.S. and U.K.

University of Warwick
1,409