Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 29 Apr 2017 - 28 Jun 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Corporate Scandals and Regulation

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, London Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
319
2.

The Importance of Auditor Choice and International Loan Syndicate Structure: New Evidence on the Role of Formal and Informal Institutions

Peking University, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and University of Melbourne
42
3.

Piercing v. Lifting the Corporate Veil: Prest Decision in the Light of the Economic Analysis of the Company's Limited Liability

Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Students
22
4.

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

University of Oklahoma College of Law
21
5.

The ‘Director Preference’ in Stockholder Litigation

University of Oklahoma College of Law
20
6.

The Tunneling Costs of a Bank within a Family Conglomerate

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
16

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 28 Jun 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
3,330
2.

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

Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
2,271
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
1,874
4.

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
1,823
5.

Information Networks: Evidence from Illegal Insider Trading Tips

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
1,792
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
1,749
7.

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

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
1,660
8.

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

Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
1,632
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
1,531
10.

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

University of Warwick
1,389