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2 Jan 1997 through 29 Apr 2017

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1 3,322 Sovereign Wealth Funds and Corporate Governance: A Minimalist Response to the New Merchantilism
Ronald J. Gilson and Curtis J. Milhaupt
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Feb 2008
Last Revised: 17 Feb 2009
2 2,267 Spillover of Corporate Governance Standards in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Marina Martynova and Luc Renneboog
Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
3 1,802 Understanding Directors' Pay in Europe: A Comparative and Empirical Analysis
Guido Ferrarini, Niamh Moloney and Maria Cristina Ungureanu
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, London School of Economics - Law Department and Sodali
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2009
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2009
4 1,728 Information Networks: Evidence from Illegal Insider Trading Tips
Kenneth R. Ahern
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 18 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
5 1,720 A Comparative Analysis of Hostile Takeover Regimes in the US, UK and Japan (with Implications for Emerging Markets)
John Armour, Jack B. Jacobs and Curtis J. Milhaupt
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Government of the State of Delaware - Court of Chancery and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Aug 2010
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2010
6 1,621 A Corporate Governance Index: Convergence and Diversity of National Corporate Governance Regulations
Marina Martynova and Luc Renneboog
Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 24 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
7 1,617 Key Flaws in the European Commission’s Proposals for Foreign Investor Protection in TTIP
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Nov 2015
Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
8 1,470 Shock-Based Causal Inference in Corporate Finance and Accounting Research
Vladimir A. Atanasov and Bernard S. Black
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 May 2013
Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
9 1,367 A Review and Comparison of Takeover Defenses in the U.S. and U.K.
Saira Aga
University of Warwick
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2010
Last Revised: 1 Aug 2010
10 1,357 Monitoring Managers: Does it Matter?
Francesca Cornelli, Zbigniew W. Kominek and Alexander Ljungqvist
London Business School, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 18 Nov 2009
Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015

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28 Feb 2017 through 29 Apr 2017

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1 68 Tax Avoidance, Income Diversion, and Shareholder Value: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment
Samer R. Semaan
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Date posted to database: 15 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
2 42 Regulatory Integration of International Capital Markets
Jean-Marie A. Meier
London Business School, Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 15 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
3 26 Shadow Banking and Regional Coordination in Asia: Risks, Challenges and Benefits
Andrew Godwin, Ian Ramsay and Drossos Stamboulakis
Melbourne Law School, Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne and USC Law School - University of the Sunshine Coast
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
4 21 Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Financial Risk Reduction: On the Moderating Role of the Legal Environment
Mohammed Benlemlih and Isabelle Girerd-Potin
PWC Luxembourg and Université Grenoble Alpes
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2017
5 19 Claim Character and Class Conflict in Securities Litigation
Richard A. Booth
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 12 Mar 2017
6 17 Law Firm Expertise and Agency Problem in Securities Class Action Lawsuits
Chuyi Yang and Lei Zhang
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2017





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