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Fiduciary Law eJournal

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2 Jan 1997 through 29 Apr 2017

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1 7,725 The Corporate Governance of Banks
Jonathan R. Macey and Maureen O'Hara
Yale Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Date posted to database: 7 Sep 2005
Last Revised: 9 Sep 2005
2 6,454 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a Model of 'Extended' Corporate Governance: An Explanation Based on the Economic Theories of Social Contract, Reputation and Reciprocal Conformism
Lorenzo Sacconi
University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2004
Last Revised: 9 May 2004
3 4,860 A Team Production Theory of Corporate Law
Margaret M. Blair and Lynn A. Stout
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute
Date posted to database: 23 Jul 2003
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2003
4 3,911 Controlling Controlling Shareholders
Ronald J. Gilson and Jeffrey N. Gordon
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jun 2003
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2003
5 3,629 In Defense of the Shareholder Wealth Maximization Norm
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2002
Last Revised: 21 Mar 2002
6 3,607 Robo-Advisors: A Closer Look
Melanie L. Fein
Fein Law Offices
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2015
Last Revised: 14 Nov 2015
7 3,346 An Overview of 'Portable Alpha' Strategies, with Practical Guidance for Fiduciaries and Some Comments on the Prudent Investor Rule
Paul Ali and Martin L. Gold
University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Wollongong - Sydney Business School
Date posted to database: 6 Jun 2001
Last Revised: 21 Apr 2003
8 3,337 The Core Fiduciary Duties of Outside Directors
Bernard S. Black
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2001
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2002
9 2,968 Accountability and Responsibility in Corporate Governance
Larry E. Ribstein
University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2005
Last Revised: 14 Sep 2006
10 2,882 Fiduciary Duties for Activist Shareholders
Iman Anabtawi and Lynn A. Stout
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute
Date posted to database: 5 Feb 2008
Last Revised: 21 Mar 2008

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 Feb 2017 through 29 Apr 2017

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1 361 The Shifting Tides of Merger Litigation
Matthew D. Cain, Jill E. Fisch, Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall S. Thomas
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
2 176 Massively Discretionary Trusts
Lionel Smith
McGill University, Faculty of Law, Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
3 141 Directors’ Duties and Legal Safe Harbours: A Comparative Analysis
Matthew Conaglen and Jennifer G. Hill
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law and University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
4 123 How Much Is Enough for a Fiduciary? How Much Does a Mutual Fund Company Have to Disclose in Its Mutual Fund Disclosures Under the Department of Labor’s New Best Interest Contract Exemption for Funds Governed by ERISA
Rodgrick Hickman
University of Mississippi, School of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 26 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
5 117 Section 501(C)(3) Organizations, Single Member Limited Liability Companies, and Fiduciary Duties
Ellen P. Aprill
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 15 Apr 2017
6 104 Fiduciary Law's Mixed Messages
Evan J. Criddle
William & Mary Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
7 59 Remedies for Breach of Trust
Daniel B. Kelly
Notre Dame Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 15 Apr 2017
8 55 Fiduciary Duties in Social Enterprise
Andrew S. Gold and Paul B. Miller
DePaul University College of Law and McGill University Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
9 50 The Other Securities Regulator: A Case Study in Regulatory Damage
Anita K. Krug
University of Washington School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 22 Apr 2017
10 41 The Policy and Practice of Enforcement of Directors' Duties by Statutory Agencies in Australia: An Empirical Analysis
Jasper Hedges, Helen Louise Bird, George Gilligan, Andrew Godwin and Ian Ramsay
Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne - Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation, Melbourne Law School and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Date posted to database: 18 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017





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