China

Working Paper

The Law and Practice of Shareholder Inspection Rights: A Comparative Analysis of China and the U.S.

Shareholder inspection rights allow a shareholder to access the relevant documents of the company in which they hold an interest, so as to address the problem of information asymmetry and reduce the agency costs inherent in the corporate...Read more

Robin Hui Huang
Randall Thomas
01 March 2020

China as a "National Strategic Buyer": Towards a Multilateral Regime for Cross-Border M&A

Unlike the case of cross-border trade, there is no explicit international governance regime for cross-border M&A; rather, there is a shared understanding that publicly traded companies are generally for purchase by any bidder – domestic or...Read more

Jeffrey Gordon
Curtis J. Milhaupt
08 June 2018

Growing Up Under Mao and Deng: On the Ideological Determinants of Corporate Policies

Historically, economic activities have been organized around certain ideologies. We investigate the impact of politicians’ ideology on corporate policies by exploring a unique setting of ideological change—China from Mao to Deng around the 1978...Read more

Hao Liang
Rong Wang
Haikun Zhu
30 November 2019

Party Building or Noisy Signaling? The Contours of Political Conformity in Chinese Corporate Governance

In 2015, as part of a program to reform China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs), Guiding Opinions were issued by the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the State Council requiring SOEs to amend their corporate charters to...Read more

Lauren Yu-Hsin Lin
Curtis J. Milhaupt
19 February 2020

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