Company Law

Working Paper

01 August 2016

Corporate Disruption: The Law and Design of Organizations in the 21st Century

This paper explores the issue of ?re-making? corporate law through the prism of the United Nations? recent efforts at reducing legal obstacles experienced by micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in starting and scaling a...

J. William Callison | Mark Fenwick | Joseph McCahery | Erik Vermeulen
01 April 2017

Governance Challenges of Listed State-Owned Enterprises around the World: National Experiences and a Framework for Reform

Despite predictions of their demise in the aftermath of the collapse of socialist economies in Eastern Europe, state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are very much alive in the global economy. The relevance of listed SOEs — firms still...

Curtis J. Milhaupt | Mariana Pargendler
20 July 2017

Prospectus Liability and the Role of Gatekeepers as Informational Intermediaries: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of the Statutory Provisions on Italian IPOs

This Article analyzes market reaction to the introduction into Italian legislation of a statutory system of (IPO) prospectus civil liability enacted in April 2007 on the basis of Directive 2003/71/EC. In particular, we study the...

Dmitri Boreiko | Stefano Lombardo
03 August 2017

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

Research in law, political science and economics has taken a strong interest in the way companies strategically incorporate in foreign jurisdictions. However, the empirical research about corporate mobility in the EU has so far been...

Carsten Gerner-Beuerle | Federico M. Mucciarelli | Edmund-Philipp Schuster | Mathias Siems
03 August 2017

Market Soundings: The Interaction between Securities Regulation and Company Law in the United Kingdom and Italy

Before deciding on operations involving share issuance or sale, companies or shareholders may seek to disclose information to selected investors, in order to gauge their opinion on the envisaged market operation. Such ‘market...

Stefano Lombardo | Federico M. Mucciarelli

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