Company Law

Working Paper

09 June 2020

Mandatory Arbitration of Intra-Corporate Disputes in Brazil: A Beacon of Light for Shareholder Litigation?

We survey law firms, firms and institutional investors to better understand their preferred method of intracorporate dispute resolution in Brazil. Consistent with a number of theories, we find that these organizations prefer...

Patricia Gil Lemstra | Joseph McCahery
07 November 2019

Extended Shareholder Liability for Systemically Important Financial Institutions

Regulators generally have tried to address the problems posed by the excessive risk-taking of Systemically Important Financial Institutions (SIFIs) by placing restrictions on the activities in which SIFIs engage. However, the...

Alessandro Romano | Luca Enriques | Jonathan Macey
16 April 2018

Loyalty Shares with Tenure Voting - Does the Default Rule Matter? Evidence from the Loi Florange Experiment

The contractual theory of the firm predicts that companies adopt charters that maximise firm value, regardless of the default rule. We test this proposition around an exogenous switch of the default from one share-one vote to tenure...

Marco Becht | Yuliya Kamisarenka | Anete Pajuste

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