Company Law

Working Paper

01 November 2003

Taking Shareholder Protection Seriously? Corporate Governance in the United States and Germany

The paper undertakes a comparative study of the set of laws affecting corporate governance in the United States and Germany, and an evaluation of their design - if one assumes that their objective were the protection of the interests of...

Theodor Baums | Kenneth Scott
01 April 2005

The States as a Laboratory: Legal Innovation and State Competition for Corporate Charters

Corporate law is an arena in which the metaphor of the states as a laboratory describes actual practice, and, for the most part, this is a laboratory that has worked reasonably well. The goal of this paper is to map out over time the diffusion...

Roberta Romano