Crisis

Working Paper

20 August 2020

Bail-outs and Bail-ins are better than Bankruptcy: A Comparative Assessment of Public Policy Responses to COVID-19 Distress

COVID-19 has severely disrupted the conduct of business around the globe. In jurisdictions that impose one or more ‘lockdowns’, multiple sectors of the real economy must endure prolonged...

Kristin van Zwieten | Horst Eidenmüller | Oren Sussman
01 November 2013

Recasting Private Equity Funds after the Financial Crisis: The End of ?Two and Twenty? and the Emergence of Co-Investment and Separate Account Arrangements

This article examines the post-financial crisis trends in the private equity industry. Although most research has followed the pre-crisis trends, we show that investors are demanding the inclusion of more investor-favorable...

Joseph McCahery | Erik Vermeulen
01 February 2014

Market Efficiency after the Financial Crisis: It?s Still a Matter of Information Costs

Compared to the worldwide financial carnage that followed the Subprime Crisis of 2007-2008, it may seem of small consequence that it is also said to have demonstrated the bankruptcy of an academic financial institution: the Efficient...

Ronald Gilson | Reinier Kraakman
01 March 2014

Quack Corporate Governance, Round III? Bank Board Regulation Under the New European Capital Requirement Directive

After a crisis, broad-sweeping reforms are enacted to restore trust. With the 2013 Fourth Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV), the European Union has engaged in an ambitious overhaul of banking regulation following the Great...

Luca Enriques | Dirk Zetzsche

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