Stakeholders

Working Paper

27 October 2020

Shifting Influences on Corporate Governance: Capital Market Completeness and Policy Channeling

Corporate governance scholarship is typically portrayed as driven by single factor models, for example, shareholder value maximization, director primacy or team production. These governance models are Copernican; one factor is...

Ronald Gilson | Curtis J. Milhaupt
13 April 2021

The EU Sustainable Governance Consultation and the Missing Link to Soft Law

In this paper, we investigate whether reform of EU company law is needed to make corporate governance more sustainable through an analysis of some of the key questions found in the European Commission’s questionnaire in its public...

Guido Ferrarini | Michele Siri | Shanshan Zhu
01 July 2008

The Shifting Balance of Power between Shareholders and the Board: News Corp's Exodus to Delaware and Other Antipodean Tales

NOTE: The research in this Working Paper was subsequently published in the form of the following articles: (i) Jennifer G. Hill, "Subverting Shareholder Rights: Lessons from News Corp's Migration to Delaware", 63 Vand. L. Rev. 1-51...

Jennifer Hill
19 October 2020

Shareholder Value(s): Index Fund ESG Activism and the New Millennial Corporate Governance

Major index fund operators have been criticized as ineffective stewards of the firms in which they are now the largest shareholders. While scholars debate whether this passivity is a serious problem, index funds’ generally docile...

Michal Barzuza | Quinn Curtis | David H. Webber

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