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Comparing CEO Employment Contract Provisions: Differences between Australia and the U.S.

This study compares CEO employment contracts across two common law countries: the United States and Australia. Although the regulatory regimes of these jurisdictions enjoy many comparable features, there are also some important institutional...Read more

Jennifer Hill
Ronald Masulis
Randall Thomas
01 October 2010

Regulatory Dualism as a Development Strategy: Corporate Reform in Brazil, the U.S., and the EU

Countries pursuing economic development confront a fundamental obstacle. Reforms that increase the size of the overall pie are blocked by powerful interests that are threatened by the growth-inducing changes. This problem is conspicuous in...Read more

Ronald Gilson
Henry Hansmann
Mariana Pargendler
01 April 2010

Corporate Opportunities in the US and in the UK: How Differences in Enforcement Explain Differences in Substantive Fiduciary Duties

Fiduciary duties are often today held out as typical instruments of shareholder protection in the common law of both the US and the UK, which are sometimes held out as examples for a consensus model for what is considered good corporate law...Read more

Martin Gelter
01 March 2017

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