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Working Paper

01 October 2010

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...

Jennifer Hill | Ronald Masulis | Randall Thomas
01 September 2006

Who Writes the Rules for Hostile Takeovers, and Why? The Peculiar Divergence of US and UK Takeover Regulation

Hostile takeovers are commonly thought to play a key role in rendering managers accountable to dispersed shareholders in the Anglo-American system of corporate governance. Yet surprisingly little attention has been paid to the very...

John Armour | David Skeel
01 June 2007

Has New York become less competitive in global markets? Evaluating foreign listing choices over time

We study the determinants and consequences of cross-listings on the New York and London stock exchanges from 1990 to 2005. This investigation enables us to evaluate the relative benefits of New York and London exchange listings and to...

Craig Doidge | Andrew Karolyi | René Stulz

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