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Working Paper

01 May 2014

Comparing Insider Trading in the United States and in the European Union: History and Recent Developments

In the European Union insider trading has been regulated much more recently than in the United States, and it can be argued that, at least traditionally, it has been more aggressively and successfully enforced in the United States than...

Marco Ventoruzzo
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 April 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...

Ronald Gilson | Henry Hansmann | Mariana Pargendler
01 April 2015

The Great Pyramids of America: A Revised History of US Business Groups, Corporate Ownership and Regulation, 1930-1950

Most listed firms are freestanding in the U.S, while listed firms in other countries often belong to business groups: lasting structures in which listed firms control other listed firms. Hand-collected historical data illuminate how...

Eugene Kandel | Konstantin Kosenko | Randall Morck | Yishay Yafeh

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