Tuesday, May 2, 2006

"Top Ten" Corporate & Securities Articles for 2005

Thanks to Robert Thompson (Vanderbilt) for sharing the following:

The Corporate Practice Commentator is pleased to announce the results of its annual poll of the 10 best corporate and securities articles.  (Because of ties there are 11 on this year’s list.)  Teachers in corporate and securities law were asked to select the best corporate and securities articles from a list of articles published during 2005.  Because of the vagaries of publication, indexing, and mailing, some articles published in 2005 have a 2004 date, and not all articles containing a 2005 date were published in time to be included in this year’s list.  The articles, listed in alphabetical order of the initial author, are:

Bebchuk, Lucian Arye (Harvard).  The case for increasing shareholder power.  118 Harv. L. Rev. 833-914 (2005).

Bratton, William W (Georgetown).  The new dividend puzzle.  93 Geo. L.J. 845-895 (2005).

Elhauge, Einer (Harvard).  Sacrificing corporate profits in the public interest.  80 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 733-869 (2005).

Johnson, Lyman P.Q (Washington & Lee).  Corporate officers and the business judgment rule.  60 Bus. Law. 439-469 (2005).

Milhaupt, Curtis J (Columbia).  In the shadow of Delaware?  The rise of hostile takeovers in Japan.  105 Colum. L. Rev. 2171-2216 (2005).

Ribstein, Larry E (Illinois).  Are partners fiduciaries?  2005 U. Ill. L. Rev. 209-251.

Roe, Mark J (Harvard).  Delaware’s politics.  118 Harv. L. Rev. 2491-2543 (2005).

Romano, Roberta (Yale).  The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the making of quack corporate governance.  114 Yale L.J. 1521-1611 (2005).

Subramanian, Guhan (Harvard).  Fixing freezeouts.  115 Yale L.J. 2-70 (2005).

Thompson, Robert B. and Randall S. Thomas (both Vanderbilt).  The public and private faces of derivative lawsuits.  57 Vand. L. Rev. 1747-1793 (2004).

Weiss, Elliott J. (Arizona) and Lawrence J. White (NYU Business School).  File early, then free ride:  How Delaware law (mis)shapes shareholder class actions.  57 Vand. L. Rev. 1797-1881 (2004).

UPDATE:  This attorney has collected links to these articles.


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