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Room: T8

Tel: (3)30084

B.A., LL.B. (Vict. B.C.), LL.M. (Cantab.);
S J Berwin Professor of Corporate Law; Co-Director of the MCL

Interests

Company law. Corporate governance. Law and economics.

CV / Biography

Curriculum Vitae

Multimedia resources

Publications

 

Books

"The History of Modern U.S. Corporate Governance" (Edward Elgar) (Ed)

Published:
Dec 2011
Publisher:
Edward Elgar
ISBN 13:
978 1 84980 761 6

"Corporate Ownership and Control: British Business Transformed" (OUP)

Published:
Oct 2008
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN:
0199236976
ISBN 13:
978-0199236978

"The Trajectory of (Corporate Law) Scholarship: Inaugural Lecture Delivered" (Cambridge University Press)

Published:
Oct 2003
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
052160639X
ISBN 13:
9780521606394

"Company Law: Theory, Structure and Operation" (Clarendon Press)

Published:
May 1997
Publisher:
Clarendon Press
ISBN:
0198259735
ISBN 13:
978-0198259732

Articles

"Delaware Corporate Litigation and the Fragmentation of the Plaintiffs’ Bar" Columbia Business Law Review 2012 volume: 427-501

Co-Author/s:
John Armour, Bernard Black
Citation:
Columbia Business Law Review 2012 volume: 427-501
Published:
Sep 2012

"Delaware’s Balancing Act" Indiana Law Journal 87: 1345-1405 (2012)

Co-Author/s:
John Armour, Bernard Black
Citation:
Indiana Law Journal 87: 1345-1405 (2012)
Published:
Jul 2012

"The Past, Present and Future of Shareholder Activism by Hedge Funds" Journal of Corporation Law 37: 51-103 (2011)

Co-Author/s:
John Armour
Citation:
Journal of Corporation Law 37: 51-103 (2011)
Published:
Nov 2011

"The Corporate Pyramid Fable" Business History Review 84: 435-58 (2010)

Co-Author/s:
Steven A. Bank
Citation:
Business History Review 84: 435-58 (2010)
Published:
Dec 2010

"The Stewardship Code’s Achilles’ Heel" Modern Law Review 73: 1004-25 (2010)

Citation:
Modern Law Review 73: 1004-25 (2010)
Published:
Dec 2010

"Did Corporate Governance ‘Fail’ During the 2008 Stock Market Meltdown? The Case of the S&P 500" Business Lawyer 65: 1-65 (2009)

Citation:
Business Lawyer 65: 1-65 (2009)
Published:
Oct 2009

Book Chapters

"Origins of ‘Offensive’ Shareholder Activism in the United States" in Jonathan G.S. Koppell, The Origins of Shareholder Advocacy (Palgrave Macmillan) (Ed), pp. 253-76

Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages:
253-76
Published Date:
Sep 2011
ISBN 13:
978-0-230-10732-8
Co-Author/s:
Jonathan G.S. Koppell

"Law, the Market and Corporate Enterprise: The Case of the Industrial Revolution" in John Armour and Jennifer Payne, Rationality in Company Law: Essays in Honour of DD Prentice (2009) (Hart Publishing) (Ed), pp. 297-318

Publisher:
Hart Publishing
Pages:
297-318
Published Date:
Jan 2009
ISBN 13:
978-1841138060
Co-Author/s:
John Armour and Jennifer Payne