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Room: T8

Tel: (3)30084

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

Interests

Company law. Corporate governance. Law and economics.  Business history.

Publications

 

Books

The Public Company Transformed (OUP, 2018)

The History of Modern U.S. Corporate Governance (ed) (Edward Elgar, 2011)

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

Corporate Ownership and Control: British Business Transformed (OUP, 2008)

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

The Trajectory of (Corporate Law) Scholarship: Inaugural Lecture Delivered (Cambridge University Press, 2003)

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

Company Law: Theory, Structure and Operation (Clarendon Press, 1997)

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

Articles

"Team Production Theory Across the Waves" Vanderbilt Law Review

Citation:
Vanderbilt Law Review
DOI:
https://ssrn.com/abstract=3751392
Published: Forthcoming

"Corporate Law’s Critical Junctures" Business Lawyer

Citation:
Business Lawyer
Published: Forthcoming

"The Rise and Fall(?) of the Berle-Means Corporation" 42 Seattle University Law Review 445-98

Citation:
42 Seattle University Law Review 445-98
Published: Apr 2019

"Corporate Governance and Countervailing Power" Business Lawyer 74: 1-52

Citation:
Business Lawyer 74: 1-52
Published: Jan 2019

"Shareholder Protection Across Time" University of Florida Law Review 68: 691-763 (2016)

Co-Author/s:
Steven A. Bank and Harwell Wells
Citation:
University of Florida Law Review 68: 691-763 (2016)
Published: Sep 2016

"Executive Pay: What Worked?" Journal of Corporation Law 42: 59-107 (2016)

Co-Author/s:
Steven A. Bank and Harwell Wells
Citation:
Journal of Corporation Law 42: 59-107 (2016)
Published: Sep 2016

"Stock Market Prices and the Market for Corporate Control" University of Illinois Law Review [2016] 761-820

Co-Author/s:
John Armour
Citation:
University of Illinois Law Review [2016] 761-820
Published: Sep 2016

"Stop Blaming Milton Friedman!" 98 Washington University Law Review 1607-44

Citation:
98 Washington University Law Review 1607-44

Book Chapters

"What Jensen and Meckling Really Said About the Public Company" in Elizabeth Pollman and Robert Thompson (ed(s)), Research Handbook on Corporate Purpose and Personhood (Edward Elgar, 2021), pp. 2-26

Publisher:
Edward Elgar
Pages:
2-26
Published Oct 2021

"The History of Corporate Governance" in Mike Wright, Donald Siegel, Kevin Keasey and Igor Filatotchev (ed(s)), The History of Corporate Governance/Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance (Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 46-64

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pages:
46-64
Published May 2013

"Origins of ‘Offensive’ Shareholder Activism in the United States" in Jonathan G.S. Koppell (ed(s)), The Origins of Shareholder Advocacy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), pp. 253-76

Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages:
253-76
ISBN 13:
978-0-230-10732-8
Published Sep 2011