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Room: T8

Tel: (3)30084

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

Interests

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

CV / Biography

Curriculum Vitae

Multimedia resources

  • LLM Corporate Governance Introductory Lectures (University of Cambridge, October 2019):

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

"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

"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

"Delaware and the Transformation of Corporate Governance" Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 40: 1-76 (2015)

Citation:
Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 40: 1-76 (2015)
Published: Jun 2015

"The Rise of Corporate Governance in the U.K.: When and Why" Current Legal Problems (2015): 1-43

Citation:
Current Legal Problems (2015): 1-43
Published: May 2015

"Corporate Governance Since the Managerial Capitalism Era" Business History Review 89: 717-44 (2015)

Citation:
Business History Review 89: 717-44 (2015)
Published: Mar 2015

"The Origins of the Market for Corporate Control" University of Illinois Law Review (2014): 1835-66

Co-Author/s:
John Armour
Citation:
University of Illinois Law Review (2014): 1835-66
Published: Aug 2014

"Law and History by Numbers: Use, But With Care" University of Illinois Law Review (2014): 1739-64

Co-Author/s:
Steven A. Bank and Harwell Wells
Citation:
University of Illinois Law Review (2014): 1739-64
Published: May 2014

"Hedge Fund Activism Canadian Style" University of British Columbia Law Review 47: 1-58 (2014)

Citation:
University of British Columbia Law Review 47: 1-58 (2014)
Published: Feb 2014

Book Chapters

"The History of Corporate Governance" (with Mike Wright), 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" (with Jonathan G.S. Koppell), The Origins of Shareholder Advocacy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), pp. 253-76

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

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

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