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    • Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement 

      Armour, John; Hansmann, Henry; Kraakman, Reinier H. (John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business. Harvard Law School., 2009)
      This article is the second chapter of the second edition of "The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach," by Reinier Kraakman, John Armour, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Henry Hansmann, Gerard Hertig, ...
    • Concluding Remarks on Creditor Protection 

      Kraakman, Reinier H. (The Hague : T.M.C. Asser Press, 2006)
      Summarizing the many thoughtful papers presented at this conference is a difficult task for an outside observer of European law reform. In lieu of bad comments on good papers, I offer instead my own observations on several ...
    • Essential Elements of Corporate Law 

      Armour, John; Hansmann, Henry; Kraakman, Reinier H. (John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business. Harvard Law School., 2009)
      This article is the first chapter of the second edition of The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach, by Reinier Kraakman, John Armour, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Henry Hansmann, Gerard Hertig, ...
    • Law and the Rise of the Firm 

      Hansmann, Henry; Kraakman, Reinier H.; Squire, Richard (Harvard University, Harvard Law School, 2006)
      Organizational law empowers firms to hold assets and enter contracts as entities that are legally distinct from their owners and managers. Legal scholars and economists have commented extensively on one form of this ...
    • Market Efficiency after the Financial Crisis: It's Still a Matter of Information Costs 

      Gilson, Ronald; Kraakman, Reinier H. (Virginia Law Review Association, 2014)
      Compared to the worldwide financial carnage that followed the Subprime Crisis of 2007–2008, it may seem of small consequence that it is also said to have demonstrated the bankruptcy of an academic financial institution: ...
    • The New Business Entities in Evolutionary Perspective 

      Hansmann, Henry; Kraakman, Reinier H.; Squire, Richard (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Law, 2005)
      The many legal forms for business organizations that first appeared in the U.S. during the last thirty years - the Limited Liability Company (LLC), the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), the Limited Liability Limited ...
    • Placing Election Bylaws on the Corporate Ballot 

      Bebchuk, Lucian Arye; Ferrell, Frank A.; Kraakman, Reinier H.; Roe, Mark J.; Subramanian, Guhan (2005)
      This piece provides our amicus curiae brief in the case of American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees Pension Plan v. American International Group, which is now under consideration by the Second Circuit ...