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    • The Case for Mandatory Disclosure in Securities Regulation Around the World 

      Ferrell, Frank A. (Brooklyn Law School, 2007)
      The desirability of mandatory disclosure requirements in securities regulation has been the subject of a longstanding debate among corporate law scholars and economists. The debate has largely focused on the desirability ...
    • Does the Evidence Favor State Competition in Corporate Law 

      Bebchuk, Lucian Arye; Cohen, Alma; Ferrell, Frank A. (California Law Review Inc., 2002)
    • Federal Intervention to Enhance Shareholder Choice 

      Bebchuk, Lucian Arye; Ferrell, Frank A. (Virginia Law Review Association, 2001)
      The modern approach to corporate reorganizations begins in a curious place. Everywhere else in corporate law, we focus on those who control the firm and on when others should be able to go to court and reverse their ...
    • The Loss Causation Requirement for Rule 10B-5 Causes of Action: The Implications of Dura Pharmaceuticals v. Broudo 

      Ferrell, Frank A.; Saha, Atanu (American Bar Association, 2007)
      In order to have recoverable damages in a Rule 10b-5 action, plaintiffs must establish loss causation, i.e. that the actionable misconduct was the cause of economic losses to the plaintiffs. The requirement of loss causation ...
    • Measuring the Effects of Mandated Disclosure 

      Ferrell, Frank A. (2004)
    • A New Approach to Takeover Law and Regulatory Competition 

      Bebchuk, Lucian Arye; Ferrell, Frank A. (Virginia Law Review Association, 2001)
      The paper puts forward a new approach to two corporate subjects that have been intensively debated in the last three decades, the regulation of takeovers and state competition in the production of corporate law. During ...
    • 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 ...
    • Securities Litigation and the Housing Market Downturn 

      Ferrell, Frank A.; Saha, Atanu (University of Iowa College of Law, 2009)
      This paper addresses one of the key issues – the foreseeability of the housing market downturn that began in September of 2007 and intensified in the fourth quarter of 2007 – that must be addressed in assessing the extensive ...
    • What Matters in Corporate Governance? 

      Bebchuk, Lucian Arye; Cohen, Alma; Ferrell, Frank A. (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2009)
      We investigate the relative importance of the twenty-four provisions followed by the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) and included in the Gompers, Ishii, and Metrick governance index (Gompers, Ishii, and ...
    • What Matters in Corporate Governance? 

      Bebchuk, Lucian Arye; Cohen, Alma; Ferrell, Frank A. (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2009)
      We investigate which provisions, among a set of twenty-four governance provisions followed by the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC), are correlated with firm value and stockholder returns. Based on this analysis, ...