Journal of Corporation Law

Articles cover corporate legal topics and development important to businesses, scholars and practicing lawyers.

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 1, Fall

Apocalypse Soon: How the Implementation of Web Services Changes the Game for Extraterritoriality
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND A. Extraterritoriality and the Enactment of [section] 1(f) B. The Evolution of Method and Process Patents Under [section] 271(f) 1. Early Cases: Unequivocal Refusal to Include Method and ...
Corporate Agency Problems and Dequity Contracts
I. Introduction II. Corporate Agency Problems A. Towards a New Economic Model of Corporate Governance B. The Vertical and Horizontal Dimensions of Corporate Agency Problems C. The Costs of Managerial Moral Hazard. III....
"Enlightened Shareholder Value": Corporate Governance beyond the Shareholder-Stakeholder Divide
I. INTRODUCTION II. INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR ACTIVISM: PANDORA'S BOX? A. Institutional Investor Power and the Rise of Shareholder Democracy B. The Problem of Stakeholders III. STAKEHOLDERS UNDER CORPORATE LAW A. Shareholder Wealth...
Inefficiencies in the Information Thicket: A Case Study of Derivative Disclosures during the Financial Crisis
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND: MONOLINE INSURERS AND THEIR DERIVATIVE DISCLOSURES III. UTILIZATION OF DERIVATIVE DISCLOSURES: EVENT STUDY ANALYSIS A. Event Study Framework: Overview B. Market Reactions to the Downgrade of Pacific Gas &...
Off the Record: Why the EEOC Should Change Its Guidelines regarding Employers' Consideration of Employees' Criminal Records during the Hiring Process
I. INTRODUCTION II. Background A. The Use of Criminal Records During the Hiring Process Has a Disparate Impact on Minority Applicants B. The EEOC's Origins and Authority Regarding Title VII C. The EEOC's Current Guidelines Regarding...
Smartphones: Increasing Productivity, Creating Overtime Liability
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND A. Purpose and Enactment of the FLSA B. The Portal-to-Portal Act C. Coverage Under the FLSA D. White-Collar Exemption Under the FLSA 1. Salary Test 2. Duties Test E. Defining...
Trusts versus Corporations: An Empirical Analysis of Competing Organizational Forms
I. Introduction II. The British Mutual Fund Industry III. RELATED LITERATURE IV. DATA V. Expenses VI. Performance VII. Endogeneity Concerns A. Matched Samples Approach B. Sample Selection Model Approach C. Fund Fixed Effects...
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