Center-Left Politics and Corporate Governance

Although U.S. corporate law has traditionally been left to the states, it is widely understood that a host of federal actors can and do affect the broader rules of corporate governance in fundamental ways.  How might the corporate governance landscape change, then, in response to the tectonic shifts recently experienced in American politics – forces reflected most dramatically in the November 2016 election?  Discerning how such dynamics might affect corporate governance moving forward naturally requires a thorough reckoning of how state and federal political forces have affected the field’s development to date.  In a recent paper, I provide such … Read more