Zohar Goshen, Kathryn Judge, and Eric Talley were among the authors of three of the 10 best corporate and securities articles last year, the Corporate Practice Commentator has announced. The Columbia Law School professors were joined by Gabriel Rauterberg, a professor at the University of Michigan Law School and former research scholar at Columbia Law School.
The Corporate Practice Commentator’s Robert Thompson, a professor at Georgetown Law School, conducted the 24th annual poll to compile the top-10 list. Teachers of corporate and securities law voted to select the best of more than 565 articles.
All 10 articles, listed in alphabetical order by last name of the initial author, are:
Choi, Stephen J., Jill Fisch, Marcel Kahan, and Edward Rock. Does Majority Voting Improve Board Accountability? 83 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1119-1180 (2016).
Cox, James D., Fabrizio Ferri, Colleen Honigsberg, and Randall S. Thomas. Quieting the Shareholders’ Voice: Empirical Evidence of Pervasive Bundling in Proxy Solicitations. 89 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1175-1238 (2016).
Gelpern, Anna and Erik F. Gerding. Inside Safe Assets. 33 Yale J. on Reg. 363-421 (2016).
Goshen, Zohar and Richard Squire. Principal Costs: A New Theory for Corporate Law and Governance. 117 Colum. L. Rev. 767-829 (2017).
Hwang, Cathy. Unbundled Bargains: Multi-agreement Dealmaking in Complex Mergers and Acquisitions. 164 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1403-1451 (2016).
Judge, Kathryn. Information Gaps and Shadow Banking. 103 Va. L. Rev. 411-480 (2017).
Morley, John. The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business History. 116 Colum. L. Rev. 2145-2197 (2016).
Pollman, Elizabeth and Jordan M. Barry. Regulatory Entrepreneurship. 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 383-448 (2017).
Rauterberg, Gabriel and Eric Talley. Contracting Out of the Fiduciary Duty of Loyalty: An Empirical Analysis of Corporate Opportunity Waivers. 117 Colum. L. Rev. 1075-1151 (2017).
Subramanian, Guhan. Deal Process Design in Management Buyouts. 130 Harv. L. Rev. 590-658 (2016).
The announcement can be found here.