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Antitrust compliance programmes and optimal antitrust enforcement

Wouter P. J. Wils.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 14329 words.

Should companies that have antitrust compliance programmes be granted a reduction in the amount of fines or even immunity from fines when they are found to have committed antitrust...

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Asset-Backed Securities: Costs and Benefits of “Bankruptcy Remoteness”

Kenneth Ayotte and Stav Gaon.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Bankruptcy; Law and Economics. 18191 words.

This article focuses on a key property of asset-backed securities (ABS); namely, that ABS are designed to achieve “bankruptcy remoteness” of securitized assets from the borrowing firm. This...

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Auditor Conservatism, Incentive Compensation, and the Quality of Financial Reporting

Ravi Singh and Ian Larkin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Regulation; Law and Economics; Accounting; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 13040 words.

This paper examines how performance-based compensation for managers influences their reporting behavior and the resulting stance auditors take when deciding whether to certify a manager’s...

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Bankruptcy Codes and Innovation

Viral V. Acharya and Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian.

in The Review of Financial Studies

December 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Law and Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 18323 words.

We argue that when bankruptcy code is creditor friendly, excessive liquidations cause levered firms to shun innovation, whereas by promoting continuation upon failure, a debtor-friendly...

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Big Business Owners in Politics

Pramuan Bunkanwanicha and Yupana Wiwattanakantang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Financial Markets; Corporate Regulation; Law and Economics; Other Economic Systems. 15495 words.

This paper investigates a little studied but common mechanism that firms use to obtain state favors: business owners themselves seeking election to top office. Using Thailand as a research...

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Board Structure and Monitoring: New Evidence from CEO Turnovers

Lixiong Guo and Ronald W. Masulis.

in The Review of Financial Studies

October 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Regulation. 18917 words.

We use the 2003 NYSE and NASDAQ listing rules for board and committee independence as a quasinatural experiment to examine the causal relations between board structure and CEO monitoring....

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Broadband Internet: An Information Superhighway to Sex Crime?

Manudeep Bhuller, Tarjei Havnes, Edwin Leuven and Magne Mogstad.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Energy and Utilities; Publicly Provided Goods; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 15430 words.

Does internet use trigger sex crime? We use unique Norwegian data on crime and internet adoption to shed light on this question. A public program with limited funding rolled out broadband...

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Brother, may I?: the challenge of competitor control over market entry

Maureen K. Ohlhausen and Gregory P. Luib.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics. 12107 words.

Those concerned with restrictions on innovative technologies and business models often decry the stultifying effects of a ‘Mother, May I?’ approach, whereby the innovator needs government...

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Can Bank Boards Prevent Misconduct?

Duc Duy Nguyen, Jens Hagendorff and Arman Eshraghi.

in Review of Finance

March 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance; Law and Economics. 15917 words.

We study regulatory enforcement actions issued against US banks to show that both board monitoring and advising are effective in preventing misconduct by banks. While better monitoring by...

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CAN LOBBYING PREVENT ANTICOMPETITIVE OUTCOMES? EVIDENCE ON CONSUMER MONOPSONY IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Dino Falaschetti.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marketing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Public Economics. 12089 words.

When basic competition rules cannot stop market power abuses, industry-specific regulations can improve economic performance. But regulations are also more immediately exposed to political...

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