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Corporate Voting and the Takeover Debate
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2005)
For many years academics have debated whether it is better to permit hostile acquirers to use tender offers to gain control over unwilling target companies, or to force them to use corporate elections of boards of directors ...
ISS Recommendations and Mutual Fund Voting on Proxy Proposals
(Villanova Law Review, 2010)
This article analyzes mutual fund voting data from 2003-2008, the first five proxy seasons for which this data is available, and seeks to identify the extent to which mutual funds vote consistently with the voting ...
Shareholder Voting in an Age of Intermediary Capitalism
(Southern California Law Review, 2014)
Shareholder voting is a key part of contemporary American corporate governance. As numerous contemporary battles between corporate management and shareholders illustrate, voting has never been more important. Yet, traditional ...
Public Pension Funds as Shareholder Activists: A Comment on Choi and Fisch
(Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, 2008)
In an important paper recently appearing in the Vanderbilt Law Review, Professors Stephen Choi and Jill Fisch generate survey evidence from public pension fund respondents that documents the low cost activism practiced by ...