Monthly Archives: October 2014

Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance: References

References for the series Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance. Admati, Anat, and Pfleiderer, Paul (2005). The Wall Street Walk as a Form of Shareholder Activism. Stanford University working paper; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1015940. Anabtawi, Iman (2006). Some Skepticism About Increasing

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Conclusion: How Corporations and Regulators Can Respond

Sixth in a series. See Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance. This paper has examined the phenomenon called Hedge Fund Activism and its effect on the governance of public corporations in the United States. To advance their agenda, Activists have

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Recent Business Case: Third Point LLP v. Ruprecht

Fifth in a series. See Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance. Sotheby’s Corporation dates its history to 1744, when London bookseller Samuel Baker held his first auction. Today the company operates 90 locations in 40 countries and conducts 250 auctions

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Recent Business Law Case: CSX Corporation v. The Children’s Investment Fund

Fourth in a series. See Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance. CSX Corporation (“CSX”) is one of the oldest and largest railroad companies in North America. Founded in 1827, CSX serves 23 states, the District of Columbia and the Canada

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How Activists Use the Corporate Elections Process

Third in a series. See Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance. Corporations in the United States are chartered by the individual states. Each state has its own laws concerning corporate governance. However, for public corporation elections, there are additional rules

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Public Policy Implications of Hedge Fund Activism

Second in a series. See Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance. The Activist has an economic incentive to engage in Hedge Fund Activism. If its strategy is successful then it can earn a relatively quick return on its investment. Quick

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Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance

I’ve completed a new term paper project for my Business Law 5330 course at the University of Texas at Arlington. The purpose of the paper is to examine the phenomenon called Hedge Fund Activism and its effect on the governance

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