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 Shareholder Power. UCLA School of Law; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=783044.

Barusch, Ronald (2014). Sotheby’s Proxy Fight Brought Out The Worst In Both Sides. The Wall Street Journal; available at http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2014/05/05/dealpolitik-sothebys-proxy-fight-brought-out-the-worst-in-both-sides/.

Bebchuk, Lucian A. (2003). The Case for Shareholder Access to the Ballot. Harvard Law School; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=426951.

Bebchuk, Lucian A. (2005). The Case for Increasing Shareholder Power. 118 Harvard Law Review 833; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=387940.

Bebchuk, Lucian A. (2014). The Long-Term Effects of Hedge-Fund Activism. Columbia Law Review working paper; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2291577.

Bebchuk, Lucian A. and Jackson, Robert J., Jr. (2012). The Law and Economics of Blockholder Disclosure. Harvard Business Law Review; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1884226.

Becker, Bo, et al (2012). Does Shareholder Proxy Access Improve Firm Value? Evidence from the Business Roundtable Challenge. Harvard Business School; working paper available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1695666.

Benoit, David and Lublin, Joann (2013). Debating Activists Paying Directors. The Wall Street Journal; available at http://global.factiva.com.ezproxy.uta.edu.

Blair, Margaret M. (2002). Post-Enron Reflections on Comparative Corporate Governance. Georgetown University Law Center; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=316663.

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Choi, Stephen, et al (2010). The Power of Proxy Advisors: Myth or Reality? Emory Law Journal; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1694535.

Coffee, John C., Jr., and Palia, Darius (2014). The Impact of Hedge Fund Activism: Evidence and Implications, Working Paper No. 489, Columbia University School of Law; available at http://web.law.columbia.edu/law-economic-studies/working-papers.

Copeland, Rob (2014). Activists’ Returns Rise about the Din. The Wall Street Journal; available at https://global-factiva-com.ezproxy.uta.edu/redir/default.aspx?P=sa&an=J000000020140708ea7800038&cat=a&ep=ASE.

Fink, Laurence D. (2014). Letter to Corporate Chairmen and CEOs. BlackRock Investments; available at http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/blackrockletter.pdf.

Foley, Stephen (2013. Activist Hedge Fund Managers Get Board Welcome. The Financial Times; available at www.FT.com.

Gallagher, Daniel M. (2014). Outsized Power and Influence: The Role of Proxy Advisors. Washington Legal Foundation; available at http://www.wlf.org/upload/legalstudies/workingpaper/GallagherWP8-14.pdf.

Gallardo, Eduardo, et al (2014). M&A Webcast: Shareholder Activism. Gibson Dunn; available at http://www.gibsondunn.com/publications/Documents/WebcastSlides-M+A-Shareholder-Activism.pdf.

Gelles, David and De La Merced, Michael J. (2014). New Alliances in the Battle for Corporate Control. The New York Times; available at http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/03/18/new-alliances-in-battle-for-corporate-control/.

Gillan, Stuart L. and Starks, Laura T. (2014). The Evolution of Shareholder Activism in the United States. Texas Tech University; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=959670.

Glassman, James K. and Verret, J. W. (2013). How to Fix Our Broken Proxy Advisory System. George Mason University; available at http://mercatus.org/sites/default/files/Glassman_ProxyAdvisorySystem_04152013.pdf.

Gregory, Holly J. (2014). SEC Guidance May Lessen Investment Adviser Demand for Proxy Advisory Services. Sidley Austin LLP; available at http://www.sidley.com/7-10-2014_Update/.

Guinto, Joseph (2013). Who Wrecked JC Penney? D Magazine; available at http://www.dmagazine.com/publications/d-ceo/2013/november/who-wrecked-jc-penney.

Hedge Fund Research, Inc. (2014). Global Hedge Fund Industry Report; available at www.HedgeFundResearch.com/?fuse=products-irglo.

Hoffman, Liz (2014). Court Ruling Bolsters New Type of Poison Pill. The Wall Street Journal; available at http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304655304579548120576221060.html.

Hoffman, Liz and Benoit, David (2014). Activist Funds Dust Off Greenmail Playbook. The Wall Street Journal; available at https://global-factiva-com.ezproxy.uta.edu/redir/default.aspx?P=sa&an=J000000020140612ea6c0002e&cat=a&ep=ASE.

Illian, Matthew (2014). The Rise of Mutual Fund Power. Available at http://adviceiq.com/articles/matthew-illian-rise-mutual-fund-power.

Katz, David A, and McIntosh, Laura A. (March 2014). Shareholder Activism in the M&A Context. New York Law Journal; available at http://www.wlrk.com/webdocs/wlrknew/WLRKMemos/WLRK/WLRK.23255.14.pdf .

Katz, David A, and McIntosh, Laura A. (July 2014) Corporate Governance Update: Heightened Activist Attacks on Boards of Directors. New York Law Journal; available at http://www.wlrk.com/webdocs/wlrknew/WLRKMemos/WLRK/WLRK.23471.14.pdf.

Katz, David A. and McIntosh, Laura A. (September 2014). Corporate Governance Update: Important Proxy Advisor Developments. New York Law Journal; available at http://www.wlrk.com/webdocs/wlrknew/WLRKMemos/WLRK/WLRK.23551.14.pdf.

Khorana, Ajay, et al (2013). Rising Tide of Global Shareholder Activism. Citibank Global Perspectives and Solutions; available at http://citibank.com/icg/global_banking/docs/rising_tide.pdf.

Levi, Shai and Segal, Dan (2014). Does Corporate Governance Make Financial Reports Better, or Just Better for Equity Investors? Tel Aviv University; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2439728.

Lipton, Martin (2014). Current Thoughts About Activism, Revisited. Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation; available at http://www.lawdragon.com/press-releases/wachtell-memo-current-thoughts-about-activism-revisited/.

Loeb, Daniel (2014). Letter to William F. Ruprecht. Available at http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/823094/000119312513388165/d605390dex993.htm.

Millon, David K. (2014). Radical Shareholder Primacy. University of St. Thomas Law Journal; available at http://ssnr.com/abstract=2473189.

Mirvis, Theodore N., et al (2007). Bebchuk’s Case for Increasing Shareholder Power: An Opposition. Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=990057.

Mirvis, Theodore N. (September 2014). Venturing into the Belly of the Beast: The Ontological Question, presentation to Harvard Law School; available at http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov/files/2012/01/Mirvis_Corp-Gov.pdf.

Mirvis, Theodore N. (2014). Activist Abuses Require SEC Action on Section 13(d) Reporting. Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation; available at http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov/2014/03/31/activist-abuses-require-sec-action-on-section-13d-reporting/.

Mitts, Joshua (2013). A Private Ordering Solution to Blockholder Disclosure. Columbia Law Review; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2180939.

Pankey, David H., et al (2011). Implications of the Second Circuit Decision in CSX Corporation v. The Children’s Investment Fund Management (UK) LLP. McGuire Woods LLP; available at http://www.mcguirewoods.com/news-resources/publications/second-circuit-decision-csx.pdf.

Reynolds, Daniel G. (2010). Comment letter on File Nr. S7-14-10, Concept Release on the U.S. Proxy System; available at http://www.sec.gov/comments/s7-14-10/s71410-57.pdf.

Solomon, Steven D. (2011). Anticlimax in Long-Running CSX Railroad Court Case. The New York Times; available at http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2011/07/19/anticlimax-in-long-running-csx-court-case/.

Stock, Kyle (2014). Sotheby’s and the $16 million, Anti-Dan Loeb Proxy Battle. BusinessWeek; available at http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014‐05‐07/sothebys‐and‐the‐16‐million‐anti‐dan‐loeb‐proxy‐battle.

Stout, Lynn A. (2012). The Shareholder Value Myth: How Putting Shareholders First Harms Investors, Corporations, and the Public. Cornell Law School; published by Berrett Keohler Publications.

Strine, Leo E., Jr. (2014). Can We Do Better By Ordinary Investors? A Pragmatic Reaction to the Dueling Ideological Mythologists of Corporate Law. Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation; available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2421480.

Sullivan & Cromwell (2014). Third Point LLP v. Ruprecht: Delaware Court of Chancery Finds Board’s Use of Rights Plan Reasonable Based on Creeping Takeover and Effective Negative Control Threats Created by Activist Shareholders. Available at http://www.sullcrom.com/siteFiles/Publications/SC_Publication_Third_Point_LLC_v_Ruprecht.pdf.

The Conference Board (2008). Hedge Fund Activism: Findings and Recommendations for Corporations and Investors. Research Report; available at http://www.conference-board.org.

Tonelllo, Matteo and Aguilar, Melissa (2014). Proxy Voting Analytics (2010-2014). The Conference Board.

Townsend, Matt (2013). Ackman Takes $500 Million Loss on Penney as Saga Ends. Bloomberg; available at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/print/2013-08-27/ackman-s-pershing-sells-stake-in-j-c-penney-for-504-million.html.

United States Government Accountability Office (2007). Corporate Shareholder Meetings: Issues Relating to Firms That Advise Institutional Investors on Proxy Voting. Available at http://www.gao.gov.

I'm a financial executive and Certified Public Accountant with extensive experience in the retail industry. I hold Masters degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. I can read and write in both English and French, and my listening and conversation skills in French are steadily improving. My outside interests include travel, music, fitness and sports.

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