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Whistling In The Wind: Why Federal Whistleblower Protections Fall Short Of Their Corporate Governance Goals, Meera Khan May 2018

Whistling In The Wind: Why Federal Whistleblower Protections Fall Short Of Their Corporate Governance Goals, Meera Khan

University of Miami Business Law Review

Teetering on the line between hero and villain, whistleblowers have a remarkably unusual role in contemporary American society. Those who blow the whistle on public sector activities, like Edward Snowden and the Watergate Scandal’s “Deep Throat”, are often vilified in history as treasonous and unprincipled rogues. In the private sector, however, whistleblowers are seen as moral compasses for corporate behavior, and are even afforded federal protections for speaking out against internal malfeasance. The piecemeal evolution of whistleblower legislation including the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002 and the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 created ...


The Rise Of Independent Directors In Australia: Adoption, Reform, And Uncertainty, Luke Nottage, Fady Aoun May 2016

The Rise Of Independent Directors In Australia: Adoption, Reform, And Uncertainty, Luke Nottage, Fady Aoun

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

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“Comply Or Explain”—A Flexible Mechanism To Countervail Behavioral Biases In M&A Transactions, Gerrit M. Beckhaus Apr 2013

“Comply Or Explain”—A Flexible Mechanism To Countervail Behavioral Biases In M&A Transactions, Gerrit M. Beckhaus

University of Miami Business Law Review

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a common phenomenon of great importance in today’s business world. However, the majority of them fail to achieve the aspired objectives. These failures can be attributed to various circumstances, inter alia decision-makers’ vulnerability to behavioral biases due to the complexity, uncertainty, and time pressure characteristic of M&A transactions. Such biases often lead to predictable irrational behavior resulting in momentous misjudgments. Despite numerous psychological studies proving that people systematically tend to make irrational decisions under uncertainty, neither the transactional practice nor its current legal framework address this problem. Instead, the present law shields ...


Ending The Silence: Shareholder Derivative Suits And Amending The Dodd-Frank Act So "Say On Pay" Votes May Be Heard In The Boardroom, William Alan Nelson Ii Jul 2012

Ending The Silence: Shareholder Derivative Suits And Amending The Dodd-Frank Act So "Say On Pay" Votes May Be Heard In The Boardroom, William Alan Nelson Ii

University of Miami Business Law Review

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Resistances To Reforming Corporate Governance: The Diffusion Of Qlccs, Robert Eli Rosen Jan 2005

Resistances To Reforming Corporate Governance: The Diffusion Of Qlccs, Robert Eli Rosen

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Risk Management And Organizational Governance: The Case Of Enron, Robert Eli Rosen Jan 2003

Risk Management And Organizational Governance: The Case Of Enron, Robert Eli Rosen

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Purpose With Profit: Governance, Enforcement, Capital-Raising And Capital-Locking In Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies, J. Haskell Murray, Edward I. Hwang Oct 2001

Purpose With Profit: Governance, Enforcement, Capital-Raising And Capital-Locking In Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies, J. Haskell Murray, Edward I. Hwang

University of Miami Law Review

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The Bylaw Battlefield: Can Institutions Change The Outcome Of Corporate Control Contests?, John C. Coffee Jr. Apr 1997

The Bylaw Battlefield: Can Institutions Change The Outcome Of Corporate Control Contests?, John C. Coffee Jr.

University of Miami Law Review

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Defensive Measures In Anticipation Of And In Response To Unsolicited Takeover Proposals, Dennis J. Block, Jonathan M. Hoff, H. Esther Cochran Apr 1997

Defensive Measures In Anticipation Of And In Response To Unsolicited Takeover Proposals, Dennis J. Block, Jonathan M. Hoff, H. Esther Cochran

University of Miami Law Review

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