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Corporate Law and the Myth of Efficient Market Control

 William W. Bratton, Nicholas F. Gallicchio Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Simone M. Sepe, Professor of Law and Finance, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona; Université Toulouse 1 Capitole; and Toulouse School of Economics

In recent times, there has been an unprecedented shift in power from managers to shareholders, a shift that realizes the long-held theoretical aspiration of market control of the corporation. This Article subjects the market control paradigm to comprehensive economic examination and finds it wanting.  The market control paradigm relies on a narrow economic model that…

Mar 2020