Project on Controlling Shareholders

The Controlling Shareholders Project, operated by the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance and the Harvard Law School Program on Law and Finance, seeks to foster research, policy-making, discourse, and education with respect to controlling shareholders and companies controlled by such shareholders.

The research director of the Project on Controlling Shareholders is Kobi Kastiel.

Research studies on controlling shareholders and controlled companies by faculty and fellows associated with the Programs include:

The Untenable Case against Perpetual Dual-class Stock
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Kobi Kastiel
Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance Discussion Paper No. 2017-6, April 2017.
Forthcoming in 101 Virginia Law Review (June 2017).

Independent Directors and Controlling Shareholders
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani
Forthcoming, 165 University of Pennsylvania Law Review (May 2017).

Against All Odds: Hedge Fund Activism in Controlled Companies
Kobi Kastiel
Published in 16 Columbia Business Law Review, 61-132 (2016).

Executive Compensation in Controlled Companies
Kobi Kastiel
Published in 90 Indiana Law Journal, 1131-1176 (2016).

Effect of Delaware Doctrine on Freezeout Structure and Outcomes: Evidence on the Unified Approach
Fernan Restrepo and Guhan Subramanian
Published in 5 Harvard Business Law Review 205-236 (2015).

The Elusive Quest for Global Governance Standards
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani
Published in 157 University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1263-1317 (2009).