Monday, August 7, 2006
Hmm, you go away for a month or two and when you come back, the Top Ten list is full of bankruptcy and corporate stuff. Still, a couple of tasty contract-related articles on the list. Following are the top ten most downloaded papers from the SSRN Journal of Contract and Commercial Law for the 60 days ending August 6, 2006.
1 The Limits of Enron: Counterparty Risk in Bankruptcy Claims Trading, Adam Levitin (Third Circuit).
2 Credit Derivatives & the Future of Chapter 11, Stephen Lubben (Seton Hall).
4 The Strategy of Boilerplate, Robert B. Ahdieh (Emory).
5 Rise of the Financial Advisors: An Empirical Study of the Division of Professional Fees in Large Bankruptcies, Lynn M. LoPucki & Joseph W. Doherty (UCLA).
6 From 'Federalization' to 'Mixed Governance' in Corporate Law: A Defense of Sarbanes-Oxley, Robert B. Ahdieh (Emory).
7 A Coasean Analysis of Marketing, Eric Goldman (Marquette).
8 Bankruptcy, Creditor Protection and Debt Contracts, Stefano Rossi & Nicola Gennaioli (Stockholm).
9 The Demand for Immutable Contracts: Another Look at the Law and Economics of Contract Modifications, Kevin E. Davis (NYU).
10 The Common Law as an Iterative Process: A Preliminary Inquiry, Lawrence A. Cunningham (Boston College).