Allen Ferrell

Harvey Greenfield Professor of Securities Law

Representative Publications

Bibliography


Shorter Works in Collection


Ferrell, Allen. "Demutualization of Stock Exchanges" in Exchanges: Issues and Regulation (Ruben Lee ed., 2008).

Ferrell, Allen & Jennifer Bethel. "Policy Issues Raised by Structured Products" in New Financial Instruments and Institutions: Opportunities and Policy Challenges (Robert E. Litan & Yasuyuki Fuchita eds., Brookings Institution Press and Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research, 2007).

Ferrell, Allen & Reena Aggarwal. "U.S. Securities Regulation in a World of Global Exchanges" in Exchanges: Challenges and Implications (Euromoney, 2007).

Ferrell, Allen. "Why European Takeover Law Matters" in Reforming Company and Takeover Law in Euorpe (Oxford University Press, 2003).

Bebchuk, Lucian A. & Allen Ferrell. "Federalism and Takeover Law: The Race to Protect Managers from Takeovers" in Regulatory Competition and Economic Integration 68 (D. Esty & D. Geradin eds., Oxford University Press, 2001).
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Articles in a Periodical


Ferrell, Allen, Jennifer Bethel & Gang Hu. "Legal and Economic Issues in Subprime Litigation," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, (forthcoming).

Bebchuk, Lucian A., Alma Cohen & Allen Ferrell. "What Matters in Corporate Governance?" 22 Review of Financial Studies 783-827 (2009).

Ferrell, Allen. "Securities Litigation and the Housing Market Downturn," 35 Journal of Corporation Law 97 (2009).

Bebchuk, Lucian A., Alma Cohen & Allen Ferrell. "What Matter's in Corporate Governance?" 22 Rev. Fin. Stud. 783 (2009).
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Ferrell, Allen. "Mandated Disclosure and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Over-the-Counter Market," 36 Journal of Legal Studies 1 (2007).

Ferrell, Allen. "The Case for Mandatory Disclosure in Securities Regulation Around the World," 2 Brooklyn Journal of Business Law 81 (2007).

Ferrell, Allen. "The Loss Causation Requirement for Rule 10B-5 Causes of Action: The Implications of Dura Pharmaceuticals v. Broudo," 63 Business Lawyer 163 (2007).

Ferrell, Allen. "If We Understand the Mechanisms, Why Don't We Understand the Output?" 28 Journal of Corporation Law 503 (2003).
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Brudney, Victor & Allen Ferrell. "Corporate Charitable Giving," 69 University of Chicago Law Review (2002).
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Ferrell, Allen. "Much Ado About Order Flow," Regulation Magazine, Spring 2002.
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Ferrell, Allen. "A Comment on Floor Versus Screen Trading," 158 Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 63 (2002).

Bebchuk, Lucian A. & Allen Ferrell. "On Takeover Law and Regulatory Competition," 57 Business Lawyer 1047 (2002).
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Bebchuk, Lucian A., Allen Ferrell & Alma Cohen. "Does the Evidence Favor State Competition in Corporate Law?" 90 California Law Review 1775 (2002).
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Ferrell, Allen. "Floor Versus Screen Trading: Evidence from the German Stock Market," 63 Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 158 (2002) (reviewing Erik Theissen, "Floor Versus Screen Trading: Evidence from the German Stock Market" ).
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Bebchuk, Lucian A., Alma Cohen & Allen Ferrell. "Does the Evidence Favor State Competition in Corporate Law?" 90 Cal. L.Rev. 1775 (2002).
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Bebchuk, Lucian A. & Allen Ferrell. "A New Approach to Takeover Law and Regulatory Competition," 87 Virginia Law Review 111 (2001).
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Ferrell, Allen. "A Proposal for Solving the 'Payment for Order Flow' Problem," 74 California Law Review 1027 (2001).
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Bebchuk, Lucian A. & Allen Ferrell. "Federal Intervention to Enhance Shareholder Choice," 87 Virginia Law Review 993 (2001).
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Bebchuk, Lucian A. & Allen Ferrell. "Federalism and Takeover Law: The Race to Protect Managers from Takeovers," 99 Columbia Law Review 1168 (1999).
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Working or Discussion Papers


Bebchuk, Lucian A., Allen Ferrell, Reinier H. Kraakman, Mark J. Roe & Guhan Subramanian. "Placing Election Bylaws on the Corporate Ballot," Harvard PON Working Paper, No. 915403 (2005).
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Ferrell, Allen. "A Model of Financial Exchange Self-Regulation" (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. "Does Mandated Disclosure Improve Informational Efficiency: Evidence From the OTC Market," John M. Olin Foundation (2003).
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Ferrell, Allen. "The Allocation of Investors' Orders and Inefficient Market Competition: A Proposal," John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business, Harvard Law School, Discussion Paper Series, No. 281 (2000).
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Reports or Studies


Ferrell, Allen. "The Law and Finance of Broker-Dealer Mark-Ups", NASD Paper (2008).

Ferrell, Allen. "Majority Voting" (2008).


Presentations


Ferrell, Allen. Securities and Exchange Commission, "Mandated Disclosure and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Over-the-Counter Market" (August 31, 2004).

Ferrell, Allen. "Mandated Disclosure and Stock Returns:Evidence fromt the Over-the-Counter Markets", NBER Corporate Governance Workshop (August 30, 2004).

Ferrell, Allen. National Association of Security Dealers, "Best Execution Requirements for Institutional Investors" Washington, D.C (August 11, 2004).

Ferrell, Allen. American Law and Economics Association, Toronto, Canada, "Mandated Dislcosure and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Over-the-Counter Market" (May 11, 2004).

Ferrell, Allen. Lecture on Insider Trading Regulation, Conference on Market Manipulation. Shenzhen, China (2004).

Ferrell, Allen. Mandated Disclosure and Stock Return: Evidence from the Over-the-Counter Market presented to the MIT Finance Workshop (2004).

Ferrell, Allen. Committee on Electronic Trading, Ringberg, Bavaria (2004).

Ferrell, Allen. Mandated Disclosure and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Over-the-Counter Market, Standford University (October 2003).

Ferrell, Allen. "Mandated Disclosure and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Over-the-Counter Market," American Law and Economics Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. Comment on Allen Schwartz's "MEA Agreements", NBER Summer Workshop (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. Comment on "Share Price Accuracy and Returns", Conference on Stock Price Accuracy, University of Michigan (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. "Mandated Disclosure and Stock Returns: EVidence from the Over-the-Counter Market", Harvard Economics Workshop on Law, Economics and Organization (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. "Why European Takeover Law Matters", Conference on European Takeover Directive, Sicily, Italy (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. Presentation on Best Execution Requirements, NASD Meeting on Best Execution Requirements (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. "If We Understand the Mechanisms, Why Don't We Understand the Output?", Iowa Conference on the Mechanisms of Market Efficiency (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. "If We Understand the Mechanisms, Why Don't We Understand the Output?" New York University Economics Workshop (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. "Mandated Disclosure and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Over-the-Counter Market," Standford/Yale Junior Faculty Conference (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. "Mandated Disclosure and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Over-the-Coutner Market," University of Michigan Law and Economics Workshop (2003).

Ferrell, Allen. Comment on Roberta Romano's "Confidential Voting", NBER Summer Workshop (2002).

Ferrell, Allen. "A New Approach to Takeover Regulation," Boalt Law and Economics Workshop (2001).

Ferrell, Allen. "A New Approach to Takeover Regulation," American Law and Economic Association Conference (2001).

Ferrell, Allen. Lecture on Corporate Takeover Law, International Development Agency, Rome, Italy (2001).

Ferrell, Allen. "Does the Evidence Favor State Competition?", Conference on European Corporate Law, Riezln, Austria (2001).

Ferrell, Allen. Coomment on "Electronic-vs.- Floor-Based Trading", Max Planck Conference on Institutional Foundations of Corporate Law, Bavaria (2001).


Miscellaneous Publications


Memo to the NASD Board: Proposed Reforms to NASD Examination Requirements, 2003


Works in Progress


Ferrell, Allen. Eleventh Amendment (article) (2001).

Representative Publications

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