Patrick C. Leyens

University of Bremen

Universitaetsallee GW I

Bremen, D-28334

Germany

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50

PO box 1738

Rotterdam, 3000 DR

Netherlands

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

Brussels

Belgium

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Board Models in Europe - Recent Developments of Internal Corporate Governance Structures in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 18/2004, European Company and Financial Law Review, pp. 135-168, 2004, Company & Securities Law Review, Vol. 1, pp. 217-245, 2005, VOC 1602-2004: 400 YEARS OF COMPANY LAW, Ella Gepken-Jager, Gerard van Solinge, Levinus Timmerman, eds., Deventer (Kluwer), 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Klaus J. Hopt and Patrick C. Leyens
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and University of Bremen
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Auditing, Aufsichtsrat, banking system, board models, comply or explain, Corporate Governance Codes, directors' duties and liabilities, directors' independence, Higgs Report, internal control, labour co-determination, management and control, path dependency, shareholder activism, supervisory board

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Conflicts of Interest of Financial Intermediaries - Towards a Global Common Core in Conflicts of Interest Regulation

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 72-100, 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Apr 2008
Christoph Kumpan and Patrick C. Leyens
Bucerius Law School and University of Bremen
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Financial intermediaries, banks, finance, securities offerings, IPO, pricing, allocation, distribution, retail advice, inducement, Chinese wall, disclosure

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Auditor's Liability and its Impact on the European Financial Markets

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 62-68, 2008
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Nov 2008
University of Graz (Austria), Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public FinanceUniversity of Regensburg - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Bremen, University of Marburg - Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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auditor liability, liability cap, general meeting, auditor independence

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Internal Corporate Governance in Europe - Towards a More Market-Based Approach

Kyoto Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 17-36, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Patrick C. Leyens
University of Bremen
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Comparative Corporate Governance, Company/Corporate Law, Soft-Law, Corporate Governance Code, Europe, Germany, Board Model , Supervisory Information, Independence, Financial Intermediaries, Co-determination, Takeover, Golden Shares

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The Structure of the Board of Directors: Boards and Governance Strategies in the US, the UK and Germany

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 567/2021, To be published in: RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON COMPARATIVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE (Afra Afsharipour & Martin Gelter eds., forthcoming)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Mar 2021
Klaus J. Hopt and Patrick C. Leyens
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and University of Bremen
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board models, corporate governance law, corporate purpose, directors’ duties, director independence, related party transactions, shareholder approval, takeover law, employee co-determination

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European Private Law, Standard Terms, Draft Common Frame, Harmonization

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Intermediary Independence: Auditors, Financial Analysts and Rating Agencies

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 11, pp. 33-66, April 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
Patrick C. Leyens
University of Bremen
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Information Intermediaries, Corporate Governance, Intermediaries, Independence, Intermediary Independence, Auditors, Financial Analysts, Rating, Rating Agencies, Principles, Contract Law

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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability: Economic Analysis

Forthcoming in: Simon F. Deakin/Helmut Koziol/Olaf Riss, eds., Directors & Officers Liability, Tort and Insurance Law Series, vol. 36, Berlin (de Gruyter), 2017, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 376/2017
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2018
Patrick C. Leyens and Michael G. Faure
University of Bremen and University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law, Metro
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Directors, officers, liability, no-conflicts rule, business judgment rule, fiduciary duties, monitoring duties, Caremark, ARAG-Garmenbeck

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Corporate Governance in Europe: Foundations, Developments and Perspectives

Research Handbook on the Economics of European Union Law, pp. 183-198, Thomas Eger, Hans-Bernd Schäfer, eds., Edward Elgar, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Patrick C. Leyens
University of Bremen
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Corporate Governance, Board, Shareholders, Intermediaries, Information, Foundation, Basics

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Self-Commitments and the Binding Force of Self-Regulation with Respect to Third Parties in Germany

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 379/2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Dec 2017
Patrick C. Leyens
University of Bremen
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Bathurst, burden of proof, Caparo, comply or explain, corporate disclosure, corporate governance code, corporate social responsibility, Hedley Byrne, lex mercatoria, negligent misrepresentation, professional liability, pure economic loss, rules versus standards, third-party liability

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Inhaltskontrolle allgemeiner Geschäftsbedingungen: Rechtsökonomische Überlegungen zu einer einheitlichen Konzeption von BGB und DCFR

Archiv für die civilistische Praxis (AcP), Vol. 219, 2010, pp. 771-803
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 May 2012
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Patrick C. Leyens
Bucerius Law School and University of Bremen
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Book review: Meritt B. Fox and Michael A. Heller, eds., Corporate Governance Lessons from Transition Economy Reforms, Princeton University Press 2006

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2011
Patrick C. Leyens
University of Bremen
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Corporate governance, transition economy, common law and civil law