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Full Name Thompson, Robert B.
University/Affiliation Vanderbilt University Law School
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Piercing the Corporate Veil: An Empirical Study [article]
Cornell Law Review, Vol. 76, Issue 5 , pp. 1036-1074
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
76 Cornell L. Rev. 1036 (1990-1991)
Securities Fraud as Corporate Governance: Reflections upon Federalism [article]
Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 56, Issue 3 (April 2003), pp. 859-910
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times); Sale, Hillary A. (Cited 954 times)
56 Vand. L. Rev. 859 (2003)
The New Look of Shareholder Litigation: Acquisition-Oriented Class Actions [article]
Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 57, Issue 1 (January 2004), pp. 133-210
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times); Thomas, Randall S. (Cited 1718 times)
57 Vand. L. Rev. 133 (2004)
The Shareholder's Cause of Action for Oppression [article]
Business Lawyer (ABA), Vol. 48, Issue 2 (1992-1993), pp. 699-746
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
48 Bus. Law. 699 (1992-1993)
Unpacking Limited Liability: Direct and Vicarious Liability of Corporate Participants for Torts of the Enterprise [article]
Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 47, Issue 1 (January 1994), pp. 1-42
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
47 Vand. L. Rev. 1 (1994)
Toward a New Theory of the Shareholder Role: Sacred Space in Corporate Takeovers [article]
Texas Law Review, Vol. 80, Issue 2 (December 2001), pp. 261-326
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times); Smith, D. Gordon (Cited 858 times)
80 Tex. L. Rev. 261 (December 2001)
Exit, Liquidity, and Majority Rule: Appraisal's Role in Corporate Law [article]
Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 84, Issue 1 (November 1995), pp. 1-60
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
84 Geo. L.J. 1 (1995-1996)
Measure of Recovery under Rule 10b-5: A Restitution Alternative to Tort Damages, The [article]
Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 37, Issue 2 (March 1984), pp. 349-398
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
37 Vand. L. Rev. 349 (1984)
Securities Litigation and Its Lawyers: Changes during the First Decade after the PSLRA [comments]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 106, Issue 7 (November 2006), pp. 1489-1533
Choi, Stephen J. (Cited 1954 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
106 Colum. L. Rev. 1489 (November 2006)
Corporate Dissolution and Shareholders' Reasonable Expectations [article]
Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 66, Issue 2 (1988), pp. 193-238
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
66 Wash. U. L. Q. 193 (1988)
The Limits of Liability in the New Limited Liability Entities [article]
Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 32, Issue 1 (Spring 1997), pp. 1-30
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
32 Wake Forest L. Rev. 1 (1997)
The Dilemma of Odious Debts [article]
Duke Law Journal, Vol. 56, Issue 5 (March 2007), pp. 1201-1262
Buchheit, Lee C. (Cited 619 times); Galati, G. Mitu (Cited 59 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
56 Duke L.J. 1201 (2006-2007)
Publicness in Contemporary Securities Regulation after the JOBS Act [article]
Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 101, Issue 2 (January 2013), pp. 337-386
Langevoort, Donald C. (Cited 4230 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
101 Geo. L.J. 337 (2012-2013)
The Shrinking Definition of a Security: Why Purchasing All of a Company's Stock is Not a Federal Security Transaction [article]
New York University Law Review, Vol. 57, Issue 2 (May 1982), pp. 225-280
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
57 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 225 (May 1982)
Preemption and Federalism in Corporate Governance: Protecting Shareholder Rights to Vote, Sell, and Sue [article]
Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 62, Issue 3 (Summer 1999), pp. 215-242
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
62 Law and Contemp. Probs. 215 (1999)
Collaborative Corporate Governance: Listing Standards, State Law, and Federal Regulation [article]
Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 38, Issue 3 (2003), pp. 961-982
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
38 Wake Forest L. Rev. 961 (2003)
The Law's Limit on Contracts in a Corporation [article]
Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 15, Issue 3 (Spring 1990), pp. 377-416
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
15 J. Corp. L. 377 (1989-1990)
The Supreme Court and Private law: The Vanishing Importance of Securities and Antitrust [article]
Emory Law Journal, Vol. 53, Issue 4 (Fall 2004), pp. 1571-1644
Sullivan, E. Thomas (Cited 277 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
53 Emory L.J. 1571 (2004)
Piercing the Veil within Corporate Groups: Corporate Shareholders as Mere Investors [article]
Connecticut Journal of International Law, Vol. 13, Issue 2 (Spring 1999), pp. 379-396
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
13 Conn. J. Int'l L. 379 (1998-1999)
United States Jurisdiction over Foreign Subsidiaries: Corporate and International Law Aspects [article]
Law and Policy in International Business, Vol. 15, Issue 2 (1983), pp. 319-400
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
15 Law & Pol'y Int'l Bus. 319 (1983)
Corporate Governance after Enron [comments]
Houston Law Review, Vol. 40, Issue 1 (Spring 2003), pp. 99-118
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
40 Hous. L. Rev. 99 (2003-2004)
Van Gorkom's Legacy: The Limits of Judicially Enforced Constraints and the Promise of Proprietary Incentives [article]
Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 96, Issue 2 (Winter 2002), pp. 579-594
Elson, Charles M. (Cited 452 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
96 Nw. U. L. Rev. 579 (2001-2002)
A Theory of Representative Shareholder Suits and Its Application to Multijurisdictional Litigation [article]
Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 106, Issue 4 (Fall 2012), pp. 1753-1820
Thomas, Randall S. (Cited 1718 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
106 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1753 (Fall 2012)
Simplicity and Certainty in the Measure of Recovery under Rule 10b-5 [article]
Business Lawyer (ABA), Vol. 51, Issue 4 (1995-1996), pp. 1177-1202
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
51 Bus. Law. 1177 (1995-1996)
Delaware, the Feds, and the Stock Exchange: Challenges to the First State as First in Corporate Law [article]
Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 29, Issue 3 (2004), pp. 779-804
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
29 Del. J. Corp. L. 779 (2004)
Shareholders as Grown-Ups: Voting, Selling, and Limits on the Board's Power to Just Say No [article]
University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 67, Issue 4 (Summer 1999), pp. 999-1020
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
67 U. Cin. L. Rev. 999 (1998-1999)
Piercing the Veil: Is the Common Law the Problem [article]
Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 37, Issue 3 (Spring 2005), pp. 619-636
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
37 Conn. L. Rev. 619 (2004-2005)
Redrawing the Public-Private Boundaries in Entrepreneurial Capital Raising [article]
Cornell Law Review, Vol. 98, Issue 6 (September 2013), pp. 1573-xii
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times); Langevoort, Donald C. (Cited 4230 times)
98 Cornell L. Rev. 1573 (2012-2013)
Securities Law and the New Deal Justices [article]
Virginia Law Review , Vol. 95, Issue 4 (June 2009), pp. 841-926
Prtichard, A.C. (Cited 38 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
95 Va. L. Rev. 841 (2009)
Squeeze-Out Mergers and the New Appraisal Remedy [article]
Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 62, Issue 3 (Fall 1984), pp. 415-434
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
62 Wash. U. L. Q. 415 (1984-1985)
Securities Regulation in an Electronic Age: The Impact of Cognitive Psychology [article]
Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 75, Issue 2 (Summer 1997), pp. 779-790
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
75 Wash. U. L. Q. 779 (Summer 1997)
Corporate Federalism in the Administrative State: The SEC's Discretion to Move the Line between the State and Federal Realms of Corporate Governance [article]
Notre Dame Law Review , Vol. 82, Issue 3 (March 2007), pp. 1143-1186
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
82 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1143 (2006-2007)
The Basic Business Associations Course: An Empirical Study of Methods and Content [article]
Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 48, Issue 3 (September 1998), pp. 438-448
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
48 J. Legal Educ. 438 (1998)
Market Makers and Vampire Squid: Regulating Securities Markets after the Financial Meltdown [article]
Washington University Law Review, Vol. 89, Issue 2 (2011), pp. 323-376
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
89 Wash. U. L. Rev. 323 (2011)
The Taming of Limited Liability Companies [article]
University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 66, Issue 4 (1995), pp. 921-946
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
66 U. Colo. L. Rev. 921 (1994-1995)
Shareholder Voting in an Age of Intermediary Capitalism [article]
Southern California Law Review, Vol. 87, Issue 6 (September 2014), pp. 1359-1434
Edelman, Paul H. (Cited 239 times); Thomas, Randall S. (Cited 1718 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
87 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1359 (2013-2014)
Defining the Shareholder's Role, Defining a Role for State Law: Folk at 40 [article]
Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 33, Issue 3 (2008), pp. 771-788
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
33 Del. J. Corp. L. 771 (2008)
The Short, but Interesting Life of Good Faith as an Independent Liability Rule [article]
New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 55, Issue 2 (2010-2011), pp. 543-560
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
55 N.Y. L. Sch. L. Rev. 543 (2010-2011)
Insider Trading, Investor Harm, and Executive Compensation [article]
Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 50, Issue 2 (Winter 1999), pp. 291-304
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
50 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 291 (1999-2000)
Federal Corporate Law: Torts and Fiduciary Duty [article]
Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 31, Issue 3 (Spring 2006), pp. 877-892
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
31 J. Corp. L. 877 (2005-2006)
Delaware's Disclosure: Moving the Line of Federal-State Corporate Regulation [article]
University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2009, Issue 1 (2009), pp. 167-190
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
2009 U. Ill. L. Rev. 167 (2009)
Anti-Primacy: Sharing Power in American Corporations [article]
Business Lawyer, Vol. 71, Issue 2 (Spring 2016), pp. 381-426
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
71 Bus. Law. 381 (2015-2016)

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Value Creation by Lawyers within Relational Contracts and in Noisy Environments [article]
Oregon Law Review, Vol. 74, Issue 1 (Spring 1995), pp. 315-326
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
74 Or. L. Rev. 315 (1995)
Credibility and Information in Securities Markets after Regulation FD [article]
Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 79, Issue 2 (2001), pp. 615-638
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times); King, Ronald (Cited 8 times)
79 Wash. U. L. Q. 615 (2001)
Agency Law and Asset Partitioning [article]
University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 71, Issue 4 (Summer 2003), pp. 1321-1344
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
71 U. Cin. L. Rev. 1321 (2002-2003)
Allocating the Roles for Contracts and Judges in the Closely Held Firm [article]
Western New England Law Review, Vol. 33, Issue 2 (2011), pp. 369-404
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
33 W. New Eng. L. Rev. 369 (2011)
Corporate Law Criteria: Law's Relation to Private Ordering [article]
Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (January 2005), pp. 95-104
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
2 Berkeley Bus. L.J. 95 (2005)
Takeover Regulation after the Convergence of Corporate Law [article]
Sydney Law Review, Vol. 24, Issue 3 (September 2002), pp. 323-335
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
24 Sydney L. Rev. 323 (2002)
Defining the Federal and State Realms of Tender Offer Regulation [article]
Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 64, Issue 4 , pp. 1057-1100
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
64 Wash. U. L. Q. 1057 (1986)
Teaching Business Associations: Norms, Economics and Cognitive Learning [article]
Georgia Law Review, Vol. 34, Issue 2 (Winter 2000), pp. 997-1010
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
34 Ga. L. Rev. 997 (1999-2000)
IPOs and the Slow Death of Section 5 [article]
Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 102, Issue 4 (2013-2014), pp. 891-924
Langevoort, Donald C. (Cited 4230 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
102 Ky. L.J. 891 (2013-2014)
Corporate Voting [article]
Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, Issue 1 (January 2009), pp. 127-176
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times); Edelman, Paul H. (Cited 239 times)
62 Vand. L. Rev. 127 (2009)
Market Intermediation, Publicness, and Securities Class Actions [article]
Washington University Law Review, Vol. 93, Issue 2 (2015), pp. 487-552
Sale, Hillary A. (Cited 954 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
93 Wash. U. L. Rev. 487 (2015-2016)
Wall Street Scandals: The Curative Effects of Law and Finance [comments]
Washington University Law Review, Vol. 84, Issue 7 (2006), pp. 1567-1590
Christie, William G. (Cited 3 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
84 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1567 (2006)
Financial Regulation's Architecture within International Economic Law [article]
Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 17, Issue 4 (December 2014), pp. 807-822
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
17 J. Int'l Econ. L. 807 (2014)

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The SEC after the Financial Meltdown: Social Control over Finance [article]
University of Pittsburgh Law Review , Vol. 71, Issue 3 (Spring 2010), pp. 567-584
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
71 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 567 (2009-2010)
The Case for Iterative Statutory Reform: Appraisal and the Model Business Corporation Act [article]
Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 74, Issue 1 (Winter 2011), pp. 253-270
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
74 Law & Contemp. Probs. 253 (Winter 2011)
Forseeing Squeeze-out Possibilities - And There are Lots - Is the Challenge [article]
Preventive Law Reporter, Vol. 7, Issue 1 (March 1988), pp. 3-14
O'Neal, F. Hodge (Cited 678 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
7 Preventive L. Rep. 3 (1988-1989)
Trade, International Economic Law, and the Challenges of the Global Economy: A Symposium in Honor of John H. Jackson [article]
Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 17, Issue 3 (September 2014), pp. 601-604
Gadbaw, R. Michael (Cited 85 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
17 J. Int'l Econ. L. 601 (2014)

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John Jackson's Legacy: Defining a Field [article]
Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 19, Issue 2 (June 2016), pp. 317-322
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
19 J. Int'l Econ. L. 317 (2016)

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Jurisdictional Effects in M&A Litigation [article]
Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 1 (March 2014), pp. 132-349
Krishnan, C. N. V. (Cited 3 times); Masulis, Ronald W. (Cited 33 times); Thomas, Randall S. (Cited 1718 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
11 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 132 (2014)

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The New Look of Shareholder Litigation: Acquisition-Oriented Class Actions [notes]
Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 57, Issue 1 (January 2004), pp. 131-132
Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times); Thomas, Randall S. (Cited 1718 times)
57 Vand. L. Rev. 131 (2004)
The Future of Agency Independence [article]
Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 63, Issue 3 (April 2010), pp. [iii]-672
Bressman, Lisa Schultz (Cited 1540 times); Thompson, Robert B. (Cited 2264 times)
63 Vand. L. Rev. [iii] (2010)
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