Faculty Scholarship

The faculty members of Arizona Law are among the most influential legal scholars in the world. Our faculty routinely produce powerful and provocative scholarship, from shaping legal debate on water policy and ethics, to conducting research that identifies and solves important real-world challenges like jury bias and internet censorship.

2019

Articles

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Is the Staggered Board Debate Really Settled, 167 U. Pa. L. Rev. Online 9 (2019) (co-author, with K.J. Martijn Cremers & Saura Masconale).

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Corporate Law and Myth of Efficient Market Control, 105 Cornell L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2019) (co-author, with William Bratton).

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Shareholder Collaboration, 97 Tex. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2019) (co-author, with Jill Fisch).

2018

Articles

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value, 41 Seattle U. L. Rev. 387 (2018) (co-author, with K.J. Martijn Cremers).

2017

Articles

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Staggered Boards and Long-Term Firm Value, Revisited, 126 J. Fin. Econ. 422 (2017) (co-author, with K.J. Martijn Cremers & Lubomir P. Litov).

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Board and Shareholder Power, Revisited, 101 Minn. L. Rev. 1377 (2017).

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    CEO Pay Redux, 96 Tex. L. Rev. 205 (2017) (co-author, with K.J. Martijn Cremers & Saura Masconale).

2016

Articles in Books

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Staggered Boards:  Practice, Theory, and Evidence in Research Handbook on Mergers and Acquisitions 200 (Claire A. Hill & Steven Davidoff Solomon eds., 2016).

Articles

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    The Shareholder Value of Empowered Boards, 68 Stan. L. Rev. 67 (2016) (co-author, with Martijn Cremers).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2674679
  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Commitment and Entrenchment in Corporate Governance, 110 Nw. U. L. Rev. 727 (2016) (co-author, with K.J. Martijn Cremers & Saura Masconale).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2679356
  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Activist Hedge Funds and the Corporation, 94 Wash. U. L. Rev. 261 (2016) (co-author, with K.J. Martijn Cremers & Saura Masconale).

2015

Articles

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Rethinking Chutes:  Incentives, Investments, and Innovation, 95 B.U. L. Rev. 2027 (2015) (co-author, with Charles K. Whitehead).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2699509
  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Hedge Fund Activism and Long-Term Firm Value  (co-author, with K.J. Martijn Cremers, Erasmo Giambona, and Ye Wang).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2693231
  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Paying for Risk:  Bankers, Compensation and Competition, 100 Cornell L. Rev. 655 (2015) (co-author, with Charles K. Whitehead).

2014

Articles

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Urban Decay, Austerity, and the Rule of Law, 64 Emory L.J. 1 (2014) (co-author, with Brent T. White & Saura Masconale).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2230652
  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Lawyers and Fools:  Lawyer-Directors in Public Corporations, 102 Georgetown L.J. 413 (2014) (co-author, with Lubomir P. Litov & Charles K. Whitehead), reprinted in Business Planning:  Financing the Start-Up Business and Venture Capital Financing 70 (Therese H. Maynard & Dana M. Warren eds., 2014).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2218855
  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Disentangling Liberalization and Privatization Policies: Is There a Political Trade-Off?, 42 J. Comp. Econ. 1033 (2014) (co-author, with Filippo Belloc & Antonio Nicita).

2013

Articles

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Intruders in the Boardroom:  The Case of Constituency Directors, 91 Wash. U. L. Rev. 309 (2013).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2254982

Other Writings

2012

Articles

Other Writings

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Il controllo contabile nella società per azioni [Internal Auditing], ___ Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche – Sezione Commerciale ___ (forthcoming 2012).

2011

Articles

2010

Articles

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Good Faith and Contract Interpretation: A Law and Economics Perspective, Siena Memos and Papers in Law & Economics No. 42/06 (2006) & Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 10-28 (2010).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1086323
  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Private Sale of Corporate Control: Why the European Mandatory Bid Rule is Inefficient, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 10-29 (2010).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1086321
  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Corporate Agency Problems and Dequity Contracts, 36 J. Corp. L. 113 (2010).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1572369
  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Risk Shifting, Conversion Rules, and Optional Payment Schedules, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 10-30 (2010).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1649148

Other Writings

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Cartolarizzazione: riflessioni critiche e crisi finanziaria [Securitization and the Financial Crisis] (co-author, with Andrea Perona), in I Contratti del Mercato Finanziario Vol. 2, 1471 (Enrico Gabrielli & Raffaele Lener eds., 2d ed. 2011).

2009

Other Writings

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Cartolarizzazione [Securitization], ___ Digesto delle Discipline Privatistiche – Sezione Commerciale ___ (2009).

2008

Other Writings

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Maggior danno da svalutazione monetaria: una prospettiva finanziaria [Damages for Monetary Depreciation: A Financial Perspective], 1 Foro Italiano ___ (2008).

2007

Articles

2004

Other Writings

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    La cartolarizzazione: profili giuseconomici e problematiche aperte [Securitization: A Law and Economics Approach], ___ Rivista Critica del Diritto Privato ___ (2004).

2002

Other Writings

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    La riforma del mercato finanziario e le nuove regole di «governo» societario [Financial Market Reform and New Corporate Governance Rules] (2002) (co-author, with Franco Belli et al.).

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Il servicer e l’attività di servicing: evidenza empirica e profili giuridici [Servicers and Servicing Activities: Empirical Evidence and Legal Issues], 1 Rivista della Banca e del Mercato Finanziario 83 (2002).

2001

Other Writings

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Definiti i crediti futuri e individuabili “in blocco” [Assignment of Future Receivables], 84 Guida Normativa 4 (2001) (co-author, with Franco Belli).