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A New Player in the Boardroom: The Emergence of the Independent Directors' Counsel, 59 BUS. LAW. 1389 (2004).
Authors:  Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. and Edward B. Rock

A New Player in the Boardroom: The Emergence of the Independent Directors’ Counsel, 59 BUS. LAW. 1389 (2004) (with Geoffrey C. Hazard).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Adapting to the New Shareholder-Centric Reality, 161 U. PA. L. REV. 1607 (2013).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Coming to America?: Venture Capital, Corporate Identity and U.S. Securities Law, in GLOBAL MARKETS, DOMESTIC INSTITUTIONS 476 (Curtis Milhaupt, ed., Columbia University Press 2003).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Corporate Constitutionalism: Antitakeover Charter Provisions as Precommitment, 152 U. PA. L. REV. 473 (2003) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Corporate Control Transactions, 152 U. PA. L. REV. 463 (2003) (with Edward B. Rock).
Authors:  Edward B. Rock and Michael L. Wachter

Corporate Control Transactions, 152 U. PA. L. REV. 463 (2003) (with Michael L. Wachter).
Authors:  Edward B. Rock and Michael L. Wachter

Corporate Flight, 36 MISHPATIM 161 (2006) (in Hebrew).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Dangerous Liaisons: Corporate Law, Trust Law, and Interdoctrinal Legal Transplants, 96 NW. U. L. REV. 651 (2002) (with Edward B. Rock).
Authors:  Edward B. Rock and Michael L. Wachter

Dangerous Liaisons: Corporate Law, Trust Law, and Interdoctrinal Legal Transplants, 96 NW. U. L. REV. 651 (2002) (with Michael L. Wachter).
Authors:  Edward B. Rock and Michael L. Wachter

Embattled CEOs, 88 TEX. L. REV. 987 (2010), reprinted in 52 CORP. PRAC. COMMENTATOR 561 (2010) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Greenhorns, Yankees and Cosmopolitans: Venture Capital, IP's, Foreign Firms & U.S. Markets, 2 THEORETICAL INQUIRIES IN LAW 711 (2001).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Hedge Fund Activism in the Enforcement of Bond Covenants, 103 NW. U. L. REV. 281 (2009) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Hedge Funds in Corporate Governance and Corporate Control, 155 U. PA. L. REV. 1021 (2007) (with Marcel Kahan) (winner of the 2007 De Brauw Prize for the best 2006 paper in the ECGI Law Working Paper series).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pill: Adaptive Responses to Takeover Law, 69 U. CHI. L. REV. 871 (2002) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

How to Prevent Hard Cases from Making Bad Law: Bear Stearns, Delaware and the Strategic Use of Comity, 58 EMORY L.J. 713 (2009) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Islands of Conscious Power: Law, Norms and the Self-Governing Corporation , 149 U. PA. L. REV. 1619 (2001) also published in 44 CORP. PRAC. COMMENTATOR 115 (2002) (with Michael Wachter).
Authors:  Edward B. Rock and Michael L. Wachter

Labor Law Successorship: A Corporate Law Approach, 92 MICH. L. REV. 203 (1993) (with Michael Wachter).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Meeting by Signals, Playing by Norms: Complementary Accounts of Nonlegal Cooperation in Institutions, 36 U. RICH. L. REV. 423 (2002) (with Edward B. Rock).
Authors:  Edward B. Rock and Michael L. Wachter

Meeting by Signals, Playing by Norms: Complementary Accounts of Nonlegal Cooperation in Institutions, 36 U. RICH. L. REV. 423 (2002) (with Michael L. Wachter).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Norms & Corporate Law, 149 U. PA. L. REV. 1607 (2001).
Authors:  Edward B. Rock and Michael L. Wachter

On Improving Shareholder Voting, in RATIONALITY IN COMPANY LAW: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF DD PRENTICE (Jennifer Payne and John Armour eds., Hart Publishing, 2009) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Saints and Sinners: How Does Delaware Corporate Law Work?, 44 U.C.L.A. L. REV. 1009 (1997).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Securities Regulation as Lobster Trap: A Credible Commitment Theory of Mandatory Disclosure, 23 CARDOZO. L. REV. 675 (2002).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Shareholder Eugenics in the Public Corporation, 97 CORNELL L. REV. 849 (2012).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Symbiotic Federalism and the Structure of Corporate Law, 58 VAND. L. REV. 1573 (2005) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Symbolic Corporate Governance Politics (January 22, 2014). U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-6 (with Marcel Kahan) (forthcoming)
Author:  Edward B. Rock

THE ANATOMY OF CORPORATE LAW: A COMPARATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL APPROACH (2d ed. Oxford 2009) (1st ed., 2004) (with REINIER KRAAKMAN, ET AL.).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

The Corporate Form as a Solution to a Discursive Dilemma, 162 J. INST. & THEOR. ECON. 57 (2006).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

The Enforceability of Norms and the Employment Relationship, 144 U. PA. L. REV. 1913 (1996) (with Michael Wachter).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

The General Counsel of a Nonprofit Enterprise: Some Questions, 46 HOUS. L. REV. 17 (2009)
Author:  Edward B. Rock

The Hanging Chads of Corporate Voting, 96 GEO. L. J. 1227 (2008) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

The Insignificance of Proxy Access, 97 VA. L. REV. 1347 (2011) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

Waiting for the Omelet to Set: Match-Specific Assets and Minority Oppression in the Close Corporation, in CONCENTRATED CORPORATE OWNERSHIP, (Randall Morck ed., NBER/Univ. of Chicago 2000), also published in 24 J. Corp. L. 913 (1999) and 42 CORP. PRACT. COMMENTATOR 1 (2000) (with Edward B. Rock).
Authors:  Edward B. Rock and Michael L. Wachter

Waiting for the Omelet to Set: Match-Specific Assets and Minority Oppression in the Close Corporation, in CONCENTRATED CORPORATE OWNERSHIP, (Randall Morck ed., NBER/University of Chicago Press 2000), and 24 J. CORP. L. 913 (1999) (with Michael Wachter).
Authors:  Edward B. Rock and Michael L. Wachter

When the Government is the Controlling Shareholder, 89 TEX. L. REV. 1293 (2011) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock

When the Government is the Controlling Shareholder: Implications for Delaware, 35 DEL. J. CORP. L. 409 (2010) (with Marcel Kahan).
Author:  Edward B. Rock