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A Theory of Preferred Stock, 161 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1815 (2013) (with Michael Wachter). (forthcoming)
Author:  William Bratton

A Transactional Genealogy of Scandal: From Michael Milken to Enron to Goldman Sachs, 86 S. CAL. L. REV. (with Adam J. Levitin). (forthcoming 2013)
Author:  William Bratton

A World Without Treasuries?, in IS U.S. GOVERNMENT DEBT DIFFERENT? 13 (Franklin Allen et al. eds., 2012).
Author:  William Bratton

An Anatomy of Corporate Legal Theory, 24 RESEARCH IN L. & ECON. 21 (2009), reprinted in LAW & ECONOMICS: TOWARD SOCIAL JUSTICE (Dana L. Gold ed., JAI Press 2009).
Author:  William Bratton

At the Conjunction of Love and Money: Comment on Julie A. Nelson, Does Profit-Seeking Rule Out Love? Evidence (or Not) from Economics and Law , 35 WASH. U. J.L. & POL'Y 109 (2011)
Author:  William Bratton

Bond Covenants and Creditor Protection: Economics and Law, Theory and Practice, Substance and Process, 7 EUR. BUS. ORG. L. REV. 39 (2006).
Author:  William Bratton

CORPORATE FINANCE: CASES AND MATERIALS (Foundation Press, 7th ed.).
Author:  William Bratton

Hedge Funds and Governance Targets, 95 GEO. L.J. 1375 (2007).
Author:  William Bratton

Hedge Funds and Governance Targets: Long Term Results (forthcoming)
Author:  William Bratton

Heedless Globalism: The SEC’s Roadmap to Accounting Convergence, 79 U. CIN. L. REV. 471 (2011).
Author:  William Bratton

How Does Corporate Mobility Affect Lawmaking: A Comparative Analysis, 52 AM. J. COMP. L. 347 (2009)(with Joseph McCahery and Erik Vermeulen).
Author:  William Bratton

Institutional Investor Activism: Hedge Funds and Private Equity, Economics and Regulation (ed. with Joseph McCahery)(collection to be published by Oxford University Press in 2013). (forthcoming 2013)
Author:  William Bratton

Lyondell: A Note of Approbation, 55 N.Y.L. SCH. L. REV. 561 (2010/2011).
Author:  William Bratton

Pari Passu and a Distressed Sovereign’s Rational Choices, 53 EMORY L.J. 823 (2004).
Author:  William Bratton

Private Equity’s Three Lessons for Agency Theory, 3 BROOKLYN J. CORP. FIN. & COM. L. 1 (2008); and 9 EUR. BUS. ORG. L. REV. 509 (2008).
Author:  William Bratton

Private Standards, Public Governance: A New Look at the Financial Accounting Standards Board, 48 B.C. L. REV. 5 (2007).
Author:  William Bratton

Reforming Securities Law Enforcement: Politics and Money at the Public/Private Divide, in REGULATORY BREAKDOWN: THE CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE IN U.S. REGULATION 200 (Cary Coglianese ed., University of Pennsylvania Press 2012). (with Michael L. Wachter)
Author:  William Bratton

Rules, Principles, and the Accounting Crisis in the United States, 5 EUR. BUS. ORG. L. REV. 7 (2004).
Author:  William Bratton

Shareholder Primacy’s Corporatist Origins: Adolf Berle and The Modern Corporation, 34 J. CORP. L. 99 (2008)(with Michael Wachter).
Author:  William Bratton

Shareholders and Social Welfare, 36 Seattle U. L. Rev. 489 (2013) (with Michael Wachter)
Author:  William Bratton

Sovereign Debt Restructuring and the Best Interest of Creditors, 57 VAND. L. REV. 1 (2004)(with G. Mitu Gulati).
Author:  William Bratton

Supersize Pay, Incentive Compatibility and the Volatile Model of the Shareholder, 1 VA. L. & BUS. REV. 55 (2006), reprinted in PERSPECTIVES ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE (Scott Kieff & Troy Paredes, eds., Cambridge University Press 2010).
Author:  William Bratton

The Case Against Shareholder Empowerment, 158 U. PA. L. REV. 653 (2010)(with Michael Wachter)
Author:  William Bratton

The Equilibrium Content of Corporate Federalism , 41 WAKE FOREST L. REV. 619 (2006) (with Joseph McCahery), reprinted in 48 CORP. PRAC. COMMENTATOR 855 (2007) and MET RECHT (Peter Essers, et al. eds., Kluwer 2009).
Author:  William Bratton

The New Dividend Puzzle, 93 GEO. L.J. 845 (2005) (Selected one of the ten best Corporate and Securities Articles of 2005, Corporate Practice Commentator poll of corporate law academics).
Author:  William Bratton

The Political Economy of Fraud on the Market, 160 U. PA. L. REV. 69 (2011)(with Michael Wachter).
Author:  William Bratton

Tracking Berle’s Footsteps: The Trail of The Modern Corporation’s Last Chapter, 33 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 849 (2010)(with Michael Wachter).
Author:  William Bratton

Treatment Differences and Political Realities in the GAAP-IFRS Debate, 95 VA. L. REV. 989 (2009)(with Lawrence Cunningham).
Author:  William Bratton

Unentrapped, 77 GEO. WASH. L. REV. 677 (2009).
Author:  William Bratton

Whither Hostility?, in INTERNATIONAL MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS ACTIVITY SINCE 1990: QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS AND RECENT RESEARCH (G. Gregoriou & L. Renneboog, eds., Elsevier 2007).
Author:  William Bratton