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Professor Amir Licht

Professor of Law
Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
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Amir Licht, Professor of Law, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
ECGI Research Associate (2003) :

Amir Licht earned his LL.M. and S.J.D. from Harvard Law School and undergraduate degrees in law and economics from the Tel Aviv University.

His research currently focuses on comparative corporate governance, psychological dimensions of governance, and international securities regulation. Amit Licht teaches corporate law and securities regulation at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, a private college in Israel, where he is also Dean. He has served as an independent advisor to the Israeli Securities Authority and the Ministry of Justice on various issues relating to his academic work.

In 2004-5, he iwas a visiting professor at the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California Berkeley, where he taught corporate law, advanced issues in corporate governance, and law and social norms. He is currently taking part in a project on corporate governance in Asia.

Research Interests
Comparative corporate governance
International securities regulation
Value dimensions of social institutions

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
What Makes the Bonding Stick? A Natural Experiment Testing the Legal Bonding Hypothesis ECGI Finance Working Paper 524/2017 September 2017
Motivation, Information, Negotiation: Why Fiduciary Accountability Cannot Be Negotiable ECGI Law Working Paper 349/2017 March 2017
Lord Eldon Redux: Information Asymmetry, Accountability and Fiduciary Loyalty ECGI Law Working Paper 348/2017 March 2017
Shareholders and Stakeholders: How do Directors Decide? ECGI Finance Working Paper 276/2010 March 2010
Liability for Transnational Securities Fraud, Quo Vadis? ECGI Law Working Paper 272/2014 October 2014
Culture and Law in Corporate Governance ECGI Law Working Paper 247/2014 March 2014
Shareholderism: Board Members' Values and the Shareholder-Stakeholder Dilemma ECGI Finance Working Paper 204/2008 April 2008
Egalitarianism and International Investment ECGI Finance Working Paper 120/2006 April 2006
The Maximands of Corporate Governance: A Theory of Values and Cognitive Style ECGI Law Working Paper 016/2003 November 2003

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