Virginia E. Harper Ho

University of Kansas - School of Law

Associate Professor

Green Hall

1535 W. 15th Street

Lawrence, KS 66045-7577

United States

http://www.law.ku.edu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

'Enlightened Shareholder Value': Corporate Governance Beyond the Shareholder-Stakeholder Divide

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 36, No. 1, p. 59, 2010
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2014
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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Citation 16

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enlightened shareholder value, stakeholder, ESG, risk management, institutional investor, shareholder activism, shareholder primacy, director primacy, Principles for Responsible Investment, PRI, SRI

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Risk-Related Activism: The Business Case for Monitoring Nonfinancial Risk

41 J. Corp. L. 647 (2016)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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risk oversight, risk management, risk, shareholder, activism, hedge funds, institutional investor, ESG, corporate social responsibility

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'Comply or Explain' and the Future of Nonfinancial Reporting

21 Lewis & Clark Law Review 317 (2017)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2017
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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disclosure, nonfinancial, corporate governance, securities, comply or explain, metastudy, reporting, materiality, ESG, sustainability

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Theories of Corporate Groups: Corporate Identity Reconceived

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 42, 2012
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2012
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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Corporations, Theory of the Firm, Corporate Groups, MNEs, Multinational Enterprise, Hierarchies, Network, Firm, Citizens United, Kiobel, Alien Tort Statute, Human Rights, Enterprise

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Beyond Regulation: A Comparative Look at State-Centric Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law in China

46 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 375 (2013)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2014
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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corporate social responsibility, governance, comparative, legal compliance

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Nonfinancial Risk Disclosure & The Costs of Private Ordering

55 American Business Law Journal 407 (Fall 2018) , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-01
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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securities, disclosure, private ordering, risk, sustainability, ESG, nonfinancial, market efficiency

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Corporate Governance as Risk Regulation in China: A Comparative View of Risk Oversight, Risk Management, and Accountability

European Journal of Risk Regulation vol. 4: 463-475 (2012)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2020
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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corporate governance, risk management, ERM, China, Europe, internal controls, stakeholders, corporate social responsibility

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From Contracts to Compliance? An Early Look at Implementation Under China's New Labor Legislation

Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 23, No. 1, p. 34, 2009
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2010
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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China, labor law, implementation, compliance, employer, employee, worker, labor contract, labor inspection, union, mobilization

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Sustainable Finance & China's Green Credit Reforms: A Test Case for Bank Monitoring of Environmental Risk

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 3, 2018, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-03
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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corporate governance, creditor, bank, sustainability, finance, risk management, agency costs, monitoring, green finance, green credit, green bond, sustainable finance, China, ESG, international finance, financial institutions

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Disclosure Overload? Lessons for Risk Disclosure & ESG Reporting Reform from the Regulation S-K Concept Release

65 Villanova Law Review 67 (2020)
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 20 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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disclosure, securities law, ESG, Regulation S-K, sustainability, empirical

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ESG Disclosure in Comparative Perspective: Optimizing Private Ordering in Public Reporting

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 25 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2020
Virginia E. Harper Ho and Stephen Park
University of Kansas - School of Law and University of Connecticut - School of Business
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disclosure, social disclosure, ESG, securities regulation, securities law, private governance, private ordering

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Of Enterprise Principles & Corporate Groups: Does Corporate Law Reach Human Rights?

52 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 113 (2013)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2014
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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corporate governance, jurisdiction, extraterritorial, human rights, corporate group, enterprise theory, corporate network

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The Recursivity of Reform: China's Amended Labor Contract Law

37 Fordham International Law Journal 973 (2014)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Virginia E. Harper Ho and Qiaoyan Huang
University of Kansas - School of Law and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU)
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labor, employment, informalization, China, Chinese, Labor Contract Law, recursivity, legal reform, nonstandard work, compliance

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Corporate Social Responsibility in China: Law & the Business Case for Strategic CSR

12 S. Car. J. Int'l L. & Bus. 1 (2015)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Oct 2017
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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China, corporate social responsibility, business case, CSR, institutional theory, strategic CSR, corporate social performance

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Non-Financial Reporting & Corporate Governance: Explaining American Divergence & Its Implications for Disclosure Reform

Forthcoming, __ Accounting, Economics & Law __ (2020). DOI: 10.1515/ael-2018-0043
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Apr 2020
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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securities law, corporate governance, disclosure, ESG, non-financial, reporting, path dependency, private ordering, shareholder primacy, shareholder wealth maximization

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Board Duties: Monitoring, Risk Management, and Compliance

Research Handbook on Comparative Corporate Governance (Afra Afsharipour & Martin Gelter eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 May 2020
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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corporate governance, fiduciary duty, comparative, risk management, risk oversight, compliance, corporate board, emerging risk

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From Public Policy to Materiality: Non-Financial Reporting, Shareholder Engagement, & the Rule 14a-8 Ordinary Business Exception

76 Washington & Lee Law Review 3 (2019)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Aug 2019
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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shareholder activism, disclosure, Rule 14a-8, shareholder proposal, ordinary business, risk, sustainability, ESG

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The Pursuit of Happiness with Chinese Characteristics

82 UMKC Law Review 915 (2014)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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China, Chinese Dream, legal reform, civil society, domestic policy

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Team Production & the Multinational Enterprise

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 499, 2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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corporate governance, multinational enterprise, stakeholder, team production theory

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Disclosure Overload? Lessons for Risk Disclosure and ESG Reporting Reform from the Regulation S-K Concept Release

The Conference Board: Sustainability Matters (Aug. 2020)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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ESG, sustainability, disclosure, securities regulation, reporting, board of directors, risk

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Sustainability in the Mainstream: Why Investors Care and What it Means for Corporate Boards

The Conference Board - Director Notes, November 2017
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2020
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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Sustainability, ESG, Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance, Investor Stewardship, UNPRI, Proxy Voting, Shareholder Proposal

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 25
1.

The Power of Presence

5 J. Christian Leg. Thought 3 (2015)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
Virginia E. Harper Ho
University of Kansas - School of Law
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mentoring, faith