Steven A. Bank

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Professor of Law

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

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Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

Dividends and Politics (Revised)

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 24/2004, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 04-17
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Steven A. Bank, Marc Goergen and Brian R. Cheffins
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, IE Business School, IE University and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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corporate governance, dividend policy, politics, tax rules, dividend controls, unions, labor costs, corporate law

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Is Berle and Means Really a Myth?

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 09-05, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 121/2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Brian R. Cheffins and Steven A. Bank
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,437 (15,832)
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Berle-Means, ownership, control of U.S. public companies

Is Berle and Means Really a Myth?

Business History Review, Vol. 83, No. 3, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Brian R. Cheffins and Steven A. Bank
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Adolf Berle, Gardiner Means, coporate governance, ownership and control

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Rethinking Double Taxation's Role in Dividend Policy: A Historical Approach

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 12 Jan 2003
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Executive Pay: What Worked?

Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 16-11, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 38/2016, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-37
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
Steven A. Bank, Brian R. Cheffins and Harwell Wells
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Tax, Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation, CEO compensation Reform

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Major League Soccer as a Case Study in Complexity Theory

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2017, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 16-05
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2017
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Contract Law, Major League Soccer, rules and regulations, contractual and organizational arrangements

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The Corporate Pyramid Fable

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-01, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 146/2010
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 31 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2019
Steven A. Bank and Brian R. Cheffins
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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history of U.S. corporate structures, publicly traded corporations, Public Utilities Holding Company Act of 1935

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Will U.S. Soccer Be Forced to Adopt Promotion and Relegation?

28 Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport 3-18 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-28
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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U.S. soccer, Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), FIFA rules, promotion and relegation, 'open' leagues, 'closed' leagues

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When Did Tax Avoidance Become Respectable?

71 Tax Law Review 123-177 (2017), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-15
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2018
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Tax Avoidance, Tax Evasion, Tax Loopholes, Tax History, Tax Reform

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Dividends and Tax Policy in the Long Run

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-06
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Feb 2006
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003, shareholder taxes, tax dividends

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The Globalization of Corporate Tax Reform

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 5, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-21
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Obama's Framework for Business Tax reform, international tax reform, corporate tax evasion, profits shifting, multinational corporations

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Tax, Corporate Governance, and Norms

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 May 2004
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate income tax, tax reform, corporate governance

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The Progressive Consumption Tax Revisited

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Mar 2004
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Book review, progressive consumption tax, sales tax, income tax base

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A Capital Lock-In Theory of the Corporate Income Tax

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 94, 2006, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-28
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Corporate taxation, corporate earnings

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Mergers, Taxes, and Historical Realism

Number of pages: 102 Posted: 28 Dec 1999
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Historical Perspective on the Corporate Interest Deduction

18 Chapman Law Review 29 (2014), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 14-04
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate tax, business tax reform, corporate interest deduction, corporate income tax system

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Corporate Managers, Agency Costs and the Rise of Double Taxation

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 04 Mar 2002
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Questioning 'Law and Finance': US Stock Market Development, 1930-70

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 14/2012, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-14
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2012
Brian R. Cheffins, Steven A. Bank and Harwell Wells
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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law and finance, corporate law, Delaware, stock market, securities regulation

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Securities Disclosure As Soundbite: The Case of CEO Pay Ratios

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 60, 2019, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-447, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 19-03
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 29 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 02 May 2019
Steven A. Bank and George S. Georgiev
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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CEO pay ratio, executive compensation, human capital management, securities regulation, corporate governance, Dodd-Frank Act of 2010

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From Sword to Shield: The Transformation of the Corporate Income Tax, 1861 to Present

Oxford University Press, 2010, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2010
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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history of corporate taxation, taxation of corporate income, federal revenue system

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Shareholder Protection Across Time

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 17/2015, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-24
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 May 2015
Brian R. Cheffins, Steven A. Bank and Harwell Wells
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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corporate law, shareholder protection, leximetrics, regulatory competition

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Tax and the Separation of Ownership and Control

TAX AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Wolfgang Schoen, ed., Springer, 2008, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Steven A. Bank and Brian R. Cheffins
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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corporate ownership, taxation, separation of ownership and control, historical tax developments in Britain and the U.S.

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Taxing Divisive Mergers

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 34, 2000
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Mar 2000
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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The Race to the Bottom Recalculated: Scoring Corporate Law Over Time

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 14-10, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 261/2014, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2014, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-38
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2014
Brian R. Cheffins, Steven A. Bank and Harwell Wells
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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corporate law, state jurisdictions, incorporation, shareholder protection

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Paying High for Low Performance

100 Minnesota Law Review Headnotes 14 (2016), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 15-11
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
Steven A. Bank and George S. Georgiev
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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executive compensation, corporate governance, Dodd-Frank Act, pay for performance, say-on-pay, pay ratio disclosure, incentive compensation clawbacks

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War and Taxes

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 08-10, Steven A. Bank, Kirk J. Stark, Joseph J. Thorndike, WAR AND TAXES, Urban Institute Press, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 May 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2008
Steven A. Bank, Kirk J. Stark and Joseph J. Thorndike
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Tax Analysts
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wartime economics, tax cuts, tax history, economic policies

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The Dividend Divide in Anglo-American Corporate Taxation

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Mar 2004
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate tax income, corporate tax reform

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Entity Theory as Myth in the U.S. Corporate Excise Tax of 1909

STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF TAX LAW, Vol. II, John Tiley, ed., Hart Publishing, 2006, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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1909 Corporate Excise Tax, entity theory, corporate regulation, corporate income tax

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The "Corporation" in the Corporate Income Tax: Separate Entity or Shareholder Proxy?

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Mar 2001
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Business Tax Stories

BUSINESS TAX STORIES, Foundation Press, Forthcoming 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Mar 2005
Steven A. Bank and Kirk J. Stark
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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The Shareholder-Based Origins of the Corporate Income Tax

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 28 Jun 2001
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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The Corporate Pyramid Fable (Revised)

Business History Review, Vol. 84, No. 3, pp. 435-58, 2010, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 11/04, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2011
Steven A. Bank and Brian R. Cheffins
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Corporate Pyramids, Dividends, corporate Taxation, Holding Companies

Federalizing the Tax-Free Merger: Toward an End to the Anachronistic Reliance on State Corporation Laws

Number of pages: 115 Posted: 01 Dec 1998
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Federalizing the Tax-Free Merger: Toward an End to the Anachronistic Reliance on State Corporation Laws

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 4, 1999
Posted: 03 Dec 1998
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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Reforming FIFA from the Inside Out

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Fédération Internationale de Football Associations (FIFA), World Cup fraud, governance reform measures, fraud whistleblowing, accountability, outsider oversight committees, corporate governance reform

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Law and History by Numbers: Use, But with Care

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 230/2013, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 50/2013, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper 13-21, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-47
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2013
Brian R. Cheffins, Steven A. Bank and Harwell Wells
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Corporate law, corporate governance, law and finance, empirical legal scholarship, leximetrics, anti-director rights index, anti-self-dealing index, competitive federalism

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A Transcontinental 'a' Train? Foreign Mergers Under Section 368(A)(1)(A)

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 May 2001
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Origins of a Flat Tax

73 Denver University Law Review 329 (1996), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-06
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Apr 2015
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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flat tax rate, progressive taxation, wealth redistribution

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The Olympic-Sized Loophole in California’s Fair Pay to Play Act

120 Columbia Law Review Forum 109 (2020), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-39
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2020
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Fair Pay to Play Act, Sports Economics, Sports Management, NCAA, University athletics

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Anglo-American Corporate Taxation: Tracing the Common Roots of Divergent Approaches

ANGLO-AMERICAN CORPORATE TAXATION: TRACING THE COMMON ROOTS OF DIVERGENT APPROACHES, Cambridge University Press, 2011, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 11-15
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Oct 2011
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Corporate Taxation Policy, British Tax Policy, U.S. Tax Policy, Shareholder Income Tax, Dividend Tax

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When We Taxed the Pyramids

41 Florida State University Law Review 39 (2013), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2014
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate taxation, intercorporate dividend taxes, tax reform

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Taxing Bigness

Tax Law Review (2013, Forthcoming), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2013
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporate income tax, corporate tax rates, corporate wealth, redistribution of tax rates for corporations

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FIFA, Forced Arbitration, and the U.S. Soccer Lawsuits

30 Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport (forthcoming 2020), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-38
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2019
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Antitrust Law, Soccer League Division Status, League Organizations, Arbitration

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Taxation’s Summer Blockbuster: A Review of Michael Keen & Joel Slemrod, Rebellion, Rascals, and Revenue: Tax Follies and Wisdom through the Ages

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 21-05
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 May 2021
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Book review of Rebellion, Rascals, and Revenue, tax systems, tax trivia, tax stories from around the world, tax history

Corporate Ownership and Control in the UK: The Tax Dimension

Modern Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 5, pp. 778-811, September 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Brian R. Cheffins and Steven A. Bank
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Corporate Ownership and Control in the UK: The Tax Dimension

Modern Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 5, pp. 778-811, September 2007, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 07-10
Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Steven A. Bank and Brian R. Cheffins
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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corporate ownership, tax developments in Britain, corporate profits, taxation of managerial and investment income, inheritance taxes

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Corporate Law’s Critical Junctures

Forthcoming: Business Lawyer, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 25/2021
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Steven A. Bank and Brian R. Cheffins
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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corporate law, critical junctures, law reform, share prices, COVID-19, securities law

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Corporate Taxation and the Regulation of Early Twentieth-Century American Business

“Corporate Taxation and the Regulation of Early Twentieth-Century American Business” in The Corporation and American Democracy, eds. Naomi Lamoreaux and William Novak (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017).*, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-18
Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2018
Steven A. Bank and Ajay K. Mehrotra
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and American Bar Foundation

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Tax Policy, Corporate Taxation, American Legal History, U.S. fiscal history

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The Story of Double Taxation: A Clash Over the Control of Corporate Earnings

BUSINESS TAX STORIES, Foundation Press, 2005
Posted: 18 Apr 2005
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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Entity Theory as Myth in the Origins of the Corporate Income Tax

Posted: 27 Feb 2005
Steven A. Bank
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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