Joshua Mitts

Columbia Law School

Associate Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

28

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27

Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Finding Order in the Morass: The Three Real Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 488
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 19 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Jonathan R. Macey and Joshua Mitts
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
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Short and Distort

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 592
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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finance, law, trading, short, distort, manipulation

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The 8-K Trading Gap

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 524
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2016
Alma Cohen, Robert J. Jackson Jr. and Joshua Mitts
Harvard Law School, Professor of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,875 (10,758)
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Insider Trading, Securities Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance

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The Index-Fund Dilemma: An Empirical Study of the Lending-Voting Tradeoff

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 20-52 , Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 647
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Edwin Hu, Joshua Mitts and Haley Sylvester
New York University School of Law, Columbia Law School and New York University School of Law
Downloads 1,470 (15,866)
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Index funds, passive investing, share lending, proxy voting, corporate governance, SEC, fiduciary duty

5.

Informed Trading and Cybersecurity Breaches

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 8, 2018, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 580
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2018
Joshua Mitts and Eric L. Talley
Columbia Law School and Columbia University - School of Law
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Insider Trading, Cyber-Security, Derivatives, Securities Fraud

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Trading Against the Random Expiration of Private Information: A Natural Experiment

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2019
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Professor of Law, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Law School
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Private information; information dissemination; informed trading

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How the SEC Helps Speedy Traders

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 501
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2014
Robert J. Jackson Jr. and Joshua Mitts
Professor of Law and Columbia Law School
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securities law, high-frequency trading, information dissemination

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Activist Directors and Agency Costs: What Happens When an Activist Director Goes on the Board?

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-15
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2018
Columbia Law School, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School and Yale School of Management
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Activism, Agency Costs, Bid/Ask Spread, Corporate Governance, Hedge Fund, Hedge Fund Activism, Information Leakage, Informed Trading, Insider Trading, Options Trading, Principal Costs, Private Benefits, Private Settlements, Proxy Contests

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Insider Trading and Strategic Disclosure

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 636
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Dec 2020
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 447 (80,830)
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insider, trading, information, finance, law, 10b5-1

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A Legal Perspective on Technology and the Capital Markets: Social Media, Short Activism and the Algorithmic Revolution

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 615
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2020
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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law, technology, capital markets, finance, activism, short, algorithmic, trading, cybersecurity, limit order

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How Much Mandatory Disclosure is Effective?

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 382 (97,103)

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mandatory disclosure, contract law, consumer protection, experimental

12.

Asking the Right Question: The Statutory Right of Appraisal and Efficient Markets

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 428/2018, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 596
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2018
Jonathan R. Macey and Joshua Mitts
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 362 (103,161)

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merger, acquisitions, appraisal, arbitrage, law, finance, efficient, markets

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Mechanism Design in M&A Auctions

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 38, No. 3, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2014
Steven J. Brams and Joshua Mitts
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Columbia Law School
Downloads 332 (113,573)

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Delaware, Corporate, Journal, Law, M&A, Mechanism Design

14.

Predictive Regulation

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 20 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 252 (151,473)
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cost-benefit analysis, regulation, big data, administrative law

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Law and Mechanism Design: Procedures to Induce Honest Bargaining

68 NYU Annual Survey of American Law 729 (2013)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Steven J. Brams and Joshua Mitts
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Columbia Law School
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law, mechanism design, contract, property, bargaining, game theory, asymmetric information, negotiations

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Did the JOBS Act Benefit Community Banks? A Regression Discontinuity Study

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 242 (157,535)
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Systemic Risk and Managerial Incentives in the Dodd-Frank Orderly Liquidation Authority

Journal of Financial Regulation, Forthcoming (2014)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 232 (164,110)
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FDIC, OLA, Dodd-Frank, systemic risk, insolvency

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Anti-Herding Regulation

Harvard Business Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 490
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Ian Ayres and Joshua Mitts
Yale University - Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
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regulation, law, economics, financial institutions, securities, banking

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Going Public or Staying Private: The Cost of Mandated Transparency

Columbia Business School Research Paper Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 649
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Yifeng Guo and Joshua Mitts
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance and Columbia Law School
Downloads 187 (200,519)
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private market, public market, disclosure

20.

Petition for Rulemaking on Short and Distort

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Mar 2020
Columbia Law School, Columbia Law School, Duke University School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Vanderbilt University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgetown University Law Center, Stanford Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell Law School
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Short, Distort, Law, Finance, Disclosure

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Three Proposals for Regulating the Distribution of Home Equity

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Ian Ayres and Joshua Mitts
Yale University - Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 167 (221,063)
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mortgage, equity, distribution, regulation, Dodd-Frank, leverage, licensing

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What Can We Learn from Stock Prices? Cash Flow, Risk and Shareholder Welfare

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (conference issue, 2019 Forthcoming), Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 599
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Dec 2018
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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securities law, firm value, asset prices, shareholder welfare

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I Promise To Pay

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 579
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2018
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 132 (267,652)
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consumer, promise, mortgage, default, power of attorney

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Passive Exit

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 638
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Dec 2020
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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share lending,passive investing,short selling,corporate governance,law,finance

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Recoupment Under Dodd-Frank: Punishing Financial Executives and Perpetuating 'Too Big to Fail'

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 122, 2012, p. 507
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
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law, financial regulation, Dodd-Frank, FDIC, recoupment, executive compensation,orderly liquidation authority

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A Private Ordering Solution to Blockholder Disclosure

North Carolina Central Law Review, Vol. 35, 2013, p. 203
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2013
Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School
Downloads 105 (315,290)
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securities, disclosure, blockholder, private ordering, ten-day window, 13(d), 13D, short-termism

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Snake Oil Salesmen or Purveyors of Knowledge: Off-Label Promotions and the Commercial Speech Doctrine

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2013
Copenhagen Business School, Columbia Law School and Delta Health Strategy Group LLC
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FDA, off-label, commercial speech, First Amendment, Caronia, pharmaceutical, Sorrell

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Session V: Macro Perspectives: Bigger Problems than Corporate Governance

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 64-73, 2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 May 2020
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Columbia Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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