James C. Spindler

University of Texas School of Law

Sylvan Lang Professor

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Professor

Austin, TX 78712

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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95

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Corporate Heroin: A Defense of Perks, Executive Loans, and Conspicuous Consumption

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Oct 2004
M. Todd Henderson and James C. Spindler
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 572 (58,074)

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perks, motivation, employe incentives

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IPO Underpricing, Disclosure, and Litigation Risk

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-9, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 472 (73,761)
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Conflict or Credibility: Analyst Conflicts of Interest and the Market for Underwriting Business

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 422 (83,589)

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investing, equities, research analysts, capital markets

Conflict or Credibility: Analyst Conflicts of Interest and the Market for Underwriting Business

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 35, June 2006, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C06-3, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 06-6, U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 215
Posted: 10 Apr 2006
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law

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investing, equities, research analysts, capital markets, public offerings, Sarbanes Oxley, underwriting

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Vicarious Liability for Bad Corporate Governance: Are We Wrong About 10b-5?

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C08-3, 21st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2008 Paper, American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 379 (95,506)

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We Have a Consensus on Fraud on the Market -- And It's Wrong

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E562
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 May 2016 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2016
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 236 (157,099)
Citation 1

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securities litigation, fraud on the market, circularity, pocket shifting, diversification, 10b-5, precaution costs

We Have a Consensus on Fraud on the Market - And It's Wrong

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 7, 2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2017
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 136 (256,639)

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How Private is Private Equity, and at What Cost?

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 76, 2009, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-11, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-22
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 May 2009
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 289 (128,544)

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Why Shareholders Want Their CEOS to Lie More after Dura Pharmaceuticals

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C06-10, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 247 (150,899)
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IPO Liability and Entrepreneurial Response

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 May 2005
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 218 (170,041)
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Salary History Bans and Gender Discrimination

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E587
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2021
Jeffrey Meli and James C. Spindler
Barclays and University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 212 (174,608)
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gender wage gap, discrimination, employment, labor

Vicarious Liability for Managerial Myopia

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E559
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 79 (372,095)

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Executive compensation, corporate governance, misreporting, fraud, securities law, moral hazard

Vicarious Liability for Managerial Myopia

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 665
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 35 (543,276)

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Vicarious Liability for Managerial Myopia

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 32 (560,108)

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Communication by Other Means

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp.48-53, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 140 (249,948)
Citation 1

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Accounting, accounting scandal, stocks, stock collapse, Enron, WorldCom, security analyst, Sarbanes-Oxley, underwriter, fraud, Exchange Act

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Hidden Costs of Mandatory Long Term Compensation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jan 2012
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 98 (322,538)

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compensation, Dodd Frank, SEC, short termism

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The Promise of Diversity, Inclusion, and Punishment in Corporate Governance

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E598
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
James C. Spindler and Jeffrey Meli
University of Texas School of Law and Barclays
Downloads 91 (338,167)

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Long-Term Incentives to Underperform in the Short Term

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 54 (455,544)

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Long-Term Incentives to Underperform in the Short Term

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 30 (572,008)
Citation 1

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executive compensation, contract theory, reporting

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Is it Time to Wind Up the Securities Act of 1933?

Regulation, Vol 29, No.4, Winter 2006-2007 pp. 48-55
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 78 (371,071)

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securities act, mandatory disclosure rules, hidden costs, SEC, securities and exchange commission, liability, equity-based compensation, performance-based compensation, shareholders, public firms, investors, capital markets, james spindler

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Hidden Costs of Mandatory Long Term Compensation

Journal of Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 219
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Dec 2011
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 74 (382,335)

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long term compensation, clawback

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Optimal Deterrence When Shareholders Desire Fraud

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 595
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2021
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 69 (397,213)

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securities, fraud, shareholders, 10b-5, fraud on the market, private litigation, class action

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The Effect of Salary History Bans on Wages, Learning, and the Gender Pay Gap

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E599
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
Jeffrey Meli and James C. Spindler
Barclays and University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 59 (430,123)

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gender pay gap, salary history, asymmetric learning, labor market

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Taking a Dive: Long-Term Incentives to Underperform in the Short Term

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 57 (437,358)

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corporate governance, executive compensation, contract theory, renegotiation, misreporting, moral hazard

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Mandatory Long-Term Compensation in the Banking System -- And Beyond?

Regulation, Vol. 34, No. 3, p. 42, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Nov 2011
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 55 (444,698)
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The Coasian Firm and Insider Trading, Revisited

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 596
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2021
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 48 (471,701)

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insider trading, securities markets, liqudity, microstructure, securities fraud, disclosure, agency costs

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Misreporting and Compensation Under Incomplete Commitment

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 667
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2017
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 29 (563,015)

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More Long Term Compensation and... More Fraud?

Posted: 17 Jan 2012
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law

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securities, SEC, fraud, reporting, disclosure, compensation

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How Private is Private Equity?

Posted: 12 Jan 2010
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law

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Endogenous Compensation in a Firm with Disclosure and Moral Hazard

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-20, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-41
Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
James C. Spindler
University of Texas School of Law

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