Rock Center at the Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

The Rock Center Working Paper Series offers an e-library of research papers and abstracts on corporate governance topics.

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Corporate Governance Research Initiative (CGRI)

The CGRI develops insights into the practice of corporate governance, in order to advance intellectual understanding of this critical area of business management. Through its research and efforts, CGRI strives to engage academics and professionals to bridge the gap between theory and practice, and promote corporate governance as an independent area of teaching and scholarship in business schools worldwide. CGRI’s research covers a broad range of issues facing corporations and boards of directors, including principles of corporate governance, leadership and succession planning, compensation, audit and risk, and shareholders and proxy advisory.

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Stanford Closer Look Series

The Stanford Closer Look series is a collection of short studies through which we explore topics, issues, and controversies in corporate governance. In each study, we take a targeted look at a specific issue and explain why it is important.

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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Clearinghouse

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Clearinghouse (FCPAC), a collaboration with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, operates as a database, a repository of original source documents, and a supplier of analytics relating to enforcement of the FCPA. The goal of the FCPAC is to provide investors, policymakers, scholars, judges, lawyers, the media, and the public at large with a comprehensive website for all things FCPA-related. Users can review relevant laws, read articles about FCPA compliance and enforcement, and view, search, and sort data about FCPA enforcement actions according to their individual needs and interests.


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Securities Class Action Clearinghouse

The SCAC, a collaboration with Cornerstone Research, provides detailed information related to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation. The SCAC team maintains a filings database of more than 3,800 securities class action lawsuits filed since the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The database contains copies of more than 44,000 complaints, briefs, filings, and other litigation-related materials filed in these cases.

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