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Legal cost of contract enforcement and nonperforming loans: Is credit information sharing relevant?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Managerial & Decision Economics. Sep2022, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p2501-2514. 14p.

Abstract: We examine the impact of legal cost of contract enforcement on nonperforming loans ("NPLs") with data from 132 countries. In addition, we examine whether this impact is sensitive to the income groups of countries and the presence of credit information ...

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Legal Expertise and the Role of Litigation Risk in Firms' Conservatism Choices.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Accounting Review. Jul2022, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p105-129. 25p. 9 Charts.

Abstract: Firms face a greater risk of lawsuits for overstated rather than understated earnings or net assets, suggesting conservatism can reduce firms' expected legal costs. Because managers with legal expertise are more likely than other managers to recognize ...

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Executive Deferral Plans and Insider Trading†.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Contemporary Accounting Research; Jun2022, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p1054-1084, 31p

Abstract: Copyright of Contemporary Accounting Research is the property of Canadian Academic Accounting Association and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. ...

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SMALL FINES AND FEES, LARGE IMPACTS: ABILITY-TO-PAY HEARINGS.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Southern California Law Review. 2022, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p447-481. 35p.

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Abstract: The article discusses issues on the imposition of fines and fees in the U.S. justice system, particularly whether the Constitution mandates the determination of an indigent criminal defendant's ability-to-pay (ATP) before a court can impose legal finan...

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Criminalizing Poverty: The Consequences of Court Fees in a Randomized Experiment.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): American Sociological Review. Jun2022, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p529-553. 25p. 7 Charts, 8 Graphs.

Abstract: Court-related fines and fees are widely levied on criminal defendants who are frequently poor and have little capacity to pay. Such financial obligations may produce a criminalization of poverty, where later court involvement results not from crime but...

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The hidden costs of law in the governance of global supply chains: the turn to arbitration.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. Jun2022, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p719-748. 30p.

Abstract: This paper makes an important and unique contribution to the Special Issue by problematizing the neglected role of law in the governance of global supply chains and the hidden costs resulting from this neglect. In Part I we argue that existing efforts ...

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Proliferation of Punishment: The Centrality of Legal Fines and Fees in the Landscape of Contemporary Penology.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Social Problems. Aug2022, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p717-742. 26p.

Abstract: Decades of significant crime declines and recent reductions in the number of people confined in prisons and jails in the United States have been accompanied by the emergence of new, and the resurgence of old, forms of punishment. One of these resurgent...

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Lawyer Expertise and Contract Design—Evidence from M&A Negotiations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Economic Journal. Feb2022, Vol. 132 Issue 642, p644-674. 31p. 11 Charts, 1 Graph.

Abstract: We argue that the relative expertise of contracting parties strongly affects contractual outcomes. Using unique data on company acquisition contracts, we document that lawyers with higher expertise relative to their counterparties negotiate better risk...

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Busy bankruptcy courts and the cost of credit.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Financial Economics. Feb2022, Vol. 143 Issue 2, p824-845. 22p.

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Abstract: This paper estimates the effect of bankruptcy court caseload on access to credit by exploiting firms' plausibly exogenous exposure to the largest recorded drop in court backlog in the United States following the 2005 consumer bankruptcy reform. I show ...

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