About Robert Bartlett
Bartlett’s primary area of research examines the operation of capital markets and the unique role that law and legal institutions play in their formation and behavior.
Articles and Book Reviews (16)
Shareholder Wealth Maximization as Means to an End Seattle University Law Review (2015)
In several recent cases, the Delaware Chancery Court has emphasized that where a conflict of interest exists between holders of a company’s common stock and holders of its preferred stock, the standard of conduct for ...
The Institutional Framework for Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Regulation: A Tale of Four Paradigms? Journal of Legal Studies (2014)
This paper, written for a Conference on Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) of Financial Regulation held at the University of Chicago in October 2013, analyzes the institutional framework that has historically governed the CBA of financial regulation. ...
Understanding Price-Based Antidilution Protection: Five Principles to Apply When Negotiating a Down-Round Financing Scholarly Works (2003)
As most venture capital investors are aware, the economic downturn of the past two years—and the concomitant decrease in private company valuations—has created an opportunity for significant returns on new venture investments seldom seen since ...