Web Exclusive: Read Professor Jackson’s Work on political spending disclosure and public companies

Fall 2013

Read the full story: Three Moves Ahead

"Jackson co-chaired a group of 10 prominent legal academics—including three others from Columbia Law School—who, with the help of student researchers, petitioned the Securities and Exchange Commission in the summer of 2011 to issue new rules requiring public companies to disclose [political] spending."

Read that petition here:
Committee on Disclosure of Corporate Political Spending Petition for Rulemaking

Selected works by Professor Jackson:

SEC Strengthens Shareholders' Role In Corporate Political Speech Decisions
(Op-Ed, The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, May 15, 2011).

"Pre-Disclosure Accumulations by Activist Investors: Evidence and Policy" (with Lucian Bebchuk, Alon Brav, and Wei Jiang) (noted in The Wall Street Journal and Dealbreaker).

"Shining Light on Corporate Political Spending," (with Lucian Bebchuk) 101 Geo. L. J. ___ (forthcoming 2013) (noted in The New York Times' Dealbook).

"The Law and Economics of Blockholder Disclosure," (with Lucian Bebchuk) 2 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2012) (noted in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times' Dealbook).

"Stock Unloading and Banker Incentives," 112 Colum. L. Rev. 951 (2012) (reviewed by David Walker in "The Impact of Public Disclosure on Equity Dispositions by Corporate Managers" and noted in The New York Times' Business Day Live).

"Corporate Political Speech: Who Decides?," 124 Harv. L. Rev. 83 (2010) (with Lucian A. Bebchuk) (noted in the Huffington Post, Law Professors' Amicus Brief in Business Roundtable v. SEC, Reuters, and Board Agenda).