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Nicholas C. Howson

Assistant Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 2005-


Publications

Forthcoming | Books | Book Chapters | Journal Articles | Reviews
Other Publications | Reprints | Works in Progress & Working Papers

Forthcoming

  • Co-author. "通往小股东保障之路径:中国派生诉讼" [Pathway to Minority Shareholder Protection: Derivative Actions in the People's Republic of China]. In 外国学者论中国法丛书——公司法分卷 [Foreign Scholars on Chinese Law - Company Law] (中国大百科全书出版社 [China Encyclopedia Publishing House], Beijing, forthcoming September 2014) (Chinese translation of "Pathway to Minority Shareholder Protection: Derivative Actions in the People's Republic of China." D. C. Clarke, co-author. In The Derivative Action in Asia: A Comparative and Functional Approach, edited by D. Puchniak, H. Baum, and M. Ewing-Chow, 243-95. International Corporate Law and Financial Market Regulation. Cambridge University Press, 2012.)

Book Chapters

  • "Punishing Possession-China's All-Embracing Insider Trading Enforcement Regime." In Research Handbook on Insider Trading, edited by S. Bainbridge, 327-46. Research Handbooks in Corporate Law and Governance. Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013.
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  • "Um modelo fracassado na China: a base jurídico-institucional de um deficiente financiamento de capital de risco na economia que mais cresce no mundo" ["A Failed China Model: the Legal and Institutional Basis for Weak Venture Financing in the World's Fastest Growing Economy]." In Direito e Desenvolvimento: um diálogo entre os Brics [Law and Development: A Dialogue Between BRICs], edited by D. Trubek and M. G. Schapiro, 303-12. São Paulo: Saraiva, 2012.
  • Co-author. "Pathway to Minority Shareholder Protection: Derivative Actions in the People's Republic of China." D. C. Clarke, co-author. In The Derivative Action in Asia: A Comparative and Functional Approach, edited by D. Puchniak, H. Baum, and M. Ewing-Chow, 243-95. International Corporate Law and Financial Market Regulation. Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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  • Co-author. "The Development of Modern Corporate Governance in China and India." V. S. Khanna, co-author. In China, India, and the International Economic Order, edited by M. Sornarajah and Wang Jiangyu, 513-76. London: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2010.
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  • "Judicial Independence and Company Law in the Shanghai People's Courts, 1992-2008." In Judicial Independence in China, edited by R. Peerenboom, 134-53. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2010.
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  • "China's Restructured Commercial Banks: Nomenklatura : Accountability Serving Corporate Governance Reform?" In China's Emerging Financial Markets Challenges and Global Impact, edited by Z. Min et al., 123-63. Singapore: John Wiley & Sons (Asia), 2009.
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  • "The Doctrine That Dared Not Speak Its Name: Anglo-American Fiduciary Duties in China's 2005 Company Law and Case Law Intimations of Prior Convergence." In Transforming Corporate Governance in East Asia, edited by H. Kanda, K. Kim, and C. J. Milhaupt, 193-254. New York: Routledge, 2008.
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  • "Article 148 of China's Company Law: Precocious Convergence in the Chinese Courts." In Shijianzhong de Gongsi Fa (Company Law in Practice), edited by B. S. Wang et al., 186-214. Beijing: Shehuikexue Wenxian Chubanshe (Social Sciences Academic Press), 2008. (Based on "The Doctrine That Dared Not Speak Its Name: Anglo-American Fiduciary Duties in China's 2005 Company Law and Case Law Intimations of Prior Convergence." In Transforming Corporate Governance in East Asia, edited by H. Kanda, K. Kim, and C. J. Milhaupt, 193-254. London: Routledge, 2008.)
  • Co-author. "China." D. C. Clarke and L. Ross, co-authors. In Insolvency and Restructuring, vol. 2002, by Law Business Research; Chap. 9. Getting the Deal Through. (London: Law Business Research, 2002) (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • Co-author. "People's Republic of China." Q. Gangliang, co-author. In Enforcement of Money Judgements, edited by L. W. Newman, vol. 2, PRC-1-PRC-34. New York: Juris, 1999. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • Co-author. "After Laibin B: The Jury Remains Out on China's Pilot BOT Programme." L. R. Paul et al., co-authors. In Project Finance Models for Greater China: New Solutions, New Strategies, edited by B. Sorab and B. Rogers, 59-67. Hong Kong: Asia Law & Practice, 1999. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Foreign-Invested Companies Limited by Shares and Private Purchases of Equity." In Buying a Business in the PRC, edited by S. Rozner, 37-54. A China Law & Practice Guide. Hong Kong: Asia Law & Practice, 1998. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Journal Articles

  • "中国过于宽泛的内幕交易执法制度 - 立法授权和监管机构实践" [China's Overbroad Insider Trading Enforcement Regime - Statutory Authorization and Agency Practice]. 交大法学 (Shanghai Jiaotong U. L. Rev.) 2014, no. 2 (2014): 71-84. (Extended Chinese translation of "Punishing Possession-China's All-Embracing Insider Trading Enforcement Regime." In Research Handbook on Insider Trading, edited by S. Bainbridge, 327-46. Research Handbooks in Corporate Law and Governance. Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013.)
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  • "'Quack Corporate Governance' as Traditional Chinese Medicine – The Securities Regulation Cannibalization of China's Corporate Law and a State Regulator's Battle Against Party State Political Economic Power." Seattle U. L. Rev. 37, no. 2 (2014): 667-716.
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  • "Enforcement Without Foundation? Insider Trading and China's Administrative Law Crisis." Am. J. Comp. L. 60, no. 4 (2012): 955-1002.
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  • "历史不可复制: 期待大刀阔斧的金融监管." [History is No Guide: Towards Greatly Expanded Financial Sector Regulation.] Tsinghua Faxue / Tsinghua L. Rev. 4, no. 1 (2010): 22-41.
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  • "鸡同鸭讲:两种制度文化的碰撞:中美法律学术交流30年中的故事." [Exchanging (Mis)Perceptions: Stories From 30 Years of Legal Exchange.] China Rts. Forum 2010, no. 3 (2010): 86, 92-5.
  • "Corporate Law in the Shanghai People's Courts, 1992-2008: Judicial Autonomy in a Contemporary Authoritarian State." E. Asia L. Rev. 5, no. 2 (2010): 303-442.
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  • "When 'Good' Corporate Governance Makes 'Bad' (Financial) Firms: The Global Crisis and the Limits of Private Law." Mich. L. Rev. First Impressions 108 (2009): 44-50.
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  • "'Can the West Learn from the Rest?' The Chinese Legal Order's Hybrid Modernity." Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 32, no. 2 (2009): 815-30.
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  • "儒家化之死? 读李贞德的《公主之死》." [The Death of Confucianization? On Reading Li Zhende's 'The Death of a Princess'.] Shanghai Shuping / The Shanghai Review of Books 17 (2008): 5.
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  • Translator. "John C. H. Wu at the University of Michigan School of Law." J. Legal Educ. 58, no. 4 (2008): 545-62. (Translation and annotation of Li, Xiuqing. "Wu Jingxiong Zai Mixiegen Daxue Faxueyuan." Huadong Zhengfa Daxue Xuebao [Journal of the East China University of Political Science and Law] 57, no. 2 (2008): 139-48.)
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  • "China and WTO Liberalization of the Securities Industry: Le Choc des mondes or l'Empire immobile?" Asia Pol'y , no. 3 (2007): 151-85.
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  • "Why China?: A Startling Transformation." Law Quad. Notes 49, no. 2 (2006): 8-9.
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  • "China's Acquisitions Abroad - Global Ambitions, Domestic Effects." Law Quad. Notes 48, no. 3 (2006): 73-84. (This essay is based on a talk delivered to the Law School's International Law Workshop on October 17, 2005)
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  • Co-author. "Foreign Minority Equity Investments in Chinese Commercial Banks." L. Ross, co-author. China Bus. Rev. 30, no. 4 (2003): 18-31. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Co-author. "China Stays Guarded on Foreign Investment Banking." L. Ross, co-author. Int'l Fin. L. Rev. 21, no. 8 (2002): 25-8. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The AMC's Debt-for-Equity Swaps: Opportunities for Foreign Capital?" China Bus. Rev. 28, no. 5 (2001): 56-9. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Co-author. "China Clarifies Rules on Foreign Investment Through Local Subsidiaries." H.-G. Herrmann, co-author. Int'l Fin. L. Rev. 19, no. 11 (2000): 46-8. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Co-author. "Investment/Holding Companies in China--Chinese and U.S. Tax Issues: Part 2." L. L. Li, co-author. J. Int'l Tax'n 9, no. 10 (1998): 28-36. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • Co-author. "Investment/Holding Companies in China--Chinese and U.S. Tax Issues: Part 1." L. L. Li, co-author. J. Int'l Tax'n 9, no. 9 (1998): 22-9, 44-6. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • Co-author. "Holding Companies in China: U.S. and P.R.C. Tax Considerations." L. L. Li, co-author. E. Asian Executive Rep. 20, no. 10 (1998): 9-17. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Mergers and Acquisitions: Reform of the State Sector and New Acquisition Structures in China." Harv. Asia Q. 1, no. 1 (1997): 4-6, 36-8. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Flood of Legislation Clears the Way for New Corporate Forms - But Are They Worth It?" China Joint Venturer 2, no. 10 (1997): 7-13. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • Co-author. "China's New Partnership Law." D. Clarke and Q. Gangliang, co-authors. China Bus. Rev. 24, no. 4 (1997): 30-3. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "China's Company Law: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back? A Modest Complaint." Colum. J. Asian L. 11, no. 1 (1997): 127-73. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Co-author. "Shanghai Measures on Land Uses by FIEs: An Indication of Coming Changes in the National System?" D. C. Clarke, co-author. E. Asian Executive Rep. 18, no. 11 (1996): 9-13. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Co-author. "Generating a Regulatory Framework: Recent Legislation Will Affect Foreign Investment in the PRC Power Sector." J. E. Lange, co-author. China Bus. Rev. 23, no. 5 (1996): 22-8. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Co-author. "Developing P.R.C. Property and Real Estate Law: Revised Land Registration Rules: How They'll Affect Foreign Investors, Lenders, and Real Estate Developers." D. C. Clarke, co-author. E. Asian Executive Rep. 18, no. 4 (1996): 9, 13-7. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "When the Center Doesn't Hold." China Bus. Review 22, no. 1 (1995): 8-12. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The Law of the Land." China Bus. Rev. 22, no. 6 (1995): 40-5. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "On Shaky Ground: Land Use Rights Contributed to JVs." E. Asian Executive Rep. 16, no. 12 (1994): 9-12. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Co-author. "First Direct Listing for Chinese Company in New York." M. S. Bergman and R. S. Borisoff, co-authors. Int'l Fin. L. Rev. 13, no. 12 (1994): 41-4. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Die Vollstreckung von Schiedssprüchen in der VR China" / "The Enforcement of Arbitration in the People's Republic of China." L.-C. Wolff, co-author. Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft 39, no. 2 (1993): 108-10. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The CCP and Legal Institutions: Progess and Prospects." Britain-China, no. 47 (1991): 7-9. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Cao Siyuan: A Responsible Reformer Silenced." UCLA Pac. Basin L. J. 8, no. 2 (1990): 267-302. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Breaking the Ice: The Canadian-American Dispute over the Arctic's Northwest Passage." Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 26, no. 2 (1988): 337-75. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Reviews

  • Review of Understanding Labor and Employment Law in China, by Ronald C.Brown. Law & Pol. Bk. Rev. 20, no. 8 (2010): 319-28.
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  • Review of Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth Century China, 1901-37, by Xiaoqun Xu. Am. J. Comp. L. 57, no. 2 (2009): 518-27.
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  • Review of Conflict and Innovation: Joint Ventures in China, by L. Douw and C. Kwok-bun, co-editors. Pac. Aff. 80, no. 1 (2007): 91-3.
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  • Review of Corporate and Individual Taxation in the People's Republic of China, by T. A. Gelatt and T. Chang, co-authors. China Q. 129 (1992): 238-9. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • Review of L'Empire et son Milieu: La Criminalité en Chine Populaire, by J.-L. Rocca. China Q. 135 (1993): 584-5. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Other Publications

  • "Law, Norms, and Legal Change: Global and Local in China and Japan." M. D. West, co-author. Introduction to Mich. J. Int'l L. 27, no. 3 (2006): 687-93. (This issue of the journal brings together articles and commentary on the topic "Mixed Reception: Culture, International Norms, and Legal Change in East Asia.")
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Reprints

  • "China's Judicial System and Judicial Reform." Law Quad. Notes 54, no. 1 (2011): 62-4. (This text is an extract from the statement delivered by Professor Howson at the inaugural "China-U.S. Rule of Law Dialogue" held at Beijing's Tsinghua University, July 29-30, 2010.)
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