David F. Larcker

David F. Larcker is the James Irvin Miller Professor of Accounting, Emeritus, and director of the Corporate Governance Research Initiative at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and senior faculty of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford.

How Companies Spin Off Environmental Liabilities to Avoid Legal Obligations

Environmental externalities are vexing for corporate decision makers, but some companies have figured out a way to deal with them: a spinoff. A recent...

The SEC Proposal on Proxy Advisory Firms Will Provide Greater Transparency and Accountability

Proxy advisory firms lack transparency and their recommendations are not always in shareholders' interests. However, despite their poor performance, the two biggest firms' market...

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