The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance

Hardcover | May 16, 2017

EditorJeffrey N. Gordon, Wolf-Georg Ringe

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Corporate law and corporate governance have been at the forefront of regulatory activities across the world for several decades now, and are subject to increasing public attention following the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance provides theglobal framework necessary to understand the aims and methods of legal research in this field. Written by leading scholars from around the world, the Handbook contains a rich variety of chapters that provide a comparative and functional overview of corporate governance. It opens with the central theoretical approaches and methodologies in corporate law scholarship in Part I, before examiningcore substantive topics in corporate law, including shareholder rights, takeovers and restructuring, and minority rights in Part II. Part III focuses on new challenges in the field, including conflicts between Western and Asian corporate governance environments, the rise of foreign ownership, andemerging markets. Enforcement issues are covered in Part IV, and Part V takes a broader approach, examining those areas of law and finance that are interwoven with corporate governance, including insolvency, taxation, and securities law as well as financial regulation.The Handbook is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary resource placing corporate law and governance in its wider context, and is essential reading for scholars, practitioners, and policymakers in the field.

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Corporate law and corporate governance have been at the forefront of regulatory activities across the world for several decades now, and are subject to increasing public attention following the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance provides theglobal framework necessary to understand the a...

Jeffrey Gordon is the Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy at Columbia Law School. He is also the Co-Director of the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership, and the Co-Director for the Center for Law and Economic Studies. His main are...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:900 pagesPublished:May 16, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part l: Theoretical Approaches, Tools, and Methods1. Ronald Gilson: Theories of Corporate Law2. Marcel Kahan: Regulatory Competition3. Mark J. Roe and Massimiliano Vatiero: Corporate Governance and its Political Economy4. Michael Klausner: Contractual Theory5. Amir Licht: Law and Culture6. Jeffrey N. Gordon and Mark Roe: Convergence and Persistence in Corporate Law7. Jeffrey N. Gordon: Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions8. Lawrence A. Cunningham: Accounting and Reporting9. Allen Ferrell: Economic Tools in Corporate Law10. Jaap Winter: Behavioural Perspectives11. Mathias Siems: Taxonomies and Leximetric ApproachesPart II: Substantive Topics12. Richard Squire and Henry Hansmann: Separate Legal Personality / Asset Partitioning13. Eric Talley: Limited Liability14. Stephen Bainbridge: Board of Directors15. Guido Ferrarini and Cristina Ungureanu: Executive Compensation16. Robert M. Daines: Shareholder Rights17. Edward B. Rock: Institutional Investors18. Georg Ringe: Activist Shareholders19. Mark J. Roe: Short-termism20. Zohar Goshen and Assaf Hamdani: Minority Protection21. Charles Whitehead: Creditors in Corporate Law22. Luca Enriques: Related Party Transactions23. Paul Davies: Takeovers and Control Transactions24. John C. Coates: Restructurings and Mergers and Acquisitions25. Klaus J. Hopt: Groups of Companies26. Holger Fleischer: Governance of Private Firms27. Cynthia Williams: Corporate Social ResponsibilityPart III: New Challenges in Corporate Governance28. Hideki Kanda: Western versus Asian Corporate Governance Environments29. Mariana Pargendler: Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets30. Curtis J. Milhaupt: Chinese Corporate Governance31. Merritt Fox: The Rise of Foreign Ownership32. Gerard Hertig: Institutional Investors, Intermediation, and Internal Governance33. Erik Vermeulen: Market Integration and Globalization34. Jack Coffee: Extraterritorial ApplicationPart IV: Enforcement35. David Kershaw: Self-Regulation in Corporate Law36. Randall Thomas and James D. Cox: Private Enforcement37. Howell E. Jackson and Jeffrey Y. Zhang: Public Enforcement (Public versus Private Enforcement)38. Amanda Rose: Public Enforcement (Criminal versus Civil Santions)39. Joseph A. McCahery: Specialised Company Courts + Delaware40. Geoffrey Miller: Compliance in Corporate LawPart V: Adjacent Areas41. Robert Jackson: Corporate Finance42. Horst Eidenmuller: Insolvency Law43. Robert E. Scott: Contract Law44. Simon F. Deakin: Employment Law and Industrial Relations45. Adam Pritchard: Capital Markets / Securities Law46. Jonathan R. Macey: Financial Regulation47. David M. Schizer: Taxation Law