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Law and capitalism : what corporate crises reveal about legal systems and economic development around the world

Author: Curtis J Milhaupt; Katharina Pistor
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
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High-profile corporate scandals - such as those involving Enron in the United States, Yukos in Russia, and Liverdoor in Japan - demonstrate challenges to the legal regulation of business practices in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis J Milhaupt; Katharina Pistor
ISBN: 9780226525273 0226525279 9780226525280 0226525287
OCLC Number: 167516298
Description: 269 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. From Weber to the World Bank, and beyond --
The prevailing view : impact, assumptions, and problems --
Rethinking the relation between legal and economic development --
pt. 2. Institutional autopsies --
The Enron scandal : legal reform and investor protection in the United States --
The Mannesmann executive compensation trial in Germany --
The Livedoor bid and hostile takeovers in Japan : postwar law and capitalism at the crossroads --
Law, growth, and reform in Korea : the SK episode --
The China Aviation Oil episode : law and development in China and Singapore --
"Renationalizing" Yukos : law and control over natural resources in the Russian economy --
pt. 3. Implications and extensions --
Understanding legal systems --
Legal change --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Curtis J. Milhaupt, Katharina Pistor.
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