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Research handbook on shareholder power

Author: Randall S Thomas; Jennifer G Hill
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015]
Series: Research handbooks in corporate law and governance.
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Much of the history of corporate law has concerned itself not with shareholder power, but rather with its absence. Further chapters explore the relationship between shareholders and the board of  Read more...

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Research handbook on shareholder power.
Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015]
(OCoLC)914255632
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randall S Thomas; Jennifer G Hill
ISBN: 9781782546849 1782546847
OCLC Number: 934628064
Description: x, 628 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Shareholder power in America, 1800 --
2000 : a short history / Harwell Wells --
Agency capitalism : further implications of equity intermediation / Ronald J. Gilson, Jeffrey N. Gordon --
Images of the shareholder : shareholder power and shareholder powerlessness / Jennifer G. Hill --
Thirty years of evolution in the roles of institutional investors in corporate governance / John C. Coates --
US hedge fund activism / Frank Partnoy --
Hedge fund activism in Europe : does privacy matter? / Marco Becht, Julian Franks, Jeremy Grant --
Ownership and control in family business groups around the world / Ronald W. Masulis, Peter Kien Pham, Jason Zein --
The leximetric research on shareholder protection / Mathias M. Siems --
Shareholder rights in China : from book to action / Li Guo, Gilbert Heng --
Conceiving corporate commitment : creation and confirmation / Colin Mayer --
Preserving director primacy by managing shareholder interventions / Stephen M. Bainbridge --
Boards of directors and corporate performance under a team production model / Margaret M. Blair --
Independent directors and controlling shareholders around the world / Guido Ferrarini, Marilena Filippelli. Serial takeovers, large shareholders, and CEOs' equity-based compensation / Elena Pikulina, Luc Renneboog --
Say on pay / Fabrizio Ferri --
Whose law is it? : battling over turf in shareholder litigation / James D. Cox --
Shareholders in the United Kingdom / Paul Davies --
Institutional investor activism in a context of concentrated ownership and high private benefits of control : the case of Italy / Massimo Belcredi, Luca Enriques --
Changing law and ownership patterns in Germany : corporate governance and the erosion of Deutschland AG / Wolf-Georg Ringe --
The power of shareholders in the United States / Robert B. Thompson --
The theory and practice of corporate voting at US public companies / Randall S. Thomas, Paul H. Edelman --
Corporate control and governance after a decade from `Novo Mercado' : changes in ownership structures and shareholder power in Brazil / Erica Gorga --
Multiple faces of shareholder power in Asia : complexity revealed / Dan W. Puchniak --
Dynamics of shareholder power in Korea / Kon Sik Kim --
The future of Japanese corporate governance : Japan's internal governance and development of Japanese-style external governance through engagement / Takaaki Eguchi, Zenichi Shishido --
Shareholder empowerment in controlled companies : the case of Singapore / Luh Luh Lan, Umakanth Varottil --
Shareholder power in India / George S. Geis.
Series Title: Research handbooks in corporate law and governance.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer G. Hill, Randall S. Thomas.

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