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Research handbook on directors' duties

Author: Adolfo Paolini
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar, 2016.
Series: Research handbooks in corporate law and governance.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats

The 2008 financial crisis brought increased scrutiny to the ways in which the directors of the world's major financial institutions handle their duties and how they impact investors, shareholders and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adolfo Paolini
ISBN: 1784711519 9781784711511 9781781004401 1781004404
OCLC Number: 939710540
Description: xvii, 354 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Evolving directors' duties in the common law world / Jennifer G. Hill --
Directors' duties in Canada : paintings in a stream? / Jeff MacIntosh --
Directors' duties in the UK / Andrea Lista --
Almost codified almost 20 years on : the effect of the Companies Act 1993 on the development of directors' duties in New Zealand / Susan Watson --
Directors' duties in Italy / Carlo Amatucci --
Directors' duties in China / Marcos Jaramillo --
A brief note on directors' duties of care and loyalty in Portugal / Pedro Pais de Vanconcelos --
The limits of directors' duties in fostering corporate social responsibility and the idea of a multi-stakeholder board / S.H. Goo and Désirée Klingler --
In loco parentis : directorial duties to consumers / Theresa A. Gabaldon --
Connections between ethics and directors' duties in Australia / Vivienne Brand --
Navigating financial turbulence : directors' duties in the face of insolvency / Michelle M. Harner --
Non-executive directors in financial institutions : a demanding standard of care / Adolfo Paolini --
The relationship between investors and corporations after the financial crisis / Anita Anand.
Series Title: Research handbooks in corporate law and governance.
Responsibility: edited by Adolfo Paolini.
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'If you are professionally involved in, or merely interested in the financial services industry and its collective stance on such issues as social responsibility as well as profit, you should really Read more...

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