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  1. Risk Management and Corporate Governance

    Risk Management and Corporate Governance

    Edited by Marijn van Daelen, Christoph Van der Elst
    In reaction to the recent financial crisis and corporate failures at the beginning of the millennium, the emphasis of the business community in corporate governance has shifted towards internal control and risk management issues. As a result, risk management discussion has reached an unprecedented level for academics and practitioners alike. This international, multidisciplinary book provides a comprehensive overview of the risk management landscape, encompassing its challenges and problems and taking stock of its influence on both companies and society as a whole. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  2. Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century

    Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century

    Bryan Horrigan
    Professor Bryan Horrigan spans subjects as diverse and topical as global corporate responsibility and governance debates, practical guidelines for responsible businesses and their professional advisers, governmental roles in corporate social responsibility, corporations and human rights, and the new era of ‘enlightened shareholder value’. He also highlights an emerging transnational and comparative body of law, regulation, and practice on corporate social responsibility. Illustrated throughout with meaningful controversies and examples, the book also highlights the major recent global developments in corporate social responsibility already this century, focusing especially on Europe, the UK, North America, and Australasia, and charting its future regulatory and research directions worldwide. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  3. The Law and Economics of Corporate Governance

    The Law and Economics of Corporate Governance

    Edited by Alessio M. Pacces
    In this timely book, the law and economics of corporate governance is approached from various angles. Alessio Pacces shows that perspectives are evolving and that they differ between the economic and the legal standpoint, as well as varying between countries. A group of leading scholars offers their views and provides fresh empirical evidence on existing theories as well as developing new theoretical insights based on empirical puzzles. They all analyse the economics of corporate governance with a view to how it should, or should not, be regulated. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
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  4. Corporate Governance in Modern Financial Capitalism

    Corporate Governance in Modern Financial Capitalism

    Markus Kallifatides, Sophie Nachemson-Ekwall, Sven-Erik Sjöstrand
    This insightful book focuses upon corporate governance processes, and explores the conditions required for effective corporate governance and control in 21st century globalized and financialized economies. In presenting a comprehensive study of a cross-border hostile corporate take-over process, describing the actors, institutions and events involved, this book examines and questions the current forms of corporate governance and control – both from a national and a global perspective. Using Old Mutual’s takeover of Skandia as a case study, the authors address corporate governance theory, and highlight its two fundamental dimensions: financial and operational flows. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  5. Socially Responsible Investment in a Global Environment

    Socially Responsible Investment in a Global Environment

    Hung-Gay Fung, Sheryl A. Law, Jot Lau
    Socially responsible investment (SRI) is becoming increasingly popular and can be potentially rewarding to all parties concerned. This book discusses the opportunities, challenges, and practices of SRI in a global financial environment in a consistent and integrated framework of risk management. It also covers a wide variety of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues related to various participants, such as values-based retail, institutional investors, corporations, banks, supranational agencies, and non-governmental organizations. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Edited by Christine A. Mallin
    This insightful book provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of CSR in a diverse range of countries including the UK, Italy, Poland, Turkey, the USA, the Middle East, Australia, Japan and Korea. Christine Mallin has brought together leading experts from both academia and the business world to provide fully up-to-date accounts of developments in CSR from a range of legal, cultural and economic perspectives. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  7. Corporate Governance in the 21st Century

    Corporate Governance in the 21st Century

    Edited by Luke Nottage, Leon Wolff, Kent Anderson
    The ‘lost decade’ of economic stagnation in Japan during the 1990s has become a ‘found decade’ for regulatory and institutional reform. Nowhere is this more evident than in corporate law. In 2005, for example, a spate of reforms to the Commercial Code culminated in the new Company Act, a statute promising greater organisational flexibility and shareholder empowerment for Japanese corporations competing in a more globalised economy. But does this new law herald a more ‘Americanised’ system of corporate governance? Has Japan embraced shareholder primacy over its traditional loyalty to other key stakeholders such as ‘main banks’, core employees, and partners within diffuse corporate (keiretsu) groups? This book argues that a more complex ‘gradual transformation’ is unfolding in Japan – a process evident in many other post-industrial economies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  8. Corporate Rescue Law – An Anglo-American Perspective

    Corporate Rescue Law – An Anglo-American Perspective

    Gerard McCormack
    This book offers an unprecedented and detailed comparative critique of Anglo-American corporate bankruptcy law. It challenges the standard characterisation that US law in the sphere of corporate bankruptcy is ‘pro-debtor’ and UK law is ‘pro-creditor’, and suggests that the traditional thesis is, at best, a potentially misleading over-simplification. Gerard McCormack offers the conclusion that there is functional convergence in practice, while acknowledging that corporate rescue, as distinct from business rescue, still plays a larger role in the US. The focus is on corporate restructurings with in-depth scrutiny of Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code and the UK Enterprise Act, and offers other comparative oversights. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  9. Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility

    Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility

    Edited by Nina Boeger, Rachel Murray, Charlotte Villiers
    This book examines the concepts of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the context of globalisation and its many challenges, focusing on different legal perspectives that arise. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  10. Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions

    Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions

    Edited by Benton E. Gup
    Offers advice from existing directors, scholars and regulators about what good directors need to know. The Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions offers the practitioner and the scholar a comprehensive guide to what it takes to survive and thrive as a director of a financial institution. The authors comprise current directors of banks, credit unions, insurance companies and other organizations, bank regulators, lawyers and academics. They provide unique insights and advice about corporate social responsibility, legal risks, starting a new bank, D&O insurance, sub prime lending, Islamic banking, and other timely issues. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  11. Private Equity and Management Buy-outs

    Private Equity and Management Buy-outs

    Edited by Mike Wright, Hans Bruining
    Private Equity and Management Buy-outs provides a balanced view of the often polarized private equity debate. This careful and objective analysis of the presence of private equity in buy-out firms reviews the effects of this ownership transfer in terms of firm performance and survival, thus placing private equity in a broader context of implications for value creation. The analysis provides an overview of international trends in private equity and develops a conceptual framework for understanding the heterogeneity of private equity deals. Systematic evidence from large-scale studies of private equity and buy-outs are used to shed light on short- and longer-term economic and social effects. For the first time the broader scope of the key issues now facing private equity and buy-outs are brought together in the contributions herein. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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  12. Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Alice de Jonge
    Using detailed case studies of the first nine mainland Chinese companies to be listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, this book examines the evolution of corporate governance law and culture in China’s H-share market. A story emerges not of tensions between ideas of corporate governance from two different legal systems – Hong Kong vs mainland Chinese – nor about legal convergence as China adopts concepts from Anglo-American jurisdictions. Rather, it is a story of individual firms being pragmatic in mediating the different agendas of state-agencies that own or control them. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  13. Corporate Governance in Banking

    Corporate Governance in Banking

    Edited by Benton E. Gup
    Recent corporate scandals, together with the effects of globalization, have led to an increasing interest in corporate governance issues. Little attention has been paid, however, to international laws and recommendations dealing with corporate governance in banking from a global perspective. This impressive international set of expert contributors – academics, practitioners and regulators – remedies the lack of attention by examining the various issues and concerns of this important topic. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  14. Law and Corporate Finance

    Law and Corporate Finance

    Frank B. Cross, Robert A. Prentice
    In this thorough and enlightening book, the authors examine the role of law in developing the large financial markets necessary for national economic success. They discuss the basic foundational law of contracts, property and tort, corporate law, and securities law, providing both a broad theoretical and empirical case for its value in financial markets. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. Handbook on International Corporate Governance

    Handbook on International Corporate Governance

    Edited by Christine A. Mallin
    This major Handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of corporate governance across a range of countries including Australia, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey and the UK. Whilst the stage in the corporate governance life cycle may vary from country to country, there are certain core features which emerge such as the importance of transparency, disclosure, accountability of directors and protection of minority shareholders’ rights. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  16. International Corporate Governance

    International Corporate Governance

    Edited by Christine A. Mallin
    Corporate governance has become a global phenomenon. This book highlights, through various case studies, how corporate governance has evolved in a number of countries around the world. The international cast of contributors, from varying professional backgrounds including academics, lawyers and company directors, focus on different regions around the globe, reflecting various ownership structures, legal systems, and political and cultural aspirations. Some of the case studies used include: Standard Life; Telecom Italia; and Eskom. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  17. International Documents on Corporate Responsibility

    International Documents on Corporate Responsibility

    Edited by Stephen Tully
    International Documents on Corporate Responsibility includes the principal international, regional and national instruments drafted by intergovernmental organisations or states as well as codes of conduct formulated by industry associations, trade unions and non-governmental organisations. The coverage includes the fields of human rights, international criminal and environmental law, labour standards, international trade, armed conflict, sustainable development, corruption, consumer protection and corporate governance. Each document is accompanied by a brief explanatory commentary outlining the historical origins of the instrument, the principal actors involved, controversial negotiation issues, applicable implementation procedure, and identifies further reference material. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 273.00   Web: $ 245.70
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 84.00   Web: $ 67.20
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  18. Research Handbook on Corporate Legal Responsibility

    Research Handbook on Corporate Legal Responsibility

    Edited by Stephen Tully
    The ever-important topic of corporate legal responsibility is deconstructed into many multifaceted components in this fascinating Handbook, which systematically examines each in turn and describes the contemporary legal position. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 84.00   Web: $ 67.20
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  19. Governance and Expropriation

    Governance and Expropriation

    Edited by Larry H.P. Lang
    Corporate groups outside the US are often controlled by a complex of ownership links, which typically form a pyramidal structure: a private holding company sits at the top of a control pyramid of several tiers of companies; firms in the lowest tier are the group’s publicly listed companies. The usual practice of expropriation in such groups is to pass bad assets to companies down the pyramid and to pass the proceeds up the pyramid via internal transactions. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 259.00   Web: $ 233.10
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