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  1. The Nature of Corporate Governance

    The Nature of Corporate Governance

    Janet Dine, Marios Koutsias
    This book presents a thoughtful inquiry into the nature and rationale of corporate governance. The authors address fundamental questions including; What is the balance between ownership and control?; For whose interests should the company be run?; What is the institutional balance between shareholders, directors and other potential stakeholders, including the economy? Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 152.00   Web: $ 136.80
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  2. Corporate Compliance

    Corporate Compliance

    Sharon Oded
    This book considers how a regulatory enforcement policy should be designed to efficiently induce proactive corporate compliance. It first explores two major schools of thought regarding law enforcement, both the deterrence and cooperative approaches, and shows that neither of these represents an optimal regulatory enforcement paradigm from a social welfare perspective. It provides a critical analysis of recent developments in US Federal corporate liability regimes, and proposes a generic framework that better tailors sanction schemes and monitoring systems to regulatee performance. The proposed framework efficiently induces corporate proactive compliance, while maintaining an optimal level of deterrence. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  3. Governance of Distressed Firms

    Governance of Distressed Firms

    David Milman
    The concept of a distressed firm covers businesses that are struggling, but have not yet entered formal insolvency, as well as those businesses that are undergoing a formal insolvency process. With reference primarily to English law, this study encompasses both limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships with a focus on the regulation both of company directors and insolvency practitioners. It offers recommendations for improvements in governance mechanisms and notes that many of the governance shortfalls that occur can be related to the ease of access given to those who wish to trade with the benefit of limited liability. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Law and Economics of Mergers and Acquisitions

    Law and Economics of Mergers and Acquisitions

    Edited by Steven Davidoff Solomon, Claire A. Hill
    This book provides a broad survey of past and recent scholarship on mergers and acquisitions. Seminal work on the history, rationales and outcomes of mergers and acquisitions is followed by leading articles on what M&A lawyers do. Major articles by prominent authorities in the field explore how deals are done, defended and terminated. The collection concludes with several eminent selections on private equity deals and international issues. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 861.00   Web: $ 774.90
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  5. Law and Entrepreneurship

    Law and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Robert E. Litan, Anthony J. Luppino
    The symbiosis that exists between entrepreneurship and law is of paramount importance in accommodating and advancing the freedom to innovate, as well as the need to prevent unfair and abusive activities. Seminal articles and essays reprinted in this collection examine several major subject areas of law associated with entrepreneurship, including intellectual property, restrictive covenants designed to protect proprietary information, business organizations, taxation, securities regulation and tort law. This collection presents issues implicated in both for-profit growth ventures and creative social enterprises. It also explores the roles of lawyers and trends in the education of law students to become professionals in fields ranging from valuable counselors to entrepreneurs. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 420.00   Web: $ 378.00
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  6. Business Innovation and the Law

    Business Innovation and the Law

    Edited by Marilyn Pittard, Ann L. Monotti, John Duns
    Business Innovation and the Law analyses the topical issue of protecting and promoting business research and development. It does so by examining business innovation through the lens of different legal disciplines – intellectual property, labour and employment laws, competition and corporate laws. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  7. Research Handbook on Insider Trading

    Research Handbook on Insider Trading

    Edited by Stephen M. Bainbridge
    In most capital markets, insider trading is the most common violation of securities law. It is also the most well known, inspiring countless movie plots and attracting scholars with a broad range of backgrounds and interests, from pure legal doctrine to empirical analysis to complex economic theory. This volume brings together original cutting-edge research in these and other areas written by leading experts in insider trading law and economics. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  8. Corporate Governance, Enforcement and Financial Development

    Corporate Governance, Enforcement and Financial Development

    Ding Chen
    This important new book attempts to establish a fresh conceptual framework for the study of corporate governance by employing the new institutional economics of contract enforcement. This framework helps to clarify two critical issues including the role of law in financial development and whether there is an optimal corporate governance model that should be followed by countries attempting to develop their own stock markets. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Research Handbook on Executive Pay

    Research Handbook on Executive Pay

    Edited by Randall S. Thomas, Jennifer G. Hill
    Research on executive compensation has exploded in recent years, and this volume of specially commissioned essays brings the reader up-to-date on all of the latest developments in the field. Leading corporate governance scholars from a range of countries set out their views on four main areas of executive compensation: the history and theory of executive compensation, the structure of executive pay, corporate governance and executive compensation, and international perspectives on executive pay. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 263.00   Web: $ 236.70
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 60.00   Web: $ 48.00
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  10. Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporate Law

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporate Law

    Edited by Claire A. Hill, Brett H. McDonnell
    Comprising essays specially commissioned for the volume, leading scholars who have shaped the field of corporate law and governance explore and critique developments in this vibrant and expanding area and offer possible directions for future research. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 272.00   Web: $ 244.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 80.00   Web: $ 64.00
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  11. Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

    Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

    Edited by P. M. Vasudev, Susan Watson
    The financial crisis of 2008–09 raises questions about the assumptions that underpin corporate governance. Shareholder value and private ordering may not in fact be the best means of promoting efficiency and corporate responsibility and the mechanisms used to ensure management accountability may not be effective. In this fascinating study, experts from around the world draw on the experience of the financial crisis to explore topical issues ranging from shareholder primacy and the corporate objective to the stakeholder principle, business ethics, and globalization of corporate governance principles. The chapters are provocative, acknowledging that our understanding of fundamental questions of corporate governance is still developing and demonstrating that the corporate governance debate is far from over. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  12. The History of Modern US Corporate Governance

    The History of Modern US Corporate Governance

    Edited by Brian R. Cheffins
    This two-volume set is a unique resource for those seeking a historical overview of the development of corporate governance. The papers trace the evolution of US corporate governance from the time when the subject became prominent in the 1970s to the present day. Topics canvassed include the board of directors, executive pay, shareholder activism and the regulatory structure that shapes corporate governance in the US. The primary focus is on the governance challenges posed by the separation of ownership and control, a hallmark of larger US public companies. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 640.00   Web: $ 576.00
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  13. Insider Trading

    Insider Trading

    Edited by Stephen M. Bainbridge
    This timely collection, edited by a leading academic in the field, brings together seminal works of scholarship on insider trading over a 40 year period, with contributions from many prominent law professors and economists. Areas covered in the volume include the origins and development of insider trading law, insider trading statues and the policies surrounding insider trading. Along with an original introduction, Professor Bainbridge provides a comparative and international focus as well as coverage of important issues in the US law of insider trading. This volume will be of immense value to scholars and practitioners interested in this evolving and topical field of study. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 399.00   Web: $ 359.10
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  14. Mergers and the Market for Corporate Control

    Mergers and the Market for Corporate Control

    Edited by Fred S. McChesney
    This volume provides an essential overview of one of the most important developments in economics, finance and law of the past generation: the growing realization of how the market for corporate control functions and why its operation is of crucial importance. Presenting seventeen seminal contributions, the book illustrates the importance of corporate control changes – mergers, acquisitions and other takeovers – in helping to align the interests of corporate shareholders and their managers. The mechanics of various takeover techniques (poison pills, greenmail and other gambits) are also explored alongside empirical research concerning the functioning of the market for corporate control. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 357.00   Web: $ 321.30
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  15. Explaining Compliance

    Explaining Compliance

    Edited by Christine Parker, Vibeke Lehmann Nielsen
    Explaining Compliance consists of sixteen specially commissioned chapters by the world’s leading empirical researchers, examining whether and how businesses comply with regulation that is designed to affect positive behaviour changes. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  16. Secured Credit and the Harmonisation of Law

    Secured Credit and the Harmonisation of Law

    Gerard McCormack
    This is a discerning analysis of international harmonisation efforts for secured credit law and examines the role of globalisation and finance capital in shaping such efforts. Gerard McCormack reveals how an ‘efficient’ law is often seen to increase the availability, and lower the cost, of credit, thereby contributing to international development. He considers whether the most comprehensive international standard – the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Legislative Guide (2008) – is actually suitable for adoption at the national level. In particular, he examines the hypothesis that American law and lawyers have shaped the content of the Guide to the extent that it is not suitable for translation into other laws. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  17. The Corporate Objective

    The Corporate Objective

    Andrew Keay
    The Corporate Objective addresses a question that has been subject to much debate: what should be the objective of public corporations? It examines the two dominant theories that address this issue, the shareholder primacy and stakeholder theories, and finds that both have serious shortcomings. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  18. Transnational Corporations and International Law

    Transnational Corporations and International Law

    Alice de Jonge
    Transnational Corporations and International Law provides a comprehensive overview of existing laws and principles aimed at regulating the international behaviour of transnational corporations. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  19. Governance and Executive Compensation

    Governance and Executive Compensation

    Edited by William Forbes
    This timely volume is an authoritative selection of the most important papers investigating the complex and controversial issue of governance and executive compensation. Professor Forbes includes seminal material on the history, rationale and prospects for executive pay and its impact upon corporate performance. He has also written a new original introduction to each section explaining the contribution of each paper. This landmark book will be an essential source of reference for an understanding of executive pay and its relationship to business success. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 317.00   Web: $ 285.30
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  20. Corporate Governance and Complexity Theory

    Corporate Governance and Complexity Theory

    Marc Goergen, Christine A. Mallin, Eve Mitleton-Kelly, Ahmed Al-Hawamdeh, Iris H.-Y. Chiu
    This multidisciplinary book takes an innovative approach to corporate governance by linking governance and complexity theory. It provides important new insights into why governance systems are failing and what may be done to improve this situation. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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