Advanced Introduction to Corporate Governance Law and Regulation

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Advanced Introduction to Corporate Governance Law and Regulation

9781035316311 Edward Elgar Publishing
Brian R. Cheffins, S.J. Berwin Professor of Corporate Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, UK
Publication Date: October 2024 ISBN: 978 1 03531 631 1 Extent: c 224 pp
The Advanced Introduction to Corporate Governance Law and Regulation provides a key overview of the various facets of corporate law essential to the governance of publicly traded companies. Brian R. Cheffins deploys a robust theoretical and multijurisdictional framework through which he analyses the elements of corporate law crucial for governance, offering incisive insights into both corporate law and corporate governance.


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Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences, business and law, expertly written by the world’s leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas.

The Advanced Introduction to Corporate Governance Law and Regulation provides a key overview of the facets of corporate law essential to the governance of publicly traded companies. Brian R. Cheffins deploys a robust theoretical and multijurisdictional framework to analyse the elements of corporate law crucial for governance, offering incisive insights into both corporate law and corporate governance. Chapters use an influential ‘contractarian’ approach to corporate law to explain the operation of public companies and consider company governance codes and systems; the role of the board and shareholders; and executive pay.

Key Features:

● Offers multijurisdictional perspectives on corporate governance law
● Scrutinises the legal aspects of crucial commercial governance topics
● Employs a robust theoretical approach, building upon ‘contractarian’ analysis

This authoritative Advanced Introduction will be a vital read for legal scholars and students of corporate governance and corporate law. It is also beneficial for professionals interested in further understanding the legal aspects of governance of public companies.

Critical Acclaim
‘Advanced Introduction to Corporate Governance Law and Regulation offers a comprehensive, insightful exploration of corporate governance. Covering key topics from theories and regulations to systems and actors, this book is essential for scholars and practitioners. It skillfully distils complex ideas into accessible narratives, making it an invaluable resource for understanding and advancing corporate governance practices globally.’
– Dionysia Katelouzou, King''s College London, UK

‘This book masterfully provides a clear and concise introduction to the role that corporate law plays in corporate governance. The historical context, analytical framework, and comparative perspective it delivers make it an unparalleled overview of the field for novices and experts alike. It is destined to become an instant classic.’
– Dan W. Puchniak, Singapore Management University, Singapore

‘This is the book that both students advancing into the upper tiers of understanding corporate governance and practitioners wanting to know the important takeaways from the field should read first.’
– Mark J. Roe, Harvard Law School, US

‘This book impressively concentrates decades of world-class research and expertise into an elegant introduction to corporate governance through a legal lens. A truly outstanding resource for newcomers and experts alike.’
– Elizabeth Pollman, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, US
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