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Anatomy of Corporate Law A Comparative and Functional Approach

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ISBN-10: 0199260648

ISBN-13: 9780199260645

Edition: 2003

Authors: Reinier Kraakman, Paul Davies, Henry Hansmann, Gerard Hertig, Klaus Hopt

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This book is a concise analytical overview of the field of corporate law. The authors start from the premise that corporate (or company) law across jurisdictions addresses the same three basic agency problems: (1) the opportunism of managers vis--vis shareholders; (2) the opportunism of controlling shareholders vis--vis minority shareholders; and (3) the opportunism of shareholders as a class vis--vis other corporate constituencies, such as corporatecreditors and employees.Every jurisdiction must address these problems in a variety of contexts framed by the corporation's internal dynamics and its interactions with the product, labor, capital, and takeover markets. The authors' central…    
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/20/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface
Agency Problems and Corporate Law
Strategies for Mitigating Agency Problems
The Basic Governance Structure
Creditor Protection
Related Party Transactions
Significant Corporate Actions
Control Transactions
Issuers and Investor Protection
Beyond the Anatomy