Whilst being grounded in law the series also draws upon research from the disciplines of economics, management studies, sociology and politics in order to explore the implications of corporate law in their wider social and economic context.
Written by influential scholars, the books offer thought-provoking and often critical analyses of corporate law. The book is the first to take an in-depth look at institutional share-holder activism in China providing prescriptions to promote greater shareholder engagement and exploring the potential it holds for improving corporate governance in the region.
Table of Contents Introduction Part 1: A Model for Shareholder Activism: About the Series Routledge Research in Corporate Law The credit crunch of and the ensuing financial crises have led to a renewed interest in the place of corporations in the modern world and the role of law and regulation in governing their behaviour.
The series offers a comparative approach to the subject, looking not just at North America and Europe but also at the state of affairs elsewhere in the world.
In China, despite the fast rising of institutional investment in the securities market, institutional shareholders have not yet played a contributory role in monitoring corporate managers in listed companies. The book then goes to on to apply these finding to both the UK and China in order to explain the varying levels of shareholder activism in each jurisdiction.
The recent banking crisis exposed the passivity of some institutional shareholders, many of whom appear to have chosen to sell their stakes in the banks rather than intervene or challenge the board when they realized the strategies followed by the banks were excessively risky.
Application of the Model in China Part 5: Comparisons and Modest Prescriptions for Reform The Way Forward in China: The model both elaborates the collective benefits of activism as a means of achieving managerial accountability asks whether and when shareholder activism is rational for any individual shareholder.
UK Institutional Shareholder Activism: This series looks to survey the current developments within the field of corporate law as well as mapping out future opportunities for change. The functions and legal obligations and rights of multiple stakeholders including directors, investors, governments and regulators are examined from both empirical and theoretical standpoints.Comparative Study On Corporate Governance In India Uk And Usa [pic] Corporate governance developments in the UK Corporate governance developments in the UK are summarised as follows: Initial corporate governance developments in the UK began in the late s and early s in the wake of corporate scandals such as Polly Peck and Maxwell.
Then, this paper will analyze India, China and Japan to see where they stand with regards to their level of CSR.
The comparative analysis in the fifth part of the paper will be a reconciliation of the CSR level of the three Asian countries on how they compare with regards to their level of CSR. corporate governance, absence of a comparative study of regulatory norms in India and Malaysia further strengthened the idea and need for this paper.
is hoped that this paper It will bridge some of the gap in the literature available on corporate governance. The aim of this study is to make a comparative study between the main corporate governance models used globally by scrutinizing strengths and weaknesses for each for corporate governance in.
Comparative studies of corporate social responsibility (CSR) are relatively rare, certainly as contrasted with other related fields, such as comparative corporate governance or comparative corporate law. This is to be expected in a field, such as CSR that is still ‘emergent’.
While theoretical perspectives on corporate social performance or stakeholder management have been developed over.
The vast majority of US public companies are formed as corporations.
While many of the principles discussed below apply to private companies and to other forms of entities, the discussion below is limited to corporate governance rules applicable to, and the practices and principles of, US public corporations.Download