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Recent Facts and Developments in Corporate Governance

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print February 2004 | ISBN: 9780199259304
Published online April 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191600852 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199259305.003.0002
 Recent Facts and Developments in Corporate Governance

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Reviews the different systems of corporate governance and corporate control around the world. Legal devices that separate ownership from control are discussed. The main corporate governance mechanisms that may act as an alternative to dividend policy are also examined.

Keywords: bank‐based system; corporate control; corporate governance mechanisms; corporate ownership; market‐based system; one‐share one‐vote principle

Chapter.  14082 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Financial Markets

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