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Decision-making and company meetings

Brenda Hannigan.

in Company Law

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company Law. 15331 words.

17-1 As discussed in Chapter 9, the typical division of power within a company is that the power to manage the company is vested in the board of directors with very...

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Decision-making and company meetings

Brenda Hannigan.

in Company Law

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company Law. 15645 words.

Shareholders typically exercise what powers they possess during the general meeting of the company, in the form of resolutions passed at such meetings. This chapter considers the mechanisms...

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The Origin of the New English Arbitration Act 1996: Reconciling Speed with Justice in the Decision-making Process

Mark Saville.

in Arbitration International

September 1997; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 8029 words.

Corporatist versus Market Approaches to Governance

Horst Siebert.

in Corporate Governance in Context

November 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 9441 words.

Germany has developed a system of governance in which, besides markets and the political process, non-market mechanisms play an important role in reaching a consensus on economic issues. In...

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Strengthening the Constraints

J. E. Parkinson.

in Corporate Power and Responsibility

April 1995; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 25704 words.

This chapter describes the mechanisms by which third-party interests might be more fully integrated into the corporate decision-making process. It also explores a number of legal reforms by...

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Multiple Decisions

Andrew Trask and Andrew DeGuire.

in Betting the Company

June 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 8157 words.

This chapter examines the complications that arise when a negotiation requires choices among multiple options or decisions on multiple issues. It first considers the problems that occur...

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Putting It All Together

Hastie Reid.

in Punitive Damages

April 2002; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 12413 words.

This chapter reviews some major empirical findings and extracts some essential principles and themes on the behavior of jurors, juries, and judges making punitive damages decisions. The...

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Trading Structures and Forming the Business Enterprise

James Marson and Katy Ferris.

in Business Law

May 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 13715 words.

This chapter studies the various forms of business organization that are available to those who trade. It focuses on the types of trading structures available, how they are established, and...

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Obstacles to SRI: Investment Regulation

Benjamin J. Richardson.

in Socially Responsible Investment Law

July 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 36488 words.

This chapter examines how the legal system has traditionally hindered SRI. It focuses on the governing fiduciary duties, the decision-making procedures within financiers, and the...

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How and Why Credit Assessors “Get it Wrong” When Judging the Risk of Borrowers: Past and Present Evidence at Home and Abroad

Paul M. Vaaler and Gerry McNamara.

in A Debtor World

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 13530 words.

This chapter presents empirical and theoretical evidence that lending decisions are fundamentally and systematically flawed. The first part summarizes a decade of individual and joint...

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Shareholder Empowerment

Stephen M. Bainbridge.

in Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 24367 words.

This chapter takes up the ongoing debate over the proper role of shareholders in corporate governance. Recent years have seen several developments empowering shareholders. The major stock...

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Corporate Administration

James Marson and Katy Ferris.

in Business Law

April 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 11093 words.

This chapter studies the various forms of business organization that are available to those who trade. It focuses on the types of trading structures available, how they are established, and...

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Behavioral Economics and Contract Law

Melvin A. Eisenberg.

in Foundational Principles of Contract Law

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 5778 words.

Chapter 11 concerns behavioral economics. Classical contract law was implicitly based on a rational-actor or expected-utility model of psychology. Under this model, actors who make...

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Judging Corporate Recklessness

Reid Hastie, David A. Schkade and John W. Payne.

in Punitive Damages

April 2002; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 6690 words.

How do individual jurors comprehend evidence, instructions on the law, and then reason to a verdict regarding liability for punitive damages? This chapter reports on a study of juror and...

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Introduction

in Regulatory Rights

October 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 3706 words.

This book limits its claim to substantive rights—namely, rights that impede governmental action in the interest of individual freedom. It also captures the doctrinal framework the Supreme...

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Director Primacy in the Courts

Stephen M. Bainbridge.

in The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practice

August 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 19465 words.

Because a model's ability to predict real world outcomes is the critical test of its validity, a key question is whether the director primacy model makes accurate predictions not only the...

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The Relationship between Micro-Macro-Prudential Supervision and Central Banking

David Green.

in Financial Regulation and Supervision

August 2012; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 4940 words.

This chapter analyses the relationship between central banks and prudential supervision. It enumerates first three irreducible functions of a central bank then briefly mentions how...

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The Future of Corporate Governance: Director or Shareholder Primacy

Stephen M. Bainbridge.

in The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practice

August 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 13172 words.

This chapter argues that director primacy, not shareholder primacy, should be the future of corporate governance. Specifically, it argues that shareholder primacy is flawed both as a...

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Further Assessment of the Iron Law of Financial Regulation

Roberta Romano.

in Systemic Risk, Institutional Design, and the Regulation of Financial Markets

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 18401 words.

In an earlier article called ‘Regulating in the Dark’, I contended that there is a systemic pattern in major US financial regulation that constitutes an ‘Iron Law’ of US financial...

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Balance of Knowledge

Elizabeth Warren and Leo Gottlieb.

in A Debtor World

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 11617 words.

This chapter presents a prospectus and entreaty on the vital importance of interdisciplinary academic study of debt. The power of interdisciplinary research, particularly empirical claims,...

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