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Is It a Business, or Just a Pile of Assets?: Special Questions and Adjustments in the Valuation of Closely Held Firms

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter briefly discusses valuing a closely held firm and publicly held firm. It then considers the existence of a going concern, the lack of separation of manager and owner in closely held ... More


Corporate Governance in Germany: An Economic Perspective

Reinhard H. Schmidt

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Analyses German corporate governance under the aspect of whether it was, and possibly still is, a consistent and economically efficient system composed of complementary elements. The author shows ... More


Information Revelation, Transparency and Insider Regulation

Peter d. Spencer

in The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The Copeland and Galai model introduced in the previous chapter is a preview to the simple market microstructure theory. However, it is a static specification: ruling out dynamic learning effects ... More


Studies on the Incidence of Expropriation

George A. Aragon

in Financial Ethics: A Positivist Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195305968
eISBN:
9780199867844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305968.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses mainstream research as it relates to positive financial ethics. The first part discusses ethical risk in the context of the functioning of capital markets. Here the focus is on ... More


International Differences in Hedge Fund Regulation

Douglas Cumming, Na Dai, and Sofia A. Johan

in Hedge Fund Structure, Regulation, and Performance around the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862566
eISBN:
9780199332762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862566.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 3 outlines the primary ways in which hedge funds have been regulated around the world prior to the financial crisis. Hedge fund taxation and the recent regulatory changes in the U.S., ... More


The Insider’s Edge

Donald C. Langevoort

in Selling Hope, Selling Risk: Corporations, Wall Street, and the Dilemmas of Investor Protection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190225667
eISBN:
9780190225698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225667.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic History

Insider trading is bad, even if it is not deceptive in any meaningful sense of that word. The lines the courts have drawn make little coherent sense, but do have the flexibility to enable a campaign ... More


Integrity

Onnig H. Dombalagian

in Chasing the Tape: Information Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028622
eISBN:
9780262324298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028622.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers the role of private litigation, public enforcement and public surveillance in policing the integrity of information flows. It first discusses longstanding threats to integrity ... More


Current Hedge Fund Debates and Controversies

Dianna C. Preece

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0029
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The hedge fund industry has grown to nearly $3 trillion over the last 20 years. High-net-worth individuals and institutional investors expect high returns and low correlation with traditional asset ... More


Selective Disclosure

William A. Birdthistle

in Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199398560
eISBN:
9780199398591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398560.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

No survey of dubious financial behavior could be complete without a discussion of insider trading, and this chapter shows how mutual funds have their equivalent in selective disclosure. Selective ... More


A Larger Role for Institutional Investors

J. P. Charkham

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that the role of institutional investors is crucial in matters of corporate accountability. After all, these investors, more than anyone, guard the savings of the people. Thus, ... More


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