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Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law

Paul B. Miller and Andrew S. Gold (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779193
eISBN:
9780191824364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779193.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law is the first book of its kind, bringing together leading theorists to analyse critically important philosophical questions at the intersection of contract and ... More


Historical Pathways of Reform: Foreign Law Transplants and Japanese Corporate Governance

Curtis J. Milhaupt

in Corporate Governance in Context: Corporations, States, and Markets in Europe, Japan, and the US

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199290703
eISBN:
9780191700576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290703.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on three foreign transplants related to the Japanese board of directors: the duty of loyalty governing Japanese directors [chûjitsu gimu], the executive officer system [shikkô ... More


Related-Party Transactions

Luca Enriques, Gerard Hertig, Hideki Kanda, and Mariana Pargendler

in The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739630
eISBN:
9780191837982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739630.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter centers on a technique that managers and controlling shareholders may use to divert value from the corporation: related-party transactions. These transactions range from traditional ... More


Introduction

Paul B Miller and Andrew S Gold

in Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779193
eISBN:
9780191824364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779193.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This introduction outlines contributors’ key contributions, while also providing analysis of the background literature on contract, status, and fiduciary law. The contributions to this book ... More


Accommodating Loyalty

Andrew S Gold

in Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779193
eISBN:
9780191824364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779193.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Legal and extra-legal conceptions of loyalty often diverge, most notably in fiduciary law. Some consider this divergence problematic because they see loyalty duties as moral duties, or because they ... More


The Deed, Not the Motive: Fiduciary Law Without Loyalty

Stephen A Smith

in Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779193
eISBN:
9780191824364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779193.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter criticizes the conventional view that loyalty lies at the heart of fiduciary law. What matters in fiduciary relationships, I argue, is that fiduciaries fulfill their mandates (e.g. ... More


Triangular Torts and Fiduciary Duties

John CP Goldberg and Benjamin C Zipursky

in Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779193
eISBN:
9780191824364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779193.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

When a professional is negligent in providing services to her client or patient, third parties are sometimes harmed. ‘Triangular torts’ are negligence claims brought against professionals by such ... More


Exit, Choice, and Employee Loyalty

Aditi Bagchi

in Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779193
eISBN:
9780191824364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779193.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter argues that we should understand the employee duty of loyalty as a contractual duty, not a fiduciary duty that attaches by virtue of employee status. The chapter considers several risks ... More


Firms and Fiduciaries

D Gordon Smith

in Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779193
eISBN:
9780191824364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779193.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Economists who study the theory of the firm strive to draw a line between firms and markets. This line corresponds to the line lawyers draw between fiduciary and nonfiduciary relationships. The ... More


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