Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 20 items

  • Keywords: Company Act x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Matthew P. Fink

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The book describes the developments that caused mutual funds to go from a virtually unknown financial product in the 1920s to the largest financial industry in the world today. It covers the ... More


The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider’s View

Matthew P. Fink

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753505
eISBN:
9780199918805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753505.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

In 1940 few Americans had heard of mutual funds. Today, US mutual funds are the largest financial industry in the world, with over 88 million shareholders and over $11 trillion in assets. This book ... More


Completing the Foundation: The Investment Company Act

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The Investment Company Act of 1940, the law that regulates mutual funds and other types of investment companies, is generally regarded as a model regulatory statute. The Act strikes a careful balance ... More


Early Development

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The first thirty years of the modern mutual fund industry, 1940 to 1970, witnessed an extremely strong stock market and a corresponding boom in mutual funds, which were highly concentrated in ... More


The European Model Company Act (EMCA)—A New Way Forward

Paul Krüger Andersen

in Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the European Model Company Act (EMCA) project. The EMCA will be designed as a freestanding general company statute that can be enacted substantially in its entirety by the ... More


Completing the Foundation:The Investment Company Act

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider’s View

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753505
eISBN:
9780199918805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753505.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the events leading up to the enactment of the Investment Company Act of 1940. Three questions are addressed. First, why, despite unanimous predictions to the contrary, did the ... More


The Revenue Act and the Investment Company Act

Michael R. Yogg

in Passion for Reality: The Extraordinary Life of the Investing Pioneer Paul Cabot

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167468
eISBN:
9780231537025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167468.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines two significant events for the mutual fund industry: the passage of the Revenue Act of 1936 and the Investment Company Act of 1940. At the time, when both pioneer Boston mutual ... More


Sweden: National Correspondent: Erik Selander

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0040
Subject:
Law, EU Law

When there is reason to believe that the company’s shareholders’ equity is less than half of the registered share capital, the Board of Directors must immediately prepare and force the company’s ... More


The Role of European Regulation and Model Acts in Company Law

Jennifer Payne

in Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter evaluates the European Model Company Act (EMCA) project. It considers the role that European regulation plays in company law generally; a role that has been dominated by the EU to date. ... More


The Structure and Regulation of Mutual Funds

Robert Grohowski and Sean Collins

in Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds: Building Blocks to Wealth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190207434
eISBN:
9780190207465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190207434.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Mutual funds are subject to a comprehensive regulatory regime designed to protect fund shareholders. This chapter discusses the history, origins, and core principles of that regime, describing ways ... More


Looking Back and Ahead

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider’s View

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753505
eISBN:
9780199918805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753505.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter looks at the past and future of the mutual fund industry. It begins with a description of the factors contributing to the success of the industry. These include the basic characteristics ... More


Corporate Law: Flawed Westernization

Tirthankar Roy and Anand V. Swamy

in Law and the Economy in Colonial India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226387642
eISBN:
9780226387789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387789.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Although the joint family covered some aspects of the organization of business firms, it was neither a stable notion nor a comprehensive one in the face of new enterprises formed of unorthodox ... More


The Role of the Directors

Eva Micheler

in Company Law: A Real Entity Theory

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198858874
eISBN:
9780191890987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858874.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter describes the role of the directors. The duties of the directors are owed to the company and while the shareholders are the primary indirect beneficiaries of those duties, the law ... More


Looking Back and Ahead

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Some of mutual funds' success is attributable to external factors, including generally strong securities markets, a growing middle class, and laws encouraging Americans to save for retirement. These ... More


Regulation of Specific Industries

Paul G. Mahoney

in Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation Fails

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226236513
eISBN:
9780226236650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236650.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines two statutes that regulated specific industries, the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 and the Investment Company Act of 1940. In the first half of the 20th century, ... More


Resurgence, Part I: Federal Agencies and Courts Opened Loopholes in the Glass-Steagall Act During the 1980s and 1990s

Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr. Jr.

in Taming the Megabanks: Why We Need a New Glass-Steagall Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190260705
eISBN:
9780190260736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260705.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The Glass-Steagall Act created a decentralized financial system composed of three separate and independent financial sectors—commercial banking, securities markets, and insurance. The Bank Holding ... More


Brazil

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

In recent years, Brazil has become a major player in anti-corruption investigations and enforcement worldwide. The adoption of the Clean Company Act in 2013 signified a new chapter in corporate ... More


Public Utility Holding Companies: Indictment and “Death Sentence”

John L. Neufeld

in Selling Power: Economics, Policy, and Electric Utilities Before 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399638
eISBN:
9780226399775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399775.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the FTC’s findings. The FTC investigation included whether holding companies were victimizing outside investors or utility customers, the structure and extent of control of ... More


Sweden: National Correspondent: Erik Selander

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0041
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The regulation on composition is good, but it would be an advantage if composition could be used without having to initiate a formal company reorganisation. The debtor and all creditors may ... More


Austria: National Correspondents: Dr Friedrich Jergitsch and Dr Florian Klimscha

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0016
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The Austrian Business Reorganisation Act (Unternehmensreorganisationsgesetz—URG) provides for ‘reorganisation proceedings’ (Reorganisationsverfahren—URG Proceedings) that shall enable businesses ... More


View: