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Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, The MiFID and Beyond

Guido Ferrarini and Eddy Wymeersch (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199202911
eISBN:
9780191707964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202911.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

EU policy in the area of corporate governance and capital markets is being reoriented. Harmonization is less frequently seen as a concept in company law, regulatory competition is on the rise, and ... More


From the Four Strategic Decisions to the Four Rules

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In Chapter 11, the conclusions of Chapters 6–10 are used to derive the Four Rules for Maximizing Profits in Transparency for investors and for corporate leaders. Each of the four rules revolves ... More


The Four Rules Templates and How to Use Them

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 14 introduces the The Four Rules for Maximizing Profits in Transparency Method and presents a series of step-by-step templates for evaluation and action plans that should be implemented by ... More


Transforming Global Institutions: Four Concrete Cosmopolitan Proposals

Andrew Kuper

in Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199274901
eISBN:
9780191601552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274908.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can the theory of Responsive Democracy guide and be implemented in political practice? This chapter proposes significant reforms to: (1) the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court; (2) ... More


Corruption and Global Public Goods

Peter Eigen and Christian Eigen‐Zucchi

in Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157406
eISBN:
9780199832965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157400.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Explains how corruption is a major hindrance to the provision of global public goods, and how international attempts to control corruption, while not always necessarily successful, constitute a ... More


Does the Joker Have Six-Inch Teeth?

Roy T. Cook

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Cook’s simple question belies a deep and careful exploration – and ultimately a refutation – of the “panel transparency thesis”: the premise that “characters, objects, events, and locations within ... More


Missed Information: Better Information for Building a Wealthier, More Sustainable Future

David Sarokin and Jay Schulkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034920
eISBN:
9780262336253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034920.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

Missed Information explores three themes about information and modern society: (1) We are neglecting information. Even in our Information Age, we pay more attention to information technology -- the ... More


The Regulation of International Trade: The WTO Agreements on Trade in Goods

Petros C. Mavroidis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029995
eISBN:
9780262333719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) has extended its institutional arsenal since the Kennedy round in the early 1960s. The current institutional design is the outcome of the Uruguay ... More


Nonfinancial Disclosure between ‘Shareholder Value’ and ‘Socially Responsible Investing’

Francesco Denozza

in Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, The MiFID and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199202911
eISBN:
9780191707964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202911.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Under European law, issuers of financial instruments must disclose as soon as possible information which would be likely to have a significant effect on the prices of those financial instruments. ... More


Self-Deception and the Dolphin Model of Cognition

Iuliia Pliushch and Thomas Metzinger

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Julia Pliushch and Thomas Metzinger attempt to shed light on the phenomenon of self-deception using some of the conceptual tools offered by Metzinger’s self-model theory of subjectivity. They analyze ... More


Interpreting Corruption: Culture and Politics in the Pacific Islands

Peter Larmour

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835149
eISBN:
9780824869519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Corruption is a popular topic in the Pacific Islands. Politicians are accused of it and campaign against it. Fiji's coup leaders vowed to clean it up. Several countries have “leadership codes” ... More


Measuring Green: The Generation of the Information

Graham Bullock

in Green Grades: Can Information Save the Earth?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036429
eISBN:
9780262340984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036429.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 4 uses the differences between LEED, Green Globes, the Living Building Challenge, and ENERGY STAR to highlight the methodological issues associated with information-based governance. The ... More


Being Green: The Effects of the Information

Graham Bullock

in Green Grades: Can Information Save the Earth?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036429
eISBN:
9780262340984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036429.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 6’s discussion of the outcomes of information-based governance strategies begins with a comparison of three initiatives that evaluate electronics products – ENERGY STAR, EPEAT, and TCO. It ... More


A Future for Digital Rights

Natasha Tusikov

in Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291218
eISBN:
9780520965034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291218.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The conclusion argues that Internet firms and the U.S. government have common interests in expanding the surveillance economy, which refers to the massive online accumulation of information. It also ... More


Highways as Network Utilities

Robert W. Poole Jr.

in Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226557571
eISBN:
9780226557601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

After explaining traditional utilities and their regulation by utility commissions, this chapter suggests how highway utilities would be governed. Based on overseas experience, it proposes the ... More


The Way Forward: Establishing an Independent Commission against Corruption

C. Raj Kumar

in Corruption and Human Rights in India: Comparative Perspectives on Transparency and Good Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077329
eISBN:
9780199081004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077329.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the proposal for the establishment of an Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) in India. It contends that this proposal recognizes the inherent challenges of any ... More


Packaging Water

Gay Hawkins, Emily Potter, and Kane Race

in Plastic Water: The Social and Material Life of Bottled Water

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029414
eISBN:
9780262329521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029414.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter takes the ‘bottle’ part of bottled water seriously and investigates the history and invention of the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle in the 1970s. Its central claim is that this ... More


State Aid and Public Undertakings with Specific Reference to the Airline Sector

Konstantinos Adamantopoulos

in The Law of State Aid in the European Union

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199265329
eISBN:
9780191699030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265329.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The flip-side of the European Treaty's neutrality between public and private ownership is the equal application of the competition rules to both public and private undertakings as indicated in ... More


Self-Knowledge for Humans

Quassim Cassam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657575
eISBN:
9780191793110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657575.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Rationalism about self-knowledge, of the kind elaborated and defended by writers such as Moran and Boyle, is an account of self-knowledge for an ideally rational homo philosophicus rather than for ... More


Primitive Colors: A Case Study in Neo-pragmatist Metaphysics and Philosophy of Perception

Joshua Gert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198785910
eISBN:
9780191840579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This book is both an account of the nature of color and color perception, and an exercise in neo-pragmatist theorizing. Neo-pragmatism rejects representationalism, which is the standard strategy for ... More


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