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Sovereign Defaults and the Corporation of Foreign Bondholders

Paolo Mauro, Nathan Sussman, and Yishay Yafeh

in Emerging Markets and Financial Globalization: Sovereign Bond Spreads in 1870-1913 and Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199272693
eISBN:
9780191603488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272697.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyzes the operations of the Corporation of Foreign Bondholders (CFB) — an association of British investors holding bonds issued by foreign governments — between 1870 and 1913. It ... More


Sovereign Debt Diplomacies: Rethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Pierre Penet and Juan Flores Zendejas (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198866350
eISBN:
9780191898495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866350.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

This volume offers two important contributions to the literature on sovereign debt. First, it provides a unique genealogy of debt collection practices in terms of their availability, acceptability ... More


Management

Destin Jenkins

in The Bonds of Inequality: Debt and the Making of the American City

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226721545
eISBN:
9780226721682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226721682.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the institutions that created the market in municipal bonds in San Francisco and elsewhere, focusing especially on the Municipal Finance Officers’ Association of the United ... More


American Liberalism and the Fundamental Flaw—The Foundation of the Corporate Problem

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter establishes the groundwork for analyzing corporate responsibility by placing the issue in cultural context. It gives some examples of corporate misbehavior such as Coke's disregard of ... More


The Persistence of Prayer: Dependency after Redemption

Gregory P. Downs

in Declarations of Dependence: The Long Reconstruction of Popular Politics in the South, 1861-1908

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834442
eISBN:
9781469603407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877760_downs.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates how Zebulon Baird Vance rose again. Running to “redeem” the state from Radical Reconstruction, Vance led one branch of a regionwide assault against Republican rule. Between ... More


Sovereignty and Debt in Nineteenth-Century Latin America

Juan Flores Zendejas and Felipe Ford Cole

in Sovereign Debt Diplomacies: Rethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198866350
eISBN:
9780191898495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866350.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

After their independence from Spain and Portugal, Latin American governments became frequent borrowers in international capital markets. However, the region’s political and economic instability also ... More


The Revenge of Defaulters: Sovereign Defaults and Interstate Negotiations in the Post-War Financial Order, 1940–65

Juan Flores Zendejas, Pierre Pénet, and Christian Suter

in Sovereign Debt Diplomacies: Rethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198866350
eISBN:
9780191898495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866350.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

This chapter examines important changes in the way debtors and creditors settled sovereign debt disputes in the turmoil of the post–Second World War context. Post-war debt settlements represented an ... More


Financial Repression, Debasement, and the Historic Arc of Default

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines historical variations in the scale and the distribution of various key policy instruments: currency debasement, default, inflation, devaluation, and financial repression. It ... More


Imperium in Imperio: 1914–1929

Hans van de Ven

in Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231137386
eISBN:
9780231510523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231137386.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes the financial story up to the Nationalists' formation of a new government in 1928. It considers how Francis Aglen, Hart's successor at the Customs Service, accumulated financial ... More


The Learned Society in the Foreign Debt Food Chain

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter takes a detailed look at the role of learned societies in the process of foreign debt origination. It uncovers the existence of tight links between the securitization of a railway line ... More


Subject Races

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The chapter describes the simultaneous coming of age of a bi-partisan learned society (the Anthropological Institute) and of a bi-partisan bondholder protection body (the Corporation of Foreign ... More


Weetman Pearson in Historical and Historiographical Context: British-Mexican Relations, Informal Empire, Mexican National Development, and the Rise of Global Business in the Late Nineteenth Century

in British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774451
eISBN:
9780804779036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774451.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the historical and historiographical context of Weetman Pearson's arrival in Mexico from the perspective of British-Mexican relations in the nineteenth century. It explains that ... More


Market Discipline in the Governance of U.S. Bank Holding Companies: Monitoring versus Influencing

Robert R. Bliss and Mark J. Flannery

in Prudential Supervision: What Works and What Doesn't

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226531885
eISBN:
9780226531939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226531939.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter seeks to complement the existing literature on market monitoring by looking for direct evidence of stockholder and bondholder influence in the U.S. banking sector. Because financial ... More


A Taxonomy of Challenges to Sovereign Debt Restructurings

Hayk Kupelyants

in Sovereign Defaults Before Domestic Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198807230
eISBN:
9780191844942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807230.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 7 presents a taxonomy of challenges to the outcomes of sovereign debt restructuring, i.e. in what cases private creditors may argue that the restructurings was abusive, oppressive or ... More


Executive Incentives and Risk Taking

Robert W. Kolb

in Too Much Is Not Enough: Incentives in Executive Compensation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199829583
eISBN:
9780190258498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199829583.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter focuses on the motivations to increase risk in consideration of incentive compensation. The executive's arrangement of incentive compensation strongly influences the risk posture chosen ... More


International Actors and Agencies

Brigid Laffan

in Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

From November 2010 until December 2013, Ireland was transformed from an EU member state into a programme country. International actors and agencies played a pivotal and contested role in the Irish ... More


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