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How Can Corporate Governance Codes Be Implemented?

Eddy Wymeersch

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/9780199202911.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In most European States, corporate governance rules are laid down in self regulatory instruments, drawn up by different types of specialists or practitioners (academic, stock exchanges, business ... More


The Comply-or-Explain Approach for Enforcing Governance Norms

Subrata Sarkar

in Corporate Governance in India: Change and Continuity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199469321
eISBN:
9780199087532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469321.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

In recent years, the comply-or-explain approach for enforcing corporate governance norms has gained ground in regulatory parlance. The comply-or-explain approach has the advantage of tailoring ... More


The Cadbury Contribution: Conversations, Codes, Consensus

Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn

in The Cadbury Committee: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592197
eISBN:
9780191764998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592197.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter concludes the study by identifying the Committee’s contribution in three interlinked themes: conversations, codes and consensus. Drawing in part on interviews with Committee members, it ... More


The Cadbury Committee: A History

Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592197
eISBN:
9780191764998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592197.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

The Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance, better known as the Cadbury Committee, was set up in May 1991 to address the concerns increasingly voiced at that time about how UK ... More


Can Evidence for Design be Explained Away?

David H Glass

in Probability in the Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199604760
eISBN:
9780191741548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604760.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In cases where two hypotheses could account for a piece of evidence, learning that one of them is true often lowers the probability of the other via ‘explaining away’. Nevertheless, the truth of one ... More


Philosophers’ Use of ‘Intuitive’ (III): Against the Explaining Away of Intuitions

Herman Cappelen

in Philosophy without Intuitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644865
eISBN:
9780191739026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644865.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter concerns a particular kind of ‘intuition’-talk that is not easy to charitably account for using the strategies outlined in the previous chapter. Many philosophers engage in an activity ... More


Corporate Governance for Complex Cryptocurrencies?: A Framework for Stability and Decision Making in Blockchain-Based Organizations

Philipp Hacker

in Regulating Blockchain: Techno-Social and Legal Challenges

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842187
eISBN:
9780191878206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842187.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Company and Commercial Law

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum are gaining ground not only as alternative modes of payment but also as platforms for financial innovation, particularly through token sales or initial ... More


Walking Whales and Singing Flies: An Evolution Exhibit and Assessment of Its Impact

Judy Diamond, E. Margaret Evans, and Amy N. Spiegel

in Evolution Challenges: Integrating Research and Practice in Teaching and Learning about Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730421
eISBN:
9780199949557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730421.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes Explore Evolution, an influential exhibit developed for university museums in Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas with support from the National Science Foundation. ... More


The Immunization of Theism

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Natural theologians who aim at confirming the theistic hypothesis by adducing empirical evidence are confronted by the dilemma of God-of-the-gaps. Either theism predicts no specific phenomena at all, ... More


Explaining Value

Gilbert Harman

in Explaining Value: and Other Essays in Moral Philosophy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238041
eISBN:
9780191597626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238045.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Discusses ways in which people's moral values might be explained, starting with Hume's account of our different attitudes toward chastity in men and in women, Hume's somewhat utilitarian explanation ... More


Happy To Help

Mike W. Martin

in Happiness and the Good Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845217
eISBN:
9780199933068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845217.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

How is happiness related to helping others? Psychologists confirm that helping tends to contribute to our happiness, although not always. Conversely, being happy tends to motivate philanthropy, that ... More


Corporate Governance in India: Change and Continuity

Asish K. Bhattacharyya (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199469321
eISBN:
9780199087532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469321.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The Companies Act 2013 (hereafter, the act) and the revised code of corporate governance issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), incorporated in Clause 49 of the Equity Listing ... More


Conclusion

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

After a brief overview of the book, its main conclusions are stated. 1. Theism is not a meaningful theory. So we should become particular semantic atheists. 2. If we assume for the sake of argument ... More


The Predictive Power of Theism

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Theism can be a theory or existential hypothesis to be confirmed by empirical evidence only if it has some predictive power. Theists should (and do) prefer a purely logical definition of predictive ... More


Definitions and Interaction between Duties

Langford Rosemary

in Company Directors’ Duties and Conflicts of Interest

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198813668
eISBN:
9780191927980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813668.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The purpose of this chapter is to lay the foundation for critical analysis in subsequent chapters, in providing an overview of the key aspects of regulation of conflicts in each jurisdiction. The ... More


Promise, Benefit, and Need: Ties That Bind Us to the Law*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Promise, Benefit, and Need: Ties that Bind Us to the Law” analyzes philosophical accounts of why people should comply with the law. Three major theories are explored: promises (explicit or implicit) ... More


Speaking with the Supernatural

E. T. A. Hoffmann, George Bernard Shaw, and Die Oper Aller Opern

in Mozart's Ghosts: Haunting the Halls of Musical Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195389173
eISBN:
9780199979202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389173.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman has been a recurrent topic in studies of the reception of Mozart's Don Giovanni, but was preceded by “Don Giovanni Explains” (1887). Shaw humorously argues Don ... More


Bivariate and Multivariate Linear Regression Analysis

Karen A. Randolph and Laura L. Myers

in Basic Statistics in Multivariate Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199764044
eISBN:
9780199332533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764044.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter 5 provides a description of bivariate and multiple linear regression analysis. The chapter begins with a description of the basic statistics that are important in linear regression analysis ... More


Brute Necessity and the Mind–Body Problem

James Van Cleve

in Brute Facts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198758600
eISBN:
9780191818523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758600.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

In a growing number of papers one encounters arguments to the effect that certain philosophical views are objectionable because they would imply that there are necessary truths for whose necessity ... More


Legal Directives and Practical Reasons

Noam Gur

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199659876
eISBN:
9780191748226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199659876.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book investigates law’s interaction with practical reasons. What difference can legal requirements—be they traffic rules, tax laws, work safety regulations, or others—make to normative reasons ... More


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