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Boards in Law and Practice: A Cross-Country Analysis in Europe

Paul Davies, Klaus J. Hopt, Richard G.J. Nowak, and Gerard Van Solinge

in Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses the role, functioning, and law governing corporate boards in large companies across Europe. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 1 examines the environment in which ... More


Corporate Governance Regulation

Carsten Gerner-Beuerle and Michael Schillig

in Comparative Company Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199572205
eISBN:
9780191747397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199572205.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter first analyses whether the corporation is merely a profit-maximizing entity or performs a more inclusive, social function. It then discusses some basic economic concepts that are ... More


Corporate Boards in France

Alain Pietrancosta and Romain Garçon

in Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter looks at how corporate boards in France operate and considers the law governing these boards. The chapter is organized as follows. The first section considers the environment in which ... More


Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Paul Davies, Klaus Hopt, Richard Nowak, and Gerard van Solinge (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

Corporate boards play a central role in corporate governance and are thus regulated in the corporate law and corporate governance codes of all industrialized countries. Yet while there is a common ... More


Corporate Boards in Switzerland

Peter Böckli

in Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses the role, functioning, and law governing corporate boards in Switzerland. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 1 examines the environment in which boards operate, ... More


Corporate Boards in Italy

Guido Ferrarini, Gian Giacomo Peruzzo, and Marta Roberti

in Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter turns to Italy to discuss the role, functioning, and law governing corporate boards. The chapter is organized as follows. The first section is about the environment in which boards ... More


Corporate Boards in Spain

Andrés Recalde Castells, Francisco León Sanz, and Nuria Latorre Chiner

in Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter is about the role, functioning, and law governing corporate boards in Spain. The chapter is organized as follows. The first section considers the environment in which boards operate, ... More


Corporate Boards in Sweden

Rolf Skog and Erik Sjöman

in Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

Sweden is the focus of this chapter which describes in detail the role, functioning, and law governing corporate boards there. The chapter is organized as follows. The first section is all about the ... More


Corporate Boards in Belgium

Koen Geens

in Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses the role, functioning, and law governing corporate boards in Belgium. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 1 examines the environment in which boards operate, the ... More


Corporate Boards in Poland

Stanisław Sołtysiński

in Corporate Boards in Law and Practice: A Comparative Analysis in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198705154
eISBN:
9780191774256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705154.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter analyses the situation in Poland in terms of the role, functioning, and law governing corporate boards. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 1 examines the environment in which ... More


Foundations of the Firm II: Agency, Contracts, and Property

Eric W Orts

in Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter considers laws pertaining to agency relationships, organizational contracts, and private property, which count as an additional set of legal foundations for the construction, growth, and ... More


Decision Making, Networking, and Organizations

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the significance of a professional organizational milieu, where the policy consequences of interactions between networking and socialization are analyzed. It incorporates the ... 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


Putting It All Together

Nicole Baerg

in Crafting Consensus: Why Central Bankers Change Their Speech and How Speech Changes the Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190499488
eISBN:
9780190499518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499488.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The concluding chapter summarizes the key findings in the manuscript and discusses three main contributions of the book. First, the book shows that variation in the preferences of committee members, ... More


“Ding Dong! Avon Calling!”: Selling Women’s Economic Personality in the Era of The Feminine Mystique

Katina Manko

in Ding Dong! Avon Calling!: The Women and Men of Avon Products, Incorporated

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190499822
eISBN:
9780190499853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499822.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the 1950s to the 1970s, Avon increased its representative force from 26,000 to more than 6 million women selling products around the world, and it became a leader in both the direct sales and ... More


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