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Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Arad Reisberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book provides the first comprehensive law scholarship to focus solely on the subject of derivative actions, which is an important aspect of the current ever-expanding debate in the UK, and in ... More


Directors’ Duties

Paul Davies

in Introduction to Company Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198854913
eISBN:
9780191888977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854913.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the law on directors’ duties, as restated in the Companies Act 2006, other than the core duty of loyalty which is discussed in Chapter 2. It covers the duty of care, the duty to ... More


The Enforcement of Directors’ Duties

J. E. Parkinson

in Corporate Power and Responsibility: Issues in the Theory of Company Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259893
eISBN:
9780191682018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259893.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter emphasizes the obstacles to enforcement that are created by the continuing dominance of the principle of majority rule, and more fundamentally, the limitations of a system of enforcement ... More


Companies Act 2006: A New Approach to Directors’ Duties

Mary Arden

in Common Law and Modern Society: Keeping Pace with Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755845
eISBN:
9780191816970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755845.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter deals with the codification of directors’ duties and the new provisions thereof. Before codification, directors’ duties had been developed by the courts through numerous cases, which ... More


Duties of Directors and Management of Distressed Companies

Christopher Mallon, Shai Y. Waisman, and Ray C. Schrock

in The Law and Practice of Restructuring in the UK and US

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755395
eISBN:
9780191927676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755395.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

When slightly modified, the oft-quoted statement from Hamlet, ‘This above all: to thine own [Corporation] be true …’ made by Polonius to his son, Laertes, before his departure to Paris states ... More


Majority and Minority Shareholders

Paul Davies

in Introduction to Company Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198854913
eISBN:
9780191888977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854913.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Where a company has a controlling or a small group of controlling shareholders, the non-controlling shareholders are at risk that the controllers will extract private benefits of control at the ... More


The Board

Paul Davies

in Introduction to Company Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198854913
eISBN:
9780191888977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854913.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter deals with the board. It analyses the rationales, within different types of company, for the division of powers between (a) the shareholders and the board, and (b) the board and the ... More


Toward a More Ethical Culture in Finance: Regulatory and Governance Strategies

Dan Awrey and David Kershaw

in Capital Failure: Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198712220
eISBN:
9780191780752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712220.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

In theory, culture and ethics represent potentially powerful constraints on human and organisational behaviour. In practice, however, these constraints are often ineffective—crowded out by other, ... More


Ireland

Barry O’Neill and Nicola McGrath

in Financing Company Group Restructurings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198738466
eISBN:
9780191927591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738466.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The material contained herein is intended as a general guide only and is not intended to be a memorandum of law study, nor to provide legal advice, and should not be treated as a substitute for ... More


Introduction to Company Law

Paul Davies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198854913
eISBN:
9780191888977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854913.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Introduction to Company Law provides a conceptual introduction and a clear framework with which to navigate the intricacies of company law. The book analyses the mechanisms through which the law ... More


Thailand

Santhapat Pereira and David Duncan

in Financing Company Group Restructurings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198738466
eISBN:
9780191927591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738466.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The material contained herein is intended as a general guide only and is not intended to be a memorandum of law study, nor to provide legal advice, and should not be treated as a substitute for ... More


Singapore

Herman Jeremiah and Joan Xue

in Financing Company Group Restructurings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198738466
eISBN:
9780191927591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738466.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The material contained herein is intended as a general guide only and is not intended to be a memorandum of law study, nor to provide legal advice, and should not be treated as a substitute for ... More


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