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Restructuring Retirement Risks

David Blitzstein, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Stephen P. Utkus (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book posits that retirement security is the central policy concern of our time. A generation of ‘Baby Boomers’ is on the verge of retirement, yet pension systems confront crushing challenges, ... More


Chapter Chapter Understanding the Uncertainties of Retirement

David Blitzstein, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Stephen P. Utkus

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An aging-population tsunami is sweeping the world, and capital markets have buffeted pension plans while retiree healthcare care costs rise without letup. This coincidence of shocks marks a crucial ... More


The Future of Governance

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Governing the Modern Corporation: Capital Markets, Corporate Control, and Economic Performance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195171679
eISBN:
9780199783618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171675.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The rapidly expanding capital markets in the late 1990s and early 2000s, were exceptionally permissive of agency conflicts. Some of the agency problems identified in this book have since been ... More


Delegation of Powers and the Fiduciary Principle

Giandomenico Majone

in Dilemmas of European Integration: The Ambiguities and Pitfalls of Integration by Stealth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199274307
eISBN:
9780191603310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274304.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Broad delegation of powers to supranational institutions is a distinctive feature of the Community method. Broad delegation presupposes a fiduciary relation, hence, the progressive erosion of the ... More


Impact of the Pension Protection Act on Financial Advice: What Works and What Remains to Be Done?

Lynn Pettus and R. Hall Kesmodel

in Reorienting Retirement Risk Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199592609
eISBN:
9780191594618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592609.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

In light of workers' lack of financial literacy and the complexity of managing retirement income, retirement advice and financial planning services must be effectively delivered to help more ... More


  Personal Knowledge: 1948–1959

William Taussig Scott and Martin X. Moleski

in Michael Polanyi: Scientist and Philosopher

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195174335
eISBN:
9780199835706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019517433X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In view of his work in the humanities, Polanyi was transferred from the Chemistry Department at the University of Manchester to a chair in the Faculty of Economics and Social Studies in 1948. Thanks ... More


The Prudent Pension Fiduciary: A Pragmatic View

August Baker, Dennis E. Logue, and Jack S. Rader

in Managing Pension and Retirement Plans: A Guide for Employers, Administrators, and Other Fiduciaries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165906
eISBN:
9780199835508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516590X.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the fiduciary obligations of sponsors and managers of pension funds. Pension plan fiduciaries have a clear obligation to invest prudently and for the exclusive benefit of plan ... More


Implementing the Decision

James C. Raines and Nic T. Dibble

in Ethical Decision Making in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199735853
eISBN:
9780199863457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735853.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

There is an important difference between “managing” the ethical predicament, rather than “resolving” it. Managing a problem does not mean that we can necessarily prevent all negative outcomes whereas ... More


The Fiduciary Principle in Private and Public Law

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses fiduciary principle in private and public law. Topics covered include transparency and accountability as fiduciary responsibilities, finding solutions to fiduciary breach, the ... More


When Lawyers Work for the Government

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on government lawyers. Topics covered include lawyers' fiduciary duty of loyalty to their client, their response to political superiors acting unreasonably, conflicts of ... More


Fiduciary Relationships and the Presumption of Trust

Evan Fox-Decent

in Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698318
eISBN:
9780191732171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698318.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter IV develops a distinction introduced in Chapter II between legal and political authority. Legal authority is the authority to make, interpret, administer and enforce law. This authority to ... More


The Legal Obligations of Institutional Shareholders

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter looks at the duties of fiduciary investors. Under the statute, shareholders owning fully paid shares have no obligations. The only requirement under the law is to disclose their identity ... More


Rumford Market and the Genesis of Fiduciary Obligations

Joshua Getzler

in Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

Peter Birks's writings on English legal history, which stand alongside his studies of classical Roman law, are a model for historians of the law. His rationalization of the modern law of unjust ... More


Obstacles to SRI: Investment Regulation

Benjamin J. Richardson

in Socially Responsible Investment Law: Regulating the Unseen Polluters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333459
eISBN:
9780199868827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333459.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines how the legal system has traditionally hindered SRI. It focuses on the governing fiduciary duties, the decision-making procedures within financiers, and the international ... More


The Path to Ethical Investment for Sustainability

Benjamin J. Richardson

in Socially Responsible Investment Law: Regulating the Unseen Polluters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333459
eISBN:
9780199868827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333459.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter outlines possible regulatory reforms to improve the quality and impact of SRI. Given the gravity of the environmental crisis and the central role of the financial sector in that crisis, ... More


Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary

Evan Fox-Decent

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698318
eISBN:
9780191732171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698318.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

Political theory is concerned with the justification and limits of state power. Its questions include: Can states legitimately direct and coerce nonconsenting subjects? If they can, what limits, if ... More


Resource Investments

Dean O. Smith

in Managing the Research University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Universities invest research resources primarily to increase faculty members’ scholarly productivity. Many funds must be spent within the fiduciary controls established by an external entity such as ... More


Prologue: Hobbes and Legal Order

Evan Fox-Decent

in Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698318
eISBN:
9780191732171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698318.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

The book begins with Dr. Bonham’s Case to give a brief and historical illustration of how the common law has placed constraints on the use of public power. The Prologue then uses Hobbes to show how a ... More


Introduction: The State as Fiduciary and the Rule of Law

Evan Fox-Decent

in Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698318
eISBN:
9780191732171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698318.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

Roncarelli v Duplessis is arguably the most significant case on the rule of law in Canadian public law. I use it to explain various puzzles presented by judicial impositions of common law duties. I ... More


Seeking Sovereignty

Evan Fox-Decent

in Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698318
eISBN:
9780191732171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698318.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

I discuss the fiduciary relationship the Supreme Court of Canada has recognised between the Crown and Aboriginal peoples. The First Nations case is significant because it demonstrates that public, ... More


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