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Foreign Investors and Corporate Governance in Japan 1

Christina Ahmadjian

in Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284511
eISBN:
9780191713705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284511.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the impact of foreign institutional investors on various aspects of corporate governance and corporate restructuring. Alongside foreign direct investment (FDI) by foreign ... More


Foreign Ownership and its Consequences

J. E. M. Thirkell, K. Petkov, and S. A. Vickerstaff

in The Transformation of Labour Relations: Restructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289791
eISBN:
9780191684760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289791.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, International Business

The aim of this chapter is to examine the impact of foreign ownership on labour relations. This chapter is based on five cases. The first, Slovcar, from Slovakia, shows how foreign management was ... More


Restrictions on Foreign Investment in the Energy Sector for National Security Reasons: The Case of Japan

Kazuhiro Nakatani

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Article 3 of the OECD Code of Liberalization of Capital Movements provides that a state can restrict foreign investment when it considers it necessary for the maintenance of public order or for the ... More


Canada

Alan M. Rugman

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Three themes are pursued in this case study on the impact of globalization on Canada. The first is that from a Canadian perspective, globalization means regionalization; by virtue of the FTA ... More


High and Low Levels of Foreign Bank Ownership: Sources and Consequences

Rachel A. Epstein

in Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198809968
eISBN:
9780191847219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809968.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Global data on foreign bank ownership shows that the advanced industrial and major emerging economies have low levels of foreign bank ownership—a clear rebuke to marketized bank–state ties. Among ... More


National Security and Foreign Government Ownership Restrictions on Foreign Investment: Predictability for Investors at the National Level

Mark A. Clodfelter and Francesca M. S. Guerrero

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on national security and foreign government ownership restrictions on foreign direct investment (FDI) and their implications for investors at the national level. It begins with ... More


Introduction: The Paradox of Financial Control

Rachel A. Epstein

in Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198809968
eISBN:
9780191847219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809968.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The paradox of financial control refers to the fact that while most governments resent or resist incursions on national bank ownership or management, European states with high levels of foreign bank ... More


Conclusion: Ceding Autonomy but Limiting Costs: Revisiting the Logic of National Bank Control

Rachel A. Epstein

in Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198809968
eISBN:
9780191847219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809968.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The study’s findings from Europe have implications for other major powers, including that: (1) banking sector protectionism became increasingly costly given other liberalizing trends; (2) ... More


National Media Concentrations Compared

Eli M. Noam

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0032
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines and summarizes country data across all of the 30 nations surveyed in this study, chosen for their importance in the media world, their GDP, and population size. Four ... More


Stock Market Opening and the Cost of Capital: The Case of Korea

Inseok Shin and Chang-gyun Park (eds)

in International Financial Issues in the Pacific Rim: Global Imbalances, Financial Liberalization, and Exchange Rate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386829
eISBN:
9780226387086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387086.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter uses firm level panel data to analyze the effects of increased foreign presence in the Korean stock market on dividend yield. It examines the trends that emerge when controlling for ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in Ireland

Roddy Flynn and Paschal Preston

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on media ownership and concentration in Ireland. Following a summary of the Irish media landscape, the rest of the chapter considers print media (newspapers, magazine ... More


Japan: Ongoing Financial Deregulation, Structural Change, and Performance, 1990–2010

Edward J. Lincoln

in How Finance Is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165266
eISBN:
9780231536462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165266.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the evolution of Japan's financial sector. It describes a number of structural changes including a major consolidation of the banking industry, partial reform of the government ... More


India

David Collins

in The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explains the process of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from India. Since the liberalisation of its economy in the early 1990s, India has experienced significant economic ... More


Sex Segregation in Five Japanese Companies

Kumiko Nemoto

in Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702488
eISBN:
9781501706219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702488.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the methodology and the background characteristics of each firm (five companies: three financial firms and two cosmetics firms), including information on the management, ... More


Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Rachel A. Epstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198809968
eISBN:
9780191847219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809968.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

States and banks have traditionally maintained close ties. At various points in time, states have used banks to manage their economies and soak up government debt, while banks enjoyed regulatory ... More


The Foreigner in the Media

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0114
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In principle, both print and electronic media in India must be free from state control and must belong to Indians alone. Sushma Swaraj, the country's Information and Broadcasting Minister, issued ... More


Granting Immunity: Authorisation and “Public Benefit”

Rex Ahdar

in The Evolution of Competition Law in New Zealand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198855606
eISBN:
9780191889295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855606.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter analyses the authorisation mechanism—a demanding cost-benefit test for those applicants who seek advance approval of their potentially contravening conduct. The “public benefits” and ... More


African Intellectuals in a Hostile Media Environment

Macharia Munene

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses how the African intellectual faces a hostile media environment because media are largely foreign owned or dependent on foreign sources and programming. Media are also involved ... More


Introduction

Andrew K. Rose

Takatoshi Ito (ed.)

in Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386805
eISBN:
9780226387079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book contains studies from the thirteenth annual East Asian Seminar on Economics, which took place on June 20–22 in Melbourne, Australia, and focused on productivity. It examines recent ... More


The Opium Wars

Eugene Marlow

in Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817990
eISBN:
9781496818034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817990.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the late 1910s, 1920s, and even into the 1930s, “jazz” was the music of the age in the Republic of China, especially and primarily in Shanghai on China's east coast. It was enjoyed equally by ... More


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