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Preservation of the Estate, Maximization of Value, and Facilitation of Rescues

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the administration of MEG insolvencies and examines ‘linking tools’ which could enhance preservation of the estate, wealth maximization and rescues. It asks to what extent and ... More


The Changing Political Geography of Financial Crisis Management

Louis W. Pauly

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

In the wake of several financial crises that also now spanned national boundaries, pragmatic financial supervisors gradually built a workable regime around the principle of ‘home-country control’ — ... More


 Changes in Equity Markets in the Major Developed Countries and Overview of the Book

George J. Benston, Michael Bromwich, Robert E. Litan, and Alfred Wagenhofer

in Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195305838
eISBN:
9780199783342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305833.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an introduction to recent and likely future trends in financial reporting in the United States, Europe, Japan, and in the international arena (through reporting standards set by ... More


Regulating Multinationals:Foreign Investment, Development, and the Balance of Corporate and Home Country Rights and Responsibilities in a Globalizing World

Peter T. Muchlinski

in The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793624
eISBN:
9780199895205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793624.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the nature and function of international investment agreements (IIAs) within the process of economic globalization and development. The examination is carried out from the ... More


Financial Market Integration in the Post FSAP Era. In Search of Overall Conceptual Consistency in the Regulatory Framework

Michel Tison

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/9780199202911.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter looks into the concepts underpinning the current generation of capital market integration directives, that follow the ‘Lamfalussy-approach’. In particular, it examines whether the level ... More


Medical Tourism and Ending Life: Travel for Assisted Suicide and Abortion

I. Glenn Cohen

in Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199975099
eISBN:
9780190205522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975099.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Many countries restrict access to abortion and assisted suicide. Therefore, some individuals travel abroad to get these services in what I call “circumvention tourism”—traveling abroad for the ... More


United States: Slippery Jannah?

Cawo M. Abdi

in Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697380
eISBN:
9781452952376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697380.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter Four examines how Somalis’ ultimate imagined Eden, the United States, measures to expectations. Life for Somali refugees who succeed in reaching America is rife with challenges. State and ... More


Home- and Host-Country Effects of Foreign Direct Investment

Robert E. Lipsey

in Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents a detailed analysis and appraisal of the empirical findings concerning the home- and host-country effects of foreign direct investment (FDI). It first summarizes the empirical ... More


“Boll Weevil in the Cotton / Devil in the White Man”: Reasons for Leaving the South

Farah Jasmine Griffin

in Who Set You Flowin?: The African-American Migration Narrative

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195088960
eISBN:
9780199855148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195088960.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The chapter begins by a description of migration narratives that portray the lynching of African Americans. Two meanings can be derived from these migration narratives, the first being the impact of ... More


Home-Country Effects of FDI: Foreign Production and Structural Change in Home-Country Operations

Gunnar Fors and Ari Kokko

in Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The home-country effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) have received renewed attention over the past decade. One important reason is the development of the regional integration processes in ... More


Transnationalism and Political Participation: The Challenges of “In-Between” Americans

Sangay K. Mishra

in Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816681150
eISBN:
9781452954271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681150.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 presents evidence from quantitative and qualitative data to argue that higher level of South Asian engagements with the issues concerning home countries do not lead to depressed political ... More


Concluding remarks

Jon Birger Skjærseth and Tora Skodvin

in Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study which has been on the factors that may explain the changes and differences in corporate climate strategies adopted by major oil companies: ... More


Scots, the Caribbean and British imperial politics

Douglas J. Hamilton

in Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the role of the Scots in the Caribbean and British imperial politics. The changing face of politics in Scotland from the 1760s impelled more and more Scots to look southwards in ... More


A Century of Transnationalism: Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections

Nancy L Green and Roger Waldinger (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040443
eISBN:
9780252098864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040443.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The burgeoning literature on immigrant transnationalism is one of the academic success stories of our times. Yet having reminded scholars that migrants, in leaving home for a new life abroad, ... More


Internationalization at the Firm Level

Hwy-Chang Moon

in The Strategy for Korea's Economic Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190228798
eISBN:
9780190228828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228798.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Internationalization plays a key role in promoting the growth of firms and building their competitiveness. Although key decision-makers at the firm and national level often misunderstand the nature ... More


Mapping the Modes of Mobilization

Sangay K. Mishra

in Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816681150
eISBN:
9781452954271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681150.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 4 identifies three major modes of political engagement relying on selective elite mobilization: the trend of descriptive representation from white majority districts, the prominence of ... More


Marriage Stories: Crossing the Boundaries of Nation, Gender, and Law

in The Culture of Islam: Changing Aspects of Contemporary Muslim Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226726137
eISBN:
9780226726144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726144.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

As Muslims move across national and cultural frontiers they bring the problems of their family lives with them. Whether accompanying the primary wage earner or remaining in the home country, the ... More


International Sister Students Today: Institute and University Responses

Mary Johnson, Mary L. Gautier, Patricia Wittberg, and Thu T. Do

in Migration for Mission: International Catholic Sisters in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190933098
eISBN:
9780190933128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933098.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides demographic data on international sisters who are currently studying in the United States. It describes how U.S. Catholic colleges and universities and institutes of women ... More


Marriage and Motherhood

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on the period in which Sophie and Aurore were invited to the country home of Angele and James Roettiers Du Plessis. The Du Plessis country home was a Louis XVI villa at Le ... More


A Cabin in the Woods

E. Douglas Bomberger

in MacDowell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199899296
eISBN:
9780190268343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899296.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the fulfillment of Edward and Marian's dream to own a country home. In 1896 they purchased an eighty-acre farm in the small town of Peterborough, a few hours outside Boston. In ... More


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