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The Difficulties with Conferring Rights on Shareholders to Litigate

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter inquires into the particular difficulties minority shareholders face where they seek redress against wrongdoing directors. Section 3.2 discusses these problems and Section 3.3 outlines ... More


Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

D. Hugh Whittaker and Simon Deakin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

The chapters in this book address the state of Japanese corporate governance and managerial practice at a critical moment. They are based on detailed and intensive fieldwork in large Japanese ... More


In the Shadow of Corporate Governance Reform: Change and Continuity in Managerial Practice at Listed Companies in Japan *

John Buchanan and Simon Deakin

in Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

This chapter presents an empirical analysis of the implementation of the “company with committees law” of 2002 that was aimed at expanding the role of independent directors. Most boards continue to ... More


On a Different Path? The Managerial Reshaping of Japanese Corporate Governance *

Simon Deakin and D. Hugh Whittaker

in Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

This introductory chapter sets out the main themes of the book and provides an overview of the chapters that follow. The chapter explains how the traditional or postwar model of Japanese corporate ... More


Whose Company Is It? Changing CEO Ideology in Japan

George Olcott

in Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563630
eISBN:
9780191721359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563630.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

This chapter reports the results of interviews with senior managers of large Japanese companies in 2007 and 2008. There is recognition of a greater role for the CEO, and of a less collegial approach ... More


Director Independence

Stephen M. Bainbridge

in Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199772421
eISBN:
9780199932696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772421.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

With few exceptions, all public corporations in the United States are now required to have a majority of independent directors. The logic of this requirement is that independent directors will do a ... More


The Chairman and the Top Team

Adrian Cadbury

in Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter considers the positions of deputy chairman and senior independent director as one. An advantage of combining both positions is that it avoids creating an extra post at board level and ... More


The Emerging Role of Independent Directors in the Boardroom

Garima Dadhich

in Corporate Governance in India: Change and Continuity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199469321
eISBN:
9780199087532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469321.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the regulatory framework which gives independent directors an authority with impartiality to ensure that the powers should be exercised in a justified and accountable way and ... More


The Basic Governance Structure: The Interests of Shareholders as a Class

John Armour, Luca Enriques, Henry Hansmann, and Reinier Kraakman

in The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739630
eISBN:
9780191837982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739630.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines legal strategies employed in representative “core jurisdictions” to mitigate manager-shareholder conflicts. Agency problems arise from two of the core features of the corporate ... More


Spike and Tyler’s Beef: Blackness, Authenticity, and Discourses of Black Exceptionalism

Karen M. Bowdre

in From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807045
eISBN:
9781496807083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807045.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Moving the conversation about Perry to a more meta-discursive level, Karen M. Bowdre’s chapter features an examination of the careers of Spike Lee and Tyler Perry.The way we discuss Black Hollywood ... 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


Whose side are you on?: The Role of the Board of Directors

Graeme Guthrie

in The Firm Divided: Manager-Shareholder Conflict and the Fight for Control of the Modern Corporation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190641184
eISBN:
9780190641214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190641184.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The board of directors has a fiduciary duty to the shareholders who elect its members to monitor, advise, and if necessary replace the CEO and other senior executives. One way to analyze the ... More


Corporate Governance in India: Change and Continuity

Asish K. Bhattacharyya (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199469321
eISBN:
9780199087532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469321.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The Companies Act 2013 (hereafter, the act) and the revised code of corporate governance issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), incorporated in Clause 49 of the Equity Listing ... 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


After the Lion

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the decline of the M-G-M studios, and Walters release in 1964 after twenty-two years under contract. The role of the independent director is explored, as is Walters’ work at ... More


Listed Companies: Regulatory Tools and Current Reform Issues

Theodor Baums

in Advances in Corporate Governance: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866367
eISBN:
9780191898501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866367.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Although corporate governance codes have spread across the European Union and beyond, and are regularly revised and adapted to changing national and international expectations of investors and other ... More


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