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Cross-Listing and the Market for Governance

Gordon L. Clark and Dariusz Wójcik

in The Geography of Finance: Corporate Governance in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213368
eISBN:
9780191695858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213368.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter aims to contribute to a better understanding of the relationship between corporate governance and cross-listing focusing on European firms. Using proprietary data on corporate governance ... More


Public Offers and Listings of Equity Securities

Eilís Ferran and Look Chan Ho

in Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671342
eISBN:
9780191788895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the process whereby a company raises finance by offering its equity securities to investors in the market. Topics discussed include reasons for going public; where shares can ... More


Corporate Governance Practices of Major Types of Chinese Enterprises and Institutional Constraints on Corporate Governance Improvements during Transition

Leng Jing

in Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this chapter, the design and the implementation of corporate governance mechanisms in the four types of Chinese enterprises—state-owned enterprises (SOEs), listed companies, village enterprises ... More


Initial Public Offering and Corporate Governance in China's Transitional Economy

Chen Chien-Hsun and Shih Hui-Tzu

in Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386799
eISBN:
9780226386966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386966.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter empirically examines the performance of Chinese initial public offerings (IPOs). The sample consists of 437 companies listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and 447 companies listed on ... More


Building Taurus

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Project Taurus promised to save the equities industry 255 million pounds over ten years, plus the invisible benefits arising from enhanced confidence in the UK stock market. Problems soon arose, ... More


The Chinese Corporate Savings Puzzle: A Firm-Level Cross-Country Perspective

Bayoumi Tamim, Hui Tong, and Shang-Jin Wei

in Capitalizing China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226237244
eISBN:
9780226237268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237268.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the savings rates of China's listed business enterprises. It compares the savings patterns of 1,557 Chinese publicly listed firms with those of 29,330 listed firms in fifty-one ... More


Public Offering Programme: Public Issue

Raghvendra K. Singh and Shailendera K. Singh

in Law and Regulation of Public Offering of Corporate Securities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466689
eISBN:
9780199087310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466689.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The mechanics of a public issue of corporate securities and its legal setting are the focus of this chapter. These aspects are largely governed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue ... More


Decision-Making By Members

Hannah Thornley

in Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities, and Remedies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754398
eISBN:
9780191927669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754398.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter describes the ways in which members make decisions for a company and the procedures for obtaining their decisions. The members of the company are the subscribers and any other person ... More


The Role of the Chairman at Meetings of Directors

Leslie Kosmin QC and Catherine Roberts

in Company Meetings and Resolutions: Law, Practice, and Procedure

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198832744
eISBN:
9780191932335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832744.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

It is usual for a valid board meeting to be chaired by one of the directors who will act as the chairman of the board. The chairman is the person who has control of the conduct of the meeting. The ... More


Class Meetings and Class Consents

Leslie Kosmin QC and Catherine Roberts

in Company Meetings and Resolutions: Law, Practice, and Procedure

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198832744
eISBN:
9780191932335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832744.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

It is legitimate for the issued share capital of a company to be divided into shares of different classes, for example, the share capital may include deferred shares, preference shares or ... More


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