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Recent Facts and Developments in Corporate Governance

Luis Correia Da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

in Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259304
eISBN:
9780191600852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259305.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Reviews the different systems of corporate governance and corporate control around the world. Legal devices that separate ownership from control are discussed. The main corporate governance ... More


Deviations from Ownership-Control Proportionality—Economic Protectionism Revisited

Wolf-Georg Ringe

in Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter revisits some of the aspects of the one share/one vote (OSOV) debate in the shadow of the protectionist fears that have lurked in the corners of discussions since the beginning of the ... More


Is Democracy the Least Bad Political System?

Daniel A. Bell

in The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173047
eISBN:
9781400865505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173047.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines whether democratic elections lead to good consequences, and more specifically whether democracy is the least bad political system. It considers four key flaws of electoral ... More


Foundations of Emerging Republicanism

Peter Dunbar and Mike Haridopolos

in The Modern Republican Party in Florida

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066127
eISBN:
9780813058337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066127.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter underscores the significance of the growth in population and its impact on changing political demographics. It highlights the events that triggered the influx of new Florida voters for ... More


Deviations from Ownership–Control Proportionality—Private Benefits and the Bigger Picture

Arad Reisberg

in Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter comments on the study of the one share/one vote (OSOV) debate presented in Chapter 10. It attempts to clarify some issues by presenting three ‘hidden truths’ revealed by the study. The ... More


A Criticism of Later Rawls and a Defense of a Decent (Confucian) People

Tongdong Bai

in The Philosophical Challenge from China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028431
eISBN:
9780262323628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028431.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Rawls in The Law of Peoples argues that decent peoples should be tolerated by liberal peoples, but he offers few considerations about the relative merits of decent peoples to liberal peoples. In this ... More


Risk-Decoupling Strategies

Wolf-Georg Ringe

in The Deconstruction of Equity: Activist Shareholders, Decoupled Risk, and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198723035
eISBN:
9780191789618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723035.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter introduces in detail the different techniques that are used for risk-decoupling strategies. A number of techniques make it possible to decouple risk and equity ownership: most ... More


An Exploration of Alternatives

Edward B. Foley

in Presidential Elections and Majority Rule: The Rise, Demise, and Potential Restoration of the Jeffersonian Electoral College

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190060152
eISBN:
9780190060183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060152.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A constitutional amendment to replace the Electoral College is not feasible, at least for the foreseeable future. The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact plan, as a method of nullifying the ... More


Party Leadership Selection and Intra-Party Democracy

William Cross

in The Challenges of Intra-Party Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661879
eISBN:
9780191748349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661879.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Much recent research suggests that party leaders are increasing their authority both within parties and in public office. The selection of leaders is one of the most consequential decisions made by ... More


The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy

Daniel A. Bell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173047
eISBN:
9781400865505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173047.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Westerners tend to divide the political world into “good” democracies and “bad” authoritarian regimes, but the Chinese political model does not fit neatly in either category. Over the past three ... More


The Administrative Committee

Tilmann Büttner

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0050
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Administrative Committee is the central body guiding the Court. It decides, for example, on the appointment of judges (Art 16(2) UPCA), changes to the Statute (Art 40(2) UPCA), and possible ... More


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