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Setting the Scene

Brian R. Cheffins

in Corporate Ownership and Control: British Business Transformed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199236978
eISBN:
9780191717260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236978.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter puts the historical analysis offered by the book into contemporary context. The reader will find out the UK differs from most other industrialized countries in that ownership (in the ... More


The Neglected Benefits of the Corporate Form: Entity Status and the Separation of Asset Ownership from Control

Margaret M. Blair

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter criticizes current contractarian views of the firm in law and economics, reminding that the forgotten merit of the corporate form of enterprise is precisely the separation between ... More


The Separation of Ownership and Control in Austria

Klaus Gugler, Susanne Kalss, Alex Stomper, and Josef Zechner

in The Control of Corporate Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257539
eISBN:
9780191595905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257531.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The structure of Austrian corporate governance has been largely unexplored. This is partly due to the complex structure of the system and partly due to the difficulty in obtaining data. This paper ... More


Differences in Ownership Structures across Countries

WOOJIN KIM

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0027
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

This chapter summarizes stylized facts on corporate ownership and control structures around the world and their impact on managerial decisions and firm performance. Recent literature suggests that ... More


Corporate Ownership and Control: British Business Transformed

Brian R. Cheffins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199236978
eISBN:
9780191717260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236978.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The typical British publicly traded company has widely dispersed share ownership and is run by professionally trained managers who collectively own an insufficiently large percentage of shares to ... More


Hybrid Business Forms and the Regulation of Illicit Transactions

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen

in Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203406
eISBN:
9780191707780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203406.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the significance of diverse patterns of ownership and control for regulating conflicts between majority and minority shareholders. It explores arguments for and against the ... More


Foundations of the Firm II: Agency, Contracts, and Property

Eric W Orts

in Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter considers laws pertaining to agency relationships, organizational contracts, and private property, which count as an additional set of legal foundations for the construction, growth, and ... More


The Challenges of Privatization: An International Analysis

Bernardo Bortolotti and Domenico Siniscalco

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199249343
eISBN:
9780191600845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249342.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides a systematic account of the privatization process at the global scale, presenting an overarching description of the phenomenon, and panel data empirical analyses testing some of ... More


Reasserting Control: The Regulation of Mass Culture

Corey Ross

in Media and the Making of Modern Germany: Mass Communications, Society, and Politics from the Empire to the Third Reich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278213
eISBN:
9780191707933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278213.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers one major aspect of the heterogeneous responses of cultural and political elites to the rise of the media and burgeoning entertainment industry. It focuses on efforts, above ... More


Mechanisms of Ownership Control and the Issue of Disproportionate Distribution of Power

Ulf Bernitz

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/9780199591459.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The Takeover Directive is based on the view that takeovers should be encouraged as an instrument for EU company restructuring plans. Takeovers have even been considered to be a ‘condition for the ... More


Managerial Capitalism

Brian R. Cheffins

in The Public Company Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190640323
eISBN:
9780190640354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190640323.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on managerial capitalism, which prevailed in large American public companies from the end of World War II until the 1980s. The chapter opens by summarizing managerial ... More


Who Faces a Dilemma between Volatility and Output in Innovation?

Jingjing Huo

in How Nations Innovate: The Political Economy of Technological Innovation in Affluent Capitalist Economies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198735847
eISBN:
9780191799808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735847.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter studies technological innovation from a “micro” perspective, examining how the power to exploit information is distributed across the principal–agent relationship between firms during ... More


Remaking the Image

Richard Coopey

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 1980s presented 3i with a range of challenges, arising from enhanced competition and a radically expanding market-place, and from a need to rethink fundamentally questions of ownership and ... More


The Stock Market as a Value-Extracting Institution

William Lazonick and Jang-Sup Shin

in Predatory Value Extraction: How the Looting of the Business Corporation Became the US Norm and How Sustainable Prosperity Can Be Restored

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846772
eISBN:
9780191881770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846772.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter debunks the conventional wisdom that the primary function of the stock market is to be a value-creating institution, raising cash for corporations by pointing to the fact that the ... More


Ireland’s licensing regime in an international context

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter extends the analysis of models of hydrocarbon management by considering their implementation via fiscal systems as a specific strand of state policy. This chapter combines academic and ... More


Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Amanda Slevin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Gas and oil are pivotal to the functioning of modern societies, yet the ownership, control, production and consumption of hydrocarbons often provokes intense disputes with serious social, economic, ... More


The Future of the Public Company

Brian R. Cheffins

in The Public Company Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190640323
eISBN:
9780190640354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190640323.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The seventh and concluding chapter of The Public Company Transformed extrapolates from trends the previous chapters have identified to speculate on the future trajectory of the public company. ... More


A gadfly in the ointment: The Consequences of Separating Ownership and Control

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/9780190641184.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Modern corporations are characterized by the separation of ownership and control, with individual investors spreading their wealth over a large number of separate firms. This allows specialist ... More


Back to the future? Towards a new model for Ireland

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Summarising the book's contents, this chapter argues that Ireland's approach to the management of its gas and oil is fundamentally flawed and unless modified, will continue to cause difficulties in ... More


The Managerial Challenge to Liberalism

Abraham A. Singer

in The Form of the Firm: A Normative Political Theory of the Corporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190698348
eISBN:
9780190909499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the “managerial” approach to the corporation by unpacking Berle and Means’s famous argument about the problems of the modern corporation. This approach is important because it ... More


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