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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


Takeovers and Corporate Governance: Three Years of Tensions *

Masaru Hayakawa 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/9780199563630.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

Livedoor's audacious takeover bid for Nippon Broadcasting System Inc. (NBS) in 2005 precipitated a flurry of judicial, legislative, administrative, and management actions, which have strongly ... More


Fighting back: Defensive Tactics in Hostile Takeovers

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/9780190641184.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A board of directors that attempts to defeat a hostile takeover attempt will try to raise the cost and lower the value of the shares the raider needs to complete the takeover. This can be achieved ... More


Control Transactions

Paul Davies, Klaus Hopt, and Wolf-Georg Ringe

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/9780198739630.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers legal strategies for addressing problems arising in control transactions (i.e., between a third party (the acquirer) and the company’s shareholders), and specifically corporate ... More


Global Regulatory and Ethical Framework

Henry Ordower

in Private Equity: Opportunities and Risks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375875
eISBN:
9780199375899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375875.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews statutory and court-sanctioned private regulatory frameworks affecting the creation of private equity (PE) funds and their primary activity of corporate acquisitions. The chapter ... More


The Social Enterprise Trust Deficit

Dana Brakman Reiser and Steven A. Dean

in Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190249786
eISBN:
9780190249816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249786.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explains why social enterprises have more difficulty gaining access to capital than conventional businesses do. It begins with the insight that law lends both for-profits and nonprofits ... More


The Political Dynamics of Marketizing “Corporate Control”

Helen Callaghan

in Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization: How Shareholders gained Control Rights in Britain, Germany, and France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198815020
eISBN:
9780191853517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815020.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

Chapter 2 provides background information pertaining to the regulation of takeover bids, to clarify how political struggles surrounding shareholder rights elucidate the political dynamics of ... More


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