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Institutional Investors

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Governing the Modern Corporation: Capital Markets, Corporate Control, and Economic Performance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195171679
eISBN:
9780199783618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171675.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explores the critical role of institutional investors as fiduciaries and in the governance of public companies. These institutions have more frequently encountered agency conflicts as ... More


 Corporate Financial Reporting and Regulation in the United States

George J. Benston, Michael Bromwich, Robert E. Litan, and Alfred Wagenhofer

in Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195305838
eISBN:
9780199783342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305833.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews the rules governing financial disclosure by corporations in the United States. It begins with an overview of state regulation (which is still in force) and then turns to federal ... More


The Public Utility Holding Company Act

William Lasser

in Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088793
eISBN:
9780300128888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088793.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes events leading up to the signing into law of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. The discussions include Roosevelt's contentious relationship with public utility ... More


Public Utility Holding Companies: Indictment and “Death Sentence”

John L. Neufeld

in Selling Power: Economics, Policy, and Electric Utilities Before 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399638
eISBN:
9780226399775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399775.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the FTC’s findings. The FTC investigation included whether holding companies were victimizing outside investors or utility customers, the structure and extent of control of ... More


Introduction

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/9780190640323.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter introduces the reader to the changes the American public company has experienced that The Public Company Transformed explores. To set the scene, the basic chronology is summarized and ... More


Hybrid Organisations in Waste Management: Public and Private Organisations in a Deregulated Market Environment

Philip Marcel Karré

in Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306375
eISBN:
9781447310891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306375.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter examines how as a result of processes of privatisation, deregulation and marketization, public services such as waste management have been outsourced to public waste management ... More


Company Information

Onnig H. Dombalagian

in Chasing the Tape: Information Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028622
eISBN:
9780262324298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028622.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter surveys the design of mandatory disclosure regimes for public company information under US securities law and EU capital markets directives. The chapter begins with an overview of the ... More


The Public Company Transformed

Brian Cheffins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190640323
eISBN:
9780190640354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190640323.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The publicly traded company has played a dominant role in the American economy for decades. The Public Company Transformed examines the history of the American public company from the mid-twentieth ... More


The Rewards and Problems of Headlong Growth: The Early Years of a Limited Company

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.005
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the success and challenges faced by Charles Cammell's business when it was converted into a public limited company with a capitalisation of one million British pounds. It ... More


Laird Brothers, 1865–1903

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.008
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the history of shipbuilding company Laird, Son and Co. during the period the period from 1865 to 1903. It explains that founder John Laird retired in 1861 and the company was ... More


Extraterritorial Reach of the US Financial Laws

James Cox

in Financial Regulation and Supervision: A post-crisis analysis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660902
eISBN:
9780191806902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199660902.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the international reach and jurisdiction of US Financial Laws with emphasis on anti-fraud provisions in private litigation. It analyses past cases that involve ... More


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