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Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List: Analysis of European Regulation

Raquel García Alcubilla and Javier Ruiz del Pozo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608867
eISBN:
9780191739125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608867.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In a non-technical language, the book provides an overview of the history of ratings, the role of rating agencies, the industry, the uses of ratings and the rating process. The US subprime crisis ... More


Building Trust: In Business, Politics, Relationships, and Life

Robert C. Solomon and Fernando Flores

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161113
eISBN:
9780199869220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161114.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Everyone agrees that trust is essential for decent human relationships, but our understanding of trust too often collapses in platitudes and falsehoods. It is typically treated as some sort of ... More


The Crisis of Morality and the Moral Culture of Contemporary Society

John Hendry

in Between Enterprise and Ethics: Business and Management in a Bimoral Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268634
eISBN:
9780191708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268634.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter critically reviews contemporary accounts of the crisis of morality, with particular attention to the arguments of Fukuyama, the free-market critics of the right, arguments concerning the ... More


Conclusions

ELIZABETH COOKE

in The Modern Law of Estoppel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198262220
eISBN:
9780191714412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262220.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book proposes three suggestions with regards to the law of estoppel. The first is that estoppel should not be treated as a collection of discrete types. The book argues that reliance-based ... More


Contract Theory

Stephen A. Smith

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765615
eISBN:
9780191695308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765615.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is both an examination of, and a contribution to, our understanding of the theoretical foundations of the common law of contract. Focusing on contemporary debates in contract theory, the ... More


Charity and Philanthropy

Zoltan J. Acs

in Why Philanthropy Matters: How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-Being

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148625
eISBN:
9781400846818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148625.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter traces the history of philanthropy and shows the extent to which it is woven into the very fabric of the American entrepreneurial experiment. In order to understand philanthropy as a ... More


Adherence Rules

Jeffrey Brand-Ballard

in Limits of Legality: The Ethics of Lawless Judging

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195342291
eISBN:
9780199867011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342291.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter poses five questions. First, are adherence rules serious rules or pseudorules? Second, what reasons do various adherence rules provide to judges? Third, what reasons do various adherence ... More


The Judicial Oath

Jeffrey Brand-Ballard

in Limits of Legality: The Ethics of Lawless Judging

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195342291
eISBN:
9780199867011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342291.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter evaluates and rejects the claim that judges must adhere to the law in suboptimal-result cases because they swore a solemn oath of office to uphold the law. The relationship between oaths ... More


Legitimate Expectations and Informal Administrative Representations

Hector A. Mairal

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The protection of legitimate expectations arising from government conduct is an important doctrine in some European legal systems and in investment arbitration. This chapter deals with legitimate ... More


Introduction

Sanford C. Goldberg

in Relying on Others: An Essay in Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593248
eISBN:
9780191594625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593248.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

The Introduction explains the idea behind the book: the fact that we rely on others for so much of what we know about the world should prompt a reconsideration of the individualistic orientation of ... More


Epistemic Reliance and the Extendedness Hypothesis

Sanford C. Goldberg

in Relying on Others: An Essay in Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593248
eISBN:
9780191594625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593248.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter argues that Process Reliabilists should regard the process by which testimonial beliefs are formed as interpersonal in extent. This ‘extendedness hypothesis,’ it is argued, is a special ... More


Epilogue

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter discusses how, by the twilight of the civil rights era, the success stories of Japanese and Chinese America had themselves become success stories. The cross pressures of ... More


Honesty, Professionals, and the Vulnerability of the Public

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Often, professionals are in a position to advance their own financial interests by means of lying and deception, e.g., lying to a client to manipulate her into purchasing unneeded services. This ... More


Trust, Cooperation, and Human Psychology

Simon Blackburn

in Practical Tortoise Raising: and other philosophical essays

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199548057
eISBN:
9780191594953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548057.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues for a minimal theory of trust beginning with simple reliance, describing the psychological and social forces that translate this into relationships of trust. It tackles the ... More


Financial Crisis: Global Regulatory Reaction

Garcia Alcubilla and Ruiz del Pozo

in Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List: Analysis of European Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608867
eISBN:
9780191739125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608867.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Rating agencies were in the spotlight again as a result of the US subprime crisis that started during the summer of 2007 and that highlighted the systemic relevance of the agencies in financial ... More


Future Developments

Garcia Alcubilla and Ruiz del Pozo

in Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List: Analysis of European Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608867
eISBN:
9780191739125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608867.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book starts with the weaknesses of the agencies in relation to asset-backed securities’ ratings and concludes with the policy discussions around the ratings of EU sovereign bonds, prompted by the ... More


Marie de France: the Courtly Fable

Jill Mann

in From Aesop to Reynard: Beast Literature in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199217687
eISBN:
9780191712371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217687.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The Fables of Marie de France, the oldest fable collection in the vernacular, elevate the fable from its traditional role as a school‐room text to a work of courtly entertainment. Engaging with Hans ... More


State

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

State liability for torts has been bedevilled by the mistaken view that the applicable principles differ when compared to those found in relation to private defendants. The unfortunate importation of ... More


Precedent

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the Court's use of precedent. First, it examines the line of precedent involving the rejection then adoption and finally restriction of the exclusionary rule under the Fourth ... More


Nyerere’s Tanzania

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The mainland of Tanzania became independent in 1961, under the leadership of a politician and philosopher called Julius Nyerere. This book is about the events leading up to this and what followed in ... More


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