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The Corporate Law Market

Erin A. O'Hara and Larry E. Ribstein

in The Law Market

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195312898
eISBN:
9780199871025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312898.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows that the corporate law market is simply a part of the broader market for law discussed in this book. The corporate choice-of-law rule known as the “internal affairs doctrine” (IAD) ... More


The Law Market

Larry E. Ribstein and Erin O'Hara

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195312898
eISBN:
9780199871025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312898.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Cheaper transportation, faster communication, and lowered trade barriers have made people, firms, and their assets much more mobile. This increasing mobility has strained traditional notions that ... More


Securities Law (the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law)

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese securities law. Topics covered include the development of securities law in Japan; enactment of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (FIEL); goal, scope, and ... More


Conclusion

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0029
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter wraps up the main points of this book. Corporate governance can be examined in terms of the inner workings of the corporation: the mechanical requirements for the board of directors, the ... More


Preparation Offences, Security Interests, Political Freedom

Peter Ramsay

in The Structures of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199644315
eISBN:
9780191732249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644315.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter identifies both the precise security interests that are protected by the offence of preparation of terrorism and the assumptions about the law's subjects that must be made in order to ... More


Emergencies

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the situations in which emergency laws are invoked and the reduced scope for habeas corpus during those situations. It considers emergencies that are not necessarily called ... More


The Determinants of Ownership and Control: Current Theories

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/9780199236978.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter outlines the leading theories that have been advanced in the comparative corporate governance literature to account for why patterns of ownership and control differ across borders and ... More


Law and Economic Development: Credit and Security in South and South-East Asia

Ross Cranston

in How Law Works

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter describes the effect of law on economic development. It specifically explores the reality of credit and security law in the region ... More


The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and European Security Law

Marco Odello

in European Security Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199218622
eISBN:
9780191696114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218622.003.0013
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter analyses the aims, purposes, and work of the organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and examines the legal aspects of institutional action in the area of security ... More


Extended Markets and Innovative Extensions

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Financial innovation is the engine driving the financial system toward improved performance in the real economy. The conventional view of financial instruments is based upon the categorical ... More


Beginning the Foundation

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Much of the foundation of mutual funds' success was laid early on, in the 1920s and 1930s–mutual funds' use, beginning with the first fund in 1924, of redeemable shares and a simple capital structure ... More


Beginning the Foundation

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider’s View

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753505
eISBN:
9780199918805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753505.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Many developments in recent years have contributed to mutual funds' success, including generally rising securities markets, a growing middle class, the creation of new types of funds and new ways to ... More


Legal Transplants: The Sri Lankan Experience

Ross Cranston

in How Law Works

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter reports a story from colonial times in Sri Lanka to the present day of the transplant into that jurisdiction of credit and ... More


Public Offers and Listings of Equity Securities

Eilís Ferran and Look Chan Ho

in Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671342
eISBN:
9780191788895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the process whereby a company raises finance by offering its equity securities to investors in the market. Topics discussed include reasons for going public; where shares can ... More


Foundational Terms and Concepts

Raghvendra K. Singh and Shailendera K. Singh

in Law and Regulation of Public Offering of Corporate Securities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466689
eISBN:
9780199087310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466689.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Law and regulation of public offering of corporate securities in India is characterized by its enormity and relative flux, and there is a danger of being overwhelmed by it. Therefore, the first ... More


Conclusions on the Current State of European Security Law

Nigel D White and Martin Trybus

in European Security Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199218622
eISBN:
9780191696114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218622.003.0015
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This final chapter draws conclusions on the scope and coherence of European Security Law. The European Union's approach to security is explicable by the fact that it has combined economic and foreign ... More


Securities Law in the Roberts Court: Agenda or Indifference?

A. C. Pritchard

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter in Business and the Roberts Court considers the Court’s securities law cases. Although the Roberts Court has heard more securities law cases than its predecessors, analysis of the ... More


Politics and Free Speech

Mary Helen Spooner

in The General's Slow Retreat: Chile after Pinochet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256132
eISBN:
9780520948761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256132.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The most serious threats to the freedom of expression came from the State Security law, which allowed officials to bring charges of contempt against their critics. Repealing or amending the law was ... 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 Deconstruction of Equity: Activist Shareholders, Decoupled Risk, and Corporate Governance

Wolf-Georg Ringe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198723035
eISBN:
9780191789618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723035.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Activist shareholders, hedge funds, and other sophisticated players in the capital markets increasingly engage in ‘risk-decoupling’, a strategy referring to the unbundling of the formal shareholder ... More


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