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Management Self-Dealing

J. E. Parkinson

in Corporate Power and Responsibility: Issues in the Theory of Company Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259893
eISBN:
9780191682018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259893.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter illustrates that the current governance structure, involving no independent element between management and the dispersed and largely passive body of shareholders, creates considerable ... More


The Argument: Power Asymmetry, Constitutions, and Presidential Powers

Javier Corrales

in Fixing Democracy: How Power Asymmetries Help Explain Presidential Powers in New Constitutions, Evidence from Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868895
eISBN:
9780190869380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868895.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 lays out the book’s main argument on the importance of power asymmetry. It draws from three strands in the literature. From the literature on democratization, this chapter borrows the ... More


Term Limits: Self-Dealing, Power Asymmetry, and Ruling Parties

Javier Corrales

in Fixing Democracy: How Power Asymmetries Help Explain Presidential Powers in New Constitutions, Evidence from Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868895
eISBN:
9780190869380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868895.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The case-study chapters looked at all presidential powers within a given constitution. This looks at one presidential power—term limits—across all constitutions to provide one final test for the ... More


Related-Party Transactions

Luca Enriques, Gerard Hertig, Hideki Kanda, and Mariana Pargendler

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/9780198739630.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter centers on a technique that managers and controlling shareholders may use to divert value from the corporation: related-party transactions. These transactions range from traditional ... More


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