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Setting European Standards: Politics, Rules, and Norms

Michelle P. Egan

in Constructing a European Market: Standards, Regulation, and Governance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244058
eISBN:
9780191599132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244057.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Provides a detailed overview of the setting of European standards, focusing on the histories, organizational structures, and operating environments of the private standards‐setting bodies that have ... More


 Global Financial Reporting Standards: Their Establishment and Enforcement

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:
10.1093/0195305833.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Standard setters are attempting to structure a single set of global accounting standards. This chapter examines the costs and benefits of such convergence and finds that it is not a viable solution. ... More


Socio‐Political Studies of Financial Reporting and Standard‐Setting

Keith Robson and Joni Young

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter appraises the influence of Burchell et al. (1985) on interdisciplinary studies of accounting standardization and choice in financial reporting as social and organizational practices. It ... More


The Politics of Nuts and Bolts—and Nanotechnology: ISO and IEC Standard-Setting for Global Product Markets

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

in The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how companies affected by international product standards assess these standards and the extent to which they are able to influence rule-making in the International Organization ... More


 Corporate Disclosure Diversity: A Comparative Assessment

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:
10.1093/0195305833.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

While there are substantial differences in the regulatory regimes, cultures, economic history, nature of government, and institutions among the countries surveyed in the book, these countries have ... More


Supporting Standard-Setting Organizations

Michael A. Carrier

in Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195342581
eISBN:
9780199867035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342581.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

A standard is a common platform that allows products to work together. This chapter begins by describing the various types of standard-setting. It then offers a brief history of antitrust treatment ... More


The telecommunication industry: A turnaround in Japan's global presence

Robert E. Cole

in Recovering from Success: Innovation and Technology Management in Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297320
eISBN:
9780191711237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297320.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter shows how former strengths became debilitating weaknesses in the Japanese telecoms industry. NTT was the ‘locomotive’ which powered the industry with its ‘family’ of equipment suppliers ... More


Institutional Complementarity Theory

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

in The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the distributional consequences of shifting rule-making to the international private and nonmarket sphere. In particular, it asks who wins, who loses, and why when international ... More


The Interventions of the Political Institutions

Phil Syrpis

in EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter considers the various interventions of the political institutions in the labour law field both in their own right, and in the context of the approach of the Court (analysed in detail in ... More


Transnational Governance through Standard Setting: The Role of Transnational Communities

Marie-Laure Djelic and Sigrid Quack

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the role that community forms of social organization play in transnational standard setting. The chapter compares the evolution of two cases through time — the International ... More


The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Christian Leuz, Dieter Pfaff, and Anthony Hopwood (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The book focuses on key issues in accounting, setting them in the context of current accounting debates and trends. It makes the point that although, for the most part, we have accepted the ... More


The Innovation Commons

Christina Bohannan and Herbert Hovenkamp

in Creation without Restraint: Promoting Liberty and Rivalry in Innovation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738830
eISBN:
9780199932702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738830.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter on the “innovation commons” examines both the socially beneficial and the harmful explanations given for joint research, joint production, and standard setting. It argues that IP ... More


Rule-Making by Private Parties

Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, and Alexander H. TÜrk

in Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.003.0017
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on administrative rule-making by private or semi-private parties. It discusses important developments in EU administrative law in this direction, including coregulation and ... More


The Capacity of Private Law

Hugh Collins

in Regulating Contracts

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258017
eISBN:
9780191717857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258017.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the implications of analyzing private law as a regulatory technique. It analyzes the special strength of private law regulation of contracts compared to other styles of ... More


Antitrust and IP: 21st Century

Michael A. Carrier

in Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195342581
eISBN:
9780199867035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342581.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Intellectual property (IP) maintained its predominance over antitrust in the first decade of the 21st century. This chapter starts by looking at Microsoft, the most prominent antitrust case in recent ... More


Standards

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/9780262028622.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter surveys regulatory approaches to promoting the standardization of information flows. It begins with an overview of the differences between technical and content standards and the ... More


Standard-setting in the ILO

Tonia Novitz

in International and European Protection of the Right to Strike: A Comparative Study of Standards Set by the International Labour Organization, the Council of Europe and the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298540
eISBN:
9780191685484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298540.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the role of International Labour Organization (ILO) on the protection of the right to strike. The constitutional objectives of the ILO and the form of its standard-setting ... More


Setting Standards

Keith Hawkins

in Environment and Enforcement: Regulation and the Social Definition of Pollution

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198275145
eISBN:
9780191684111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198275145.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The regulatory agencies in pollution control map out the boundaries and contours of the deviance they police by setting standards that define what is regarded as ‘pollution’. This chapter explores ... More


Setting Standards for the Internet

Laura Denardis

in The Global War for Internet Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300181357
eISBN:
9780300182118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181357.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces some of the technical protocols that enable the Internet’s fundamental interoperability. It explains the institutional framework responsible for these protocols and some of ... More


Standard Setting, Competition, and Trade

Mislav Mataija

in Private Regulation and the Internal Market: Sports, Legal Services, and Standard Setting in EU Economic Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198746652
eISBN:
9780191808937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746652.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

Chapter VII takes on the case study of standard-setting, which has been addressed by EU law in various ways, including the use of product standards as an alternative to legislation through the ... More


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