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Title Institutional investors and corporate governance / edited by Theodor Baums, Richard M. Buxbaum, Klaus J. Hopt.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, 1993.

Subject Corporate governance -- Congresses.
Institutional investments -- Congresses.
Directors of corporations -- Congresses.
Corporations -- Investor relations -- Congresses.
Stockholders' voting -- Congresses.
Comparative management -- Congresses.
Corporation law -- Congresses.
Comparative law -- Congresses.
Alt Name Baums, Theodor.
Buxbaum, Richard M.
Hopt, Klaus J., 1940-
Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 695 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Part One: Comparative and International Aspects; Chapter One: "Comparative Aspects of Institutional Investment and Corporate Governance"; Chapter Two: "Some Differences in Corporate Governance in Germany, Japan and America"; Chapter Three: "Corporate Governance by Institutional Investors? Some Problems from an International Perspective"; Part Two: United States; Chapter Four: "Public Pension Fund Activism in Corporate Governance Reconsidered"; Chapter Five: "Boards of Directors versus Institutional Investors"
Chapter Six: "CEO Performance, Board Types and Board Performance: A First Cut"Chapter Seven: "Institutional Investors in the U.S. and the Repeal of Poison Pills: A Practitioner's Perspective"; Chapter Eight: "Investment Companies as Guardian Shareholders: The Place of the MSIC in the Corporate Governance Debate"; Part Three: Europe; Chapter Nine: "Institutional Investors in the United Kingdom"; Chapter Ten: "Corporate Governance in Swedish Listed Companies"; Chapter Eleven: "Ownership of Equity and Corporate Governance -- The Case of Sweden"
Chapter Twelve: "Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in the Netherlands"Chapter Thirteen: "Institutional Investors, Financial Groups and their Impact on Corporate Governance in Belgium"; Chapter Fourteen: "Les Investisseurs Institutionnels en Droit Fran├žais"; Chapter Fifteen: "Institutional Investors and Corporate Control in Spanish Perspective"; Chapter Sixteen: "Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance: The Austrian View"; Chapter Seventeen: "Institutional Investors in Switzerland"; Chapter Eighteen: "Duties of Banks in Voting Their Clients' Stock"
Chapter Nineteen: "The Equity Market in Germany and its Dependency on the System of Old Age Provisions"Chapter Twenty: "Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance: A German Perspective"; Part Four: Australia and Japan; Chapter Twenty-One: "Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in Australia"; Chapter Twenty-Two: "Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in Japanese Perspective"; Chapter Twenty-Three: "Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in Japan"; Index
Summary The volume contains 23 articles by international experts, both scholars and practioners dealing with the development of institutional investors (such as banks, insurances, investment companies, pension funds etc.), their investment and voting policies, the impact on managements of the companies concerned and related issues. The consequences of the international development on capital markets as well as policy implications for the respective national legislations are treated.
Note English.
ISBN 9783110893380 (electronic bk.)
311089338X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 811407242
Additional Format Print version: Institutional investors and corporate governance. Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, 1993 (DLC) 93021087

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