The book The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance is written by Jeffrey N. Gordon, and Wolf-Georg Ringe. Corporate law and corporate governance have been at the forefront of regulatory activities and academic attention around the world for several decades, but the field has drawn increased public attention in light of the alleged role of corporate governance in the financial crisis. World Cup 2007-2009. There is a growing need for a comprehensive framework through which to understand the objectives and methods of legal research in this field. The aim of this Oxford Handbook on Law and Corporate Governance is to provide academics, students, and lay people with a comprehensive resource, and a common point of entry to cutting-edge work in law and corporate governance without prioritizing any particular vision. The approach is inter-jurisdictional, interdisciplinary, and functional. In doing so, we are proud to say that this manual is unique; there is no comparable remedy for corporate governance and the law.
Leading scholars and experts in corporate law and government from around the world have been mandated to contribute a critical reflection on scholarship in their respective subfields. It turned out that the approaches used by the various contributors are as diverse as their substance: we are happy to collect contributions that develop innovative new insights, provide critical reviews of the literature, explain scholarly developments and methodological controversies, and make political contributions. In short, the fruit of this approach is an extremely rich resource of the current state of scholarship in the field on a wide range of topics.
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About the Author
Jeffrey Gordon is the Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Richman Center for Business, Law & Public Policy at Columbia Law School. He is also co-director of the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Property, and co-director of the Center for Legal and Economic Studies. His main areas of interest are corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, comparative corporate governance, and the regulation of financial institutions.
Wolf-Georg Ringe is a Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg. He is also a Visiting Professor at Oxford University Law School and a Research Associate at the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law. Georg Ringe teaches various courses in the field of corporate and business law, and his current research interests are in the general area of law and finance, comparative corporate governance, financial and capital markets, insolvency law, and the conflict of laws.
Overview of The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance
Corporate law and corporate governance have been at the forefront of regulatory activities around the world for several decades and are subject to increasing public attention following the global financial crisis of 2008. The Corporate Law and Governance Handbook of Oxford provides the comprehensive framework needed to understand the aims and methods of legal research in this field.
Written by leading academics from around the world, the Handbook contains a rich variety of chapters that provide a comparative and functional overview of corporate governance. It begins with the core theoretical approaches and methodologies in corporate law scholarship in Part I, before examining core substantive issues in corporate law, including shareholder rights, acquisitions and restructurings, and minority rights in corporate law. Part II. Part III focuses on new challenges in the field, including conflicts between Western and Asian corporate governance environments, the rise of foreign ownership, and emerging markets. Application issues are addressed in Part IV, and Part V takes a broader approach, examining areas of law and finance that are intertwined with corporate governance, including insolvency, tax and securities law, as well as financial regulation.
Now in paperback, the Handbook is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary resource that places corporate law and corporate governance in its broader context, and is essential reading for scholars, practitioners, and policymakers in the field.
|Book Name||The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance|
|Author of Book||Jeffrey N. Gordon, Wolf-Georg Ringe|