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Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance - Theodor Baums

Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance

By: Theodor Baums (Editor), Richard M. Buxbaum (Editor), Klaus J. Hopt (Editor)

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Published: 1993
For Ages: 22+ years old
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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.

List of Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Comparative Aspects of Institutional Investment and Corporate Governancep. 3
Some Differences in Corporate Governance in Germany, Japan and Americap. 23
Corporate Governance by Institutional Investors? Some Problems from an International Perspectivep. 89
Public Pension Fund Activism in Corporate Governance Reconsideredp. 105
Boards of Directors versus Institutional Investorsp. 161
CEO Performance, Board Types and Board Performance: A First Cutp. 181
Institutional Investors in the U.S. and the Repeal of Poison Pills: A Practitioner's Perspectivep. 201
Investment Companies as Guardian Shareholders: The Place of the MSIC in the Corporate Governance Debatep. 225
Institutional Investors in the United Kingdomp. 257
Corporate Governance in Swedish Listed Companiesp. 287
Ownership of Equity and Corporate Governance - The Case of Swedenp. 311
Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in the Netherlandsp. 329
Institutional Investors, Financial Groups and their Impact on Corporate Governance in Belgiump. 347
Les Investisseurs Institutionnels en Droit Francaisp. 385
Institutional Investors and Corporate Control in Spanish Perspectivep. 399
Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance: The Austrian Viewp. 465
Institutional Investors in Switzerlandp. 489
Duties of Banks in Voting Their Clients' Stockp. 531
The Equity Market in Germany and its Dependency on the System of Old Age Provisionsp. 555
Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance: A German Perspectivep. 565
Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in Australiap. 583
Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in Japanese Perspectivep. 609
Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in Japanp. 665
Indexp. 689
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ISBN: 9783110136432
ISBN-10: 3110136430
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 722
Published: 1993
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.21