Board of Directors

Working Paper

29 March 2021

Internal Investigations, Whistleblowing and External Monitoring: Comparative Experiences, Economic Insights, Findings from Corporate Practice

Internal investigations, whistleblowing and external monitoring, are three information and enforcement channels and part of the corporate compliance system. As they relate to corporate management’s core area, they are a task of...

Klaus Hopt
01 March 2019

Firms’ Rationales for CEO Duality: Evidence from a Mandatory Disclosure Regulation

Exploiting the 2009 amendments to Regulation S-K, we provide unique evidence on the first-time disclosure of the reasons firms state for combining (separating) the roles of CEO and chairman. The stated reasons support both agency...

Marc Goergen | Peter Limbach | Meik Scholz-Daneshgari
13 February 2018

The Market for Non-Executive Directors: Does Acquisition Performance Influence Future Board Seats?

This paper investigates whether non-executive directors associated with good (bad) board decisions are subsequently rewarded (penalized) in the market for directors. This question is addressed by assessing whether the...

Marc Goergen | Svetlana Mira | Noel O'Sullivan

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