Company Law

Working Paper

10 December 2019

Controlling Shareholders in the Twenty-First Century: Complicating Corporate Governance Beyond Agency Costs

By the end of the twentieth century, the then-dominant literature on “law and finance” assumed that concentrated ownership was a product of deficient legal systems that did not sufficiently protect outside investors. At the same...

Mariana Pargendler
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 October 2005

The Place for Creditor Protection on the Agenda for Modernisation of Company Law in the European Union

The European Commission's Action Plan for Company Law, Modernising Company Law and Enhancing Corporate Governance in the European Union, signals a reorientation of the approach to company law at the European level, away from the...

Eilis Ferran

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