Germany

Working Paper

18 March 2021

The Structure of the Board of Directors: Boards and Governance Strategies in the US, the UK and Germany

The chapter continues and advances our earlier research on ‘Board Models in Europe’. We explore 'The Structure of the Board of Directors' with a view to the basic governance structure as provided by a board model vis-à-vis...

Klaus Hopt | Patrick C. Leyens
01 January 2015

Law, Politics and the Rise and Fall of German Stock Market Development, 1870-1938

Law and politics had a significant impact on stock market development in Germany between 1870 and the beginning of World War II. IPOs can be a bellwether for stock market development and nearly 1100 were carried out on the Berlin Stock...

Carsten Burhop | David Chambers | Brian Cheffins
12 March 2019

Which Related Party Transactions Should Be Subject to Ex Ante Review? Evidence from Germany

The amended EU shareholder rights directive introduces a comprehensive regime of ex ante review for potentially conflicted transactions between listed companies and their major shareholders, downstream entities, and managers....

Andreas Engert | Tim Florstedt

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