Working Paper

Self-commitments and the Binding Force of Self-regulation with Respect to Third Parties in Germany

Codes of conduct are a well-accepted feature of European corporate governance. Listed corporations are obliged to annually state their compliance with a corporate governance code or to explain their non-compliance. Whilst it is agreed that...Read more

Patrick C. Leyens
05 January 2018

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. Such ‘related party...Read more

Andreas Engert
Tim Florstedt
12 March 2019