Italy

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 2014

Institutional Investor Activism in a Context of Concentrated Ownership and High Private Benefits of Control: the Case of Italy

This is a draft chapter for a forthcoming volume, The Research Handbook on Shareholder Power, edited by Randall Thomas and Jennifer Hill (Cheltenham:Edgar Elgar). This chapter describes the experience with activist institutional...

Massimo Belcredi | Luca Enriques
01 March 2014

Regulation and self-regulation of related party transactions in Italy: An empirical analysis

This paper assesses how Italian companies have implemented the regulation on related party transactions enacted by Consob in 2010. Companies have been given some degree of freedom in devising their internal codes: they may ?opt-up? or...

Marcello Bianchi | Angela Ciavarella | Luca Enriques | Valerio Novembre | Rossella Signoretti
03 August 2017

Market Soundings: The Interaction between Securities Regulation and Company Law in the United Kingdom and Italy

Before deciding on operations involving share issuance or sale, companies or shareholders may seek to disclose information to selected investors, in order to gauge their opinion on the envisaged market operation. Such ‘market...

Stefano Lombardo | Federico Mucciarelli

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