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Contemporary Issues in Corporate Governance


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Rt. Hon. Robin Leigh-Pemberton PC: Introduction
Part I: An Overview of the Corporate Governance Debate
1: Eddy Wymeersch: The Corporate Governance Discussion in some European States
2: Dan Prentice: Some Aspects of the Corporate Governance Debate
Part II: The Role of Financial Disclosure
3: Sir Adrian Cadbury, Chairman of the Committee on Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance: Highlights of the Proposals of the Committee on Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance
4: Paul Rutteman: Corporate Governance and the Auditors
Part III: The Role of the Institutional Shareholders
5: Paul Davies: Institutional Investors in the United Kingdom
6: Lord Alexander of Weedon QC: Corporate Governance - the Role of the Banks
7: Paddy Linaker: The Institutional InvestorDSInvestment from M & G's Viewpoint
Part IV: The Role of Takeover Bids
8: Martin Lipton: Takeover Bids and United States Corporate Governance
9: Alan Paul: Corporate Governance in the Context of Takeovers of UK Public Companies
10: Theodor Baums: Takeovers vs. Institutions in Corporate Governance in Germany
Part V: The Role of Litigation
11: Geoff Stapledon: The AWA Case: Non-Executive Directors, Auditors and Corporate Governance Issues in Court


`D.D. Prentice provides an excellent overview of the debate ... the book is required reading for those interested in this subject.'
International Corporte Law
`Some useful insights.'
Financial Times
`it will be of practical assistance to company law practitioners who wish to obtain an overall picture of the various issues involved.'
International Company & Commercial Law Review
`This publication is timely ... Contemporary Issues in Corporate Governance is a well-knit collection, with those contributions by academics being particularly stimulating. The book provides an adequate overview of the corporate governance debate, combined with some detailed and instructive comparative information, notably in the section on takeovers ... recommended to anyone wishing to explore further a variety of dimensions of the current corporate
governance debate.'
Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly
`This volume would be a useful acquisition for students of international legal process, international business transactions, and corporations.'
Bimonthly Review of Law Books
`This collection of essays provides a useful contribution to the corporate governance debate, perhaps more in identifying the questions, especially concerned with fundamental issues of policy, which will need to be answered in the future.'
Cambridge Law Journal

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