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A Reader on the Law of the Business Enterprise

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ISBN13: 9780198763475
ISBN: 0198763476
Published: May 1995
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Company law is traditionally presented as a complex set of rules shaped by statute and common law. This book adopts a different approach. By looking at empirical studies of the behaviour of firms of all sizes (including multinationals) the author of this book offers a fresh way of understanding the actual operation of company law, the way firms do business, the organization of firms, as well as apparently familiar topics such as shareholders, directors, employees, and managers.

This book is aimed at undergraduate students of company law. It should also be of interest to students of business studies, accountancy and economics.

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Subjects:
Company Law
Contents:
1: THEORIES OF THE COMPANY AND OF CORPORATE CONTROL; Enterprise Corporatism: New Industrial Policy and the 'Essence' of the Legal Person; Company Law and Legal Theory; The New Economic Theory of the Firm: Critical Perspectives from History; Corporate Control: Markets and Rules; Economic Theories of Organization; Structures of Corporate Law; Understanding the Japanese Keiretsu: Overlaps Between Corporate Governance and Industrial Organization; 2: THE BUSINESS ENTERPRISE IN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE; Transnational Corporations; International Corporate Finance and the Challenge of Creative Compliance; 3. STATE, MARKET, AND ENTERPRISE; Regulatory Reform: An Appraisal; Privatization under Mrs Thatcher: A Review of the Literature; Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe