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Vol 22 No 8 August/Sept 2017

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STEP: A Practical Guide to the Transfer of Trusteeships

Edited by: Richard Williams, Arabella Murphy, Toby Graham
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The Foundations and Anatomy of Stakeholder Activism


ISBN13: 9781841136585
Published: October 2010
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £60.00



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Shareholder activism may be regarded as part and parcel of investors' responsibility towards their investee companies, or as a form of investment strategy to unlock value in the companies, or as a distraction or disruption to management who may have to deal with shareholder queries and demands. What are the dominant patterns of shareholder activism in the UK, and can shareholder activism be supported in theory and law?

This book discusses the two dominant forms of shareholder activism in the UK, institutional shareholder activism and "offensive" forms of activism largely carried out by hedge funds. A major contribution made by the book lies in its discussion of how shareholder activism may be accommodated within and supported theories of the company and by the current UK legal framework.

The book examines shareholder activism in the UK within the context of the nexus of contracts theory as well as communitarian perspectives of the company as a social institution. The book also locates shareholder activism within the framework of company law, shareholder rights and the nature of the ownership of shares.

Subjects:
Company Law
Contents:
1. Introduction to Shareholder Activism in the UK
2. Shareholder Activism Unveiled: Institutional Shareholder Activism in the UK
3. Shareholder Activism Unveiled: Offensive Shareholder Activism in the UK
4. Theoretical Foundations and Critical Perspectives
5. The Role of Law in Shareholder Activism
6. Conclusion

Series: Contemporary Studies in Corporate Law

Corporate Rescue: Law and Practice ISBN 9781841134611
To be published August 2018
Hart Publishing
£50.00
Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State ISBN 9781849460088
Published March 2013
Hart Publishing
£65.00
Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State (eBook) ISBN 9781782250876
Published March 2013
Hart Publishing
£54.16 + £10.83 VAT
(ePub)
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Law and Economics of Takeovers: An Acquirer's Perspective ISBN 9781841136646
Published May 2008
Hart Publishing
£70.00
Contracting with Companies
Andrew GriffithsSenior Lecturer in Law, University of Manchester
ISBN 9781841131542
Published May 2005
Hart Publishing
£65.00
Working Within Two Kinds of Capitalism: Corporate Governance and Employee Stakeholding - US and EC Perspectives
Irene Lynch-FannonDean, Faculty of Law and Head, Department of Law, University College Cork, Ireland
ISBN 9781841132860
Published February 2003
Hart Publishing
£60.00