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Directing Public Companies: Company Law and the Stakeholder Society

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Janice DeanLecturer, University of Warwick

ISBN13: 9781859416358
ISBN: 1859416357
Published: September 2001
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.00
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This book examines the legal duties of Directors Of Public Companies in the light of the stakeholder approach to the firm. It considers the theory that directors are not simply agents of corporate shareholders,but have a duty to take into consideration and, where appropriate, balance the interests of several constituencies, each of which has a legitimate stake in the company, its activities and its development.

This book is essentially the first to relate the stakeholding arguments and Third Way politics, as popularised by commentators such as Will Hutton and Anthony Giddens, to the prospects for reform of company law in an authoritative but accessible format. It is an ideal text for company law, business and politics students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, and will also provide companies with a straightforward and welcome guide to this often complex area, particularly to the important issues of accountability and regulation.

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Subjects:
Company Law
Contents:
Introduction: Stakeholding and Company Law
The Nature of the Company
The Role of Directors
Stakeholding Theory
Directors' Duties in Legislation
Remedies for Breach of Directors' Duties
European Corporate Governance Model
Public Company Officers and Company Law Reform
Conclusion: The Future of UK Company Law.