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Conflicts of Interest: Corporate Governance and Financial Markets

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ISBN13: 9789041125781
Published: January 2007
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £136.00

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Conflicts of interest arise naturally in all walks of life, particularly in business life. As general and indeed inevitable phenomena, conflicts of interest should not be prohibited but properly managed. This book presents indepth analysis of such management in three areas of corporate governance where the conflict-of-interest problems are particularly acute: executive compensation, financial analysis, and asset management. Conflicts of Interest presents the results of a two-year-long research project bringing together academics and practitioners in both law and finance from Europe and the US under the auspices of the Centre for Banking and Financial Law of the University of Geneva. This book discusses the following issues:

  • The duty of loyalty
  • Remedies, such as disclosure, incentives, organizational measures
  • Regulation and enforcement
  • Market considerations
With its intense focus on the material effects of actual conflicts of interest at the core of modern corporate governance and financial markets, this incomparable book will inform not only business people, practitioners, and academics, but also legislators, regulators, and all concerned with the far-reaching ramifications of conflict-of-interest management.