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Title International corporate law annual. Vol. 2 / edited by Fiona Macmillan
Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2003
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Description 1 online resource ([xi], 337 pages)
Contents Half Title Page; Title Page; Title verso; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Members of the Advisory Committee on International Corporate Law; Contributors to the Next Volume of International Corporate Law; Part I; 1. Globalisation of Corporate Regulation and Corporate Citizenship; INTRODUCTION; GLOBALISING REGULATORY INNOVATION ENABLES GLOBALISING OFTHE CORPORATE FORM; THE GLOBALISATION AND DECLINE OF GUILDS; THE COMMENDA AND THE GLOBALISATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY; JOINT -STOCK COMPANIES COLONISE THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN HEMISPHERES
LIBERALISATION OF INCORPORATION AND THE GLOBALISATION OFTHE INSTITUTION OF THE STOCK EXCHANGETECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND THE HEGEMONY OF LONDON AND NEW YORK; THE RISE OF STATE REGULATION AROUND THE WORLD; CROSS BORDER TRADING AND UNITED STATES RESISTANCE OF THE IMPETUS TO GLOBALISATION OF REGULATION; FINANCIAL INNOVATION, DISASTERS AND PROGRESS WITH GLOBALISATION OF REGULATION; ACTORS; THE CONTEST OF PRINCIPLES; MECHANISMS OF GLOBALISATION; CONCLUSION; 2. Enterprises and the Constitution of the World Economy; INTRODUCTION; INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW AND THE POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF STATES
PART II: THE ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FICTIONAL CORPORATIONPART III: THE EVOLUTION OF THE GLOBAL CORPORATION; PART IV: PLOTTING AN ALTERNATIVE WAY FORWARD; 4. Towards Ethics for the Corporation; INTRODUCTION; PART 1: CHANGING PATTERNS OF CORPORATE BEHAVIOUR; PART 2: STAKEHOLDING AS AN ETHICAL INTERVENTION; PART 3: THE WORLD OF VIRTUE ETHICS; PART 4: THE NATURE OF THE ARISTOTELIAN POLITY; PART 5: MACINTYRE AND BUSINESS ETHICS; CONCLUSION; 5. The European Union: Promoting a Framework for Corporate Social Responsibility?; INTRODUCTION; CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
THE "NEW GOVERNANCE" AGENDAA "EUROPEAN" STAKEHOLDER MODEL OF THE FIRM?; EU INITIATIVES IN RELATION TO CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY; CONCLUSIONS; POSTSCRIPT; 6. The Relative Importance of the Statutory Derivative Action in Australia; INTRODUCTION; THE STRUCTURE OF THE SDA IN AUSTRALIA; CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN AUSTRALIAN CORPORATE PRACTICE, LAW AND REGULATION; THE SDA IN AUSTRALIA: A BRIEF HISTORY; CONCEPTUAL CONFUSION IN THE AUSTRALIAN SDA; THE IMPORTANCE OF LEGISLATING FOR A DERIVATIVE ACTION; CRITICISMS OF THE SDA; CONCLUSION
THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN NON-LIBERAL AND LIBERAL LEGAL SYSTEMSTHE ENTERPRISE IN THE LIBERAL LEGAL SYSTEM; THE ENTERPRISE AS A SUBJECT OF LEGAL ANALYSIS; RÈGLEMENT INTÉRIEUR AND THE CONTROL OF PROPERTY RIGHTS; PROPERTY RIGHTS AND ENTERPRISE AUTONOMY; ENTERPRISE AUTONOMY IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT; THE UNILATERAL EXERCISE OF "PRIVATE" POWER; NON-RECOGNITION OF THE ENTERPRISE ASA LEGAL AND POLITICAL ORDER; DEVELOPING A NEW CONSTITUTIONAL STRUCTURE FOR THE GLOBAL SOCIETY; 3. The Juridicial Paradox of the Corporation; INTRODUCTION; PART I: THE CORPORATION AS AN PUBLIC ENABLING ACT
Summary The International Corporate Law Series is dedicated to the publication of scholarly writing on issues in the area of international and comparative corporate law. This volume includes contributions from the following: Dr Adedeji Adekunle of the University of Lagos writing on Nigerian corporate regulation; Professor Stephen Bottomley of the Australian National University writing on corporate governance; Professor John Braithwaite of the Australian National University and Dr Peter Drahos of the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute writing on the globalisation of corporate regula
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Subject Corporation law.
International business enterprises -- Law and legislation.
Internationaal recht.
Vennootschapsrecht.
Corporation law.
International business enterprises -- Law and legislation.
LAW -- Corporate.
Genre/Form Jaarboeken (vorm).
Form Electronic book
Author Macmillan, Fiona, 1958-
ISBN 1847311903
9781847311900