The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach, Second Edition

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9780199565832: The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach, Second Edition

This is the long-awaited second edition of this highly regarded comparative overview of corporate law. This edition has been comprehensively updated to reflect profound changes in corporate law. It now includes consideration of additional matters such as the highly topical issue of enforcement in corporate law, and explores the continued convergence of corporate law across jurisdictions.

The authors start from the premise that corporate (or company) law across jurisdictions addresses the same three basic agency problems: (1) the opportunism of managers vis-à-vis shareholders; (2) the opportunism of controlling shareholders vis-à-vis minority shareholders; and (3) the opportunism of shareholders as a class vis-à-vis other corporate constituencies, such as corporate creditors and employees. Every jurisdiction must address these problems in a variety of contexts, framed by the corporation's internal dynamics and its interactions with the product, labor, capital, and takeover markets. The authors' central claim, however, is that corporate (or company) forms are fundamentally similar and that, to a surprising degree, jurisdictions pick from among the same handful of legal strategies to address the three basic agency issues.

This book explains in detail how and why the principal European jurisdictions, Japan, and the United States sometimes select identical legal strategies to address a given corporate law problem, and sometimes make divergent choices. After an introductory discussion of agency issues and legal strategies, the book addresses the basic governance structure of the corporation, including the powers of the board of directors and the shareholders meeting. It proceeds to creditor protection measures, related-party transactions, and fundamental corporate actions such as mergers and charter amendments. Finally, it concludes with an examination of friendly acquisitions, hostile
takeovers, and the regulation of the capital markets.

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About the Author:


Reinier Kraakman is Ezra Ripley Thayer Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.
John Armour is Lovells Professor of Law and Finance at the University of Oxford.
Paul Davies is Cassel Professor of Commercial Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Luca Enriques is Professor of Business Law at the University of Bologna, and a Commissioner of Consob.
Henry Hansmann is Augustus E. Lines Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
Gérard Hertig is Professor of Law, ETH, Zurich.
Klaus J. Hopt is Director of the Max Planck Institute of Foreign Private and Private International Law, Hamburg.
Hideki Kanda is Professor of Law, University of Tokyo.
Edward B. Rock is Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law, and Co-Director of the Institute for Law & Economics, University of Pennsylvania.

Review:

`Review from previous edition ...the most important corporate law book of the decade ... the future starts here...' Yale Law Journal 09/09/2004

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Reinier Kraakman; John Armour; Paul Davies; Luca Enriques; Henry B. Hansmann; Gérard Hertig; Klaus J. Hopt; Hideki Kanda; Edward B. Rock
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