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Koppell, Jonathan G S

Origins of Shareholder Advocacy

Koppell, Jonathan G S - Origins of Shareholder Advocacy, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Shareholder Advocacy and the Development of the Corporation: The Timeless Dilemmas of an Age-old Solution
Jonathan G S Koppell

Part I. The Dutch East India Company and the Shareholder as Aggrieved Party

2. An Admiralty for Asia: Business Organization and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in the Dutch Republic, 1590–1640
Oscar Gelderblom, Abe Jong, Joost Jonker

3. Shareholder Activists Avant la Lettre: The “Complaining Participants” in the Dutch East India Company, 1622–1625
Johan Matthijs Jongh

4. The Great Expropriation: Interpreting the Innovation of “Permanent Capital” at the Dutch East India Company
Andrew Nordenflycht

Part II. Overcoming the Agency Challenge of Early Global Trade

5. Litigation Plus Regulation: The Protection of Investor Rights in Late-Medieval Venice
Yadira González Lara

6. Shareholder Activism in the Virginia Company of London, 1606–1624
Thomas Hall

7. Shareholders’ Rights in the Early Italian Companies: Agency Problems and Legal Strategies
Corrado Malberti

8.
Compagnie des Indes: Governance and Bailout
Reza Dibadj

9. The Rise and Fall of the Rishengchang bank model: Limiting Shareholder Influence to Attract Capital
Randall Morck, Fan Yang

Part III. Shareholder Rights and the Growth of Industrial Economies

10. A Shareholder Lawsuit in Fourteenth-Century Toulouse
William N. Goetzmann, Sebastien Pouget

11. Corporate Governance and Stockholder/Stakeholder Activism in the United States, 1790–1860: New Data and Perspectives
Robert E. Wright, Richard Sylla

12. Origins of “Offensive” Shareholder Activism in the United States
John H. Armour, Brian R. Cheffins

13. Contemporary Issues in Shareholder Advocacy
Stephen Davis

Keywords: Social Sciences, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, Investments and Securities, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Business Finance, Economic History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
306 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230116665
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29072-7

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