A groundbreaking exploration of the critical ethical issues in financial theory and practice
Compiled by volume editor John Boatright, Finance Ethics consists of contributions from scholars from many different finance disciplines.
It covers key issues in financial markets, financial services, financial management, and finance theory, and includes chapters on market regulation, due diligence, reputational risk, insider trading, derivative contracts, hedge funds, mutual and pension funds, insurance, socially responsible investing, microfinance, earnings management, risk management, bankruptcy, executive compensation, hostile takeovers, and boards of directors.
- Special attention is given to fairness in markets and the delivery of financial services, and to the duties of fiduciaries and agents
- Rigorous analysis of the topics covered provides essential information and practical guidance for practitioners in finance as well as for students and academics with an interest in finance ethics
Ethics in Finance skillfully explains the need for ethics in the personal conduct of finance professionals and the operation of financial markets and institutions.
Keywords: Boatright, finance ethics, ethics in finance, ethics of Wall Street, personal conduct of finance professionals, conduct of finance professionals, finance professional ethics, finance professionals ethics, ethical issues in finance, financial regulation, theory of the firm, derivatives, derivative contracts, hedge funds, banking ethics, ethics in insurance, socially responsible investing, microfinance, risk management, investor relations, executive compensation, boards of directors, financial codes of ethics, insider trading, the abuse of bankruptcy, hostile takeovers, business ethics, fiduciary duty, duties of agents, personal financial conduct