- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- Regulation and Comparative Corporate Governance
- The History of Corporate Governance
- Capital Markets and Financial Politics: Preferences and Institutions
- An International Corporate Governance Index
- Boards and Governance: 25 Years of Qualitative Research with Directors of FTSE Companies
- Process Matters: Understanding Board Behavior and Effectiveness
- Board Committees
- The Governance of Director Networks
- Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance: What Do We “Know” and Where Are We Going?
- Corporate Governance: Ownership Interests, Incentives, and Conflicts
- Financial Leverage and Corporate Governance
- Financial Reporting, Disclosure, and Corporate Governance
- Auditing and Corporate Governance
- The Market for Corporate Control
- The Life Cycle of Corporate Governance
- Corporate Governance in High-Tech Firms
- Family Business and Corporate Governance
- Corporate Governance in IPOs
- Corporate Governance, Multinational Firms, and Internationalization
- Corporate Governance in Business Groups
- Governance in Financial Distress and Bankruptcy
- Venture Capital and Corporate Governance
- Private Equity, Leveraged Buyouts, and Corporate Governance
- Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Governance
- The Financial Role of Sovereign Wealth Funds
- Corporate Governance and Nonprofits: Facing up to Hybridization and Homogenization
- Corporate Governance and Labor
- Corporate Governance and Principal–Principal Conflicts
- Multiple Agency Theory: An Emerging Perspective on Corporate Governance
- An Age of Corporate Governance Failure?: Financialization and its Limits
- Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
Abstract and Keywords
This chapter explains how regulation affects corporate governance. The discussion uses a comparative perspective and includes a broad view of corporate governance. It first examines the classic tension in regulation theory between the interests of regulators and policymakers in influencing governance, and then discusses several key limitations of this kind of approach. The next section explores two primary perspectives for studying regulation in corporate governance—law and economics and politics—before the chapter concludes with a section on the various impacts regulation has had on corporate governance practices. Hard and soft law are also studied.
Ruth V. Aguilera, Department of Business Administration and a fellow at the Center for Professional Responsibility of Business and Society at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michel Goyer, Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham.
Luiz Ricardo Kabbach De Castro, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
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