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Corporate Governance:
Promises Kept, Promises Broken
Jonathan R. Macey

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface vii
INTRODUCTION: Corporate Governance as Promise 1
CHAPTER 1: The Goals of Corporate Governance: The Dominant Role of Equity 18
CHAPTER 2: Corporate Law and Corporate Governance 28
CHAPTER 3: Institutions and Mechanisms of Corporate Governance: A Taxonomy 46
CHAPTER 4: Boards of Directors 51
CHAPTER 5: Case Studies on Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance 69
CHAPTER 6: Dissident Directors 90
CHAPTER 7: Formal External Institutions of Corporate Governance: The Role of the Securities and Exchange Commission,
the Stock Exchanges, and the Credit-Rating Agencies 105
CHAPTER 8: The Market for Corporate Control 118
CHAPTER 9: Initial Public Offerings and Private Placements 127
CHAPTER 10: Governance by Litigation: Derivative Lawsuits 130
CHAPTER 11: Accounting, Accounting Rules, and the Accounting Industry 155
CHAPTER 12: Quirky Governance: Insider Trading, Short Selling, and Whistle-blowing 165
CHAPTER 13: Shareholder Voting 199
CHAPTER 14: The Role of Banks and Other Lenders in Corporate Governance 223
CHAPTER 15: Hedge Funds and Private Equity 241
CONCLUSION 274
Notes 279
Index 325

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