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Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Arad Reisberg

Abstract

This book provides the first comprehensive law scholarship to focus solely on the subject of derivative actions, which is an important aspect of the current ever-expanding debate in the UK, and in other jurisdictions, about corporate governance. In particular it: (1) provides the first detailed and clear overview, commentary and theoretically informed explanation of the law governing derivative actions by revealing underlying principles, making it an essential resource for corporate law academics, law makers and practitioners; (2) uses these principles to suggest how the law should develop in ... More

Keywords: derivative actions, shareholders' actions, corporate governance, company, directors' duties, rationales, costs and fees, new model, unfair prejudice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199204892
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arad Reisberg, author
Lecturer in Laws, Faculty of Laws, University College London and Director, UCL Centre for Commercial Law