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Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Eilis Ferran and Look Chan Ho

Abstract

Corporate finance theory seeks to understand how incorporated firms address the financial constraints that affect their investment decisions. This is achieved by using varied financial instruments that give holders different claims on the firm’s assets. Recent scholarship in this area explores precisely how legal mechanisms affect corporate finance and the development of financial markets. The legal environment is crucially important in explaining the choices that companies make about their capital structure. This book combines company law, capital market regulation, and commercial law to give ... More

Keywords: corporate finance theory, incorporated firms, financial constraints, investment decisions, company law, capital market regulation, commercial law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199671342
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eilis Ferran, author
Professor of Company and Securities Law, St Catherine's College, Cambridge

Look Chan Ho, author
Senior associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer