Principles of contemporary corporate governance / Jean Jacques du Plessis , James McConvill, Mirko Bagaric.
By: Du Plessis, J. J.
Contributor(s): McConvill, James | Bagaric, Mirko.Material type: BookPublisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005Description: xxii, 395 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0521617839; 9780521617833.Subject(s): Corporate governance -- Law and legislation | Comparative lawOnline resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The concept "corporate governance" and essential corporate governance principles -- Stakeholders in corporate governance -- Board functions and structures -- Types of company directors and officers -- Corporate governance in Australia - background and business initiatives -- Regulation of corporate governance -- The role of the regulators : ASX and ASIC -- CLERP 9 reforms to the Corporations Act -- Implementation of the ASX best practice recommendations : charters, policies, and codes -- Auditors and audits -- Directors' duties and liability-- Coporate governance in selected jurisdictions and the OECD principles of corporate governance --The case for enhanced shareholder participation in corporate decision-making -- The ethical obligations of coprorations -- Reflections on contemporary corporate governance and its future direction.