Essays about: "Swedish Code on Corporate Governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words Swedish Code on Corporate Governance.

  1. 1. Heading towards the Tipping Point? A Swedish study on tax-avoiding activities and future stock crash risk

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Sorena Amini; Kristoffer Ottosson; [2017]
    Keywords : Agency Theory; Tax Avoidance; Crash Risk; OMXS30;

    Abstract : Using a sample consisting of Sweden's most traded stocks for the period 1999-2015, this paper provides robust evidence that long-run corporate tax avoidance increases the risk of future firm-specific stock price crashes. The findings are consistent with the agency view that the complex and opaque characteristics of tax-avoiding activities provide managers with a powerful toolkit for covering and rationalising opportunistic behaviour. READ MORE

  2. 2. The influence on ethical behaviour of established foreign companies when entering emerging markets - A case study of two Swedish companies in Kazakhstan.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Tamila Medetbekova; [2016]
    Keywords : Foreign direct investment; emerging markets; Kazakhstan telecom market; market entry strategy; corporate governance; corporate social responsibility; business ethics; ethical behaviour; ethical dilemma; internal confrontation; corruption;

    Abstract : Background: Companies always look for opportunities to expand their businesses internationally as it is the way for them to grow beyond its current status. Nowadays, emerging markets seem to be very attractive in terms of economic growth. Thus, there is a tendency towards foreign direct investment inflows to emerging market economies. READ MORE

  3. 3. How Does Board Composition Affect R&D Investments? : Quantitative Study Based on Swedish Listed Companies

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Ojok Francis; Okema Samuel; [2016]
    Keywords : Corporate governance; Research and Development R D ; board tenure; board interlock; independent directors; ownership; board size; age diversity and gender diversity.;

    Abstract : The purpose for this paper is to determine whether there is any direct connection between board composition and R&D investments of Swedish listed companies. A century ago, Sweden was among the poorest nations in Europe, yet today Sweden is 3rd among world leaders in innovation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Doing Good While Being Good : A study of the relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility and the Swedish Companies Act

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Djäken; [2016]
    Keywords : Aims of the Swedish Companies Act; Swedish Companies Act; SCA; company s interest; company s objects; contemporary CSR; corporate gifts; corporate governance; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR and Swedish corporate governance; de facto value transfers; duty of loyalty; duty of care; duties of the board; duties of the managing director; ESV; enlightened shareholder wealth maximization; executive compensation; fiduciary duties; profit purpose; purpose of the limited company; pluralist purpose; pyramidal ownership structure; value transfer framework; shareholder value model; shareholder primacy model; share buybacks; Swedish corporate governance; Swedish Code on Corporate Governance; ABL; aktiebolags syfte; aktiebolags vinstsyfte; aktiebolags verksamhetsföremål; aktieåterköp; aktieägarmodell; bolagsstyrelsens ansvar; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR och svensk bolagsstyrning; förtäckta värdeöverföringar; företagsgåvor; institutionella ägare; korsägande; pluralistiskt vinstsyfte; pyramidägande; Svensk kod för bolagsstyrning; svensk bolagsstyrning; upplyst aktieägarmodell; verkställande direktörs ansvar; värdeöverföringsreglerna; värdeöverföringar;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the current interrelationship between the provisions contained in the Swedish Company Act (2005:551) and activities related to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) pursued by companies listed at Nasdaq Stockholm. The focal point of this thesis could be argued to be of particular relevance in this day and age, as companies listed at Nasdaq Stockholm continue to perform at the top of the league in global sustainability performance measurements, and Swedish and European legislators have intensified their efforts to encourage businesses to operate in a way that does not incur unacceptable social costs to society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comply-or-explain in Sweden : A study on the quality of non-compliance explanations

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Björktorp Jacob; Robert Källenius; [2016]
    Keywords : Corporate governance; Comply-or-explain; The Swedish Corporate Governance Code; Agency theory; Legitimacy theory;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of the comply-or-explain principle in Sweden to determine if the flexible approach is functioning as in-tended.Research design: This paper scrutinizes the quality of the explanations with respect to the Swedish Corporate Governance Code. READ MORE