Essays about: "fiduciary duties"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words fiduciary duties.

  1. 1. What are we protecting? - A study of the Swedish regulation of deal protection arrangements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Marcus Gustavsson; [2018]
    Keywords : associationsrätt; bolagsrätt; company law; law and economics; aktiemarknadsrätt; stock exchange law; comparative law; komparativ rätt; företagsförvärv; takeover; m a; aktiebolagsrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The thesis evaluates and examines the effects of the Swedish regulation of deal protection arrangements by looking to the impact of the provision on the Swedish capital market and target shareholders. The foundations of the Swedish takeover regulation are examined by presenting and arguing the relevant provisions in, and relationship between, stock exchange law, corporate law and EU law. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The Impact of Board composition on Accounting Profitability of the Firm : A Study of Large Caps in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet; Umeå universitet/Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Rahel Tsehaye Zemichael; Serkalem Tilahun Basazinew; [2010]
    Keywords : Corporate Governance; Board of Directors; Accounting Profitability Measurements and CEO;

    Abstract : Background: The issue about corporate governance became more prominent in recent years as a result of corporate scandals and misconduct of executives. Firms, board members, and executives have been subject to criminal and civil actions over hidden debt, inflated earnings, insider trading, tax evasion, misuse of funds, and breaches of fiduciary duties. READ MORE

  4. 4. Overcoming the Business Judgment Presumption in American Corporation Law. An Analysis of the Business Judgment Rule and it's Raison d'être

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Dahlberg; [2008-05-30]
    Keywords : Civilrätt;

    Abstract : Taking business decision is a risky business. When conducting their tasks, corporate decision makers will have to make decisions that involve the balancing of risks and benefits for the corporation. It is more or less inevitable that some of these decisions will turn out to be detrimental to the corporation. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Exit Problem in Close Corporations in the US and Sweden - Today and Tomorrow

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Malou Sjöholm; [2008]
    Keywords : Associationsrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The basis of this thesis is the exit problem in close corporations and the protections available to the minority. The phase one of the problem is when oppression takes place, which includes actions when dividends are withheld and excessive bonuses are paid to the majority, leading to the unfair treatment of the minority. READ MORE