Corporate Accountability: With Case Studies in Pension Funds and in the Banking Industry

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Corporate accountability must be examined within the perspective of a company's business challenges. There is a synergy between shareholder value and the responsibilities of management. This book is based on an extensive research project done by the author from 2001 to 2003 in the United States, England, Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland. It includes many case studies on corporate accountability and governance, particularly among financial institutions. Significant ...

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Overview

Corporate accountability must be examined within the perspective of a company's business challenges. There is a synergy between shareholder value and the responsibilities of management. This book is based on an extensive research project done by the author from 2001 to 2003 in the United States, England, Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland. It includes many case studies on corporate accountability and governance, particularly among financial institutions. Significant attention is also paid to good governance of pension funds.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403921420
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/27/2004
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Dimitris N. Chorafas is an international management consultant and the author of 125 books.

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Table of Contents

Part One: Corporate Governance and Its Responsibilities
• Principles of Corporate Governance
• Corporate Governance in a Market Economy
• Pension Fund Management: A Case Study
• Management's Accountability for Corporate Governance
• Scams Can Turn Governance into Malfeasance
Part Two: Case Studies on Corporate Governance in the Financial Industry
• The Salvage of Financial Institutions and Other Entities by the Taxpayer
• Case Studies with American Financial Institutions
• Household Debt, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae
• Japan Premium: A Case Study on the Rout of Japanese Banks
• Case Studies with European Financial Institutions

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