ISBN-10:
0387848304
ISBN-13:
9780387848303
Pub. Date:
11/14/2008
Publisher:
Springer US
Corporate Governance in Transition Economies / Edition 1

Corporate Governance in Transition Economies / Edition 1

by Robert W. McGee

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ISBN-13: 9780387848303
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/14/2008
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Robert W. McGee is a professor at the Florida International University, USA. He has doctorates in accounting, economics, law and philosophy. He is an attorney, certified public accountant, certified management accountant and economist and has worked on the USAID Accounting Reform projects in Russia, Armenia and Bosnia & Herzegovina and was a nonresident advisor for the USAID Accounting Reform projects in Georgia and Kazakhstan. He has published more than 40 books and more than 300 scholarly articles in the fields of accounting, taxation, economics, law and philosophy. He is co-author of Accounting and Financial System Reform in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia, which is forthcoming from Springer Science. One of his other recent books is The Philosophy of Taxation and Public Finance, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Table of Contents

Part I Selected Issues in Corporate Governance

1 Corporate Governance in Transition Economies Robert W. McGee 3

2 Rights of Shareholders Robert W. McGee 21

3 Equitable Treatment of Shareholders Robert W. McGee 29

4 The Role of Stakeholders in Corporate Governance Robert W. McGee 35

5 Disclosure and Transparency Robert W. McGee 41

6 Responsibilities of the Board Robert W. McGee 47

7 Insider Trading in Transition Economies Robert W. McGee 53

8 Some Thoughts on the Market for Corporate Control Robert W. McGee 71

Part II Case Studies & Comparative Studies

9 Corporate Governance and the Timeliness of Financial Reporting: An Overview Robert W. McGee 91

10 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Russian and Non-Russian Banks Robert W. McGee Thomas Tarangelo 101

11 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: The Russian Telecom Industry Robert W. McGee 115

12 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: The Russian Oil, Gas and Power Industries Robert W. McGee 127

13 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Russian and Non-Russian Companies in the Transportation Industry Robert W. McGee Ramon Gunn 137

14 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Russian and Non-Russian Companies Robert W. McGee Michael Tyler 147

15 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Companies in Russia and the USA Robert W. McGee Thomas Tarangelo Michael Tyler 157

16 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Companies in Russia and the European Union Robert W. McGee Michael Tyler Thomas Tarangelo Danielle N. Igoe 165

17 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: AComparative Study of the People's Republic of China and Russia Robert W. McGee Xiaoli Yuan Michael Tyler Thomas Tarangelo 173

18 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting in Russia: A Trend Analysis Robert W. McGee 181

19 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Selected EU and Transition Economy Countries Robert W. McGee Danielle N. Igoe 189

20 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of the People's Republic of China and the USA Robert W. McGee Xiaoli Yuan 201

21 The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of the People's Republic of China and the European Union Robert W. McGee Danielle N. Igoe Xiaoli Yuan Thomas Tarangelo Michael Tyler 211

22 What Kind of Financial Reporting Standards Do Russian Companies Use? Robert W. McGee Gayle Mende 217

23 Employee Ownership and Corporate Governance in Russia Yaraslau Kryvoi 221

24 Corporate Governance in Russia: A Consideration of Different Perspectives Arsen M. Djatej Robert H.S. Sarikas David Senteney 243

25 Corporate Governance Formation in Poland, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Ukraine Piotr Kozarzewski 251

Part III Country Studies

Former Soviet Republics

26 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Armenia Robert W. McGee 291

27 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Azerbaijan Robert W. McGee 295

28 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Georgia Robert W. McGee 299

29 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Latvia Robert W. McGee 303

30 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Lithuania Robert W. McGee 307

31 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Moldova Robert W. McGee 311

32 A Survey of Corporate Governance in Russia Olga Lazareva Andrei Rachinsky Sergey Stepanov 315

33 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Ukraine Robert W. McGee 351

Central and East European Countries

34 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in the Czech Republic Robert W. McGee 357

35 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Hungary Robert W. McGee 361

36 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Poland Robert W. McGee 365

37 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Slovakia Robert W. McGee 369

Balkan Countries

38 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Bosnia and Herzegovina Robert W. McGee 375

39 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Bulgaria Robert W. McGee 379

40 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Croatia Robert W. McGee 383

41 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Macedonia Robert W. McGee 387

42 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Romania Robert W. McGee 391

43 An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Slovenia Robert W. McGee 395

Summary and Analysis

44 Summary and Analysis of Country Studies Robert W. McGee 401

Index 423

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