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Enforcing Shareholders' Duties

Enforcing Shareholders' Duties


Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on February 22, 2019

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781788114868
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 02/22/2019
Series: Elgar Financial Law Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 6.12(h) x (d)

About the Author

Edited by Hanne S. Birkmose, Professor, Department of Law, Aarhus University, Denmark and Konstantinos Sergakis, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Glasgow, UK

Table of Contents



Takis Tridimas

PART I: The Contours of Enforcement

1. Legal and Economic Rationales for Shareholder Duties and their Enforcement

Anita Anand and Christopher Puskas

2. Duties Imposed on Specific Shareholders Only, and Enforcement Implications

Hanne Birkmose

3. Shareholder Engagement Duties: The European Move beyond Stewardship

Christoph Van der Elst

PART II: The Sources of Enforcement

4. Contractual Enforcement of Shareholders’ Duties

Corrado Malberti

5. Private vs Public Enforcement of Shareholder Duties

Iris Chiu

6. Legal vs Social Enforcement of Shareholder Duties

Konstantinos Sergakis

PART III: Sanctioning Shareholders’ Duties

7. Enforcing shareholder duties through suspension of the exercise of voting rights

Karsten Sørensen and Mette Neville

8. Financial Sanctions for breach of shareholders’ duties

Jennifer Payne and Elizabeth Howell

9. The Basis of Shareholder Liability for Corporate Wrongs

Christian A. Witting

PART IV: Barriers to Enforcement

10. Barriers to Shareholder Identification and Entitlement

Matteo Gargantini

11. Barriers to the Enforcement of Shareholders’ Duties Flowing from Primary EU Law

Christoph Teichmann and Lothar Wolff

12. Jurisdictional Barriers to Enforcement

Justin Borg-Barthet