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Investor Protection and Corporate Governance

Firm-level Evidence Across Latin America (Latin American Development Forum)

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Development,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlberto Chong (Editor), Florencio de Silanes (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages557
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928437M
    ISBN 100804700079
    ISBN 109780804700078

    'Investor Protection and Corporate Governance' analyzes the impact of corporate governance on firm performance and valuation. Using unique datasets gathered at the firm-level--the first such data in the region--and results from a homogeneous corporate governance questionnaire, the book examines corporate governance characteristics, ownership Cited by: Investor Protection and Corporate Governance analyzes the impact of corporate governance on firm performance and valuation. Using unique datasets gathered at the firm-level - the first such data in the region - and results from a homogeneous corporate governance questionnaire, the book examines corporate governance characteristics, ownership.

      Abstract. Recent research asserts that an essential feature of good corporate governance is strong investor protection, where investor protection is defined as both (1) the extent of the laws that protect investors' rights and (2) the strength of the legal institutions that facilitate law by: This book holds that the crucial failure of corporate governance is the expropriation of outside investors, be they shareholders or creditors, by those who are in control of firms. The problem of expropriation, also known as tunneling, often takes on enormous by:

    Investor protection and corporate governance. INVESTOR PROTECTION Investor protection focuses on making sure that investors are fully informed about their purchases, transactions, affairs of the company that they have invested in and the like. Investor protection is one of the most important elements of a thriving securities market or other financial investment institution.1/5(1).


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Buy Investor Protection and Corporate Governance: Firm-level Evidence Across Latin America (Latin American Development Forum): Read Books Reviews - ed by: This book explores the status quo of corporate governance in banking and investor protection from both theoretical and practical perspectives.

Bringing together original conclusions with a regional and international focus, it provides a timely and comprehensive overview of the effectiveness of corporate governance in the financial sector and an assessment of investor protection.

Investor Protection and Corporate Governance analyzes the impact of corporate governance on firm performance and valuation. Using unique datasets gathered at the firm-level - the first such data in the region - and results from a homogeneous corporate governance questionnaire, the book examines corporate governance characteristics, ownership structures, dividend.

Latin America has been surprisingly spared from a generalized wave of corporate governance scandals. One possible explanation is that the region's level of investor protection is adequate. The evidence from the papers in this book says otherwise. "The book undoubtedly is the most authoritative and convincing account of corporate governance available, which all readers will find illuminating and highly instructive"--Professor Tom Clarke, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia and author of Theories of Corporate Governance/5(10).

Recent research asserts that an essential feature of good corporate governance is strong investor protection, where investor protection is defined as the extent of the laws that protect investors' rights and the strength of the legal institutions that facilitate law enforcement.

The purpose of this study is to test this assertion by Cited by: Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation. Abstract. Recent research on corporate governance has documented large differences between countries in ownership concentration in publicly traded firms, in the breadth and depth of financial markets, and in the access of firms to external by: Empirically, strong investor protection is associated with effective corporate governance, as reflected in valuable and broad financial markets, dispersed ownership of shares, and efficient allocation of capital across by: opportunities for corporate governance reform.

Section 6 concludes. Investor protection When investors "nance "rms, they typically obtain certain rights or powers that are generally protected through the enforcement of regulations and laws. Some of these rights include disclosure and accounting rules, which provide.

corporate governance, which focuses on the relative importance of banks and stock markets to explain country differences. In section 5, we discuss both the difficulties and the opportunities for corporate governance reform.

Section 6 concludes. Investor Protection. When investors finance firms, they typically obtain certain rights or Size: KB. INVESTOR PROTECTION IN INDIA Small investors are the backbone of the Indian capital market and yet a systematic study of their concerns and attempts to protect them has been relatively - Selection from Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, Second Edition [Book].

One possible explanation is that the region’s level of investor protection is adequate. The evidence from the papers in this book says otherwise. The still relatively low level of protection and transparency has created an environment where problems cannot be easily detected or are not worth pursuing.

Investor Protection and Corporate Governance. Recent research has documented large differences among countries in ownership concentration in publicly traded firms, in the breadth and depth of capital markets, in dividend policies, and in the access of firms to external finance.

Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation. La Porta and Shleifer are from Harvard University, Lopez‐de‐Silanes from Yale University, and Vishny from the University of Chicago.

La Porta and Shleifer are from Harvard University, Lopez‐de‐Silanes from Yale University, and Vishny from the University of by: Corporate Governance in Banking and Investor Protection: From Theory to Practice Belén Díaz Díaz, Samuel O.

Idowu, Philip Molyneux (eds.) This book explores the status quo of corporate governance in banking and investor protection. Investor protection and corporate valuation 1. benefits of investor protection for corporate valuation, since large firms have access to substitute country-specific books that detail.

LaPorta, Rafael, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer, and Robert Vishny. “Investor Protection and Corporate Governance.” Journal of Financial Economics 58 (): Cited by: Corporate governance, investor protection, and performance in emerging markets (English) Recent research studying the link between law, and finance has concentrated on country-level investor protection measures, and focused on differences in Cited by: Corporate policies book.

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Legal investor protection is a key determinant of the development of financial markets (see, among others, La Porta et al.,Djankov et al., Markets with better investor protection allocate more capital to firms with better investment opportunities (see Mclean et al.,Wurgler,and invest more in R&D and innovation (Brown et al., ).Author: Borja Larrain, Matías Tapia, I Francisco Urzúa.

Investor Protection and Corporate Governance Firm-Level Evidence across Latin America Foreword by Andrei Shleifer Edited by Alberto Chong and Florencio López-de-Silanes A COPUBLICATION OF STANFORD ECONOMICS AND FINANCE, AN IMPRINT OF STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, THE WORLD BANK, AND THE INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT .5 Investors’ Problems and Protection CHAPTER OUTLINE Introduction Relationship Between Investor Protection and Corporate Governance Corporate Governance Through Legal Protection of Investors Investor Protection in India SEBI’s Poor Performance—Suggestions for - Selection from Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies and Practices, 2nd Edition [Book]."Investor Protection and Corporate Governance," Working Paper Series rwp, Harvard University, John F.

Kennedy School of Government. Rafael LaPorta & Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer & Robert Vishny, "undated". "Investor Protection and Corporate Governance," Working PaperHarvard University by: