Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State

The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation 2013-07-10

Summary:

Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Marc Moore, Deputy Director of the University College London Centre for Commercial Law.

Over recent decades, corporate governance has become an increasingly high profile aspect of legal scholarship and practice. But despite this widespread interest, there remains considerable uncertainty about how exactly corporate governance should be defined or understood. Of particular concern is whether corporate governance is most appropriately understood as an aspect of ‘private’ (facilitative) law, or else as a part of ‘public’ (regulatory) law. In my recent book, Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State (2013, Hart Publishing), I demonstrate that this question is not just an academic one in the pejorative sense. On the contrary, it is arguably the most important issue confronting those who study or teach the subject of corporate governance in any level of depth or analytical rigour.

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http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov/2013/07/10/corporate-governance-in-the-shadow-of-the-state/

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Authors:

June Rhee, Co-editor, HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation,

Date tagged:

07/10/2013, 13:10

Date published:

07/10/2013, 09:25