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Fair Shares – The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson


This is a book about shareholders — who they are, what they own, how their composition and character has changed, and with it their relationship with the companies they own. It is also a book about shareholder rights and responsibilities. The book explores the key current corporate governance issues — company law and reporting, chief executive pay, regulatory and accountability requirements — against the background of an ever-changing business environment: an environment in which private investors may have grown in number, but in which shareholders influence has dwindled as institutions have b ... More

Keywords: shareholders, shareholder rights, shareholder responsibilities, corporate governance issues, company law, chief executive pay, regulatory requirements, accountability requirements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198292142
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan Charkham, author
City University, London

Anne Simpson, author
PIRC Ltd (Pensions Investment Research Consultants)

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