(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 24 No 9 Sept/Oct 2019

Book of the Month

Cover of The Anti-Suit Injunction

The Anti-Suit Injunction

Price: £195.00

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


Independent Directors in Asia: A Historical, Contextual and Comparative Approach (eBook)

Edited by: Dan W. Puchniak, Harald Baum, Luke Nottage

ISBN13: 9781316843857
Published: November 2017
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: eBook (ePub)
Price: £26.00 + £5.20 VAT
The amount of VAT charged may change depending on your location of use.


The sale of some eBooks are restricted to certain countries. To alert you to such restrictions, please select the country of the billing address of your credit or debit card you wish to use for payment.

Billing Country:


Sale prohibited in
Rest of World

Due to publisher restrictions, international orders for ebooks may need to be confirmed by our staff during shop opening hours. Our trading hours are Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 6.00pm, London, UK time.


Once the order is confirmed an automated e-mail will be sent to you to allow you to download the eBook.

All eBooks are supplied firm sale and cannot be returned. If you believe there is a fault with your eBook then contact us on ebooks@wildy.com and we will help in resolving the issue. This does not affect your statutory rights.

This eBook is available in the following formats: ePub.

In stock.
Need help with ebook formats?




Also available as

The rise of the independent director in Asia is an issue of global consequence that has been largely overlooked until recently. Less than two decades ago, independent directors were oddities in Asia's boardrooms. Today, they are ubiquitous.

Independent Directors in Asia undertakes the first detailed analysis of this phenomenon. It provides in-depth historical, contextual and comparative perspectives on the law and practice of independent directors in seven core Asian jurisdictions (China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan) and Australia. These case studies reveal the varieties of independent directors in Asia, none of which conform to its original American concept.

The authors develop a taxonomy of these varieties, which provides a powerful analytical tool for more accurately understanding and effectively researching independent directors in Asia. This new approach challenges foundational aspects of comparative corporate governance practice and suggests a new path for comparative corporate governance scholarship and reform.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , eBooks, Asia
Contents:
Introduction Dan W. Puchniak and Harald Baum

Part I Theoretical Framework
1. The Rise of the Independent Director in the West: Understanding the Origins of Asia's Legal Transplants Harald Baum
2. Independent Directors: A Theoretical Framework Wolf-Georg Ringe
3. Varieties of Independent Directors in Asia: A Taxonomy Dan W. Puchniak

Part II. Asian Jurisdiction-Specific Chapters
4. Japan's Gradual Reception of Independent Directors: An Empirical and Political-Economic Analysis Gen Goto, Manabu Matsunaka & Souichirou Kozuka
5. Korea's Mandatory Independent Directors: Expected and Unexpected Roles Kyung-Hoon Chun
6. Independent Directors in China: Facts and Reform Proposals Xin Tang
7. From Double Board to Unitary Board System: The Corporate Governance Reform in Taiwan Hsin-Ti Chang, Yu-Hsin Lin & Ying-Hsin Tsai
8. Independent Directors in Hong Kong Vivienne Bath
9. Independent Directors in Singapore: A Corporate Governance Outlier? Dan W. Puchniak & Luh Luh Lan
10. Board Independence in India: From Form to Function? Vikramaditya Khanna & Umakanth Varottil

Part III Alternative Perspectives and Conclusions
11. The Rise and Unlikely Demise of Independent Directors in Australia Fady Aoun & Luke Nottage
12. Case Studies of Independent Directors in Asia Bruce Aronson
13. Independent Directors in Asia: Theoretical Lessons and Practical Implications Souichirou Kozuka & Luke
Nottage

Series: International Corporate Law and Financial Market Regulation

The Law and Finance of Related Party Transactions (eBook) ISBN 9781108672139
Published June 2019
Cambridge University Press
£88.00 + £17.60 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
The Law and Finance of Related Party Transactions ISBN 9781108429283
Published June 2019
Cambridge University Press
£110.00
Liability of Corporate Groups and Networks ISBN 9781108714204
Published June 2019
Cambridge University Press
£29.99
The Political Economy of Financial Regulation ISBN 9781108470360
Published January 2019
Cambridge University Press
£110.00
The Political Economy of Financial Regulation (eBook) ISBN 9781108578400
Published January 2019
Cambridge University Press
£88.00 + £17.60 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Economic Transplants: On Lawmaking for Financial Markets ISBN 9781107442122
Published December 2018
Cambridge University Press
£21.99
£110.00
£88.00 + £17.60 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Liability of Corporate Groups and Networks (eBook) ISBN 9781108619172
Published January 2018
Cambridge University Press
£24.00 + £4.80 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Liability of Corporate Groups and Networks ISBN 9781107039926
Published January 2018
Cambridge University Press
£110.00
Independent Directors in Asia: A Historical, Contextual and Comparative Approach ISBN 9781107179592
Published November 2017
Cambridge University Press
£126.00
Economic Transplants: On Lawmaking for Financial Markets (eBook) ISBN 9781108505918
Published October 2017
Cambridge University Press
£18.00 + £3.60 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Economic Transplants: On Lawmaking for Financial Markets ISBN 9781107081802
Published October 2017
Cambridge University Press
£88.99
£96.99
Comparative Corporate Governance: A Functional and International Analysis ISBN 9781107025110
Published July 2013
Cambridge University Press
£200.00
The Regulatory Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis ISBN 9781107024595
Published November 2012
Cambridge University Press
£116.00
The Derivative Action in Asia: A Comparative and Functional Approach ISBN 9781107012271
Published June 2012
Cambridge University Press
£97.99
Governance of Global Financial Markets: The Law, the Economics, the Politics ISBN 9780521762663
Published April 2012
Cambridge University Press
£108.00
Corporate Lawyers and Corporate Governance ISBN 9780521762557
Published June 2011
Cambridge University Press
Out of print
EU Prospectus Law: New Perspectives on Regulatory Competition in Securities Markets ISBN 9780521517652
Published May 2011
Cambridge University Press
£77.00
Regulating Global Corporate Capitalism ISBN 9780521181969
Published May 2011
Cambridge University Press
£36.99
Convergence in Shareholder Law ISBN 9780521187916
Published February 2011
Cambridge University Press
£40.99
Comparative Corporate Governance of Non-Profit Organizations ISBN 9780521761840
Published April 2010
Cambridge University Press
£165.00
How to Protect Investors: Lessons from the EC and the UK ISBN 9780521888707
Published January 2010
Cambridge University Press
£155.00
EC Regulation of Corporate Governance ISBN 9780521876674
Published December 2009
Cambridge University Press
£98.99
Perspectives in Company Law and Financial Regulation ISBN 9780521515702
Published June 2009
Cambridge University Press
£154.00
Convergence in Shareholder Law ISBN 9780521876759
Published December 2007
Cambridge University Press
£103.00