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The Resource Benefit corporation law and governance : pursuing profit with purpose, Frederick H. Alexander

Benefit corporation law and governance : pursuing profit with purpose, Frederick H. Alexander

Label
Benefit corporation law and governance : pursuing profit with purpose
Title
Benefit corporation law and governance
Title remainder
pursuing profit with purpose
Statement of responsibility
Frederick H. Alexander
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An authoritative guide to a new form of governance, this book is an invaluable resource for legal and financial professionals, as well as interested entrepreneurs and investors who want to understand how purposeful corporate governance can be put into practice. --
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Assigning source
Edited summary from book
Cataloging source
UMI
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1963-
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Alexander, Frederick H.
Dewey number
346.73/066
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF1355
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
BK business book
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  • Business enterprises
  • Stockholders
  • Corporation law
  • Corporate governance
  • LAW
  • Business enterprises
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporation law
  • Stockholders
  • United States
Label
Benefit corporation law and governance : pursuing profit with purpose, Frederick H. Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction: A Corporate Lawyer's Journey; Part I: Shareholder Primacy and Its Discontents; Chapter 1 Corporations and Investors: Setting the Stage; The Corporation; The Investment Chain; Chapter 2 Fiduciary Duties for Conventional Corporations: Enforcing Shareholder Primacy; Basic Rules of Corporate Governance; For Whom Is the Corporation Managed?; Chapter 3 Standards of Review: How Judges Decide Whether Directors Are Putting Shareholders First; Function of Standards of Review; The Business Judgment Rule
  • The Entire Fairness StandardIntermediate Standards of Review: Enhanced Business Judgment Rule; Standards of Review for Shareholder Voting; Chapter 4 The Responsible Investing Movement; Responsible Investors; Concessionary Versus Non-Concessionary Responsible Investors; Doing Well by Doing Good: No Concession; The Paradox of the Value of Commitment: The Concession that Isn't; Universal Owners: Making Concessions to Preserve the Commons; Shareholder Primacy and Responsible Investing; Part II: Governing for Stakeholders; Chapter 5 The Model Benefit Corporation Legislation
  • Prelude: The Benefit Corporation MovementProvisions of the MBCL; Chapter 6 The Delaware Public Benefit Corporation Statute; Delaware's Approach to Benefit Corporations; Responsible and Sustainable Management: The Balancing Obligation; Duties of Directors; Transparency; Supermajority Shareholder Votes; Appraisal Rights; Corporate Name: Providing Notice to Investors; Chapter 7 Operating Benefit Corporations in the Normal Course; The Business Judgment Rule; A Longer-Term Lens?; Practical Implications for Ordinary Business Decisions
  • Chapter 8 Operating Benefit Corporations in Extraordinary SituationsBenefit Corporations and Conflict Transactions; Change-in-Control and Defensive Situations; Proxy Contests and Franchise Rights; Decisions Affecting Security Holders of Different Classes Differently; Part III: Other Paths: Stakeholder Governance by Other Means; Chapter 9 Constituency Statutes: A Viable Alternative for Stakeholder Governance?; Adoption of Constituency Statutes; Operation of Constituency Statutes; Reaction to Constituency Statutes; Constituency Statute Litigation; Economic Impact of Constituency Statutes
  • Chapter 10 Could a Conventional Corporation Adopt Stakeholder Values?The Statutory Framework in Delaware; Delaware Law Does Not Authorize Private Ordering of Fiduciary Duties; Other Jurisdictions and Practicalities; Chapter 11 Limited Liability Companies and Social Purpose Corporations; Ordinary Limited Liability Companies; Benefit Limited Liability Companies; Social Purpose Corporations; Epilogue; Appendix A: Model Benefit Corporation Legislation (with Explanatory Comments); Appendix B: Delaware General Corporation Law Subchapter XV: Public Benefit Corporations
Control code
1005081520
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781523083596
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000896
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1005081520
Label
Benefit corporation law and governance : pursuing profit with purpose, Frederick H. Alexander
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction: A Corporate Lawyer's Journey; Part I: Shareholder Primacy and Its Discontents; Chapter 1 Corporations and Investors: Setting the Stage; The Corporation; The Investment Chain; Chapter 2 Fiduciary Duties for Conventional Corporations: Enforcing Shareholder Primacy; Basic Rules of Corporate Governance; For Whom Is the Corporation Managed?; Chapter 3 Standards of Review: How Judges Decide Whether Directors Are Putting Shareholders First; Function of Standards of Review; The Business Judgment Rule
  • The Entire Fairness StandardIntermediate Standards of Review: Enhanced Business Judgment Rule; Standards of Review for Shareholder Voting; Chapter 4 The Responsible Investing Movement; Responsible Investors; Concessionary Versus Non-Concessionary Responsible Investors; Doing Well by Doing Good: No Concession; The Paradox of the Value of Commitment: The Concession that Isn't; Universal Owners: Making Concessions to Preserve the Commons; Shareholder Primacy and Responsible Investing; Part II: Governing for Stakeholders; Chapter 5 The Model Benefit Corporation Legislation
  • Prelude: The Benefit Corporation MovementProvisions of the MBCL; Chapter 6 The Delaware Public Benefit Corporation Statute; Delaware's Approach to Benefit Corporations; Responsible and Sustainable Management: The Balancing Obligation; Duties of Directors; Transparency; Supermajority Shareholder Votes; Appraisal Rights; Corporate Name: Providing Notice to Investors; Chapter 7 Operating Benefit Corporations in the Normal Course; The Business Judgment Rule; A Longer-Term Lens?; Practical Implications for Ordinary Business Decisions
  • Chapter 8 Operating Benefit Corporations in Extraordinary SituationsBenefit Corporations and Conflict Transactions; Change-in-Control and Defensive Situations; Proxy Contests and Franchise Rights; Decisions Affecting Security Holders of Different Classes Differently; Part III: Other Paths: Stakeholder Governance by Other Means; Chapter 9 Constituency Statutes: A Viable Alternative for Stakeholder Governance?; Adoption of Constituency Statutes; Operation of Constituency Statutes; Reaction to Constituency Statutes; Constituency Statute Litigation; Economic Impact of Constituency Statutes
  • Chapter 10 Could a Conventional Corporation Adopt Stakeholder Values?The Statutory Framework in Delaware; Delaware Law Does Not Authorize Private Ordering of Fiduciary Duties; Other Jurisdictions and Practicalities; Chapter 11 Limited Liability Companies and Social Purpose Corporations; Ordinary Limited Liability Companies; Benefit Limited Liability Companies; Social Purpose Corporations; Epilogue; Appendix A: Model Benefit Corporation Legislation (with Explanatory Comments); Appendix B: Delaware General Corporation Law Subchapter XV: Public Benefit Corporations
Control code
1005081520
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781523083596
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000896
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1005081520

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