While examining issues pertaining to corporate governance, a myopic approach is to look at the interest of the shareholders, whose interests are to be protected. On the other hand, there is a school of thought, known as the “stakeholder” approach, which calls for governance of companies with a view to protecting the interest of stakeholders…

An offshoot of the global financial crisis has been the significant changes in economic policies in the developed world. The recent phenomenon relates to increasing calls from leading economists to nationalise troubled banks, particularly in the U.S. The concept of nationalisation was previously associated with the so-called ‘socialist’ economies, but is now becoming closer to…

That was the theme for a panel discussion organized earlier this month in New York by the Jindal Global Law School. The panel consisted of internationally renowned academics and practitioners of corporate governance: Mr. Roel Campos, former SEC Commissioner, Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law School, Professor Michael Useem of the Wharton Business School and…

The theme for the January 2009 issue of Halsbury’s Law Monthly is Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Globalisation. The issue carries two articles that generally deal with FDI and three that specifically discuss issues on Indian policy.The first, an article titled “Globalisation and Foreign Direct Investment: Topical Issues and Case Studies” by Dr. Linda S….