Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of Interest

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Conflicts of interest arise naturally in all walks of life, particularly in business life. As general and indeed inevitable phenomena, conflicts of interest should not be prohibited but properly managed. This book presents indepth analysis of such management in three areas of corporate governance where the conflict-of-interest problems are particularly acute: executive compensation, financial analysis, and asset management. Conflicts of Interest presents the results of a two-year-long research project bringing together academics and practitioners in both law and finance from Europe and the US under the auspices of the Centre for Banking and Financial Law of the University of Geneva. This book discusses the following issues: the duty of loyalty;remedies, such as disclosure, incentives, organizational measures; regulation and enforcement; and market considerations.justify the disclosed summary figures (earnings forecasts, growth forecasts, investment recommendations). ... Because they provide investment research free of charge, sell-side analysts employed by investment banks, brokerage firms and anbsp;...

Title:Conflicts of Interest
Author:Luc Thévenoz, Rashid Bahar
Publisher:Kluwer Law International - 2007-01-01


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