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The Atlantic Divide in AntitrustAn Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

Daniel J. Gifford and Robert T. Kudrle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226176109
eISBN:
9780226176246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226176246.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book aims to resolve a puzzle: how can two systems of competition law and policy, whose enforcement and judicial institutions employ similar concepts and legal language, reach very different ... More

Corporate Bodies and Guilty MindsThe Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

William S. Laufer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470405
eISBN:
9780226470429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470429.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

We live in an era defined by corporate greed and malfeasance—one in which unprecedented accounting frauds and failures of compliance run rampant. In order to calm investor fears, revive perceptions ... More

Embracing RiskThe Changing Culture of Insurance and Responsibility

Embracing Risk: The Changing Culture of Insurance and Responsibility

Tom Baker and Jonathan Simon (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035185
eISBN:
9780226035178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035178.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

For much of the twentieth century, industrialized nations addressed social problems, such as workers' compensation benefits and social welfare programs, in terms of spreading risk. But in recent ... More

Ensuring Corporate MisconductHow Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation

Ensuring Corporate Misconduct: How Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation

Tom Baker and Sean J. Griffith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035154
eISBN:
9780226035079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Shareholder litigation and class action suits play a key role in protecting investors and regulating big businesses. But Directors' and Officers' liability insurance shields corporations and their ... More

The Failure of Corporate LawFundamental Flaws and Progressive Possibilities

The Failure of Corporate Law: Fundamental Flaws and Progressive Possibilities

Kent Greenfield

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306933
eISBN:
9780226306988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306988.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

When used in conjunction with corporations, the term “public” is misleading. Anyone can purchase shares of stock, but public corporations themselves are uninhibited by a sense of societal obligation ... More

Law and CapitalismWhat Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development around the World

Law and Capitalism: What Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development around the World

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Katharina Pistor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226525273
eISBN:
9780226525297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525297.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Recent high-profile corporate scandals—such as those involving Enron in the United States, Yukos in Russia, and Livedoor in Japan—demonstrate challenges to legal regulation of business practices in ... More

Law and EmploymentLessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

James J. Heckman and Carmen Pages (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226322827
eISBN:
9780226322858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322858.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book analyzes the effects of regulation and deregulation on Latin American labor markets and presents empirically grounded studies of the costs of regulation. Numerous labor regulations that ... More

Mass Torts in a World of Settlement

Mass Torts in a World of Settlement

Richard A. Nagareda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226567600
eISBN:
9780226567624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567624.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The traditional definition of torts involves bizarre, idiosyncratic events where a single plaintiff with a physical impairment sues the specific defendant he believes to have wrongfully caused that ... More

The Microsoft Case: Antitrust, High Technology, and Consumer Welfare

The Microsoft Case: Antitrust, High Technology, and Consumer Welfare

William H. Page and John E. Lopatka

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226644639
eISBN:
9780226644653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644653.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In 1998, the United States Department of Justice and state antitrust agencies charged that Microsoft was monopolizing the market for personal computer operating systems. More than ten years later, ... More

The Money ProblemRethinking Financial Regulation

The Money Problem: Rethinking Financial Regulation

Morgan Ricks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330327
eISBN:
9780226330464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330464.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book brings a missing and critical dimension to the ongoing debates over financial stability policy. Its core argument is that the problem of financial instability is mostly a problem of ... More

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