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The derivative action as a corporate governance tool : a functional and focused approach

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This thesis of 98,273 words is concerned with one of company law's most thorny aspects: the derivative action. The thesis has both a positive and a normative dimension. It takes a position about the role that derivative action litigation should have in the corporate governance matrix. This is the realm of the normative, the domain of what some political philosophers call 'ideal theory'. However the analysis here aims not to be merely a philosophical flight of fantasy about how things ought...

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University of Oxford
This thesis was digitised thanks to the generosity of Dr Leonard Polonsky More from this funder
Publication date:
2005
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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polonsky:6:8

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