Irene-Marie Esser

University of Glasgow

School of Law

Glasgow, Scotland G12 8LE

United Kingdom

http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/law/staff/irene-marieesser/

University of Stellenbosch

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape 7602

South Africa

http://blogs.sun.ac.za/law/handelsreg-mercantile-law/

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Corporate Governance for Sustainability

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2020
Warwick Law School, Nyenrode Business university, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Michigan, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), Columbia University School of Law, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris - Centre de Gestion Scientifique (CGS), Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Bristol, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of York - York Law School, City University London - The Business SchoolCardiff Business School, University of Bristol, Peter A. Allard School of Law, Ecole Universitaire de Management Clermont-Ferrand, University of Essex, University of San Francisco - School of Business and Management, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - UNSW Law & Justice, Drucker Institute, Essex Business School, Frank Bold, Morgan State University, Durham Business School, Liverpool Hope University, The University of Manchester - School of Law, De Montfort University - Faculty of Business and Law, Wellesley College - Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, Linnaeus University, Edge Hill University School of Law, Criminology and Policing, Queen Mary University of London - School of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of South Australia, University of Leicester - Management Centre, University of York, HEC Paris, University of Glasgow, University College London - Faculty of Laws, School of Law, King's College, London; Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Royal Holloway, University of London, The City Law School, University of Sheffield, University College London - Faculty of Laws, Nyenrode Business University, University of Oregon - Department of Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, University of Westminster, Universidad Andres Bello, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, Queen’s University, School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University, University of Auckland Business School, Zefat Academic College, School of Law, Queens University Belfast, University of Dundee - Department of Accountancy & Business Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Oxford Brookes Business School, University of Leicester, Hofstra University College of Law, The Open University - Department of Political Economics, University of Leeds - School of Law, University of Massachusetts, University of Sheffield, School of Law, ICCE, Goldsmiths, University of London, University of Glasgow and College of Business, United Arab Emirates University
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corporate governance, company law, director duties, board obligations, sustainable finance action plan, sustainability strategy, ESG, shareholder primacy, sustainable development, climate change

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The Modern Corporation Statement on Company Law

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute (deceased), SciencesPo, University of Bristol, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Boston College Law School, Warwick Law School, University of Kent - Kent Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of York - York Law School, Queen Mary University of London - School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, (CCLS), Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Oslo - Faculty of Law, University of Bristol, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Essex - School of Law, University of York (UK), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Manchester - School of Law, The Business School, University of Colorado Denver, University of Leeds - School of Law, University College London - Faculty of Laws, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School, University of Waikato - Management School, The University of Hong Kong - School of Business, University of Leeds, University of Georgia School of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law, Hofstra University College of Law, University of Technology, Sydney, Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Brescia, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of Victoria - Faculty of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Audencia School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, INSEAD, Alvares Penteado School of Business (Fecap), Independent, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) - Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF)Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) - Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF), Université Grenoble Alpes, São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas FGV DIREITO SP, University of Glasgow, Griffith University Law School, NYU School of Law, University of South Australia, University of Greenwich - School of Law, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law, Independent, City University London - The Business SchoolCardiff Business School, Nyenrode Business university and UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression
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Company, Law, Corporate, Governance

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The Emergence of ‘Comply or Explain’ as a Global Model for Corporate Governance Codes

European Business Law Review (Forthcoming, 2022)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Iain MacNeil and Irene-Marie Esser
University of Glasgow - School of Law and University of Glasgow
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Corporate governance, codes, ‘comply or explain’, listed companies, disclosure, transplantation

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From a Financial to an Entity Model of ESG

This preprint has not undergone peer review or any post-submission improvements or corrections. The Version of Record of this article is published in European Business Organization Law Review, and is available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s40804-021-00234-y.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2022
Iain MacNeil and Irene-Marie Esser
University of Glasgow - School of Law and University of Glasgow
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ESG, CSR, sustainability, fiduciary duty, stakeholders, due diligence

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The Duty of Care, Skill and Diligence: The King Report and the 2008 Companies Act

Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law, Vol. 74, p. 449, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Piet Delport and Irene-Marie Esser
University of Pretoria - Faculty of Law and University of Glasgow
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directors, corporate governance, duty of care

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Workforce Engagement and the UK Corporate Governance Code

Forthcoming in ‘Corporate Governance, Sustainability and Reputation’, II International Conference of Corporate Governance proceedings to be published by Thomson Reuters Aranzadi.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Apr 2021
University of Glasgow, University of Glasgow and University of Glasgow - School of Law
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Corporate Governance Code, workforce engagement tools, stakeholders, board decision-making

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The Pandemic Response in the UK in the Context of Corporate and Financial Law – within and without Law

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Iain MacNeil and Irene-Marie Esser
University of Glasgow - School of Law and University of Glasgow
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COVID, pandemic, corporate law, stakeholders, capital markets, corporate governance, financial regulation

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Shareholder Protection in Terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008

Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law, Vol. 79, p. 1-29, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Sep 2016
Irene-Marie Esser and Piet Delport
University of Glasgow and University of Pretoria - Faculty of Law
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Corporate governance, shareholder, shareholder protection

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Shareholder Interests and Good Corporate Governance in South Africa

Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law, Vol. 77, p. 38-52, 2014
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Irene-Marie Esser
University of Glasgow
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shareholders' rights, corporate social responsibility

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The Workforce Engagement Mechanisms in the UK: A Way Towards More Sustainable Companies? (Part 2)

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2023
University of Glasgow, University of Glasgow and University of Glasgow - School of Law
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Sustainability, Workforce engagement, CSR, ESG, Labour Law, Corporate Governance

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The Elusive Purpose of Corporate Purpose

Forthcoming: 'Private Law and Sustainability', Routledge
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Jul 2023
Iain MacNeil and Irene-Marie Esser
University of Glasgow - School of Law and University of Glasgow
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corporate purpose, ESG, sustainability, directors' duties, s 172

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A Rule-based Comparison and Analysis of Ten Case Studies

Published in M. Siems and D. Cabrelli (eds), Comparative Company Law - A Case-Based Approach, 2nd edition (Oxford, Hart, 2018), pages 473-518, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2018/38
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Oct 2018
David Cabrelli and Irene-Marie Esser
University of Edinburgh - School of Law and University of Glasgow
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Law, company law, comparative law, comparative corporate governance, convergence, legal transplants, legal origins, shareholder primacy, director primacy, stakeholder theory, patterns of share ownership, corporate law

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Capital Markets and Corporate Governance Standards

Forthcoming as a chapter in Iain MacNeil and Iris Chiu (eds.) Research Handbook on Global Capital Markets Law (Edward Elgar 2022)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
Iain MacNeil and Irene-Marie Esser
University of Glasgow - School of Law and University of Glasgow
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corporate governance, listing rules, capital markets, soft law, shareholders and directors