Corporate Governance and Investment Fiduciaries

Posted: 22 Apr 2003

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Paul Ali

University of Melbourne - Law School

Geofrey P. Stapledon

University of Melbourne - Law School

Martin Gold

Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong Australia

Abstract

This book is concerned with the corporate governance aspects of managed investment funds, in particular the role and legal obligations of institutional investors in corporate governance and the legal duty of prudence imposed on fund managers and other market participants that have been entrusted with the management of funds by investors.

The chapter titles are as follows: 1. Introduction 2. The Responsibilities of Institutional Investors as Shareholders 3. Legal Limits on Institutional Investors engaged in Corporate Governance 4. The Prudent Investor Rule and Index Investing 5. Hedge Funds 6. Innovative Investment Products 7. Socially Responsible Investments.

Keywords: Corporate Governance, Institutional Investors, Indexing, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Prudent Investor Rule, Credit Derivatives, Securitization, Ethical Investment, Socially Responsible Investment

JEL Classification: G11, G23, G34, K22

Suggested Citation

Ali, Paul and Stapledon, Geofrey P. and Gold, Martin, Corporate Governance and Investment Fiduciaries. Paul Usman Ali, Geof Stapledon, and Martin Gold, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND INVESTMENT FIDUCIARIES, Thomson Legal & Regulatory, April 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=395261

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Geofrey P. Stapledon

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Martin Gold

Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong Australia ( email )

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