More and more, the agenda of corporate governance reform has been calling for a dramatic change in the composition and structure of boards of publicly traded companies, with particular criticism reserved for the role of independent directors. This timely, ground-breaking book takes a new and rigorous approach to this important issue. Investigating board independence from a distinctly original perspective, the author's systematic analysis explores the effective interaction of such aspects.
About the Author
Chapter 1: Historical Review of Independence of Director
Chapter 2: The Regulation on Independent Directors – Codification or Self-Regulation
Chapter 3: The Role of Independent Directors in Corporate Governance
Chapter 4: Competing Mechanisms in Corporate Governance
Chapter 5: Factors in Relation to the Performance of Independent Directors: The Obstacles and Solutions
Chapter 6: Independent Directors’ Exposure to Legal Liability