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Published: 26 January 2017

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780198724315

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The Anatomy of Corporate Law

A Comparative and Functional Approach

Third Edition

Reinier Kraakman, John Armour, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Henry Hansmann, Gerard Hertig, Klaus Hopt, Hideki Kanda, Mariana Pargendler, Wolf-Georg Ringe, and Edward Rock

  • Fully updated from the previous edition with recent law reforms around the world, including the numerous changes that have taken place following the global financial crisis
  • Provides the reader with a solid framework to understand corporate law from a comparative perspective
  • Lays out a well-informed, functional, and updated description of corporate law in key jurisdictions (US, UK, Brazil, Italy, France, Germany, and Japan)
  • Features rigorous functional analysis that combines law, economics, and political economy to provide a better understanding of corporate law across jurisdictions
  • Includes insightful explanations of why laws have converged and why they haven't

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