Corporate Governance in Transition Economies

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Robert W. McGee
Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 16, 2008 - Business & Economics - 430 pages
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"Corporate Governance in Transition Economies" will appeal to a wide segment of the academic market including accounting and finance professors and students because the main theme of the book deals with accounting and financial system reform. Economists in the subfields of transition economics and development economics for it addresses current issues in their field. It will also appeal to scholars in the field of Russian and East European Studies because the book discusses topics involving Russia, Ukraine and other East European countries. Policy analysts who deal with accounting, finance, transition economics or Russia or Eastern Europe will also find this book to be a valuable reference and source of current information.

 

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Contents

Corporate Governance in Transition Economies
3
Rights of Shareholders
21
Equitable Treatment of Shareholders
28
The Role of Stakeholders in Corporate Governance
35
Disclosure and Transparency
40
The Responsibility of the Board
47
Insider Trading Regulation in Transition Economies
53
Some Thoughts on the Market for Corporate Control
70
Country Studies Former Soviet Republics
289
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Armenia
290
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Azerbaijan
295
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Georgia
299
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Latvia
303
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Lithuania
307
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Moldova
311
A Survey of Corporate Governance in Russia
315

Case Studies Comparative Studies
89
Corporate Governance and the Timeliness of Financial Reporting An Overview
91
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting A Comparative Study of Russian and NonRussian Banks
100
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting The Russian Telecom Industry
115
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting The Russian Oil Gas and Power Industries
127
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting A Comparative Study of Russian and NonRussian Companies in the Transportation Industry
137
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting A Comparative Study of Russian and NonRussian Companies
146
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting A Comparative Study of Companies in Russia and the USA
157
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting A Comparative Study of Companies in Russia and the European Union
165
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting A Comparative Study of the Peoples Republic of China and Russia
172
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting in Russia A Trend Analysis
181
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting A Comparative Study of Selected EU and Transition Economy Countries
189
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting A Comparative Study of the Peoples Republic of China and the USA
200
The Timeliness of Financial Reporting A Comparative Study of the Peoples Republic of China and the European Union
211
What Kind of Financial Reporting Standards do Russian Companies Use?
217
Employee Ownership and Corporate Governance in Russia
221
Corporate Governance in Russia A Consideration of Different Perspectives
243
Corporate Governance Formation in Poland Kyrgyzstan Russia and Ukraine
251
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Ukraine
351
Central and East European Countries
355
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in the Czech Republic
356
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Hungary
361
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Poland
365
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Slovakia
369
Balkan Countries
373
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Bosnia Herzegovina
375
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Bulgaria
379
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Croatia
383
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Macedonia
387
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Romania
391
An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Slovenia
395
Summary and Analysis
399
Summary and Analysis of Country Studies
400
Index
423
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Robert W. McGee is a professor at the Florida International University, USA. He has doctorates in accounting, economics, law and philosophy. He is an attorney, certified public accountant, certified management accountant and economist and has worked on the USAID Accounting Reform projects in Russia, Armenia and Bosnia & Herzegovina and was a nonresident advisor for the USAID Accounting Reform projects in Georgia and Kazakhstan. He has published more than 40 books and more than 300 scholarly articles in the fields of accounting, taxation, economics, law and philosophy. He is co-author of Accounting and Financial System Reform in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia, which is forthcoming from Springer Science. One of his other recent books is The Philosophy of Taxation and Public Finance, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers.

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