Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice

Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice

Author(s): John R. Boatright

Published Online: 13 DEC 2011

Print ISBN: 9780470499160

Online ISBN: 9781118266298

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266298

About this Book

A groundbreaking exploration of the critical ethical issues in financial theory and practice

Compiled by volume editor John Boatright, Finance Ethics consists of contributions from scholars from many different finance disciplines.

It covers key issues in financial markets, financial services, financial management, and finance theory, and includes chapters on market regulation, due diligence, reputational risk, insider trading, derivative contracts, hedge funds, mutual and pension funds, insurance, socially responsible investing, microfinance, earnings management, risk management, bankruptcy, executive compensation, hostile takeovers, and boards of directors.

  • Special attention is given to fairness in markets and the delivery of financial services, and to the duties of fiduciaries and agents
  • Rigorous analysis of the topics covered provides essential information and practical guidance for practitioners in finance as well as for students and academics with an interest in finance ethics

Ethics in Finance skillfully explains the need for ethics in the personal conduct of finance professionals and the operation of financial markets and institutions.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Overview

  2. Part II: Finance Theory

  3. Part III: Financial Markets

  4. Part IV: Financial Services

  5. Part V: Financial Management

    1. Chapter 25

      Investor Relations (pages 475–493)

      Cynthia Clark Williams and Lori Verstegen Ryan

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