Corporate governance in the UK: Is the comply or explain approach working?

We examine the effectiveness of the “Comply or Explain” approach to corporate governance in the UK. Using a unique database of 245 non-financial companies for the period of 1998–2004, we find an increasing trend of compliance with the Combined Code, but a frequent use of standard explanations in cas...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Arcot, Sridhar
Bruno, Valentina
Faure-Grimaud, Antoine
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: NEW YORK Elsevier Inc 2010
ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC
Elsevier
published in: International review of law and economics Vol. 30; no. 2; pp. 193 - 201
ORCID: 0000-0002-1636-3776
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 0144-8188
1873-6394
EISSN: 1873-6394
Discipline: Economics
Law
Series: International Review of Law and Economics
Subjects:
Law
G34
K22
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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