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Securities fraud, 1996-2001 [electronic resource] : incentive pay, governance, and class action lawsuits / Ke Wang.

Author/Creator:
Wang, Ke, 1972 Nov. 6-
Publication:
El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (180 p.)
Series:
Criminal Justice: Recent Scholarship
Criminal Justice: Recent Scholarship
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Subjects:
Securities fraud.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Wang seeks to explain why one company committed securities fraud only during certain years and why some companies had a higher propensity to commit securities fraud. He finds evidence linking executive incentive compensation to securities fraud. Some corporate governance measures may also play a role in fraud control. Findings vary, however, depending on the stages of judicial proceedings at which securities fraud class action cases are examined. Researchers and practitioners from fields other than criminal justice, such as law and economics, management, and accounting, may find this work usef
Contents:
Defining securities fraud
Theorizing securities fraud: a complex and inadequately researched phenomenon
Explaining securities fraud: an integrated conceptual model
Finding the deviant corporations: research methods and data
Incentive compensation: a source of securities fraud
Corporate governance : a fraud-preventing process depending on context
Controlling securities fraud : policy implications.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-156) and index.
ISBN:
1-59332-564-9
OCLC:
732955769