Sökning: "Corporate Governance"

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  1. 16. Organizational and Board Characteristics’ Impact on Female Board Representation: Evidence from Swedish Publicly Listed Financial Firms

    Master-uppsats, Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Författare :Sandra Gadd; Therese Gustafsson; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Gender Diversity; Female Board Representation; Financial Industry; Board Composition; Resource Dependence Theory; Institutional Theory;

    Sammanfattning : Background - The underrepresentation of women in corporate boardrooms has been a central corporate governance issue for decades; still, improvement is made at a slow pace and varies by industry sector. On average, the Swedish financial industry displays high levels of female board representation compared to other industry sectors; however, there are large differences between the companies. LÄS MER

  2. 17. The Influence of Corporate Governance Quality and Growth Opportunities on Firms’ Payout Policy

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Rob te Velde; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Corporate Governance; Payout Policy; Dividend; Share Repurchases; Protection Rights.;

    Sammanfattning : This paper examines the effect of corporate governance quality on firms’ payout policy. We analyze a global sample of 3,904 firms (25,773 firm-year observations) over the period 2002-2016. LÄS MER

  3. 18. Is Predicting Goodwill Impairment Rolling a Loaded Dice? : An Examination of Goodwill Impairment Prediction Models

    D-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Författare :Baptiste Lecomte; Rikard Franzén; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Goodwill impairment; Segment reportnig; SFAS 142; SFAS 141; CEO Retention;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines the predictability of goodwill impairments in a U.S. GAAP setting. Using the methodology developed by Hayn and Hughes (2006), we first analyze whether the predictability of goodwill impairments has increased since the implementation of SFAS 141 and SFAS 142. LÄS MER

  4. 19. What determines CEO compensation in retail banks? : A comparative study in Sweden and the UK following the financial crisis

    Master-uppsats, Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Författare :Didrik Peterzén; Anja Davidsson; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Corporate governance; CEO compensation; Financial Crisis; Retail banks.;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract Background: Following the financial crisis in 2008, a debate concerning excessive compensation of CEOs in retail banks arose. Previous studies have examined the association between CEO compensation and different factors namely, firm performance, board characteristics and firm size. LÄS MER

  5. 20. Ownership Structure's Effect on Dividend Payout Policy - A study on controlling shareholders' effect on dividend payout ratios of Swedish listed firms through a corporate governance perspective

    D-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Författare :Matilda Dieden Bengtsson; Mikaela Österberg; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Ownership Structure; Nasdaq OMX Stockholm; Agency Costs; Dividend Payout; Controlling Shareholder;

    Sammanfattning : Swedish firms' distinct ownership structures with high prevalence of controlling shareholders and separation of ownership and control via the use of dual class shares creates potential for large conflicts of interests between controlling shareholders and minority shareholders. Dividend payouts can act as a device for restricting these agency conflicts by disgorging cash to minority shareholders. LÄS MER