Strong Managers, Weak Owners: The Political Roots of American Corporate Finance

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Index
Abel, Andrew, 188n.3
Abernathy, William J., 13n.2
abuses
See financial system, abuses; insider trading
AC Acquisitions Corp. v. Anderson, Clayton and Co. (1986), 164
accountability, 9, 10–12, 235–38
See also agency costs; corporate governance
accumulated corporate income tax, 117–19
Ackerman, E. M., 80n.61, 81n.65
adaptation of large firm, 7–8
See also path dependence
Adelstein, Richard P., 34n.29
Adler, Hans, 217n.24
agency costs and theory 5, 7, 22–25
See also accountability; corporate governance
Alchian, Armen A., 249n.3
Alcoa, 41
Altman, Roger, 13n.2
Anand, Vineeta, 226n.2
Anderson, Buist, 69n.24, 74n.42
Anderson, Charles, 179n.17, 180n.20
Andreades, Andreas M., 47–48n.73
antinetting rule for trusts, 141–42
antitakeover actions
defenses, 226
Germany and Japan, 228–29
laws, state-level, 151–54, 158–67
See also poison pill; takeovers
antitrust policy
basis for and effect of, 29, 32, 207, 208
compared with policy of financial fragmentation, 207
in financial institution concentration, 256
to foster market access, 38–39
GM's pension fund and, 124, 131
insurance exemption, 71–72
mutual funds and, 115–16
tying 37–38
See also Sherman Act
Aoki, Masahiko, 179n.18, 195n.22, 217n.21
Armstrong investigation
basis for and outcome of, 60–61, 63–79
effects, 79–88, 93
explosive political event, 64
political and economic setting for, 66–71
See also Hughes Report; insurance companies
Atlantis Group, Inc. v. Alizac Partners (1991), 197n.25
Atwater, H. B., 134n.28
Avon Products letter, 135n.53
Bacon, Kenneth H., 96n.10, 264n.2
Ballon, Robert, 180n.20
Bank Holding Company Act of 1956
attempted repeal of part, 100
as confirming a fragmented banking system, 98, 101
effect, 98–99, 101, 170, 187–88, 193–94, 266
interest groups, 79
provisions, 98, 191–92
Bank of International Settlements, 218
Bank of the United States
See First Bank of the United States; Second Bank of the United States
banks
assets, 53, 171, 178
branch banking in U.S., 54, 94, 95, 96, 187
See also McFadden Act; nationwide banking
Britain, 201
changes proposed in 1990s, 187, 263–64
control over U.S. firms, 193–94
development of German, 215
effect of Glass-Steagall, 95–96
effect of politics on German, 210–16
fragmented nineteenth-century 59–61
Japan, 217–21
legal restrictions on, 26, 187–93
limits in United States on control of stock, 189
New England, nineteenth century, 55
reform of U.S., 263–64, 265–66
role in nineteenth century, 54–59, 65–66
role in 1930s banking legislation, 96–97
role in passage of Glass-Steagall, 96–97

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