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The Resource Legal Strategies : How Corporations Use Law to Improve Performance

Legal Strategies : How Corporations Use Law to Improve Performance

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Legal Strategies : How Corporations Use Law to Improve Performance
Title
Legal Strategies
Title remainder
How Corporations Use Law to Improve Performance
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eng
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Masson, Antoine
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340
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K-KZ
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Shariff, Mary J
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  • Corporation law
  • Electronic books. -- local
  • Performance standards
  • Strategic planning
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Legal Strategies : How Corporations Use Law to Improve Performance
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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Contents
  • 189032_1_En_BookFrontmatter_OnlinePDF -- 189032_1_En_1_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 1: Introduction -- 189032_1_En_1_PartFrontmatter_OnlinePDF -- 189032_1_En_2_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 2: From Legal Monitoring to Legal Core Competency: How to Integrate the Legal Dimension into Strategic Management -- Introduction -- External Legal Considerations as Strategic Industry Factors -- The Legal Sphere: A Source of Both Threats and Opportunities that Must Be Detected -- The Legal Sphere as a Set of Risks, Threats and Opportunities -- The Necessity of Legal Monitoring -- Classification of Possible Reactions to Threats and Opportunities -- Reaction to Threats -- Reaction to Opportunities -- From Legal Monitoring to Sustainable Competitive Advantage: Building a Portfolio of Legal Resources and Legal Capability -- Transforming Elements from the Legal Sphere into Legal Resources -- Combining Legal Resources and Legal Capability to Forge a Legal Core Competency -- Legal Capability: The Ability to Find the Best Adapted Legal Resources -- The Criteria of Legal Core Competency -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_3_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 3: The Origin of Legal Opportunities -- Introduction -- The Imperfection of Norms as a Source of Legal Opportunities -- Soft Law -- Hazy Law -- Crazy Law -- Flexible Law -- Dual Strategies -- Difficulties for Legislators in Responding to Legal Strategies -- Constraints on the Actions of Regulators -- Interaction Between the Strategies of Regulators and the Strategies of Companies -- Some Paradoxical Effects of Regulator Responses -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_4_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 4: A Theory of Legal Strategy* -- Introduction -- The Foundations of Legal Strategy -- Definitions of Law -- The Relationship Between Written Law, Social Norms, and Expectations Regarding Outcomes -- The Residual Role of Legal Doctrine
  • The Varieties of Legal Strategy -- Strategies Requiring Willing Acceptance by Judges -- Strategies that Constrain Judges -- Case Selection -- Making a Record -- Legal Planning -- Media Spin -- Strategies that Transcend Judges -- Cost Strategies -- Delay Strategies -- Extralegal Strategies -- Contractual Strategies -- Forum Shopping -- Settlement Strategies -- Implications -- The Effect of Superior Lawyering on Legal Outcomes -- The Strategic Transformation of Law -- Explaining Local Legal Cultures -- Why the H̀̀aveś ́Come Out Ahead -- Evaluation and Conclusions -- 189032_1_En_5_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 5: Alternative Conceptions of Legal Strategy and Strategic Legal Interpretation -- Introduction -- Assessing the LoPucki-Weyrauch Theory of Legal Strategy -- The LoPucki-Weyrauch Theory: An Overview -- Legal Processes: Between Games of Skill and Coordination -- Reconsidering the Texaco-Pennzoil Case: The Role of Legitimacy -- A Comparison of Theoretical Strategies -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_6_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 6: The Crucial Role of Legal Capability in the Realisation of Legal Strategies -- Introduction -- The Main Elements of Legal Capability: A Typology -- Weak Command -- Existence of a Privileged Legal Position -- Mobility of Companýs Production Factors (Capital and Labor) -- Activity of the Company -- Economic Weight -- Perception of Law -- Average Command -- Internal Organization of the Company -- Legal Form of the Company -- Access to Information and Legal Expertise of the Company -- Relationship with Stakeholders and Relational Network -- Capacity to Attract Media Coverage -- Strong Command -- Financial Resources of the Company -- Time -- The Decision to Invest in Legal Capability -- Market Characteristics -- Activity of the Company -- Legal Environment -- Current and Past Events -- Level of Managerial Awareness
  • The Decision to Take Legal Action -- Cost Calculation -- Perception of Law -- Configuration of Law and of Legal Opportunities -- Respect of Laẃs Characteristics -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_7_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 7: Litigation Cost Strategies from Economics* -- Introduction -- Analytical Framework and Model Setup1 -- First Scenario: Zero Legal Costs and Zero Risk Premia -- First Scenario: Party C Only -- First Scenario: Parties C and D -- Scope for Settlement in First Scenario -- Second Scenario: Zero Legal Costs and Non-zero Risk Premia -- Definition of Claimant́s S̀̀ettlement Acceptance Frontieŕ ́and Defendant́s S̀̀ettlement Offer Fron -- Lessons from Initial Model Setup and Analysis -- Analytical Framework and Model Setup2 -- Third Scenario: Non-zero Legal Costs and Zero Risk Premia -- Third Scenario: Party C Only -- Third Scenario: Party D Only -- Legal Costs for Party C Not D -- Legal Costs for Party D Not C -- Legal Costs for Both Parties C and D -- Benefits of Cheating re: Expected Court Award -- Benefits of Cheating re: Expected Legal Costs -- Lessons from Own Legal Costs Scenario Analysis -- Analytical Framework and Model Setup3 -- Introduction and Impact of Risk Aversion -- Agreeing a Settlement Figure from the Range of Feasible Agreements -- Effects of Lumpy Legal Costs and News Variability -- Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution -- Lawyer Quality Cost/Benefit Trade-off -- Cost/Benefit Scenarios -- Case 1: Better Lawyer Also Cheaper -- Case 2: Better Lawyer Marginally More Expensive -- Case 3: Better Lawyer Significantly More Expensive -- Lessons from Lawyer Cost/Benefit Trade-off Analysis -- Principal-Agency Issues and Alignment of Client Legal Team Incentives -- Solicitors, Solicitor-Counsel, In-house Lawyers and Independent and Employed Barristers -- Lessons from Principal-Agent Issues
  • Introducing Liquidity and Bankruptcy Constraints -- Conditional Fee Agreements -- Lessons from First Review of CFAs -- Bluffing re: Legal Cost Resources -- Legal Cost Battles -- Collateral Orders: S̀̀ecurity for Costś ́and F̀̀reezing Orderś ́-- Lessons from Analysis of Illiquidity and Bankruptcy Constraints and Collateral Orders -- Signalling, Reputation and Class Actions -- Confidential Settlements and Non-admission of Liability -- Lessons from the Analysis of Signalling, Reputation and Class Action -- Impact of L̀̀aw of Costś ́-- Effects of LOC and Expected Legal Costs -- Case 1: Own Expected Legal Costs Unchanged by LOC -- Case 2: Own Expected Legal Costs for Both Sides Reduced by LOC -- Case 3: Own Expected Legal Costs for Both Sides Increased by LOC -- Case 4: One Sidés Expected Legal Costs Increased, One Sidés Decreased by LOC -- S̀̀unk Costś ́and R̀̀eclaimable Costś ́-- Lessons from Analysis of LOC -- CFA Premia Revisited and LOC -- CFA Beneficial and Perverse Incentives -- LOC, Liquidity and Bankruptcy Constraints and Implicit CFAs -- Lessons from Analysis of CFAs -- Optimal P̀̀art 36 Offerś ́-- Lessons from Analysis of Part 36 Offers -- Standard Settlement Offers Made Ẁ̀ithout Prejudicé ́or Publicly -- Time and State Contingent Offers -- Legal Aid Awards -- Conclusions -- Postscript: Trial Applications for Costs and Leave to Appeal -- Bibliography -- 189032_1_En_8_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 8: A Cognitive Approach to Judicial Strategies: A Perspective from the French Business Environment* -- Introduction -- Representation of Justice, Public Opinion and the Opinion of the Business Community in France -- Justice and Public Opinion -- Justice: An Unknown Institution -- Justice: The Worst Reputation Among Public Services -- Justice: A TrustTrustworthy Institution? -- Justice and Experts -- Justice and Business People
  • Representation of Justice and Corporate Judicial Strategies -- Avoiding Justice -- Designing the Procedure -- Avoiding Public JusticeAvoiding Public Justice -- Using the Bad Image of Justice -- Taking Advantage of the Fear of Court Proceedings -- Taking Advantage of the Slowness and Cost of Justice -- Taking Advantage of the Uncertainty of Justice -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_2_PartFrontmatter_OnlinePDF -- 189032_1_En_9_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 9: Perspectives on Legal Strategy through Alternative Dispute Resolution -- Introduction -- Setting the Strategic Stage: ADR, an Alternative to Judicially-Based Litigation -- Three Orders or Levels of ADR Strategy -- First Order/Traditional Strategies or T̀̀he Muscle in Choicé ́-- Cataloguing -- Positioning -- Oppositioning -- Second Order/Post-regulatory Response Strategies or T̀̀he Power in Predictabilitý ́-- Third Order/Cultural Strategies or T̀̀he Command in Continuitý ́-- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_10_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 10: Strategic Planning to Avoid Organizational Criminal Liability: A Canadian Perspective -- Introduction -- The Common Law and the Statute -- The Common Law -- The Statute -- The Particular Issue -- The Statutory Provisions -- The Opportunity for Strategic Planning -- Why Is This Important? -- The Inconsistency Between This Strategic Planning Opportunity and Other Areas of Law -- Agency, Fiduciary and Partnership Law -- Criminal Law -- Bill C-45 Itself and the Common Law of Corporate Criminal Liability -- Bill C-45 Itself -- The Common Law -- Law Reform: Can This Be Fixed? -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_11_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 11: Corporate Risk Management and Legal Strategy -- Introduction -- Strategy -- Corporate Strategy -- Legal Strategy -- The Entanglement of Corporate and Legal Strategy -- Risk Management and Corporate Governance -- Recent UK Legal Developments
  • Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
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1 online resource (475 pages)
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online
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9783642021350
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rdamedia
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  • c
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UMKC Law: DDA record.
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC511678
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  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10359610
  • (OCoLC)663096951
Label
Legal Strategies : How Corporations Use Law to Improve Performance
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 189032_1_En_BookFrontmatter_OnlinePDF -- 189032_1_En_1_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 1: Introduction -- 189032_1_En_1_PartFrontmatter_OnlinePDF -- 189032_1_En_2_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 2: From Legal Monitoring to Legal Core Competency: How to Integrate the Legal Dimension into Strategic Management -- Introduction -- External Legal Considerations as Strategic Industry Factors -- The Legal Sphere: A Source of Both Threats and Opportunities that Must Be Detected -- The Legal Sphere as a Set of Risks, Threats and Opportunities -- The Necessity of Legal Monitoring -- Classification of Possible Reactions to Threats and Opportunities -- Reaction to Threats -- Reaction to Opportunities -- From Legal Monitoring to Sustainable Competitive Advantage: Building a Portfolio of Legal Resources and Legal Capability -- Transforming Elements from the Legal Sphere into Legal Resources -- Combining Legal Resources and Legal Capability to Forge a Legal Core Competency -- Legal Capability: The Ability to Find the Best Adapted Legal Resources -- The Criteria of Legal Core Competency -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_3_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 3: The Origin of Legal Opportunities -- Introduction -- The Imperfection of Norms as a Source of Legal Opportunities -- Soft Law -- Hazy Law -- Crazy Law -- Flexible Law -- Dual Strategies -- Difficulties for Legislators in Responding to Legal Strategies -- Constraints on the Actions of Regulators -- Interaction Between the Strategies of Regulators and the Strategies of Companies -- Some Paradoxical Effects of Regulator Responses -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_4_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 4: A Theory of Legal Strategy* -- Introduction -- The Foundations of Legal Strategy -- Definitions of Law -- The Relationship Between Written Law, Social Norms, and Expectations Regarding Outcomes -- The Residual Role of Legal Doctrine
  • The Varieties of Legal Strategy -- Strategies Requiring Willing Acceptance by Judges -- Strategies that Constrain Judges -- Case Selection -- Making a Record -- Legal Planning -- Media Spin -- Strategies that Transcend Judges -- Cost Strategies -- Delay Strategies -- Extralegal Strategies -- Contractual Strategies -- Forum Shopping -- Settlement Strategies -- Implications -- The Effect of Superior Lawyering on Legal Outcomes -- The Strategic Transformation of Law -- Explaining Local Legal Cultures -- Why the H̀̀aveś ́Come Out Ahead -- Evaluation and Conclusions -- 189032_1_En_5_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 5: Alternative Conceptions of Legal Strategy and Strategic Legal Interpretation -- Introduction -- Assessing the LoPucki-Weyrauch Theory of Legal Strategy -- The LoPucki-Weyrauch Theory: An Overview -- Legal Processes: Between Games of Skill and Coordination -- Reconsidering the Texaco-Pennzoil Case: The Role of Legitimacy -- A Comparison of Theoretical Strategies -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_6_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 6: The Crucial Role of Legal Capability in the Realisation of Legal Strategies -- Introduction -- The Main Elements of Legal Capability: A Typology -- Weak Command -- Existence of a Privileged Legal Position -- Mobility of Companýs Production Factors (Capital and Labor) -- Activity of the Company -- Economic Weight -- Perception of Law -- Average Command -- Internal Organization of the Company -- Legal Form of the Company -- Access to Information and Legal Expertise of the Company -- Relationship with Stakeholders and Relational Network -- Capacity to Attract Media Coverage -- Strong Command -- Financial Resources of the Company -- Time -- The Decision to Invest in Legal Capability -- Market Characteristics -- Activity of the Company -- Legal Environment -- Current and Past Events -- Level of Managerial Awareness
  • The Decision to Take Legal Action -- Cost Calculation -- Perception of Law -- Configuration of Law and of Legal Opportunities -- Respect of Laẃs Characteristics -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_7_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 7: Litigation Cost Strategies from Economics* -- Introduction -- Analytical Framework and Model Setup1 -- First Scenario: Zero Legal Costs and Zero Risk Premia -- First Scenario: Party C Only -- First Scenario: Parties C and D -- Scope for Settlement in First Scenario -- Second Scenario: Zero Legal Costs and Non-zero Risk Premia -- Definition of Claimant́s S̀̀ettlement Acceptance Frontieŕ ́and Defendant́s S̀̀ettlement Offer Fron -- Lessons from Initial Model Setup and Analysis -- Analytical Framework and Model Setup2 -- Third Scenario: Non-zero Legal Costs and Zero Risk Premia -- Third Scenario: Party C Only -- Third Scenario: Party D Only -- Legal Costs for Party C Not D -- Legal Costs for Party D Not C -- Legal Costs for Both Parties C and D -- Benefits of Cheating re: Expected Court Award -- Benefits of Cheating re: Expected Legal Costs -- Lessons from Own Legal Costs Scenario Analysis -- Analytical Framework and Model Setup3 -- Introduction and Impact of Risk Aversion -- Agreeing a Settlement Figure from the Range of Feasible Agreements -- Effects of Lumpy Legal Costs and News Variability -- Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution -- Lawyer Quality Cost/Benefit Trade-off -- Cost/Benefit Scenarios -- Case 1: Better Lawyer Also Cheaper -- Case 2: Better Lawyer Marginally More Expensive -- Case 3: Better Lawyer Significantly More Expensive -- Lessons from Lawyer Cost/Benefit Trade-off Analysis -- Principal-Agency Issues and Alignment of Client Legal Team Incentives -- Solicitors, Solicitor-Counsel, In-house Lawyers and Independent and Employed Barristers -- Lessons from Principal-Agent Issues
  • Introducing Liquidity and Bankruptcy Constraints -- Conditional Fee Agreements -- Lessons from First Review of CFAs -- Bluffing re: Legal Cost Resources -- Legal Cost Battles -- Collateral Orders: S̀̀ecurity for Costś ́and F̀̀reezing Orderś ́-- Lessons from Analysis of Illiquidity and Bankruptcy Constraints and Collateral Orders -- Signalling, Reputation and Class Actions -- Confidential Settlements and Non-admission of Liability -- Lessons from the Analysis of Signalling, Reputation and Class Action -- Impact of L̀̀aw of Costś ́-- Effects of LOC and Expected Legal Costs -- Case 1: Own Expected Legal Costs Unchanged by LOC -- Case 2: Own Expected Legal Costs for Both Sides Reduced by LOC -- Case 3: Own Expected Legal Costs for Both Sides Increased by LOC -- Case 4: One Sidés Expected Legal Costs Increased, One Sidés Decreased by LOC -- S̀̀unk Costś ́and R̀̀eclaimable Costś ́-- Lessons from Analysis of LOC -- CFA Premia Revisited and LOC -- CFA Beneficial and Perverse Incentives -- LOC, Liquidity and Bankruptcy Constraints and Implicit CFAs -- Lessons from Analysis of CFAs -- Optimal P̀̀art 36 Offerś ́-- Lessons from Analysis of Part 36 Offers -- Standard Settlement Offers Made Ẁ̀ithout Prejudicé ́or Publicly -- Time and State Contingent Offers -- Legal Aid Awards -- Conclusions -- Postscript: Trial Applications for Costs and Leave to Appeal -- Bibliography -- 189032_1_En_8_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 8: A Cognitive Approach to Judicial Strategies: A Perspective from the French Business Environment* -- Introduction -- Representation of Justice, Public Opinion and the Opinion of the Business Community in France -- Justice and Public Opinion -- Justice: An Unknown Institution -- Justice: The Worst Reputation Among Public Services -- Justice: A TrustTrustworthy Institution? -- Justice and Experts -- Justice and Business People
  • Representation of Justice and Corporate Judicial Strategies -- Avoiding Justice -- Designing the Procedure -- Avoiding Public JusticeAvoiding Public Justice -- Using the Bad Image of Justice -- Taking Advantage of the Fear of Court Proceedings -- Taking Advantage of the Slowness and Cost of Justice -- Taking Advantage of the Uncertainty of Justice -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_2_PartFrontmatter_OnlinePDF -- 189032_1_En_9_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- Chapter 9: Perspectives on Legal Strategy through Alternative Dispute Resolution -- Introduction -- Setting the Strategic Stage: ADR, an Alternative to Judicially-Based Litigation -- Three Orders or Levels of ADR Strategy -- First Order/Traditional Strategies or T̀̀he Muscle in Choicé ́-- Cataloguing -- Positioning -- Oppositioning -- Second Order/Post-regulatory Response Strategies or T̀̀he Power in Predictabilitý ́-- Third Order/Cultural Strategies or T̀̀he Command in Continuitý ́-- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_10_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 10: Strategic Planning to Avoid Organizational Criminal Liability: A Canadian Perspective -- Introduction -- The Common Law and the Statute -- The Common Law -- The Statute -- The Particular Issue -- The Statutory Provisions -- The Opportunity for Strategic Planning -- Why Is This Important? -- The Inconsistency Between This Strategic Planning Opportunity and Other Areas of Law -- Agency, Fiduciary and Partnership Law -- Criminal Law -- Bill C-45 Itself and the Common Law of Corporate Criminal Liability -- Bill C-45 Itself -- The Common Law -- Law Reform: Can This Be Fixed? -- Conclusion -- 189032_1_En_11_Chapter_OnlinePDF -- 11: Corporate Risk Management and Legal Strategy -- Introduction -- Strategy -- Corporate Strategy -- Legal Strategy -- The Entanglement of Corporate and Legal Strategy -- Risk Management and Corporate Governance -- Recent UK Legal Developments
  • Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC511678
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (475 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783642021350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC511678
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL511678
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10359610
  • (OCoLC)663096951

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