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Introduction

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Part of the Auditing and Accounting Studies book series (AAS)

Abstract

The research at hand was given direction by a number of contemporary regulatory developments within the European Union as well as by some research gaps within the existing literature on shareholder monitoring. Section 1.1 highlights the regulatory developments, the purpose and main research questions of the present thesis resulting therefrom as well as the research gaps the present thesis intends to fill. The course of the present thesis is outlined in section 1.2.

Keywords

Corporate Governance Ownership Structure Agency Cost Hedge Fund Private Equity 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mercator School of ManagementDissertation University of Duisburg-EssenDuisburgGermany

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