The Ethical Economy of the Market for Corporate Control and for Corporate Know-How

  • Peter KoslowskiEmail author
Part of the Issues in Business Ethics book series (IBET, volume 30)


Buying up qualified percentages or majority holdings of the total shares of a firm is a somewhat peculiar kind of transaction, which makes it justifiable to differentiate between trading in shares to gain control over a corporation and normal trading in company shares. Although trading that has the purpose of gaining corporate control is conducted in the same market as normal trading, namely on the stock exchange, it is obvious that this type of trading conforms to a different pattern.


Corporate Governance Capital Market Management Team Corporate Control Hostile Takeover 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyVU University AmsterdamAmsterdamNetherlands

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