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Corporate governance and securities class actions

Chapple, Larelle; Clout, Victoria; Tan, David


This study investigates the governance attributes of firms that have been subject to securities class actions (SCAs). There has been a recent sizable increase in the number of firms subject to SCAs in Australia. We examine a sample of firms that have been subject to SCAs due to disclosure breaches and match the firms by industry and size to a control sample. First, we examine the compliance culture of the SCA firms via the frequency of Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) queries of the firm...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Management
DOI: 10.1177/0312896213512320


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