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"Morten: And what are we going to do, if you have made liberal-minded and high-minded males folks? Dr. Stockman: then you definately shall force the entire wolves in a foreign country, my boys!" (Ibsen, An Enemy of the folks, Act V) The theoretical and empirical examine of this ebook describes how the conventional safeguards of the rights of minority shareholders have failed of their accountability and the way these shareholders have remained essentially with none defense opposed to the arbitrariness of the firms and majority shareholders. The legislation, the SEC, society, forums of administrators, autonomous administrators, auditors, analysts, underwriters and the clicking have remained in lots of circumstances valueless panaceas. however, within the Ethics of 2000 new automobiles were built for the safety of minority shareholders, more often than not the web, transparency, activist institutions and moral money. these cars provide the shareholders no less than the opportunity to appreciate the development and techniques which are applied to fallacious them and provides them a potential substitute for funding in moral cash. the recent automobiles will hinder minority shareholders from utilizing the Armageddon weapon, by way of ceasing to speculate within the inventory trade and inflicting the cave in of the procedure, that discriminates opposed to them.

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But the American and Italian police would have never succeeded in arresting Mafia leaders without the aid of the squealers of the Cosa Nostra. 41 Is it moral to denounce a crime committed by the Mafia to the police, in spite of the law of Omerta, which advocates a complete silence? Is it ethical to denounce an immoral act committed toward a customer or shareholder of a company by one of the company's employees? If he does not denounce his chiefs, the employee knows that truth will never be disclosed, and the company will continue to sell airplanes with damaged components, endangering the lives of the pilots, as was the case in many recent cases.

Surprisingly enough the British are much less credulous than the French toward the Major Companies and the most mistrusting are the Germans with a level of mistrust of 62 percent. This is completely opposite to the preconceived ideas about the Europeans, or it may indicate that the French Major Companies are much more trustworthy than the British or German ones ... Majority shareholders, executives and members of the boards of directors benefit from insider information, which is not accessible to minority shareholders.

The Jews ostracized in the Diaspora the 'mousser', or the squealer, the person who denounced his brethren to the authorities, even if that brother was a thief or murderer. Everybody knows the awful fate of the squealers who denounce Mafia chiefs to the police. But the American and Italian police would have never succeeded in arresting Mafia leaders without the aid of the squealers of the Cosa Nostra. 41 Is it moral to denounce a crime committed by the Mafia to the police, in spite of the law of Omerta, which advocates a complete silence?

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