Book
233 p. ; 20 cm.
East Asia Library
Book
iii, 128 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Green Library
Book
xix, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
East Asia Library

5. Jūsen to Nōkyō [1997]

Book
ix, 272 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
East Asia Library
Book
42 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Green Library
Book
214 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Green Library
Book
xiv, 479 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi Part I: Duplicity and the Evolution of American Capitalism Chapter One: The Enduring Dilemmas of Antifraud Regulation 3 Chapter Two: The Shape-Shifting, Never-Changing World of Fraud 14 Part II: A Nineteenth-Century World of Caveat Emptor(1810s to 1880s) Chapter Three: The Porousness of the Law 43 Chapter Four: Channels of Exposure 75 Part III: Professionalization, Moralism, and the Elite Assault on Deception (1860s to 1930s) Chapter Five: The Beginnings of a Modern Administrative State 107 Chapter Six: Innovation, Moral Economy, and the Postmaster General's Peace 143 Chapter Seven: The Businessmen's War to End All Fraud 174 Chapter Eight: Quandaries of Procedural Justice 208 Part IV: The Call for Investor and Consumer Protection (1930s to 1970s) Chapter Nine: Moving toward Caveat Venditor 245 Chapter Ten: Consumerism and the Reorientation of Antifraud Policy 285 Chapter Eleven: The Promise and Limits of the Antifraud State 316 Part V: The Market Strikes Back (1970s to 2010s) Chapter Twelve: Neoliberalism and the Rediscovery of Business Fraud 353 List of Abbreviations 385 Notes 387 Index 471.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691164557 20170206
The United States has always proved an inviting home for boosters, sharp dealers, and outright swindlers. Worship of entrepreneurial freedom has complicated the task of distinguishing aggressive salesmanship from unacceptable deceit, especially on the frontiers of innovation. At the same time, competitive pressures have often nudged respectable firms to embrace deception. As a result, fraud has been a key feature of American business since its beginnings. In this sweeping narrative, Edward Balleisen traces the history of fraud in America--and the evolving efforts to combat it--from the age of P. T. Barnum through the eras of Charles Ponzi and Bernie Madoff. Starting with an early nineteenth-century American legal world of "buyer beware, " this unprecedented account describes the slow, piecemeal construction of modern regulatory institutions to protect consumers and investors, from the Gilded Age through the New Deal and the Great Society. It concludes with the more recent era of deregulation, which has brought with it a spate of costly frauds, including the savings and loan crisis, corporate accounting scandals, and the recent mortgage-marketing debacle. By tracing how Americans have struggled to foster a vibrant economy without enabling a corrosive level of fraud, this book reminds us that American capitalism rests on an uneasy foundation of social trust.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691164557 20170206
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (1 v.)
  • Introduction About the author Acknowledgements Part One A brief but efficient history of trickery Chapter 1 The horror stories Bernie Madoff Allen Stanford Could you have spotted a problem? Lessons from the past If you can't trust the analysts and the auditors, who can you trust? Chapter 2 Our touching need for confidence Insider trading Ivan Boesky and Dennis Levine Robert Vesco Plus ca change... Chapter 3 Shiny new inventions and old tricks Ponzi and 'Pump and Dump' schemes The SEC and Bernard Madoff Further SEC investigations Some frauds just never go away Part Two Let's go to work: the confidence men in action Chapter 4 Sharks or maniacs? Are some financial fraudsters psychopaths? Routine activity theory Nigerian scams - a different type of fraudster altogether? The problem with plausibility Chapter 5 Yielding to temptation: the Allen Stanford story Offshore jurisdictions Good old boys Making sense of Stanford Chapter 6 Shamanagement: financial wizardry to create paper profits The Olympus scandal The man who became the 'Man from Del Monte' Investors versus business shamans Part Three Why we get the swindlers we deserve Chapter 7 Some deadly sins of investment: trusting false prophets, investing for the Apocalypse and the money illusion Selling the sizzle, not the steak Gold bugs: waiting for Armageddon The money illusion You can fool some of the people all of the time ... Chapter 8 Moral hazard in the system The LIBOR scandal The swindling of Jefferson County, Alabama Surviving the banks Chapter 9 Due negligence: failing to do the analysis Harry Markopolos and Bernie Madoff A word on funds and funds of funds Due diligence always matters Part Four How to avoid being swindled Chapter 10 Funds are not all the same! The Bayou hedge fund fraud Avoiding hedge fund fraud Chapter 11 All the books are cooked: the trouble with company accounts Legal differences Corporate governance from the investor's point of view Company accounts Crazy Eddie Enron Investors and accounts Chapter 12 Safer strategies The first line of defence against fraud Lower your expectations Asset allocation Staying sane in the investment jungle Afterword Further reading Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780273751342 20160614
Financial fraud, whether large or small is a persistent feature of the financial markets. If you scratch the surface of the investment world you'll find a continuous stream of major financial scandals which are almost unbelievable in the sheer scale of their subterfuge. The Con Men shines a spotlight on some of these gargantuan frauds from the last 25 years. It questions how these men did it, why they did it, how there were able to get away with it, proposes strategies and tactics so that the reader can avoid being swindled.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780273751342 20160614
Book
viii, 287 pages : ill. ; 25 cm.
Vice is endemic to Western capitalism, according to this fascinating, wildly entertaining, often startling history of modern finance. Ian Klaus's Forging Capitalism demonstrates how international financial affairs in the nineteenth century were conducted not only by gentlemen as a noble pursuit but also by connivers, thieves, swindlers, and frauds who believed that no risk was too great and no scheme too outrageous if the monetary reward was substantial enough. Taken together, the grand deceptions of the ambitious schemers and the determined efforts to guard against them have been instrumental in creating the financial establishments of today. In a story teeming with playboys and scoundrels and rich in colorful and amazing events, Klaus chronicles the evolution of trust through three distinct epochs: the age of values, the age of networks and reputations, and, ultimately, in a world of increased technology and wealth, the age of skepticism and verification. In today's world, where the questionable dealings of large international financial institutions are continually in the spotlight, this extraordinary history has great relevance, offering essential lessons in both the importance and the limitations of trust.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300181944 20160617
Green Library
Book
280 p. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
Book
221 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Corruption and its implications for investment / J. Edgardo Campos, Donald Lien, and Sanjay Pradhan
  • Investment, property rights, and corruption in Indonesia / Andrew MacIntyre
  • State, capital, and investments in Korea / Ha-Joon Chang
  • Governance and investment in China / Shuhe Li and Peng Lian
  • Centralization, political turnover, and investment in the Philippines / Emmanuel S. de Dios and Hadi Salehi Esfahani
  • Governance, rent-seeking, and private investment in Malaysia / Jomo K.S.-- Governance and growth in Thailand / Allen Hicken.
Green Library
Book
iii, 330 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
iv, 383 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
iv, 211 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
iii, 26 p. ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
xiv, 479 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • The enduring dilemmas of antifraud regulation
  • The shape-shifting, never-changing world of fraud
  • The porousness of the law
  • Channels of exposure
  • The beginnings of a modern administrative state
  • Innovation, moral economy, and the Postmaster General's peace
  • The businessmen's war to end all fraud
  • Quandaries of procedural justice
  • Moving toward caveat venditor
  • Consumerism and the reorientation of antifraud policy
  • The promise and limits of the antifraud state
  • Neoliberalism and the rediscovery of business fraud.
The United States has always proved an inviting home for boosters, sharp dealers, and outright swindlers. Worship of entrepreneurial freedom has complicated the task of distinguishing aggressive salesmanship from unacceptable deceit, especially on the frontiers of innovation. At the same time, competitive pressures have often nudged respectable firms to embrace deception. As a result, fraud has been a key feature of American business since its beginnings. In this sweeping narrative, Edward Balleisen traces the history of fraud in America--and the evolving efforts to combat it--from the age of P. T. Barnum through the eras of Charles Ponzi and Bernie Madoff. Starting with an early nineteenth-century American legal world of "buyer beware, " this unprecedented account describes the slow, piecemeal construction of modern regulatory institutions to protect consumers and investors, from the Gilded Age through the New Deal and the Great Society. It concludes with the more recent era of deregulation, which has brought with it a spate of costly frauds, including the savings and loan crisis, corporate accounting scandals, and the recent mortgage-marketing debacle. By tracing how Americans have struggled to foster a vibrant economy without enabling a corrosive level of fraud, this book reminds us that American capitalism rests on an uneasy foundation of social trust.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691164557 20170206
Law Library (Crown)

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