Tag Archives: Ownership

Lowering the Barriers to Entry to the Common Ownership Debate: A (Relatively) Non-Technical Explanation of MHHI Delta

One of the hottest topics in antitrust these days is institutional investors’ common ownership of the stock of competing firms. Large investment companies like BlackRock, Vanguard, State Street, and Fidelity offer index and actively managed mutual funds that are invested … Continue reading

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California Physician Charged in Self-Referral Case With Felony Insurance Fraud and Perjury for Allegedly Referring Workers Comp Patients to a Laboratory and Surgery Center In Which He Allegedly Had Ownership Interest

Referring patients to other business entities that a physician has an ownership interest in can be a violation of the law depending on the type of patient (Medicare, workers' compensation) and it is important to ensure that the rules are … Continue reading

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Supply chain innovations and partial ownership

Hunold, Matthias and Shekhar, Shiva explore Supply chain innovations and partial ownership. ABSTRACT: We show that competing downstream firms may rather invest in their inefficient inhouse production than help improve the technology of the efficient supplier, even if this is… … Continue reading

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The Virtue of Common Ownership in an Era of Corporate Compliance

Posted by Asaf Eckstein (Ono Academic College), on Sunday, July 22, 2018 Editor's Note: Asaf Eckstein is assistant professor at Ono Academic College. This post is based on his recent paper; related research from the Program on Corporate Governance includes The Agency Problems … Continue reading

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Franchise Ownership is a Myth

In a recent article “Do Franchise Owners Really Own a Business?” Keith Miller addresses franchise ownership head-on:  “Do franchise owners really own a business? That is a very important question. The franchise industry talks about franchise owners as independent business … Continue reading

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