Ethics in Finance (Foundations of Business Ethics 3rd Edition)

Ethics in Finance (Foundations of Business Ethics 3rd Edition)

By: John R. Boatright (author)Paperback

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The third edition of Ethics in Finance presents an authoritative and wide-ranging examination of the major ethical issues in finance. This new edition has been expanded and thoroughly updated with extensive coverage of the recent financial crisis and the very latest developments within the financial world. * Substantially updated new edition with nearly 40% new material, including sections on credit cards, mortgage lending, microfinance, risk management, derivatives, and securitization * Includes coverage and references to the recent financial crisis and the very latest developments within the financial world * Focuses on the practical issues that confront finance professionals, policy makers, and consumers of financial services * Cites examples of the scandals that have shaken public confidence in Wall Street and world financial markets * Includes numerous examples throughout to illustrate the concepts and issues described within the text

About Author

John R. Boatright is the Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Professor of Business Ethics in the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola Universi-ty Chicago, and Director of the Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility. He is the author of the book Ethics and the Conduct of Business (2012) and the editor of Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice (Wiley, 2010). He is a past President of the Society for Business Ethics, and he serves on the editorial boards of Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, and Business and Society Review. He received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Chicago.


Preface vii Acknowledgments ix Abbreviations x 1 Finance Ethics: An Overview 1 The Need for Ethics in Finance 2 The Field of Finance Ethics 13 2 Fundamentals of Finance Ethics 26 A Framework for Ethics 27 Agents, Fiduciaries, and Professionals 40 Conflict of Interest 45 3 Ethics and the Retail Customer 63 Sales Practices 64 Credit Cards 78 Mortgage Lending 96 Arbitration 108 4 Ethics in Investment 120 Mutual Funds 121 Relationship Investing 141 Socially Responsible Investing 148 Microfinance 155 5 Ethics in Financial Markets 171 Fairness in Markets 172 Insider Trading 182 Hostile Takeovers 189 Financial Engineering 201 6 Ethics in Financial Management 223 The Corporate Objective 224 Risk Management 234 Ethics of Bankruptcy 243 Corporate Governance 254 Index 273

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118615829
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 294
  • ID: 9781118615829
  • weight: 384
  • ISBN10: 1118615824
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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