Academics, Advanced Students, and Practitioners in Business, Law, and Economics, with a strong interest in Corporate Governance
John C. Coffee Jr., Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Part I: What Happened?
2: The Failure of Gatekeepers
3: Explaining Gatekeeper Failure?
4: A Comparative Perspective
Part II: The Development of Gatekeepers
5: The Rise, Fall, and Redefinition of the Auditor: From Bookkeeper to Professional to Information Consultant
6: Corporate Attorneys as Gatekeepers: The Short History of a Developing Concept
7: Securities Analysts
8: The Ratings Agencies
Part III: The Search for Reform
9: What Went Wrong?
10: What Should Work? (And How to Get There)
11: Conclusion: The Future of Gatekeeping