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This publication reviews provisions covering related party transactions and the protection of minority shareholder rights in 31 countries. It includes in-depth reviews of Belgium, France, Italy, Israel and India.
This workshop provided a range of legislative and regulatory options for policy makers and regulators in Indonesia seeking to improve the disclosure of beneficial ownership and control. The discussion focused on key issues of design and did not attempt to set out a detailed blueprint for a disclosure regime.
The first meeting of the OECD-India Corporate Governance Policy Dialogue focused on understanding the various facets of related party transactions and designing an appropriate enforcement mechanism for abusive transactions.
How can you be sure the toy you buy your child as a birthday present is safe? That your money is safe in the bank? That the tax you pay is not going to waste? The answer is essentially trust – but what happens when that trust breaks down, and how can you rebuild it?
A first consultative meeting of the OECD-Indonesia Policy Dialogue took place on 5 October 2011, back-to-back with the annual meeting of the Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance. The discussion focused on enhancing disclosure of beneficial ownership and control in Indonesia.
The financial crisis revealed severe shortcomings in corporate governance. When most needed, existing standards failed to provide the checks and balances that companies need in order to cultivate sound business practices.
This publication examines how effectively boards manage to align executive and board remuneration with the longer term interests of their companies. It focuses on board practices related to setting incentives and governing risks in 29 countries and includes in-depth reviews of Brazil, Japan, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
For more than two decades, the world's economic growth and development was largely fuelled by globalisation-the opening up of financial and product markets, and the emergence of economies such as China, India and Brazil. This process was hit by an earthquake with the global financial crisis of 2008, an event which some have dubbed the “first crisis of globalisation”.
Speaking at the Institute of International and European Affairs, Mr. Gurría emphasized the OECD’s continued support of the G20, outlining our work on trade and investment, unemployment, and climate change in the wake of the financial crisis.
The financial crisis revealed serious shortcomings in corporate governance around the world. What lessons can companies and regulators learn from the crisis? And what role can they play in improving global governance standards to help rebuild trust and confidence in financial markets?