By Date


  • 3-December-2013

    English

    Institutional Investors as Owners: Who are they and what do they do?

    This paper provides a framework for analysing ownership engagement by institutional investors. It argues that the general term “institutional investor” in itself doesn’t say very much about the quality or degree of ownership engagement. It is therefore an evasive “shorthand” for policy discussions about ownership engagement.

  • 3-December-2013

    English

    Colombian SOEs: A Review Against the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-owned Enterprises

    This report evaluates the corporate governance practices of Colombian SOEs against the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises. The assessment was prepared based on information provided by the Colombian authorities, an analysis of the available literature and interviews with authorities, consultants, academics, and company as well as stakeholder representatives.

  • 2-December-2013

    English

    Third meeting of the Taskforce of MENA Stock Exchanges for Corporate Governance

    Muscat, Oman - 2 December 2013 - This meeting was organised in the format of a high level regional roundtable, where heads and other representatives of regional exchanges were invited to participate, alongside regulators and relevant international and regional institutions.

  • 18-November-2013

    English

    Conference on advancing responsible business practices in the Asia-Pacific region

    Jointly organised by the OECD and ESCAP, this conference focused on the role of governments in supporting and facilitating more sustainable and inclusive business practices in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • 18-November-2013

    English

    4th Meeting of the OECD Network on the Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in Southern Africa

    18-19 November 2013 - Swakopmund, Namibia. This meeting served to reach a consensus on the Southern African Guidelines on the Governance of State-Owned Enterprises and worked towards developing company guidance on anti-corruption and corporate ethics in SOEs.

  • 12-November-2013

    English, PDF, 848kb

    Investment treaties as corporate law: Shareholder claims and issues of consistency, International Investment Working Paper 2013/3

    Many investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) claims are by shareholders for so-called "reflective loss" incurred as a result of injury to “their” company. This paper (i) compares the wide acceptance of such claims in ISDS with their general prohibition in advanced systems of national corporate law; and (ii) analyses policy issues raised by such claims (e.g., risk of double recovery, high legal costs, injury to creditors, etc.).

  • 4-November-2013

    English

    Supervision and Enforcement in Corporate Governance

    This report analyses the supervision and enforcement of rules and practices relating to related party transactions, takeover bids and shareholder meetings in 27 jurisdictions and includes in-depth reviews of practices in Brazil, Turkey, and the United States.

  • 23-October-2013

    English

    Conference on sustainable development in Myanmar

    This event aimed to highlight the complex transformation taking place in Myanmar and analyse the challenges that the country is addressing in order to achieve strong, sustainable growth. A technical panel analysed how the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises can contribute to this growth.

  • 22-October-2013

    English

    2013 Russian Corporate Governance Roundtable

    This meeting focused on issues related to implementation, monitoring and enforcement of the new Russian Corporate Governance Code.

  • 21-October-2013

    English

    State-Owned Enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa: Engines of Development and Competitiveness?

    SOEs are an important feature of the economic landscape in the MENA region. This report examines their contribution to industrial development, diversification, poverty elimination and the provision of goods and services. It assesses ownership and governance practices and makes recommendations to policymakers, managers and boards.

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