This study provides critical observations on the state of key global equity markets as recent developments have put into question their efficiency and effectiveness in facilitating capital formation. It covers the top 26 initial public offering (IPO) producing nations, with a particular focus on stock markets in the United States.
Legislative and regulatory policy options for sustainable capital markets - A good corporate governance framework should combine transparency, accountability and integrity and this requires knowledge of beneficial ownership. This report assesses the costs, benefits and practicalities of different approaches, suggesting policy options to better identify ultimate beneficial ownership in Indonesia.
20-21 June 2013. Policymakers, regulators, stock exchanges, corporate governance institutes and private sector stakeholders from 16 countries came together to consider ways to strengthen equity markets through improved corporate governance policies and practices in the region.
Several regional initiatives provide a forum for the exchange of experiences between senior policymakers, regulators and market participants to promote good corporate governance practices.
This expert meeting in Rome discussed how changes in the structure and functioning of equity markets have affected the use of primary equity markets, investor confidence and the economic incentives among shareholders to engage in informed governance.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 5-6 June 2013 - This meeting served as an opportunity to better understand the particular features and challenges associated with equity market developments worldwide and in particular, corporate governance policies and practices and their relationship to equity market growth in Asia.
This report sets out the shared view of 12 Eurasian countries on priorities and recommendations to improve their corporate governance and spur capital market development and economic growth.
Boards of directors of SOEs play a fundamental role in corporate stewardship and performance. Over the last decade, OECD governments have sought to professionalise SOE boards, ensure their independence and shield them from ad hoc political intervention. In general these approaches have worked; yet, more remains to be done. This report seeks to shed slight on good practices drawing on national practices from over 30 economies.
Discussions at this meeting focused on the first draft of the revised Russian Code of Corporate Governance.
This paper charts the key changes in equity markets over the last decade or so which may affect the conditions for corporate governance. It also provides a brief overview of related policy discussions and selected national initiatives that have been taken as a response to equity market developments.