This meeting focused on finding solutions for detecting and curbing abusive related party transactions – one of the most serious corporate governances failures. Participants discussed policy options, including assessing strengths and weaknesses of various regulatory approaches, tightening enforcement and facilitating a change in culture and practice, particularly in the boardroom.
This meeting in Mexico City provided an important opportunity to take stock of recent corporate governance-related developments in Latin America, particularly in the wake of the current global financial turmoil.
The 2008 meeting of the Companies Circle took stock of developments and considered whether there is a need to adjust thinking regarding approaches to corporate governance, in the wake of the current global financial turbulence.
Recent years have seen the rise in alternative sources of capital, including the re-emergence of states as influential owners of commercial assets.This meeting focused on the corporate governance of state-owned enterprises in Russia.
Organised in Paris on 27 June 2008, this seminar aimed to initiate a continuing dialogue and the establishment of a network for sharing information on best practices of environmentally responsible business conduct among Chinese enterprises.
Organised in Paris on 26-27 June 2008, this symposium discussed a report outlining China’s recent progress in encouraging responsible business conduct, examined remaining challenges and offered proposals for advancing work in this area.
Organised in Paris on 23-24 June 2008, this year’s roundtable was devoted to a high-level policy dialogue between governments, business, labour and other stakeholders around the theme “Employment and Industrial Relations: Promoting Responsible Business Conduct in a Globalising Economy”.
This event, which took place in Hong Kong, China, on 13-14 May 2008, focused on effective monitoring of related-party transactions which are seen as one of the most serious breaches of good corporate governance around the world.
Paris, 5 March 2008: Participants at this meeting reviewed and commented on the draft Implementation Guide for Transparency and Accountability in State Ownership and discussed the economic role of SOEs.
This meeting, held in Paris on 22 June 2007, discussed the challenges and opportunities for corporate governance in private equity-backed companies both in OECD and non-OECD countries, particularly what specific implications they have on public policy.