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  • 26-October-2015

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    OECD-Asian Corporate Governance Roundtable and launch in Asia of new G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

    Co-hosted by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC), the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), and the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) in partnership with the Government of Japan, the OECD-Asian Corporate Governance Roundtable is a unique platform for commitment by senior officials, regulators, and practitioners - including international and regional institutions and academics - to improving corporate governance in Asia.

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  • 5-September-2015

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    New G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance will promote trust and improve functioning of financial markets

    The G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance provide recommendations for national policymakers on shareholder rights, executive remuneration, financial disclosure, the behaviour of institutional investors and how stock markets should function.

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  • 1-July-2015

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    China signs cooperation agreements with OECD and joins OECD Development Centre

    In a historic visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to the OECD in Paris, the People’s Republic of China today decided to enhance longstanding collaboration with the OECD and to join the OECD Development Centre.

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  • 4-June-2015

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    OECD Ministers reinforce importance of investment for strong, green and inclusive growth

    The OECD’s Annual Meeting at Ministerial Level reinforced member governments’ support across a broad range of key OECD work.

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  • 17-October-2014

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    OECD’s Gurría welcomes passage of Latvian law on governance of state-owned enterprises

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría today welcomed the passage into law of Latvia's “Public Persons Enterprises and Capital Shares Governance Law”.

  • 30-June-2014

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    OECD statement on specific instance of UK National Contact Point regarding G4S

    There have been inaccurate reports that the OECD has announced an investigation into G4S, a UK company that provides security equipment and services. It is in fact the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines of Multinational Enterprises that is looking at a complaint.

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  • 21-March-2014

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    Proposed EU responsible trading strategy for minerals from conflict zones

    The European Commission has proposed an integrated EU approach to stop profits from trading minerals being used to fund armed conflicts. The package of measures aims to make it more difficult for armed groups in conflict-affected and high-risk areas to finance their activities through the mining of and trade in minerals.

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  • 20-April-2012

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    Statement by the OECD Corporate Governance Committee re Slovenia

    Statement by the OECD Corporate Governance Committee re Slovenia following a discussion focused on the recommendations concerning the new central ownership agency and the transformation of the pension fund (KAD) and the restitution fund (SOD).

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  • 10-April-2012

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    OECD calls for reform of governance of state-owned firms in the Middle East and North Africa

    Middle Eastern and North African countries should reform the governance of their state-owned enterprises to bring about greater public accountability and improve their efficiency, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 4-April-2012

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    Improving corporate governance in the Middle East and North Africa - OECD conference and report, 10 April 2012

    To reduce corruption and restore confidence in public institutions in the wake of the Arab Spring, governments in the Middle East and North Africa should improve the management and oversight of state-owned enterprises, which often play a major role in their economies.

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