13 February 2019- The OECD has launched a voluntary assessment process to evaluate the alignment of multi-stakeholder and industry initiatives with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector. This report sets out the findings of the OECD’s evaluation of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition's Higg Brand and Retail Modeul (Beta version) and corresponding guidance.
This draft text of the OECD Anti-Corruption and Integrity Guidelines for State-Owned Enterprises is available for public comment until 31 January 2019.
This report maps the corporate landscape, provides a detailed analysis of how Italian companies use public equity markets, corporate bond markets, market intermediaries and the functioning of secondary markets. It identifies areas for reform that will allow the authorities to remove impediments to capital market development with a view to supporting sustainable growth, job creation and corporate investment.
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This report takes stock of corporate governance frameworks in four countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam as part of the OECD-Southeast Asia Corporate Governance Initiative.
These country reports present an overview of investment trends and policies in the countries reviewed. This can include investment policy, investment promotion and facilitation, infrastructure, competition policy, trade policy, tax policy, corporate governance, responsible business conduct, public governance, and human resources.
Several regional initiatives provide a forum for the exchange of experiences between senior policy makers, regulators and market participants to promote good corporate governance practices in the Latin American region.
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7/11/2019 - This report provides an overview of blockchain technology and explores the extent to which blockchain technology could impact how companies in Asia raise capital, and the influence this could have on public equity markets in the future.
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31 October 2018 - Global FDI flows fell 35% to USD 432 billion in the first half of 2018 compared to the previous 6 months, hitting their lowest level since the first half of 2013. FDI flows dropped by 9% in Q1 2018 and by 38% in Q2, to USD 266 billion and USD 166 billion respectively.