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At the Seoul Summit in November 2010, G20 Leaders identified the protection of whistleblowers as one of the high priority areas in their global anticorruption agenda. For that purpose, the Members asked the OECD: To prepare a blue print of the study on best practices for discussion and adoption at the Bali meeting; leading to the preparation of a compendium of best practices and guidelines for legislation on the protection of
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points (NCP) which was held in June 2011. This report reviews NCP activities as well as other implementation activities undertaken by adhering governments over the June 2010 - June 2011 period.
This report looks at the institutional framework of corporate governance in China through the prism of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance and assess a broad range of laws, regulations and codes.
The Companies Circle of the Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable brings together a group of Latin American companies who have adopted good corporate governance practices in order to provide private sector input into the work of the Roundtable.
Good corporate governance is essential for the development of a competitive private sector that in the long-term is able to attract and retain the capital needed for investment. OECD corporate governance co-operation with non-OECD economies is organised around regional roundtables and country programmes which provide key forums for dialogue and the sharing of best policy practices.
The financial crisis revealed severe shortcomings in corporate governance. When most needed, existing standards failed to provide the checks and balances that companies need in order to cultivate sound business practices.
This publication examines how effectively boards manage to align executive and board remuneration with the longer term interests of their companies.
Privatisation in OECD countries reached an all-time high in the 1990s and remained high in the first years of the 21st century. The OECD analyses trends in privatisation, profiles recent experiences and proposes operational and policy conclusions.
This 2011 report takes stock of changes in the corporate governance framework for state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in OECD countries since the first survey was published in 2005. It provides a valuable source of cross-country information about the governance of SOEs and their legal and regulatory frameworks.
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This study surveys the corporate governance landscape and sets out recommendations from across 8 key issues relevant to board effectiveness: board duties; handling of conflicts of interest; selection and structure criteria; criteria for independence; board committees; Chairman/CEO separation; board risk management; and board evaluation.