The discussion in the meeting provided some insights into China’s growth model and need to improve competitiveness, particularly in view of the global economic slowdown.
This report illustrates how MENA exchanges have been promoting good corporate governance outcomes in order to facilitate the sharing of experience among policymakers in the region.
The Experts Meeting of the Eurasia Group on Corporate Governance for Capital Markets Development took place in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-20 June 2012. The meeting aimed at discussing a revised draft of the Group’s Survey on “Capital Markets in Eurasia: Two Decades of Reform”.
The economic crisis that started in 2007 gave rise to a crisis of legitimacy and a widespread collapse of trust in markets, in firms, and in the governance of our economies. We need to build up that trust again and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention are essential tools for fighting bribery and promoting responsible corporate behaviour.
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Most policy makers agree that competitive neutrality is a sound idea and member governments of the OECD have demonstrated their commitment to a level playing field. This commitment has been voiced at the ministerial level on a number of occasions. Most recently on the occasion of the 2011 Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the OECD during the Meeting of the Council at Ministerial Level, the Chair remarked, “As the OECD enhances
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This publication examines the role of corporate governance arrangements in providing the right incentives to contribute to the value creation process within private enterprises.
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).
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.
This publication provides insight into the varied and rich experience in SOE reform in the Middle East North Africa region over the past decade, highlighting reform initiatives undertaken at national and country specific levels.
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.