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Ten years ago, corporate governance was a nascent concept in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This article charts the evolution of corporate governance across the MENA region over this time and proposes potential avenues for future work in this area.
This review of corporate governance in Chile describes the corporate governance setting including the structure and ownership concentration of listed companies and the structure and operation of the state-owned sector. It also examines the legal and regulatory framework and company practices.
The Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable was established in April 2000. Roundtable participants come from countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Participants at the 2010 roundtable discussed an updated draft of the Asian White Paper on Corporate Governance that addresses emerging challenges in the Asian corporate governance landscape.
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Are competition and corporate governance policies complements or substitutes? An occasional hearing session was held by Competition delegates to gain a better understanding of the interface between the two policies. They discussed conflicts of interest between shareholders and directors, as well as corporate boards that do not function well either because of interlocking directorates or a lack of substantive knowledge about the
The "Guide on Fighting Abusive Related Party Transactions in Asia" was released in 2009. This workshop focused on challenges associated with implementation of the guide.
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This White Paper supports the increased involvement and responsibilities of institutional investors in promoting good corporate governance practices in Latin America. It identifies some of the measures that stakeholders can take to support and enable institutional investors to further contribute to corporate governance improvements in the region.
Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable 10 - Year Report
This meeting focused on institutional investors and corporate governance, enhancing board effectiveness, the impact of stock exchanges on corporate governance, corporate governance of non-listed companies, evaluating boards of directors and corporate social responsibility.
Since the Asian financial and economic crisis of the late 1990s, insolvency reform has been one of the main items on policy agendas in the region. In the wake of the crisis, corporate restructuring and re-organisation was delayed by a lack of effective insolvency procedures. Although having made considerable efforts to reform their insolvency regimes, many countries still lack essential elements for an insolvency framework, while