The Eurasian Corporate Governance Roundtable was launched in Kiev on 19-20 October 2000. Over 100 leading government and private sector representatives from Ukraine and other Eurasian countries, along with selected international counterparts, academics, international financial institutions and OECD member countries experts took part in the meeting, which was hosted by the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers.
The OECD Advisory Group on Privatisation met in Hungary on 19-20 September 2000 to discuss the changing pattern of state asset management by comparing policies across a large number of countries.
On 11-12 May 2000, senior government officials from Germany, Italy, France, Korea and other OECD economies met with their counterparts from Indonesia, Thailand and other key APEC economies to exchange experiences on privatising state-owned enterprises and developing capital markets.
The first meeting of the Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable was held in São Paulo, Brazil 26-28 April, 2000. The Roundtable was co-hosted by the São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa) with the support of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil and the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance.
This meeting focused on recent developments in insolvency reform and recommended measures to strengthen insolvency systems.
This meeting explored the impact of privatisation on the changing landscape of global capital markets and the interrelation between pension systems reform and privatisation.
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This paper by Stilpon Nestor and Ladan Mahboobi discusses the development of the public policy debate on the ownership and control of utilities and the case for their privatisation.
Organised in Seoul on 3-5 March 1999, this meeting discussed country papers on corporate governance arrangements in Asian countries and a set of substantive presentations by experts and consultants, including presentations by OECD, KDI and World Bank experts.
This meeting focused on regulation, competition and privatisation. Participants included high-level privatisation officials and policy makers from non-member countries, experts from international organisations, senior privatisation officials and other representatives from OECD member countries.
This meeting explored different areas related to banks and privatisation, including the policy aspects of bank privatisation, the design of bank privatisation programmes, the process and methods of privatising banks and the role of banks in privatisation.