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Advancing the Corporate Governance Agenda in the Middle East and North Africa: A Survey of Legal and Institutional Frameworks
The eighth Asian Corporate Governance Roundtable took place in Bangkok, Thailand, on 14-15 September 2006. Discussions focused on implementation and enforcement of corporate governance rules, a boardroom guide to the OECD Principles on Corporate Governance and independent non-executive directors.
The meeting on Corporate Governance Developments in Thailand took place at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel, in Bangkok, Thailand, on 13 September 2006.
On 19 and 20 June 2006, the OECD and the Financial Stability institute (FSI), Bank for International Settlements (BIS) jointly organised a regional seminar on corporate governance for banks in Asia.
The fifth meeting of FAIR took place on 27-28 April 2006 in Beijing, China. Participants examined the lessons from ten years of institutional and legal reforms of Asian insolvency systems and discussed the relevance of the international guidance to improving insolvency systems.
This exploratory meeting focused on corporate governance related disputes between shareholders and other corporate bodies and stakeholders. Issues discussed included the spectrum of judicial redress possibilities, the categories of disputes and the qualities of the dispute resolution mechanism sought for in case of corporate governance related disputes.
Held in Paris on 2 December 2006, this meeting brought together policy makers, business leaders, and other experts to discuss the policy implications of the debate on corporate governance of non-listed companies.
The seventh Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance in Balion 8-9 September 2005 focused on corporate governance of banks, a stock take of progress in policy reforms since the publication of the Asian White Paper in 2003, the role of the board in implementing the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance, and corporate governance of state-owned enterprises.
This seminar on discussed the Role of the Board in Corporate Governance, Corporate Governance in Groups of Companies and the World Bank Indonesia Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes.
What are the corporate governance characteristics of Non-Listed Companies, their driving forces for improving corporate governance, and the policy implications? The International Experts Meeting on Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies (NLCs) addressed these issues for the first time.