This meeting provided a first opportunity to discuss the role of stock exchanges in introducing and monitoring compliance with corporate governance standards in the Middle East and North Africa region.
This meeting focused on recent progress in SOE reform, good practices in organising SOE boards of directors and sectoral examples of SOE governance in the financial and power sectors.
This meeting focused on improving the quality of SOE boards, empowering SOE boards, holding SOE boards accountable through effective evaluation and the role of stakeholders in SOE governance.
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.
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.
Taking place in Cairo on 23-24 June 2010, this meeting covered the first 2 chapters of the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) on ensuring an effective legal and regulatory framework for SOEs and the state acting as an owner in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.
The 4th Annual Meeting of the Egyptian Institute of Directors, co-organised by the OECD, focused on corporate governance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
This meeting focused on the preparation of a stock-taking report to review the corporate governance progress and remaining challenges in 13 Asian Economies since 2003 as well as a scoping paper to assess priorities for future Asian Roundtables.