The Union of Arab Banks, an umbrella organisation for banks operating across the MENA region, had organised a conference on “Reinforcing Financial Supervision and Regulation”, with support and participation of the OECD as well as other partner organisations such as the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), the Lebanese Transparency Association (LTA), the Financial Services Volunteers Corps. (FSVC) and the World Union of
This meeting took place on 27-28 May 2009 in Maputo, Mozambique and addressed a number of high priority issues for the region.
This symposium brought together over 200 practitioners, regulators and industry participants to discuss the legal and regulatory insolvency frameworks and challenges of their application in the Middle East North Africa region.
Taking place in Bangkok on 20-21 May 2009, this year's meeting focussed on implementation of the Policy Brief on priorities and recommendations for improving the corporate governance of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in Asia using case studies on good practice from around the Asia region.
This global consultation addressed the role of corporate governance in the financial crisis, focusing on monitoring, implementation and enforcement of standards and codes, as well as specific areas for improvement.
This meeting focused on finding solutions for detecting and curbing abusive related party transactions – one of the most serious corporate governances failures. Participants discussed policy options, including assessing strengths and weaknesses of various regulatory approaches, tightening enforcement and facilitating a change in culture and practice, particularly in the boardroom.
This meeting in Mexico City provided an important opportunity to take stock of recent corporate governance-related developments in Latin America, particularly in the wake of the current global financial turmoil.
The 2008 meeting of the Companies Circle took stock of developments and considered whether there is a need to adjust thinking regarding approaches to corporate governance, in the wake of the current global financial turbulence.
Recent years have seen the rise in alternative sources of capital, including the re-emergence of states as influential owners of commercial assets.This meeting focused on the corporate governance of state-owned enterprises in Russia.
This event, which took place in Hong Kong, China, on 13-14 May 2008, focused on effective monitoring of related-party transactions which are seen as one of the most serious breaches of good corporate governance around the world.