Bribery of public officials is harmful to good governance, economic development and competitive conditions. Confiscation and recovery of the proceeds derived from foreign bribery are key elements in the international framework to fight corruption of public officials.
This publication reviews provisions covering related party transactions and the protection of minority shareholder rights in 31 countries. It includes in-depth reviews of Belgium, France, Italy, Israel and India.
Related party transactions involve parties who can control the terms of a transaction in their favor potentially at the cost of the company. They include management, board members and controlling shareholders. The publication reviews provisions covering related party transactions and the protection of minority shareholder rights in 31 jurisdictions, both OECD and non-OECD. In addition, the regulatory and legal systems that have beeen developed in five jurisdictions are reviewed in detail and allow a wide range of experience to be compared and lessons drawn. They are, Belgium, France, Italy, Israel and India.
OECD Working Paper on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No.15: This paper presents the findings from a pilot study undertaken in 14 countries. The analysis focuses on variations in financial knowledge, behaviour and attitude across countries and within countries by socio-demographics.
This Forum provided a regional platform for participating countries to showcase their current reforms, and increase the subregion's visibility to international investors.
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This presentation by Adrian Blundell Wignall was made to the French Senate on 27 March 2012 in the context of their enquiry on credit rating agencies (CRAs).
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Detailed guide to evaluating financial education programmes English
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This report analyses the management of investment risk in the Chilean pension system, focusing on various risk measures that can be applied in a defined contribution context. The report also reviews Chilean regulations regarding risk management in the context of international best practices.
Discussions at the forum will focus on latest developments in global bond markets, including the impact of the financial crisis on market functioning and debt levels and other emerging issues.
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This presentation provides a selective update of the 2010 report on "Systemic Financial Crises: How to fund resolution".