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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.
The 2006 Investment Policy review of China evaluates the progress made in developing an effective institutional framework for cross-border mergers and acquisitions in China, takes stock of remaining obstacles, and offers policy options to address them.
After extensive consultations in the early stages of development, the draft text of the Policy Framework for Investment was made available for public comment through an online consultation between 16 January and 22 February 2006.
This conference, which took place in Santiago, Chile, on 29-30 March 2006 focused on an evaluation of the private pension system in Chile and the lessons that can be drawn from Chile’s experience for other countries.
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These guidelines, approved as an OECD Recommendation by the Council, set out good practices in the area of pension fund asset management. They cover regulatory issues such as the prudent person rule, the statement of investment policy, quantitative investment limits and valuation.
The sheer volume of debt hanging over Asian companies suggests that corporate insolvency should remain a top policy concern. This conference proceedings presents reports from each country on the trends and developments in debt and credit risk since the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis. It also includes overview papers that examine the problem in a wider context. These papers suggest that risk management practices, legal 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.
The OECD has initiated an arbitration of company law disputes (ACLD) programme to generate policy dialogue on the role of ACLD in corporate governance; develop a global comparative understanding of how various OECD member and non-member states approach ACLD; and develop and disseminate practical guidelines and other documentation on using ACLD to protect shareholders' rights.
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This roundtable addressed how to define entry barriers, whether a precise definition is really required, how various types of barriers affect the likelihood, timing, and extent of entry, and how competition agencies assess entry conditions.
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This working paper summarises information available in the public domain about investor-state dispute settlement in the infrastructure sectors.