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This speech was made by Mr. Richard Hecklinger, Deputy-Secretary General, OECD, at the Global Forum on International Investment held in Johannesburg on 17-18 November 2003.
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The White Paper sets out recommendations for corporate governance reform in Latin America on taking voting rights seriously; treating shareholders fairly during changes in corporate control and de-listings; insuring the integrity of financial reporting and improving disclosure; developing effective boards of directors; improving the quality, effectiveness and predictability of the legal and regulatory framework; and continuing
The Third Forum for Asian Insolvency Reform (FAIR) took place in Seoul, Korea on 10-11 November 2003. Discussions focused on maximising the value of non-performing assets.
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This booklet brings together the results of work conducted in 2003 by the OECD on the issue of public sector transparency in international investment policy. This is part of a broader initiative to promote the role of international investment in economic development and to contribute to the implementation of the Monterrey Consensus and to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Parts of this booklet are taken from
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This study by OECD and EIRIS presents internationally comparable information on an important trend in international business: the development and adoption of advanced environmental management practices.
On 14-15 October, the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency hosted a meeting of the OECD Global Forum on Taxation, which brought together representatives of 40 OECD and non-OECD governments committed to the principles of transparency and effective exchange of information for tax purposes
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was h
Roundtable participants met in Moscow on 2-3 October 2003 to review corporate governance developments in the EU, U.S. and Russia, compared notes on disclosure practices and discussed policy approaches to priority disclosure issues.
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Summary of the discussion from the Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility which was held on 25 June 2003. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2003 Edition".
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The international business community's anti-corruption efforts are essential parts of broader systems for fighting corrupt business practices. This paper looks at anti-corruption material published on the websites of companies in UNCTAD’s list of top 100 non-financial multinational...