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This report looks at the institutional framework of corporate governance in China through the prism of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance.
By assessing a broad range of laws, regulations and codes, it provides a valuable reference for understanding how much has been achieved in Chinese corporate governance and the main ambition of future reform efforts. The report shows that corporate governance has improved significantly since the Chinese stock market was created in 1990, with important achievements in establishing and developing the legal and regulatory framework The OECD/China Self Assessment represents a thorough review of all laws, regulations and codes that relate to every principal recommended by the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. It documents the advances in the Chinese Corporate Governance framework.
The study is published jointly by the China Securities Regulatory Commission and the OECD within the framework of the OECD-China Policy Dialogue on Corporate Governance. The Chinese version was launched at the 2010 OECD-Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance.
Table of Contents
Preface by Shang Fulin, Chairman of China Securities Regulatory Commission
Preface by Richard Boucher, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD
Chapter 1. The corporate governance framework in China
Chapter 2. Shareholders’ rights
Chapter 3. The equitable treatment of shareholders
Chapter 4. Information disclosure
Chapter 5. Board and supervisory board: responsibility and supervision
Chapter 6. Stakeholders and corporate social responsibility
China-OECD corporate governance policy dialogue
OECD Principles of Corporate Governance
China Securities Regulatory Commission
OECD-Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance