Seoul, Korea, 24-25 October 2016
– Open to media on Monday 24 October from 9a.m. to 1p.m. –
Good corporate governance plays a vital role in underpinning the integrity and efficiency of financial markets. Mr. Rintaro Tamaki, Deputy Secretary General of the OECD, will open the 2016 OECD Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance on Monday 24 October with Mr. Chang Jae Lee, Vice Minister of Justice in Korea, to address corporate governance standards and practices in Asia.
The annual OECD Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance brings together the most active and influential policy makers, practitioners and experts on corporate governance in the region, as well as from OECD countries and relevant international institutions. All Asian economies are now using the outputs of the Asian Roundtable as a reference in the development of their regulations, corporate governance codes, listing rules, scorecards, as well as academic work.
The 2016 Roundtable will refer to the G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance endorsed last year and will examine their implementation in the Asian context. The discussion will also cover the following topics:
The welcoming remarks followed by the sessions on recent corporate governance developments in Korea and Asian equity markets will be open to journalists on Monday 24 October from 9a.m. to 1p.m. local time. You can find the full agenda of the Roundtable here.
The 2016 OECD Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance will take place at the Grand Hyatt Seoul. Journalists can register their attendance for Monday morning 24 October by contacting Caroline Tourrier from the OECD Media Division (0033 1 45 24 80 99).
For more information on the OECD Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance, please visit the conference website.
Working with over 100 countries, the OECD is a global policy forum that promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.