With growing integration via trade and investment, state-owned enterprises (SOEs) that have traditionally been oriented towards domestic markets increasingly compete with private firms in the global market place. This paper discusses the extent of state ownership in the global economy, the advantages and disadvantages that SOEs can face, and how potential SOE advantages can generate cross-border effects.
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Ce guide constituent une initiative soutenue par les pouvoirs publics pour une gestion responsable de la chaîne d‟approvisionnement en minerais provenant de zones de conflit.
A list of statements or press releases issued by National Contact Points relating to specific instances which have arisen in the implementation of the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises until July 2013.
Révisé en 2011, les Lignes directrices révisées sur la gouvernance des assureurs ont pour but de fournir des lignes de conduite et de servir de référentiel aux assureurs, aux autorités publiques et autres parties prenantes concernées dans les pays membres et non membres de l’OCDE.
This paper examines the rationales for public ownership of enterprises in five OECD countries: Hungary, Israel, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Norway. It addresses the overall ownership priorities formulated by governments, the specific obligations that may be communicated to individual SOEs, the political decision processes leading to these priorities and the disclosure and accountability arrangements underpinning them.
Investor confidence in financial markets largely depends on an accurate disclosure regime that provides transparency in the beneficial ownership and control structures of publicly listed companies. This paper provides a comparative analysis of how disclosure of beneficial ownership and control is handled by jurisdictions in Europe, Asia and the United States; it highlights the costs, benefits and practicality of various approaches.
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This final report on the one-year pilot implementation of the OECD Guidance focuses on how companies implement due diligence in the supply chains of tin, tantalum, and tungsten, especially as the due diligence relates to minerals potentially sourced from Africa’s Great Lakes Region.
Hosted by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey and Istanbul Borsasi, this meeting of the Group focused on corporate governance reform priorities for capital market development in Eurasia.
Participants in this multi-stakeholder meeting took stock of how using the OECD Due Diligence Guidance assists companies to respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral or metal purchasing decisions and practices.
07/11/12 - the OECD and the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions concluded a Memorandum of Understanding to promote respect by multinational enterprises of the new human rights chapter of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights upon which the OECD Guidelines are based.