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This paper reviews the trends in and impacts of private equity and investor-led buy-outs in OECD countries. The evidence is derived principally from the CMBOR database and studies based on this dataset. Additional evidence is provided by a review of the relevant literature.
Le 11 juillet 2007, l’Égypte a été le premier pays arabe et africain à signer la Déclaration de l’OCDE sur l’investissement international et les entreprises multinationales. Cette décision marque une nouvelle étape dans l’action menée par l’Égypte pour attirer davantage d’investissements directs étrangers (IDE).
The Global Network for Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies was launched at the International Experts Meeting held in Istanbul in April 2005. The Network brings together policy-makers and practitioners from around the world to better understand global corporate governance challenges for non-listed companies.
Freedom of Investment, Investment Environment, and Social Responsibility was one of the key themes at the annual summit of the Group of Eight leading industrialised nations (G8) which took place in Heiligendamm, Germany, from 6-8 June 2007. The G8 Summit Declaration called for continuation of the OECD Investment Committee's project on Freedom of Investment, National Security and "Strategic" Industries, additional non-member adherences
G8 Labour and Employment Ministers met in Dresden on 6-8 May 2007 to discuss the opportunities and challenges that globalisation brings with it for the working world. In referring to the contribution companies can make to shaping the social dimension in a world economy of ongoing globalisation, the G8 Chair's conclusions strongly emphasised the role of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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This overview of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises was prepared for the meeting of G8 Labour and Employment Ministers which took place on 6-8 May 2007 in Dresden, Germany,
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This briefing note gives an OECD perspective on alternative dispute resolution based on experiences with the specific instances procedure of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. It was prepared for a workshop on "Accountability and Dispute Resolution" organised by Harvard's Kennedy School in support of work in this area by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Business & Human Rights.
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Louis Bouchez and Alexander Karpf summarise the OECD's work to date on corporate governance and dispute resolution in an article included in The Quality of Corporate Law and the Role of Corporate Law Judges.
Companies can boost their stock market valuations and lower their cost of capital through improved reporting of intellectual assets and value creation strategies that overcome the limits of accounting standards, according to a report by the OECD.
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Les sociétés peuvent accroître les valorisations de leurs titres et réduire leur coût du capital en améliorant la diffusion d’informations relatives à leurs actifs intellectuels et à leurs stratégies de création de valeur afin de surmonter les limites des normes comptables.