Corporate governance and corporate finance

Corporate Governance of Listed Companies in China


Self-Assessment by the China Securities Regulatory Commission

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Date of publication‌
22 September 2011

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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

See also

China-OECD corporate governance policy dialogue

G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

China Securities Regulatory Commission

OECD-Asia Roundtable on Corporate Governance


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