25 February 2019 - Corporate bond markets have become an increasingly important source of financing for non-financial companies since the global financial crisis. The total outstanding debt in the form of corporate bonds reached USD 13 trillion as of end-2018. In real terms, this is twice as much as in 2008. This paper documents a number of associated risks and vulnerabilities.
Good governance of state-owned enterprises is essential in order to ensure their contribution to economic efficiency and growth. The OECD facilitates policy dialogue and information exchange on improving corporate governance of state-owned enterprises and implementing privatisation policies.
This Review assesses the implementation of corporate governance reforms in the hydrocarbons sector in Ukraine, using as a benchmark the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of SOEs.
This draft text of the OECD Anti-Corruption and Integrity Guidelines for State-Owned Enterprises is available for public comment until 31 January 2019.
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This report takes stock of corporate governance frameworks in four countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam as part of the OECD-Southeast Asia Corporate Governance Initiative.
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7/11/2019 - This report provides an overview of blockchain technology and explores the extent to which blockchain technology could impact how companies in Asia raise capital, and the influence this could have on public equity markets in the future.
This report evaluates the corporate governance framework for the Argentinian state-owned enterprise sector relative to the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises. The report was prepared at the request of Argentina. It is based on discussions involving all OECD countries.
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This report analyses the evolving privatisation process as part of an effort to ensure an effective corporate governance framework for SOEs. It documents the main findings of the OECD Working Party on State Ownership and Privatisation Practices’ ongoing project on privatisation and broadening of ownership of SOEs.