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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: corporate, governance, challenges, asia, progress
Number of Pages: 91
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 9264096787
ISBN-13: 9789264096783

In 2003, The Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance produced recommendations to improve corporate governance in Asia, based on the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. This report summarises the results of a stocktaking exercise to determine progress made to date And The challenges remaining in the implementation of these recommendations. Included in this book are valuable insights into corporate governance rules and practices of listed companies in Asia, notably: shareholder rights, The protection of non-controlling owners, transparency and disclosure, As well as the role of company boa

Author: Stoyan Tenev
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: institutions, modern, markets, building, china, governance, enterprise, reform, corporate
Number of Pages: 188
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0821351362
ISBN-13: 9780821351369

As China continues in its evolution from a planned economy to a market economy, and from an agricultural to a manufacturing and service-oriented economy, issues arising from owner diversification, corporate governance, and labor resource allocation have come to the forefront. Most particularly, corporate governance is being focused on as the state continues its withdrawal from direct ownership.This study evaluates short- and medium- term corporate governance issues impacting companies involved in ownership diversification. It examines problems associated with governance such as cost and framew

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation a
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: estonia, governance, corporate
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2011-09-30
ISBN-10: 9264118896
ISBN-13: 9789264118898

This Review of Corporate Governance in Estonia describes the corporate governance setting including the structure and ownership concentration of listed companies and the structure and operation of the state-owned sector. The Review then examines the legal and regulatory framework and company practices to assess the degree to which the recommendations of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance and the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises have been implemented.

Author: Valentina G. Bruno
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: thing, regulation, governance, corporate
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2007

For a large number of companies from different countries, the authors analyze how company corporate governance practices and country regulatory regimes interact in terms of company valuation. They confirm that corporate governance plays a crucial role in efficient company monitoring and shareholder protection, and consequently positively impacts valuation. They find substitution in valuation impact between corporate governance measures at the company and country level, with a possibility of over-regulation. Corporate governance appears more valuable for companies that rely heavily on external

Author: Mark L. Goldstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: progressing, work, remains, reforms, governance, institution, implementation, smithsonian
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437926878
ISBN-13: 9781437926873

The Smithsonian Institution is the worldżs largest museum complex. Its funding comes from its own private trust fund assets and federal appropriations. The Smithsonian Board of Regents, the Smithsonianżs governing body, is responsible for the long-term stewardship of the Smithsonian. In recent years, there have been significant governance and accountability breakdowns at the Smithsonian, which could ultimately put funding and the organizationżs credibility at risk. In 2007 the Board of Regents Governance Comm. released a report recommending 42 governance reforms. This report provides an upd

Author: Timothy Mwololo Waema
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: guidelines, implementation, evaluation, studies, case, governance, icts, africa, local
Number of Pages: 383
Published: 2011-08-01
ISBN-10: 085749032X
ISBN-13: 9780857490322

With case studies from nine African countries this book provides a rich understanding of the status of e-governance in Africa, assesses the effects of information and communications technologies (ICTs) on local governance, and offers a roadmap for policymakers, decision-makers, and practitioners to implement and evaluate their own e-local governance projects. With governance high on the agenda in Africa, many governments are using ICTs to introduce innovations in their structure, practices, and capacities as well as in the ways they use human capital and deliver services to citizens. However,

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: china, securities, regulatory, commission, assessment, corporate, listed, companies, governance
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2011-09-22
ISBN-10: 9264119205
ISBN-13: 9789264119208

This report looks at the institutional framework of corporate governance in China through the prism of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance and is a product of the ongoing OECD-China Policy Dialogue on 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 ambitions 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 i
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