The 12th issue presents the latest research papers, opinions, news and upcoming events. This issue includes an interview with Prof. Colin Mayer that sheds light on how emerging markets can benefit from right governance systems to reduce poverty and fuel economic development.
Sound corporate governance makes companies stronger, more efficient and more accountable. With good corporate governance structures and practices in place, businesses mitigate risk, safeguard against mismanagement and are able to attract investment and capital - giving them the fuel for growth.
Publish Date: 6/19/13
The 11th issue features an interview with Prof. Prabirjit Sarkar, who argues that there is no inherently better legal system, and emerging countries should focus on the efficiency of their legal framework and curb corruption. In accordance with this interview, we feature an article on the modern civil discovery regime of American civil procedure and an empirical study on the links between governance and value in BRIKT countries.
In our 10th issue you will once again find the latest research papers, opinions pieces, news and upcoming events. We interviewed Viral Acharya from NYU Stern School of Business and he commented about political influences on state-owned enterprises. There are articles on the determinants of corporate governance quality in emerging markets, the evolution of corporate governance in Brazil, and the new regulations on mandatory electronic voting at general meetings in Turkey.
Publish Date: 2/7/13
The first issue of this regional newsletter focuses on the progress of corporate governance relating to IFC’s projects in China, Mongolia, Indonesia, and Vietnam. The newsletter highlights interviews with Indonesia’s Chairman of the National Committee on Governance, Mr. Mas Achmad Daniri, and with Anne Molyneux, lead consultant for IFC’s Vietnam Corporate Governance Scorecard Project.
Publish Date: 12/21/12
Overview of IFC's Corporate Governance Program which aims to work with firms to attract and retain investments by promoting the adoption of good corporate governance practices and standards. The program brings together corporate governance staff from investment and advisory operations into a single, global team. The fact sheet includes examples of our work. Review the data on overall results and impact achieved.
Publish Date: 10/30/12
IFC’s Corporate Governance Program in Europe and Central Asia builds on IFC’s work in the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Russian Federation, Southern Europe and Ukraine over the past 10 years, and is aimed at improving corporate governance practices in companies and financial institutions throughout the region, as well as enhancing the corporate governance framework at the institutional, regulatory and policy levels.
Publish Date: 10/24/12
In addition to our usual references to new research papers, reports, and events, we would like to draw your attention to the forthcoming international conference organized by our network.
Publish Date: 10/17/12
In our first issue of 2012, we feature several articles that present “big picture” view of corporate governance. Franklin Allen from Wharton School discusses the pitfalls of governance models with the sole focus on shareholder value.
Publish Date: 2/1/12