This paper advocates an approach based on the current communication strategy of firms that engage in open communication. They present information on control structures, their effect on governance and recognize the commercial and other strategic benefits of open communication. The paper also explores the implications of such an approach for both business and regulators.
This publication focuses on the governance of the subsidiaries of banking groups, with particular emphasis on cross-border bank subsidiaries. It encourages supervisors to adapt their approaches to fit market realities and to be more aware of the incentives for good governance. It also emphasizes the importance of proportionate and risk-driven approaches to supervision.
This paper reviews the debate starting with the classic corporate governance argument about shareholder rights. It discusses the potential incentives to exploit other stakeholders unduly and examines some mechanisms, beyond contracts and regulation, to cope with this exploitation.
Publish Date: 9/26/13
The need for sound governance of banks worldwide has never been stronger. After the global financial crisis of 2007 - 2009, spectacular bank failures are still occurring. This Guidance for Directors of Banks is intended for new directors with experience in banking; directors, who understand governance, but have no experience in banking; and new directors who have no experience of either banking or being a director.
Publish Date: 8/9/13
The authors have sifted through scores of academic studies on various countries, sectors, and business organizations to determine how corporate governance can influence economic development in emerging markets and what is needed to promote good practices.
Publish Date: 4/23/12
More than 15 prominent male chairpersons, CEOs, and directors of listed and unlisted companies worldwide shared their opinions on how women add value to the corporate decision-making process. They also discussion also led to recruitment practices, training, and improving transparency of the director nomination process.
Publish Date: 7/21/11
Focus 8 explains how stakeholder concerns can inform and enhance the risk management and wealth creation responsibilities of boards of directors. It provides practical tips and tools to help navigate stakeholder engagement in a way that strengthens the long-term sustainability of companies and enhances trust and reputation among stakeholders.
Publish Date: 12/1/09
This publication targets private sector stakeholders who want to reduce a company’s risk and vulnerability to corruption. It aims to provide guidance and recommendations for integrating ethics programs into corporate governance mechanisms to safeguard against corruption. (Arabic)
Publish Date: 4/16/09
Настоящая работа адресована всем представителям частного бизнеса, которые хотят защитить свое предприятие от коррупции. В статье предложены советы и рекомендации по интеграции этического кодекса в систему корпоративного управления, отражены современные представления о взаимосвязи корпоративной этики, корпоративного управления и борьбы с коррупцией, приведены примеры успешного противостояния коррупции в частном бизнесе.
Publish Date: 2/18/09
La publication du Global Corporate Governance Forum, le Focus 7 par John Sullivan, directeur général du Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) est maintenant disponible en français. Cette publication traite de l’éthique des affaires, de la lutte contre la corruption et de la gouvernance d'entreprise. Elle soutient que la gouvernance d’entreprise est un outil efficace contre la corruption.
Publish Date: 2/17/09
This publication targets private sector stakeholders who want to reduce a company’s risk and vulnerability to corruption. It aims to provide guidance and recommendations for integrating ethics programs into corporate governance mechanisms to safeguard against corruption.
Publish Date: 2/15/09
Brazilian companies listed in Novo Mercado (New Market) listing segment voluntarily commit themselves to corporate governance standards beyond the requirements by Brazilian law. Focus 5 describes how Novo Mercado aims to reduce investor perceptions of risk and to produce positive effect on share values and liquidity.
Publish Date: 2/15/08
У цій публікації пояснюється, яким чином альтернативи судовим процедурам, засновані на консенсусі (особливо медіація), можуть допомогти у розв’язанні корпоративних спорів і, як наслідок, сприяти покращенню практики корпора- тивного управління, підвищенню довіри інвесторів, забезпеченню безперерв- ності та стабільності бізнес-діяльності компанії і зменшенню витрат, пов’язаних із суперечками.
Publish Date: 11/16/07
This paper explores how consensus-based alternatives to adjudication – especially mediation – can help resolve corporate disputes and, consequently, contribute to improving corporate governance practices, strengthening investor confidence, supporting business continuity, and reducing the costs resulting from disputes.
Publish Date: 11/15/07
Focus 3 captures extracts from several experts’ speeches on delivering practical approaches for the private companies to strengthen corporate governance in countries where enforcement of laws may be lax and ethical standards in business are not well developed.
Publish Date: 4/15/05
This manual for present and prospective directors of non-complex banks is intended to provide a guide to emerging international best practice. It is designed to help boards of directors in a practical way attain and maintain a high standard of internal governance. (Arabic)
Publish Date: 12/17/03