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A joint project of Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution and the Corporate Governance Group of the IFC explores the causes, nature, and methods of resolving corporate governance disputes.
This paper looks at some aspects of the modern company secretary role and the competencies that are required to succeed.
This paper sets forth some key lessons learned about board assessment, primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom, and explores how that learning may apply to board assessment opportunities around the world.
The Corporate Secretaries Toolkit provides training and guidance materials covering the full spectrum of the Corporate Secretary’s role, functions and responsibilities and draws on examples from both developed and emerging markets.
Dr. Bernard Black is Nicholas D. Chabraja Professor at Northwestern University School of Law and Kellogg School of Management. His research focuses on international corporate governance and law and finance, among other areas.

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