Manual or Guideline

A Practical Guide to Corporate Governance: Experiences from the Latin American Companies Circle

August 31, 2009

This publication highlights the challenges, priorities and tangible benefits of adopting leading corporate governance practices in the region. It offers a first look at Latin American company results during the recent period of financial crisis showing that firms recognized for better corporate governance practices suffered less damage than average listed Latin American companies. It also provides empirical research over previous years showing better operational and market results for the corporate governance-focused firms than for other Latin American companies, and extensive hands-on guidance and relevant examples aimed at supporting companies’ efforts to improve their governance practices.


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