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Feb 17, 2009

Focus 7: La boussole morale des entreprises: l'éthique des affaires et la gouvernance d'entreprise comme outils de lutte contre la corruption

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.

Feb 15, 2009

Focus 7: The Moral Compass of Companies: Business Ethics and Corporate Governance as Anti-Corruption Tools

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.

Feb 15, 2009

Sharing Experience on Developing Corporate Governance Codes

Lessons Learned. The first workshop on supporting corporate governance codes and scorecards in developing countries includes lessons learned from South Africa and Egypt.

Dec 1, 2008

A Corporate Governance Survey of Listed Companies and Banks across the Middle East and North Africa

This survey and its recommendations provides useful information for improving corporate governance.

Oct 15, 2008

Improving Market Enforcement, Preventing Fraud in South East Europe

Lessons Learned. As capital markets in South East Europe (SEE) grow rapidly so does a higher risk of fraud. A workshop provided steps to achieve efficient surveillance and investigatory powers and techniques to press market manipulation cases and identify enforcement challenges.

Aug 15, 2008

Implementing Corporate Governance Codes in MENA

Lessons Learned. In 2006, the Forum saw an opportunity to be a catalyst in fostering national codes of corporate governance in Middle East and North Africa, working in partnership with the regional IFC Advisory Services.

Aug 10, 2008

Developing and Implementing Corporate Governance Codes

Private Sector Opinion 10, by Simon C.Y. Wong. The author addresses the key advantage of a code versus a mandatory approach to regulating corporate governance in three aspects: dissemination, flexibility of corporate practice, and transparency.

Jun 10, 2008

Board Performance Evaluation

Private Sector Opinion 9, by Simon Osborne. The article introduces a comprehensive examination of the various processes to implement a board performance evaluation and the most insightful questions to be included in an evaluation.

May 16, 2008

Focus 6: Factores de Reforma en Gobierno Corporativo - Experiencias en Ofertas Públicas de Adquisición en Chile y Panamá

This paper covers the experiences of two high-profile cases in Chile and Panama and analyzes reforms that shape new legislation and protect minority shareholders.

May 15, 2008

Reforming Corporate Governance: Experiences with Public Takeover Bids in Chile and Panama

Focus 6 covers the experiences of two high-profile cases in Chile and Panama and analyzes reforms that shape new legislation and protect minority shareholders.

Apr 15, 2008

Corporate Governance Leadership Program: Assessment Stimulates Program Thrust

Lessons Learned. Corporate Governance Board Leadership Training Resources toolkit offers helpful materials to enhance competencies and skills for board directors.

Apr 10, 2008

Governance Scorecards as Tools for Breakthrough Results

Private Sector Opinion 8, by Jesus P. Estanislao. The article introduces the usage of scorecard tools in helping companies to achieve their governance improvements.

Mar 4, 2008

IFC Priručnik za Upravljanje Porodičnim Firmama - Crnogorski

Ovaj Priručnik će se fokusirati na jedinstvene probleme korporativnog upravljanja sa kojima se suočavaju porodične firme i predložiti strukture i prakse koje mogu da ublaže ove probleme i obezbijede održivost firme. Priručnik daje međunarodnu perspektivu jer sefokusira na karakteristike porodičnih firmi koje mogu da se posmatraju u više zemalja. Predložene strukture upravljanja je neophodno prilagoditi lokalnim zahtjevima i regulativi za porodične firme prije njihove primjene u određenoj zemlji.

Mar 4, 2008

IFC Priručnik za Upravljanje Porodičnim Firmama - Srpski

Ovaj Priručnik će se fokusirati na jedinstvene probleme korporativnog upravljanja sa kojima se suočavaju porodične firme i predložiti strukture i prakse koje mogu da ublaže ove probleme i obezbede održivost firme. Priručnik daje eđunarodnu perspektivu jer se fokusira na karakteristike porodičnih firmi koje mogu da se posmatraju u više zemalja. Predložene strukture upravljanja neophodno je prilagoditi lokalnim zahtevima i regulativi za porodične firme pre njihove primene u određenoj zemlji.

Feb 15, 2008

Focus 5: Novo Mercado and Its Followers: Case Studies in Corporate Governance Reform

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.

Feb 15, 2008

Bulgaria Launches Corporate Governance Code

Lessons Learned. On the brink of Bulgaria’s accession to the European Union, a task force comprised of private and public experts was set up to develop a national Corporate Governance Code. Learn how the task force monitored progress and updates to the corporate practice and legislation.

Feb 10, 2008

News and Corporate Governance ~ What Dow Jones and Reuters teach us about Stewardship?

Private Sector Opinion 7. In this paper Donald Nordberg, a former senior editorial executive at Reuters who also worked as a consultant for Dow Jones, explores the respective governance of these two media giants.

Dec 15, 2007

Experience in Panama Shows Importance in Defining Objectives

Lessons Learned. In April 2007 15 business leaders formed the Institute of Corporate Governance Panama thanks to the counsel and support of the Forum. The founders use the Forum’s toolkit for Institutes of Directors for assistance in making key decisions.

Nov 16, 2007

Focus 4: Медіація конфліктів і спорів у галузі корпоративного управління (Ukranian)

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.

Nov 15, 2007

Focus 4: Mediating Corporate Governance Conflicts and Dispute

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.

Oct 15, 2007

Launching an Institute of Directors in Mozambique: Business Leaders Drive effort to Advance Good Governance

Lessons Learned. To attract investors, Mozambique business leaders formed a committee to improve boards and promote good corporate governance practices.

Sep 10, 2007

Reform Realism and the Boardroom

Private Sector Opinion 6, by Philip T. N. Koh. The article contributes to understanding a director's duties of good faith, care, skill, and diligence by implying intellectual honesty and acting in the best interests of the company.

Mar 10, 2007

Auditors and Independence

Private Sector Opinion 4, by John Plender. The author reviews the evolution of auditors' role in corporate governance and the challenges in achieving independence.

Nov 15, 2006

Overview of Corporate Governance Issues for Co-operatives - A Discussion Paper

Linda Shaw, The Co-operative College, Manchester, UK.

Jun 10, 2006

Corruption, Economic Development and Governance: Private Sector Perspectives from Developing Countries

Private Sector Opinion 2, by John D. Sullivan. Corruption is now widely recognized as one of the greatest barriers to prosperity, economic competitiveness and development, and political and social stability of countries.