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Jul 1, 2011

Toolkit 4: Resolving Corporate Governance Disputes

This toolkit provides advice on how to prevent, resolve, and reduce the negative impact of corporate governance disputes.

Jul 1, 2011

IFC Family Business Governance Handbook

This handbook is a concise and practical description of essential family business governance components and suggested approaches to resolving common family business governance dilemmas.

Jun 15, 2011

Network of Corporate Governance Institutes in Latin America: Bonding over Common Objectives while Meeting Local Needs

A group of corporate governance institutes in Latin America that realized that there is strength and leverage in numbers. By forming a network, these institutes benefited from otherwise inaccessible information and know-how, improved their performance, and enhanced their reputations in their own countries. In a short time the Latin American Network of Corporate Governance Institutes (IGCLA) has empowered its members with a network of connections and tools. This publication outlines key steps that the IGCLA has taken to achieve success.

Jun 15, 2011

Lessons from IFC's Corporate Governance Experience

This publication shares knowledge our staff has developed during more than a decade of designing and implementing corporate governance projects.

Jun 10, 2011

Optimizing Board Effectiveness with Gender Diversity: Are Quotas the Answer?

Private Sector Opinion 21: The author cites evidence that using quotas to increase female representation on the board can lead to tokenism, diminish the overall value of diversity on boards, and affect board dynamics.

Jun 1, 2011

Achieving Effective Boards

Recommendations from the Latin American Corporate Governance Institutes network.

May 19, 2011

Reporting on Corporate Governance: Training Resource Guide

How to Organize and Conduct Effective Media Training Programs.

May 15, 2011

Building a Successful Corporate Governance Institute in Less Than One Year. How the Baltic Institute Became a Reality —and What Others Can Learn From It

Lessons Learned. In 2009, a handful of dedicated volunteers, with the aid of a few well-placed connections, sparked a movement that led to creation of the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance (BICG) and its world-class deliverables.

Apr 10, 2011

Does More Power for Shareholders Undermine Board Stewardship?

Private Sector Opinion 20: The level of shareholders’ expertise and experience needs to be questioned as they wield greater clout and become more deeply involved in strategic issues that should be the board’s purview. This misdirected involvement, in his opinion, distracts shareholders from their principal and most important role: electing and overseeing boards.

Mar 15, 2011

Corporate Governance Scorecard: Versatile Tool for Companies, Investors, and Regulators - Experiences from Southeast Europe and East Asia

Lessons Learned. Scorecards have been adopted by companies, investors, and regulators in many emerging market and developing countries. They serve as a solution for investors and analysts to assess the quality of a company's governance.

Mar 15, 2011

Оценочная карта корпоративного управления - многогранный инструмент для компаний, инвесторов и регуляторов

Извлеченные уроки. В данной публикации авторы поделятся опытом разработки и эффективного применения оценочных карт.

Mar 2, 2011

Vietnam Corporate Governance Project - Newsletter No. 2

In the second newsletter, read more about the professional insight to how corporate governance is perceived in different sectors and what needs to be done now to secure international standards and practices in Vietnam’s business culture.

Mar 1, 2011

Useful Practices to Consider for the Annual General Meetings

Based on experiences from the Latin American Companies Circle

Feb 21, 2011

Advancing Corporate Governance in the Middle East and North Africa: Stories and Solutions

Real-world, practical examples of how companies in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region overcame barriers and improved their governance practices.

Feb 16, 2011

Korporativno Upravljanje - Priručnik

Cilj ovog Priručnika je da doprinese promovisanju dobrog korporativnog upravljanja u Srbiji. Priručnik pruža instruktivan pregled zakonskog i regulatornog okvira korporativnog upravljanja. Pored toga, sadrži brojne primere iz prakse, uključujući i najbolju međunarodnu praksu razvijenu kao odgovor na različite probleme korporativnog upravljanja.

Dec 13, 2010

The Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable: Building on a Decade of Progress

The 10-year anniversary of the establishment of the Roundtable provides an opportunity to take stock of what the Roundtable and the region as a whole have accomplished.

Dec 1, 2010

Governing Banks - Training Material for Bank Board Directors

Governing Banks is a comprehensive module on risk governance and risk management that focuses on the domain-specific expertise required of bank board directors. It drew extensively on the risk management experience of Eastern European banks and financial institutions, particularly risk governance lessons that grew out of policy responses to the global financial crisis.

Nov 2, 2010

Corporate Governance Screening Tool for Banking Organizations

This document describes the corporate governance screening process that will help banks to assess corporate governance in their client companies.

Oct 25, 2010

Related Party Transactions and Effective Governance - How it Works in Practice in India

The related party transactions give rise to situations of conflicts of interest and are integrally related to the overall governance of a company and to board’s effectiveness, as the board as the responsibility of direction and control of the company lies with the board of the company.

Oct 15, 2010

Business Reporting Beyond Numbers: Looking for the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Corporate Governance

Lessons Learned. This paper aims to help business journalists track down corporate governance stories, ask the right questions to uncover critical information, and explain complex subjects to the public.

Oct 1, 2010

Navigating Through Crises: A Handbook for Boards

This handbook presents crisis response from the perspective of boards and non-executive directors, with a focus on companies in emerging markets.

Oct 1, 2010

Mesa Redonda Latinoamericana de Gobierno Corporativo

Capitalizando sobre una década de progreso.

Oct 1, 2010

Vietnam Corporate Governance Manual

The Corporate Governance Manual aims to provide executives and shareholders of Vietnamese public companies with a comprehensive summary of the corporate governance framework and practices prevalent in Vietnam. The Manual, consisting of 14 chapters, focuses on key corporate governance issues examined closely through Vietnamese law and regulations. This Manual also offers a framework for assessing the level of corporate governance practices in Vietnamese companies.

Sep 14, 2010

Vietnam Corporate Governance Project - Newsletter No. 1

This newsletter serves to spotlight the ongoing efforts to create a more open, accountable, and transparent business sector in Vietnam. By drawing attention to specific issues currently facing Vietnam’s corporations, we hope these pages will supplement greater knowledge-sharing activities amongst our friends and partners in both the public and private sectors, so that we may further support the adoption of good corporate governance standards and practices in this dynamic, developing economy.

20 pages || © September 2010 IFC |

Sep 10, 2010

Diversity at the Head Table: Bringing Complementary Skills and Experiences to the Board

Private Sector Opinion 19: A well-functioning board of directors needs diversity of experience and perspectives.