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Corporate Governance Worldwide

Güler Manisali Darman
ICC Publication No. 654E, 2004 Edition
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Corporate Governance Worldwide provides an update of breaking developments in the field and recommendations for how business should react to new governance requirements generated by governments and the marketplace. Covering a wide range of issues and featuring relevant case studies, this guide is indispensable for everyone concerned by good governance in business.

A Comprehensive Guide

This publication takes you in logical steps through all major developments in the field, including:
  • the driving forces behind corporate governance
  • new corporate governance developments in the US, the European Union, Asia and Latin America
  • the different requirements of SMEs, family owned enterprises and large multinationals
  • the responsibilities of boards of directors, CEOs and CFOs
  • the rights of shareholders and institutional investors
  • corporate responsibility and what it entails
  • and strategic thinking on governance for the future

More than just a textbook, Corporate Governance Worldwide uses concrete case studies to illustrate its points, including:

  • the Enron and Parmalat scandals
  • the Vodaphone/Mannesmann merger
  • the board structures of companies such as Ford and Siemens
  • and the accounting failures at companies such as Ahold in the UK and Yanguangxia in China.

Drawing on a wide range of sources - from companies, regulators and national laws,Corporate Governance Worldwide will be of interest to company managers, compliance officers, accountants, lawyers and academics:  in short, those with an interest in good governance and how to achieve it.

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