The OECD has revealed its new governance principles after years of research. Mats Isaksson, the man who directed the project, explains the findings that underpin the latest review.
Some things just need time. So it is with the OECD’s freshly reviewed corporate governance principles that emerged dusted down and revamped in September this year during a G20 meeting in Ankara.
A little overdue, you might assume, given that this was a mandate to probe governance following the financial crisis of 2008. But the OECD didn’t just set about overhauling its guide to governance—it set about asking some bedrock questions about capital markets first.
“What we said to ourselves after the financial crisis in 2008, is let’s tak
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