Dr. Prabirjit Sarkar, head of the Economics Department at Jadavpur University in Kolkata, discusses his latest research. His primary research interest is the connection between national legal systems, corporate governance, and economic performance.
Boards will confront disputes involving corporate governance issues that they are not equipped to resolve, but few directors see the need to learn about alternative dispute resolution approaches - until they end up with an ineffective board.
This paper discusses the board’s role in the governance of risk and the benefits of establishing a separate board-level risk-management committee - a need that applies to financial and nonfinancial institutions.
This panel discussion focused on the media’s role as a watchdog, discussed what constitutes good practice, and how reporting on corporate governance fits into overall development, democracy, and governance efforts.
The Global Corporate Governance Forum supports regional and local initiatives to improve corporate governance in middle- and low-income countries in the context of broader national or regional economic reform programs.