Policymakers Struggle to Balance Laws and Codes

International Financial Law Review, Special Supplement, 2005

2 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2009 Last revised: 1 Jun 2009

Date Written: 2005

Abstract

This article examines the choices facing policymakers when setting corporate governance rules - pros and cons of mandatory laws versus voluntary codes, and factors to consider when deciding the regulatory approach to employ.

Keywords: Corporate governance codes

JEL Classification: G34, G38

Suggested Citation

Wong, Simon C. Y., Policymakers Struggle to Balance Laws and Codes (2005). International Financial Law Review, Special Supplement, 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1321110

Simon C. Y. Wong (Contact Author)

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