Developing and Implementing Corporate Governance Codes
Private Sector Opinion Issue No. 10, Global Corporate Governance Forum, December 2008
20 Pages Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last revised: 17 Dec 2010
This article examines the principal uses and key design characteristics of a corporate governance code, the essential attributes that have contributed to the successful implementation and enforcement of governance codes in the United Kingdom, and the unique challenges facing emerging markets in effectively implementing voluntary codes.
Keywords: Corporate governance codes, self-regulation, comply or explain
JEL Classification: G34
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