Barriers to Effective Investor Engagement

Financial Times, January 15, 2012

2 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last revised: 26 Jan 2012

Abstract

This commentary details how conflicts of interest in the investment industry impair institutional investor stewardship and urges policymakers to tackle this issue head-on through prescriptive solutions and best practice recommendations.

Note: This commentary is drawn in part from "How Conflicts of Interest Thwart Institutional Investor Stewardship" (available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1925485).

Keywords: Institutional investor, conflicts of interest, stewardship, corporate governance

JEL Classification: G32, G34, G38

Suggested Citation

Wong, Simon C. Y., Barriers to Effective Investor Engagement. Financial Times, January 15, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1989455

Simon C. Y. Wong (Contact Author)

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