Approach to Corporate Governance and Supporting Shareholders’ Interests

Corporate Governance and Control, Fall 2009, pp. 18-27

149 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2014 Last revised: 3 Sep 2014

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Elena Pérez Carrillo

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela; Fundación Mapfre

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

Shareholders interests play a relevant role in corporate governance. Notwithstanding the different legal regimes across the globe, there is a trend towards converging mechanisms protect shareholders through disclosure and other instruments. Simplification of voting process and procedures to ease the taking into account of shareholder preferences are matters still to be resolved.

Keywords: Shareholders, Disclosure, Conflict of interests, Corporate decisions, Corporate Governance

JEL Classification: G30, M14, L20, L10

Suggested Citation

Pérez Carrillo, Elena, Approach to Corporate Governance and Supporting Shareholders’ Interests (2009). Corporate Governance and Control, Fall 2009, pp. 18-27. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2397980

Elena Pérez Carrillo (Contact Author)

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela ( email )

R/ de San Francisco, s/n
Santiago de Compostela, 15782
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.usc.es/crgi

Fundación Mapfre ( email )

Paseo de Recoletos, 23
Madrid, 28004
Spain

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