OECD invites public comment on the draft revised Principles of Corporate Governance


First released in 1999 and last revised in 2004, the OECD Principles are one of the key standards for sound financial systems of the Financial Stability Board. In 2014, the OECD has launched a review of the Principles to ensure the continuing high quality, relevance and usefulness of the Principles taking into account recent developments in the corporate sector and capital markets.

The draft is a work in progress that has been prepared by the Secretariat of the OECD Corporate Governance Committee in order to solicit input from business and labour representatives, civil society, and other interested stakeholders. It has not been agreed by the Corporate Governance Committee and its content is without prejudice to the final text that will be agreed by the Committee and approved by the OECD Council. Other OECD Committees will also be consulted. (The “track changes” show modifications to the 2004 version of the Principles, with “double underline/strikethrough identifying text that has been moved but not changed.)

Comments can be sent by 4 January 2015 to [email protected]. Comments received by that date will be published online unless otherwise requested.

More information on OECD work on corporate governance is available here: https://www.oecd.org/daf/ca/2014-review-oecd-corporate-governance-principles.htm.

Nedcommunity ospite di VARD, Associazione tedesca degli amministratori

Il Presidente di Nedcommunity ha partecipato al 6. incontro annuale dei consigli di sorveglianza tedeschi (6. Deutscher Aufsichtsratstag), organizzato dall’Associazione tedesca degli amministratori VARD e da German Boardroom, il 5 e 6 novembre 2014 a Düsseldorf. Paola Schwizer ha incontrato il consiglio direttivo di VARD per illustrare le attività e le linee di sviluppo di Nedcommunity. Ha inoltre tenuto, come keynote speaker, una relazione sul tema: “What about German corporate governance? A view from Italy.”