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Capital Market Reform in Asia contains a selection of papers that capture the essence of capital market reform in the Asian region, including important lessons from the global financial crisis of 2007–2009. It points to the need for Asian economies to adapt their capital market development strategies to rebalance growth by increasing mobilization of Asian savings for Asian investment.

Capital Market Reform in Asia is derived from 11 round table conferences on Capital Market Reform in Asia, jointly organized by Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

The volume charts the progress of capital market development in Asia after the 1997–1998 Asian financial crisis, providing insights into capital market reform and the new challenges that have arisen since the global financial crisis of 2007–2009, amidst reforms to the international financial architecture.

Governance of and by Institutional Investors in the OECD Area*
Governance of and by institutional investors in the OECD area
StephenLumpkin
Introduction and Summary

This report presents a simple comparative review of governance regimes for institutional investors in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) area. For purposes of illustration, the results are presented by category of institutional investor, looking first at aspects of their own governance regimes, and then at their conduct of governance activities as investors.

Governance frameworks for institutional investors in the OECD area have certain basic components in common, but the specifics vary across countries and across types of institutional investors. The common components include well-defined legal and regulatory environments, official supervisory oversight, accepted standards of behavior with specific responsibilities assigned to certain designated ...

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