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Commonwealth Caribbean Corporate Governance

1st Edition

By Suzanne Ffolkes-Goldson

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236 pages

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Description

Corporate governance initiatives have been developing at a rapid pace in the Commonwealth Caribbean through legislation, case law and codes. Commonwealth Caribbean Corporate Governance offers an overview of current practice and legal developments in corporate governance, highlighting the interpretation of the legislation through case law and the codes of corporate governance which have now been implemented. It also considers the challenges which emerging markets face in an attempt to adopt the corporate governance initiatives of developed markets.

This text explores the emergence and development of corporate governance in the region from a range of angles, including the protection and empowerment of shareholders, the impact on government agencies, and the role and responsibilities of directors and officers in companies and in government agencies.

Written by a panel of academics, legal practitioners and experts working in business, this book will be an invaluable resource for judges, lawyers, corporate executives and students of business, corporate law and corporate management.

Table of Contents

Introduction, 1. Corporate Governance, Emerging Markets and Development: The Commonwealth Caribbean, Janet Dine 2. Emergence Of Corporate Governance In The Commonwealth Caribbean, Sandra Glasgow 3. Duties and Responsibilities of Directors and Officers, Suzanne Ffolkes Goldson 4. The Protection and Empowerment of Shareholders and Other Stakeholders, Suzanne Ffolkes Goldson 5. The Legal Matrix Governing Directors and Officers of Financial Supervisors: Understanding Their Role in Governance, Celia Blake 6. Public Sector Governance: Change, Crisis and Dysfunction, Derrick McKoy

About the Author

Suzanne Ffolkes-Goldson is an Attorney at Law, Lecturer and former Deputy Dean, for Graduate Matters & External Affairs, in the Faculty of Law at the UWI Mona Campus. She specializes in Corporate Governance, Criminal Law, Company/Corporate Law, and Corporate Management, and is the course director for the LL.M. course on Corporate Governance.

About the Series

Commonwealth Caribbean Law

The Commonwealth Caribbean Law Series is the only series of law books that covers the jurisdiction of the English speaking Caribbean nations. The titles in the series were first published in 1995 to acclaim from academics, practitioners and the judiciary in the region. Several editions followed, and they have now become essential reading for those learning and practising Caribbean law.

This must have series is required holdings for any law library specialising in Caribbean legal information.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General
LAW009000
LAW / Business & Financial
LAW014000
LAW / Commercial / General
LAW022000
LAW / Corporate