2012 Corporate Governance Report

Supervisory board and management board chairs: "Code fulfilling its purpose"

  • Berlin Center of Corporate Governance examining attitudes towards the Corporate Governance Code for the first time
  • Mildly positive code acceptance on the part of the persons concerned
  • Interviewees in favour of rule-issuing competence being retained by the Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code
  • Consultation process welcomed
  • Frequency of changes, pressure to adopt the rules and risk of court challenges criticized

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