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Descending into madness

23 April 2019 by Bernadette Barber

Dare to swim against the tide, says Bernadette Barber

Are we experiencing fewer major corporate failures than before the introduction of modern corporate governance standards? I am concerned that a review of the appropriate statistics might indicate this not to be the case. This would call into question the whole effectiveness of what we consider to be corporate governance ‘best practice’.

It was against a background of several high profile corporate failures, including those at BCCI and the Maxwell Corporation, that the Committee on the...

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