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Bearing responsibility

14 December 2015

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Ignorance is not a defence, says Bernadette Barber

No one would argue that corporate ownership models do not impact corporate governance. Company ownership follows either a dispersed shareholder model with many minority shareholders, or a concentrated ownership model where there are one or more shareholders with significant stakes.

Within a few years, as highlighted by the OECD Corporate Governance Factbook 2015, dispersed shareholder models tend to have been replaced with concentrated ownership companies.

Dispersed shareholder bases may...

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