Norms and Regulation in Corporate Governance

7.5 credits

Norms and regulation in corporate governance” deals with the development, diffusion and implementation of norms within corporate governance systems. The issues of what constitute a norm and the various types of regulations that exist are discussed. We especially focus on the interaction between international development and national implementation of corporate governance regulation. We pay attention to the structure of different national and international organizations as the state, EU, professional organizations as IFAC, and interest and lobbying groups and on the role these parties plays in regulating corporate governance. In addition the content of and differences between various national and international governance regulations is discussed.


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