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.
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.
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