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A Missed Human Rights Opportunity: The Revision of the OECD’s Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises

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By Mikko Rajavuori, University of Turku

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is currently revising its Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises (SOE Guidelines). Originally issued in 2005, the SOE Guidelines have emerged as one of the OECD’s most successful instruments, as governments around the world have modified their ownership practices to minimise the adverse effects of state ownership on competitive markets through improved corporate governance. Continue Reading →