为公司治理改革扫除障碍

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当本月早些时候,二十国集团的财长与央行行长举行会晤之时,他们就全球范围内公司治理方面的改善发出了倡议。人们对这种呼吁时有耳闻,但势力强大的既得利益者使得政府难以在这一问题上坚持到底。因此,若要使得认真的改革措施得以贯彻,那么强大而持久的公众压力将是不可或缺的。

许多国家只为上市公司的投资者们提供了程度明显不足的保护措施;即便是在有着发达的公司治理体系的国家中,那些对于公司内部人管制极度松懈的制度安排仍在大行其道。例如在美国,内部人便享有保护,可以免受已被大量经验证据证明实际上将减少公司市值的收购行为之伤害。

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