Corporate governance is "the system by which companies are directed and controlled".

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Definition The term corporate governance has come to mean two things. • the processes by which all companies are directed and controlled. • a field in economics, which studies the many issues arising from the separation of ownership and control. Relevant rules include applicable laws of the land as well as internal rules of a corporation. Relationships include those between all related parties, the most important of which are the owners, managers, directors of the board, regulatory authorities and to a lesser extent employees and the community at large. Systems and processes deal with matters such as delegation of authority. The corporate governance structure specifies the rules and procedures for making decisions on corporate affairs. It also provides the structure through which the company objectives are set, as well as the means of attaining and monitoring the performance of those objectives. Corporate governance is used to monitor whether outcomes are in accordance with plans and

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Contents1 Definition 2 History 2.1 Role of Institutional Investors 3 Parties to corporate governance 4 Principles 5 Mechanisms and controls 5.1 Internal corporate governance controls 5.2 External corporate governance controls 6 Systemic problems of corporate governance 7 Role of the accountant 8 Regulation 8.1 Self-regulation 8.2 Rules versus principles 8.3 Enforcement 9 Corporate governance models around the world 9.1 Anglo-American Model 9.2 Non Anglo-American Model 10 Codes and guidelines 11 Corporate governance and firm performance 11.1 Board composition 11.2 Remuneration/Compensation 12 Corporate governance and developing countries13 An Overall Corporate Governance Scenario in the World14 Corporate Governance in Bangladesh Conclusion15 References Corporate governanceCorporate governance is the set of processes, customs, policies, laws and institutions affecting the way in which a corporation is directed, administered or controlled. Corporate governance also includes the relationships among the many players involved (the stakeholders) and the goals for which the corporation is governed. The principal players are the shareholders, management and the board of directors. Other stakeholders include employees, suppliers, customers, banks and other lenders, regulators, the environment and the community at large.Corporate governance is a multi-faceted subject. An important theme of corporate governance deals with issues of accountability and fid

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