Corporate Governance in the Emerging Markets of the Global Village Latin and South America

By: Rhoda Karpatkin   Corporate governance scandals in America have focused public attention once again on global governance issues. Issues that are not solely corporate or business concerns, they have become public, political, and ethical concerns. They have become economic concerns, particularly due to the erosion of public confidence in the integrity of corporate leadership … [Read more…]

Corporate Governance in the Sultanate of Oman

By: Ellen Kerrigan Dry   While the United States’ capital market has had its headline-grabbing scandals involving companies such as World Com and Entron, the capital markey in the Sultanate of Oman (Oman) has also experienced its share of corporate troubles affecting not onlt large Omani companies such as National Rice Mills SAOG and Oman … [Read more…]

The Workers in the Globalized Economy: The European Way to the Foundation and Enforcement of the Social Rights

By: Maurizio Del Conte   In recent years, a new term has spread like wildfire to become a catch-all word in a regions of the world-globalization. The word i ubiquitous, splashed in newspapers, dissected in essays and academic journals, bandied at symposiums, quizzed by the man in the street and shouted against by parching protesters. … [Read more…]