Breaking The Glass Ceiling: Women In The Boardroom

Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 4:15 PM EDT) -- This article offers insights into how differences in culture, history and societal norms, as well as the varying degrees of government involvement, affect representation of women on boards. Overall, we found that the wide range of representation of women on corporate boards from one country to another is subject to a variety of factors, including different legislative and regulatory regimes, cultural perceptions of women and level of economic development.

The issue of gender parity on corporate boards is increasingly gaining attention in many countries. Following is...
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