Report Shows Corporate Governance A Must

Law360, New York (April 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Over the past three years, heightened corporate governance has become imperative for businesses worldwide, with companies beefing up internal controls not only in response to regulation but also to insure investor confidence, according to a soon-to-be released report by Institutional Shareholder Services.

A survey done by the consulting firm shows that 71% of investors feel that corporate governance has become more important over the last three years. Many respondents said that they increasingly view corporate governance measures not as “externally imposed” but simply as “the right...
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