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Keeping Companies and Governments Honest

David Webb, Webb-site

10-Apr-13 01:29

David Webb, the Corporate and Economic Governance Activist and Founder of Webb-site, discuss: 

- Chosen career path; 

- Conflict between the commercial and regulatory roles of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange; 

- Arguments for a super regulatory authority to assume the oversight role; 

- Fight for improved investor representation on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange; 

- Hong Kong is - trying to extend legal culpability over financial advisors to an IPO; 

-Role as independent non-executive director on HKSE; 

- HK - voted among Asia’s best-governed exchanges - whether contradiction; 

- Role of INEDs - necessity elected by independent shareholders; 

- Big government in HK - whether violates principle of "big market, small government; 

- Poll voting and Project Poll- Family owned structures - governance concerns - Related Party Transactions; 

- His annual Christmas share tip.

Tags: david webb, economy, activist, Financial Services, Internet, e-Business, m-commerce, CEO/Business leaders, Economy, Markets, Entrepreneur interviews, Personal Finance



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