Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Need for Global Corporate Laws

Corporate domicile laws and national regulation are inadequate to deal with multinational corporations.  Countries need to cooperatively create specific global laws to address them. July 26, 2011. July 28, 2011 | multinational corporations , corporate domicile , regulation , globalization
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Bretton Woods Revisited: INET Conference 2011

Bob Monks talks about Bretton Woods Revisited, a conference hosted by the Institute for New Economic Thinking in April 2011. The primary focus was looking for ways to change the field of Economics. April 13, 2011 | corporate governance , capitalism , Corporate Power , globalization , financial crisis
Wednesday, April 13, 2011


Bob Monks recounts a discussion on sustainability from the INET Conference (Bretton Woods Revisited, April 2011).  April 13, 2011 | corporate governance , corporate social responsibility , globalization
Monday, November 1, 2010

Elephant in the Room

Bob Monks on globalization as a political issue and why political leaders are not addressing it. November 1, 2010. November 1, 2010 | globalization , multinational corporations , ownership , corporate governance
Monday, November 1, 2010

Elephant in the Room: Globalization

Bob Monks on globalization as a political issue and why political leaders are not addressing it. November 1, 2010. November 1, 2010 | globalization , Corporate Power , regulation , multinational corporations
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The New Global Investors: How Shareowners can Unlock Sustainable Prosperity Worldwide

From society’s perspective, the splitting of the corporate atom has engendered grievous loss. Enterprise was allowed to grow based on a self-regulating relationship to society and the environment – Adam Smith’s “invisible hand.” The melting away of shareholder responsibility with the proliferation of numerous owners has left society the… September 1, 2010 | globalization , accountability , corporate governance , shareholder activism , shareholder rights , ownership , multinational corporations
Thursday, June 17, 2010

What is a Foreign Corporation

What is a foreign corporation in a global world? Bob Monks discusses. June 16, 2010. June 17, 2010 | globalization , multinational corporations , corporate governance , corporate domicile
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Acceptable Risk

Bob Monks discusses the BP disaster and government's role in establishing acceptable levels of corporate risk. June 16, 2010. June 16, 2010 | accountability , globalization , corporate domicile , corporate social responsibility , multinational corporations , regulation
Friday, July 1, 1994

Tommorow's Corporation

What do U.S. share owners really want? What should be the roles of the different stakeholders such as employee owners and institutional investors? In what ways will ownership structures change? What tools will be available for motivating employees, managers, share owners, etc.? What will be the structure of tomorrow's… July 1, 1994 | globalization , institutional investors , accountability , Corporate Power , fiduciary duty
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

And the answer is.... I still don't know.

In looking back over the recent blog posts that I called “Appearance of Reality,” it occurs to me that several anomalies in contemporary Corporate Governance are worth mentioning. I had hoped to solve some of these inconsistencies -- at least in my own mind but many questions still remain… June 22, 2011 | corporate domicile , accountability , corporate governance , ownership , globalization , responsible ownership , trustees , Disinformation
Monday, June 20, 2011

Deja Vu All Over Again: British Petroleum

As we pass the one-year anniversary of the Gulf Coast disaster I am reminded of the earlier BP disaster at the Texas City oil refinery in 2005. I’m still astounded that a leading company previously charged with numerous felonies for a major environmental disaster was allowed to have another major… June 20, 2011 | accountability , corporate social responsibility , globalization , responsible ownership
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