Volume 8 – 2018 (0004)

A Emergência e Desenvolvimento global do Corporate Governance

Cláudio Flores 1

1 ISCET – High Institute of Business and Tourism Sciences, Porto, Portugal

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Flores, C. (2018), A Emergência e Desenvolvimento global do Corporate Governance, Percursos & Ideias, Vol. 8, pp. 30-46.

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Despite its extensive international analysis, are still perceivable some limitations throughout the previous studies on the “Corporate Governance movement”. Particularly, regarding the contextualization of the present regulatory options on that subject in the preceding juridical, historical, economical and ethical framework. For instance, through the (unavoidable) contrast between the American roots of that movement and the legal options followed by the European Union authorities as a response to the most recent economic crisis. Hence, we undertake a global and integrated approach to the above-mentioned topic, having into consideration its initial goals and the reasons behind its multidisciplinary approach.


Corporate governance, Corporate history, Business law, Economic and financial regulation, Business ethics.


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