In the third post of his Legacy Blog Series, Roel Nieuwenkamp encourages the responsible business conduct community to start planning for the next update of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Major emerging challenges have been putting capital markets and corporate governance frameworks under pressure. As the OECD launches a public consultation on the draft revised G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance, the OECD’s Carmine Di Noia describes why strong frameworks for corporate governance are so important for the corporate sector.
The latest report from the OECD’s Global Blockchain Policy Forum underlines the opportunities for blockchain to support cross-border economic activity, and the need for international cooperation to realise these benefits and mitigate risks to global governance. OECD’s Oliver Garrett-Jones unpacks what this means for governments and industry, and where international efforts are headed.
Decentralised Finance or ‘DeFi’ is the latest development in the crypto-asset space, and claims the potential to replicate the traditional financial system in an open, decentralised, permissionless and autonomous way, through applications built on the blockchain. Given the rapid growth of DeFi and commensurate risks, OECD’s Iota Nassr highlights why policy makers need to monitor this market closely and eventually take action to mitigate emerging risks.
In this interview by Matthieu Saint-Olive from ConsenSys, Jean-Michel Godeffroy, Director General for 16 years at the European Central Bank, shares his vision for central bank digital currencies
The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the debate around how much personal data we want or need to share to contribute to the continued health of our communities. Heather Dahl describes how privacy-preserving digital security technologies can help us to respect public health and safety measures while protecting our privacy.
Competition in digital markets has become a hot topic well beyond the competition policy community. Concerns are growing about the conduct of large digital firms, and their impact on markets. OECD’s James Mancini looks at what competition authorities should do about these concerns.
Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are already set to become part of national financial systems. In part one of a two-part series, Bitt.com’s Simon Chantry describes how the design and configuration of these networks is trending and how this is likely to affect us in the future interconnected world.
As the presence of BigTech and FinTech firms keeps growing in financial markets, OECD’s Ania Thiemann looks at what this means for competition law and policy
By James Mancini, OECD Competition Division, Directorate for Financial and Entreprise Affairs. The topic, Competition in the digital age, will be discussed at a keynote panel during the 2020 OECD Competition Open Day. Competition policy has received an increasing amount of media attention recently, as a debate rages about the size, conduct and influence of … Continue reading Charting the way forward for digital competition policy