Publishing house Virtus Interpress introduces a new book on corporate governance titled "Corporate Board Practices".
The author of the book is Dr. Alexander Kostyuk, Chair in Governance at Ukrainian Academy of Banking (Ukraine). This book is a result of original research conducted by the author worldwide.
The new book has 8 chapters. The book narrates on the corporate board practices with application the comparison review of the board practices in developed and developing countries. The author researched 270 joint stock companies for the period between 1998 and 2005. The author investigated in details such board practices as director election, director nomination, director independence, director remuneration, board committees, board size and composition. The international comparative analysis covers board practices in such countries as the USA, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Netherlands, Japan, Australia, Russia and Ukraine. There are unique data on the level and structure of director remuneration in these countries.