This topic measures the strength of minority shareholder protections against misuse of corporate assets by directors for their personal gain as well as shareholder rights, governance safeguards and corporate transparency requirements that reduce the risk of abuse. The most recent round of data collection for the project was completed in June 2017. See the methodology for more information.

Other Resources

 Business law library -- Our library includes hundreds of laws, including commercial and company laws.

 Case studies -- Download case studies on protecting minority investors.

 Research papers -- View list of relevant research on protecting minority investors.

 World Bank Corporate Governance

 IFC Corporate Governance

 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development