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European Corporate Governance Institute

  • Rebeca García-RamosEmail author
  • Belén Díaz Díaz
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02006-4_487-1

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European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium,

Palace of the Academies,

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat,

1000 Brussels – Belgium


Email: admin@ecgi.org


As explained on its website (ECGI n.d.), the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) is an international, scientific, nonprofit association, founded in 2002 under Belgian law, which attempts to provide a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators, and practitioners, on the main issues of corporate governance in order to promote best practices. It draws on the finest minds in academia from all over the world to tackle some of the most important issues that face businesses and governments today. It uses the power of research to change ideas, influence practice, and formulate policy to benefit all of us.


Previously to its foundation in 2002, it was established on 15 October 2001 as an international scientific nonprofit...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationUniversity of CantabriaSantanderSpain

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  • Dirk Reiser

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