Global Corporate Regime

Global Corporate Regime studies three critical features of the global network of ownership and control. These features are first role of the state, second the role of financial institutions in the network and third the extent to which there is a global corporate regime.

The ‘Global corporate regime’ project focuses on the three critical features of the global network of ownership and control. First, the role of the state as owner in the global network of ownership and control. The project deepens our understanding of the position of states in the global corporate governance networks and explores the geopolitical consequences. Second, the role of financial institutions in the network. Since the end of the twentieth century, banks and financial institutions have shed the durable relationships of ownership and control with big business. Third, it explores if the extent to which there is a distinct set of practices and relations that determine how corporations are ruled.