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IG-Metall boss Hofmann: From co-determination to blockade?

Shortly after his re-election in October, the head of the IG Metall union made a demand that must not remain uncommented. “If one wants to create a balance between work and capital, co-determination must be strengthened,” said Jörg Hofmann in the Handelsblatt interview. However, the double voting right of the chairman of the supervisory board has so far prevented “real participation”. So should we put labour and capital on an …

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ThyssenKrupp: How Cevian dupes the Krupp Foundation

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Keynote speech at the 13th German Supervisory Board Meeting

The motto of the 13th German Supervisory Board meeting is “Thinking Corporate Governance Further”. And for good reason. Some of you will remember: last November, at the 12th DART, Rolf Nonnenmacher, Chairman of the Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code, spoke about his vision of the’fundamental revision of the Code’ announced six months earlier. At that time I had hoped that a lively, transparent debate would develop – …

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Guest contribution: Jens C. Laue (KPMG)