Corporate Governance Data Collection System UK Site: This site is built for UK, Enrope, and US users. Link:

Corporate Governance Data Collection System China Site: This site is built for China, Hongkong, and Taiwan users. Link:

Hemscott Guru: The sources for gathering Annual Statements for UK firms. Link:

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission: “The primary mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ?is to protect investors and maintain the integrity of the securities markets.” The S.E.C. “requires public companies to disclose meaningful financial and other information to the public, which provides a common pool of knowledge for all investors to use to judge for themselves if a company’s securities are a good investment.” See their spotlight on Sarbanes-Oxley Rulemaking and Reports. A search for Corporate Governance retrieved over 7,300 references. Link:

Mastering Corporate Governance (Financial times): This Financial Times special report, dated May 2005, consists of over fifteen lengthy articles on aspects of corporate governance, from a variety of academic experts in the field. Link:

Corporate Governance (Washington Post): This Washington Post special report collects the newspaper’s articles on this topic in one section, regularly updated. Link:

Scandal, Inc. (CNN Money): This CNN Money site brings together in one location a host of stories about failures in the area of business ethics, corporate governance, accounting and more, along with a timeline of the more notorious recent abuses. Link:

Google Scholar: This version of Google, Google Scholar, allows searches throughout the full text of a wide range of scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities. Search results, in some cases, may point to articles or text that can be viewed only for a fee or with a subscription. A search for “Corporate Governance” produced over 39,000 documents. Link:

Wikipedia: This free online user-created and maintained encyclopedia can be a good starting point for an orientation to a topic. See their entry for Corporate Governance. Link:

Encyclopedia of Corporate Governance: “Encycogov is an academic encyclopedia about corporate governance intended for use by students, academics, business people and government officials. The vision of Encycogov is to be the most useful and well documented web-based resource about topics that are relevant for the understanding of issues in corporate governance. Encycogov was started in the summer 1999 as an experiment and its development continues.” See their General Topics and Specific Topics sections for more information on corporate governance. Link:

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