SWFs in the European Union

Ashby Monk

Philippe Gugler and Julien Chaisse just posted a paper pertaining to SWFs’ investment in the EU on SSRN.

“The rapid growth of sovereign wealth funds risks provoking a protectionist response by industrialised countries, notably within the EU. The European Commission’s approach calls for a code of conduct ensuring transparency and that the basic motives for the investment of these sovereign wealth funds become clear and that the funds themselves apply good corporate governance.”

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This website is a project of Professor Gordon L. Clark and Dr. Ashby Monk of the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford. Their research on sovereign wealth funds is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and The Rotman International Centre for Pension Management.

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