|Create Date||July 10, 2014|
|Last Updated||February 23, 2015|
Issues of corruption and governance matter to investors because of the reliance of markets on key information being transparent and public.
In emerging and frontier markets, transparency and above-board information are rarely the norm, creating significant risk for investors.
Half of the total risks in emerging and frontier markets may be linked to fraud, corruption, and discretion in the regulatory system.
This white paper discusses three data problems associated with corruption and if corruption matters to investors exploring opportunities in emerging and frontier markets, how does one account for it, and what are the tools available to accurately assess corruption risks in these markets?
|Why Corruption, Regulation, and Governance Matter to Investors in Emerging and Frontier Markets|