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WHAT DOES CORPORATE GOVERNANCE LAW IN SOUTH AFRICA ENTAIL?
Corporate Governance refers to the legal support system by which companies and corporations are directed and controlled. The boards of directors are responsible for the Governance of their companies. The shareholders’ role in corporate Governance lies in appointing the directors and the auditors and satisfying themselves that an appropriate governance structure is in place.
Corporate Governance in South Africa is characterised by the implementation of sound principles that govern Corporate Governance Law. These principles include discipline, transparency, independence, accountability, responsibility, fairness and social responsibility. Corporate Governance’s aim and purpose are thus to aid in building an environment of trust, transparency and accountability necessary for fostering long-term investment, financial stability and business integrity, thereby supporting stronger growth and more inclusive societies.