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No 226:
Corporate Governance in the Swedish Banking Sector

Johanna Palmberg ()

Abstract: This paper studies the corporate governance structure among Swedish banks. Who controls the Swedish banks and what characteristics does the Swedish banking sector have? Issues related to corporate governance such as ownership structure, board of directors and control-enhancing mechanisms will be studied. The Swedish banking law, how Swedish banks handled the financial crises and government measures to deal with the financial crisis is also analyzed.

Keywords: banking; Sweden; ownership; corporate governance; (follow links to similar papers)

JEL-Codes: D02; G32; (follow links to similar papers)

26 pages, April 10, 2010

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