Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, December 12, 2012
BETTER THAN UK: Colombia, here represented by the historic Candelaria area of capital Bogota, offers better investor protection than the United Kingdom. (Photo: Tequendamia)
The best and worst when it comes to protecting investors in Latin America.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Colombia is the best country in Latin America in investor protection, while Venezuela is the worst, according to The World Bank’s latest Doing Business report.
Colombia ranks sixth worldwide among 184 countries. That means that it offers as much investor protection as the United States and greater protection than countries like the United Kingdom
The report looks at 18 different factors that measure protection for investors. These are in turn grouped into three main categories such as extent of disclosure, extent of director liability and ease of shareholder suits.
Other Latin American leaders in investor protection include ...
Keywords: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela
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