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Corporate Governance Codes and Principles - Sweden

The Swedish Code of Corporate Governance
Provenance Swedish Corporate Governance Board
Date January 2010

Access Local download in : Swedish : English : The Swedish Code of Corporate Governance has been revised in order to take into account the EU Commission's recommendation on directors' remuneration (2009/3177/EG) as well as certain changes in Swedish legislation. The Revised Code to be implemented as of 1 February 2010. New printed version now available

The English language version of the Swedish Corporate Governance Code is a translation of the original Swedish text. Where possible differences in interpretation or errors in translation exist, the Swedish text is to take precedence.

Contributed by Robert Goddard - Corporate Law and Governance (Email:
Maria Cristina Ungureanu - University of Genoa, Genoa Centre for Law and Finance (Email:

Date revised 16 September 2010 (Originally posted 27 January 2010)