Posted by Adib Mounla on Nov 21, 2017
Dr. Assem Saffieddine Professor of Finance at AUB explained how companies are rated by external rating agencies and what affects the rating. In addition he explained how the rating can be correlated with the country rating . 
Dr Saffieddine stressed on the importance of good governance and transparency and how a strong independent board and protection of the investor's rights can improve the  rating of a company.