Pemakalah di International Conference on Business and Banking (ICBB) 2010 dengan Paper yang berjudul “Local Banking and Regional Development: Strengthening the Corporate Governance”, diselenggarakan oleh STIE Perbanas Surabaya bekerjasama denga nUniversity Sains Malaysia (2010).
Through local autonomy scheme by Indonesian government since 1999, the responsibility of regional development has been granted to local government. Hence, the existence of local bank (Regional Development Bank) should take a larger share in the development. This research will try to prove how local bank could play an essential role to accelerate regional development by implementing good corporate governance (GCG) principles. By analyzing best practice of GCG from local banks in several countries, this research tries to find the best format of local bank’s role in order to accelerate regional development, especially in Indonesia. For the existence of local bank in every provinces of Indonesia has a great potential to stimulate the development itself.