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Carey Olsen
Don't worry, this isn't another briefing that anxiously sets out new standards of corporate governance required as a consequence of the recent Development Securities judgments.
The announcement came amid allegations that Credit Suisse spied on former board members, a scandal that led to the departure of Pierre-Olivier Bouée, its Chief Operating Officer in October 2019.
In Spain, the Comision Nacional de Mercado de Valores (CNMV), has put a series of changes to the corporate governance code of public companies under consultation.
Kavlak Law Firm
Joint stock company is a type of company whose capital is certain and divided into shares and is only responsible for its assets due to its debts.
DLA Piper
People from different socioeconomic backgrounds often face multiple barriers to a career in law. This contributes to a lack of genuine socioeconomic diversity in the legal profession.
Gowling WLG
It seems that climate change awareness and interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues among investors, politicians, millennials and society at large has reached a tipping point.
The PRA and the FCA are taking a closer look at culture in the insurance industry in an unprecedented way.
Hogan Lovells
Ask this question to Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, and the answer would be yes — amid new technologies and chaotic geopolitics, "traditional conglomerates," he says, "have no future."
Herbert Smith Freehills
CEO Mark Rigotti talks to business journalist James Ashton about his experience leading the firm.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 11 November 2019, the Institutional Shareholder Services group of companies (ISS) published updates to its 2020 benchmark proxy voting policies.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 2 October 2019 the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published its final report following independent research into the views of the public on its work on corporate reporting, corporate ...
DLA Piper
As the 2020 AGM and reporting season gets underway, we give an overview of the key changes affecting listed and AIM companies.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 22 October 2019, the FRC's Financial Reporting Lab published a report on climate-related corporate reporting. It contains guidance for companies on how they can improve their reporting...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 22 October 2019, the BEIS published a report exploring stakeholder perceptions of the non-financial reporting regime in the UK.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 4 November 2019, the BEIS Committee published a letter of recommendations to the Secretary of State. Among other things, the letter covered corporate governance, audit reform and executive ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 4 November 2019, Glass Lewis published its 2020 proxy paper guidelines for the UK. These guidelines incorporate global corporate governance best practice and are reviewed annually to ensure they...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 22 November 2019, the Institute of Directors (IoD) published a manifesto on corporate governance. It contains ten policy initiatives to reinforce the UK's pre-eminent position in the global ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 24 October 2019, the Financial Reporting Council launched a substantial revision to the UK Stewardship Code ("Code"). We covered the FRC's consultation on proposed revisions to the ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 13 November 2019, the Hampton-Alexander report published its fourth annual report on improving the gender balance of FTSE 350 boards. The report notes that 2019 has been the strongest year of...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 11 October 2019, the International Corporate Governance Network (ICCN) launched a consultation on proposed revisions to its Global Stewardship Principles.
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