The corporate governance regime

The corporate governance regime guidance:

This Resource Note looks at the section of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (2016 UKCG Code) which explains the 'comply or explain' concept and its application and...

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This archived Practice Note provided an overview of various corporate governance reforms that were announced and/or implemented between 2017–2019, including the Companies...

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This Resource Note looks at those sections of the Introduction to the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 UKCG Code) which deal with reporting on and the application...

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At 11pm UK time on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU....

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The corporate governance framework The principal framework for corporate governance in the UK is the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code). Under the Listing Rules and...

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Background Historically the UK’s corporate governance regime has been focused on publicly listed companies with the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) applying to...

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This Practice Note is a summary of the key legal developments that are expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2020 and beyond. It is reviewed and...

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This archived Practice Note summarised the key developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2016. It has not been updated since 2016....

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This archived Practice Note summarised the key developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2017. It has not been updated since 2017....

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This archived Practice Note summarised the key developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2018. It has not been updated since 2018....

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This archived Practice Note summarised the key developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2019. It has not been updated since 2019....

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The following paragraph from the Cadbury Report has been the generally accepted definition of corporate governance since 1992: 'Corporate governance is the system by...

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A ABISee Association of British Insurers. Association of British InsurersA trade association of the UK insurance industry, with a focus on corporate governance issues and...

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Background Unlike the UK, the USA has not adopted a unified corporate governance code for its public corporations. Instead corporate governance requirements are derived...

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Defining corporate social responsibility Corporate social responsibility (CSR), also known as corporate responsibility or corporate citizenship is a business management...

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This Practice Note considers the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) requirements for boards to engage with, and have regard to the interests of, the workforce and...

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The 2003 EU corporate governance action plan In 2003 the European Commission (Commission) initiated a formal action plan aimed at enhancing corporate governance across...

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This Practice Note discusses the Principles of Corporate Governance (Principles) published by the Group of 20 (G20) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...

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Click here to download the latest Corporate Governance 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered...

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Click here to download the latest Cybersecurity 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. Section 54 requires certain firms to produce and publish a slavery and human trafficking...

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This guidance, dated June 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), helps companies understand and...

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A selection of the key guidance issued by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute), the Association of General Counsel and...

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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) sets out standards of good practice in relation to leadership and effectiveness of the board of directors, remuneration,...

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Firm’s culture and governance remains a key cross-sector regulatory priority in 2020/21. By focusing on firm culture, on individual accountability and minimum standards...

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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One of its aims is to...

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Background Following the 2008 financial crisis and a number of high-profile corporate failures, there has been increased focus in recent years on the role of corporate...

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This Practice Note summarises the application, purpose and provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), which is administered by the Financial Reporting...

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