The following Corporate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This archived Resource Note outlined the main provisions of Section A of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Leadership', and highlighted relevant third party materials, guidance, commentary and analysis, as well as our own resources, to give practical guidance on its application.
Materials covered in this Resource Note include:
the Financial Reporting Council (FRC)'s 2018 Guidance on Board Effectiveness
guidance issued by The Chartered Governance Institute (previously ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI)
the 2020 United Kingdom and Ireland Proxy Voting Guidelines published by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)
the Stewardship Guide and Voting Guidelines 2020 published by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
the UK Shareowner Voting Guidelines, published by Pensions Investment Research Consultants Ltd (PIRC), available for purchase from PIRC's website
the EY/IA joint report on Board effectiveness—continuing the journey
resources in the Corporate practice area
Section A—Setting the scene
Section A.1—The Role of the Board
Section A.2—Division of Responsibilities
Section A.3—The Chairman
Section A.4—Non-executive Directors
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This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of England and Wales, although it also discusses the concept from an international perspective and includes some comparative examples from other
Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are endorsed by the British Property Federation and are free to use. The CPSEs include specific environmental enquiries at enquiry 15 and there are several
This Precedent letter covers disclosure obligations under CPR 31. It does not apply to proceedings subject to the disclosure pilot scheme under CPR PD 51U. For guidance on the disclosure pilot scheme, see Practice Note: Business and Property Courts—the disclosure pilot scheme. For a client letter on
For guidance on the basic features of the doctrine of estoppel and the different classifications it has been subject to, see Practice Note: Estoppel—what, when and how to plead and related content.Promissory estoppel—what is it?Where A has, by words or conduct, made to B a clear and unequivocal
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