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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section E of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Relations with Shareholders', and highlights relevant third party materials, guidance, commentary and analysis, as well as our own, 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
the FRC's UK Stewardship Code
the FRC's Guidance on Audit Committees (April 2016)
various guidance issued by the Chartered Governance Institute (previously known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI)
the UK Shareowner Voting Guidelines, published by Pensions Investment Research Consultants Ltd (PIRC), available from PIRC's website
the 2020 United Kingdom and Ireland Proxy Voting Guidelines issued by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)
the Stewardship Guide and Voting Guidelines 2020 published by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
resources in the Corporate practice area
Section E—Setting the scene
Section E.1—Dialogue with Shareholders
Section E.2—Constructive Use of General Meetings
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