AGM season 2016—what's new?—Market Tracker Trend Report

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  • AGM season 2016—what's new?—Market Tracker Trend Report

AGM season 2016—what's new?—Market Tracker Trend Report

Lexis®PSL Corporate has published a trend report looking at recent changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code, the Listing Rules and legislation that are relevant to the 2016 annual general meetings (AGMs) of companies in the FTSE 350. It also considers developments in institutional investor guidance and emerging best practice at AGMs.

In particular, the report suggests that a FTSE 350 company preparing for its 2016 AGM should focus on:

  1. the requirement to send its AGM notice and related papers to its shareholders at least 20 working days before the AGM (unless there is a urgent need for it to use the shorter notice periods permitted by the Companies Act 2006)

  2. the disclosures required in its annual report on the going concern basis of accounting, risk management and internal

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