The following Corporate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
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 Company Secretaries working in FTSE 100 Companies (GC100), the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and (following the merger of ABI Investment Affairs with The Investment Association (IA) on 30 June 2014) the IA (which has assumed responsibility for all ABI guidance), Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) (formerly the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF)), Pensions & Investment Research Consultants Ltd (PIRC) and the Pre-emption Group.
The Chartered Governance Institute guidance on terms of reference for the remuneration committee
The Chartered Governance Institute model terms of reference—remuneration committee
The Chartered Governance Institute guidance on terms of reference for the nomination committee
The Chartered Governance Institute model terms of reference—nomination committee
The Chartered Governance Institute guidance on terms of reference for the audit committee
The Chartered Governance Institute model terms of reference—audit committee
The Chartered Governance Institute guidance on terms of reference for the risk committee
The Chartered Governance Institute model terms of reference—risk committee
The Chartered Governance Institute guidance on terms of reference for executive committees
The Chartered Governance Institute model terms of reference—executive committees
The Chartered Governance Institute and Henley Business School guidance on conflict and tension in the boardroom
The Chartered Governance Institute guidance on joining the right
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent and drafting issues.What are conditions precedent?A condition precedent in a commercial contract details an event which must take place before:•a
Overlapping insurance policesThere are various reasons why an insured may end up with overlapping insurance cover, whether deliberately or otherwise.Examples include the situation where the insured takes the benefit of other insurance arranged by another party or where, in the commercial world, risk
This Practice Note considers the doctrine of forum non conveniens, also referred to as the appropriate forum or the proper place for a dispute to be determined. This doctrine is of relevance when determining whether the courts of England and Wales have jurisdiction to hear a dispute and is applied
Deceit—what is it?A deceit occurs when a misrepresentation is made with the express intention of defrauding a party, subsequently causing loss to that party.The elements of a claim in deceit are:•a clear false representation of fact or law•fraud by the maker, in the sense that they knew that the
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