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Background In November 2016 the government, acting through the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), published a green paper on corporate...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to corporate governance for in-house lawyers new to the role, focusing on the narrow concept of corporate governance, ie the...

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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good governance in relation to board appointments and...

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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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Written specifically for in-house lawyers in listed public companies newly tasked with company secretarial responsibilities, this guide aims to provide practical advice...

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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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Why you need to manage this risk The purpose of corporate governance is to help build an environment of trust, transparency and accountability necessary for fostering...

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This Practice Note is a summary of the key developments that are expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2019 and beyond. It is reviewed and updated...

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

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Background The remuneration of quoted company executive directors is subject to greater shareholder, media and political scrutiny than ever before. In addition to the...

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This Practice Note outlines the regulatory framework for remuneration of directors of quoted and unquoted traded companies against the current backdrop of increased...

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Since the report on the recommendations of the government-backed review by Lord Davies of Abersoch of gender diversity on listed company boards was released in February...

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This Practice Note summarises the board evaluation process and looks at what’s involved, why it’s done, common issues and pitfalls and relevant requirements and guidance....

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This Practice Note considers the best practice guidance on relations between listed companies and their shareholders. It includes coverage and interpretation of the UK...

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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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Click here to download the latest Corporate Governance 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered...

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Click here to download the latest Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions...

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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good practice in relation to leadership and effectiveness of...

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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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The non-executive director (NED) is not a statutory creation and is, essentially, a creature of corporate governance. There is no legal distinction in the Companies Act...

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The concept of independence is key to provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) on board effectiveness, including on board and board committee...

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The purpose of internal control is to help identify, manage and control risk appropriately in an environment where a company's objectives, its internal organisation and...

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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), which is issued and administered by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the benchmark for good governance of listed...

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This guidance note, dated September 2017, has been produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) and the...

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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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This document has been reproduced by kind permission of The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), Saffron House, 6-10...

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This document has been reproduced by kind permission of The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), Saffron House, 6-10...

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