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Corporate weekly highlights—8 October 2020

Published on: 08 October 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate weekly highlights—8 October 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • FCA publishes amended Handbook showing post-transition period rules and sets out how it will use TTP
  • FCA publishes Handbook Notice No 80
  • CMA consults on draft guidance regarding its functions post-transition period
  • Competition (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
  • AGMs; Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • FRC reviews impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on FTSE 350 AGMs in 2020
  • Corporate governance
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate weekly highlights includes news of the FCA’s amended Handbook showing post-transition period rules and information on how it will use its temporary transition powers, the Competition and Markets Authority consultation on its functions after the end of the transition period and the FRC’s review of the different ways that FTSE 350 companies conducted their 2020 AGMs following the disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In addition, it looks at the FRC consultation on the proposed governance changes to its enforcement and operating procedures and its review of early reporting seen against the UK Stewardship Code 2020, PIRC’s consultation on a ‘fundamentally different model of executive pay’, the CBI’s intention to launch the ‘Change the Race Ratio’ campaign to increase racial and ethnic participation in British businesses and a High Court decision on litigation privilege in Financial Reporting Council Ltd v Frasers Group plc (formerly Sports Direct International plc). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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