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This Resource Note looks at the section of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (2016 UKCG Code) which explains the 'comply or explain' concept and its application and...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Schedule A of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'The Design of Performance-Related Remuneration for...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section D of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Remuneration', and highlights relevant third party...

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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 Resource Note looks at those sections of the Introduction to the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 UKCG Code) which deal with reporting on and the application...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 1 (Leadership and Purpose) of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 UKCG Code) and highlights relevant...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 2 of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 UKCG Code), on ‘Division of responsibilities’, and highlights...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 3 of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 UKCG Code), on ‘Composition, succession and evaluation’, and...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 4 (Audit, risk and internal control) of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 UKCG Code) and highlights...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 5 of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 UKCG Code), on ‘Remuneration’, and highlights relevant third...

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This Market Tracker Trend Report, AGM season 2019, examines the latest market practice and trends emerging from the FTSE 350 annual general meeting (AGM) season 2019....

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BREXIT: The UK is due to leave the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance...

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This Practice Note describes: • what corporate governance is • corporate governance for private companies • the UK approach to corporate governance in relation to share...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The UK corporate reporting framework may be affected by Brexit. For further details of its impact, see Practice Note: Brexit—accounts and reports. This...

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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679...

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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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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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This Practice Note compares the main remuneration principles contained in the: • UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code) published by the Financial Reporting Council...

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The General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 4 May 2016. Its provisions became...

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The Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA 1974), the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) and the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities...

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A company admitted to trading on AIM (AIM company) must comply with a number of rules called continuing obligations contained in the AIM Rules for Companies (AIM Rules)...

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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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This archived Practice Note summarised the key developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2017. It has not been updated since 2017....

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This archived Practice Note summarised the key developments that were expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2019. It has not been updated since 2019....

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