Corporate governance

Corporate governance guidance:

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 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 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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The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. Brexit can occur either in accordance with a ratified withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU or...

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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 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 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 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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Background Unlike the UK, the USA has not adopted a unified corporate governance code for its public corporations. Instead corporate governance requirements are derived...

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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 covers the application of the Investment Association (IA) remuneration principles to employee benefit trusts (EBTs). The principles are contained in...

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The 2003 EU corporate governance action plan In 2003 the European Commission (Commission) initiated a formal action plan aimed at enhancing corporate governance across...

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

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

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Evolution of the IA public register In November 2016, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a green paper on the reform of corporate...

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General role and responsibility of a non-executive director (NED) For information about the roles and responsibilities of NEDs, see Practice Note: Non-executive directors...

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PIRC is one of the UK’s leading independent research and advisory consultancy providing services to institutional investors on corporate governance and corporate social...

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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One of its aims is to...

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Background The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is responsible for corporate governance in the UK, and as such also has responsibility to publish and maintain a single...

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