The UK Corporate Governance Code 2014 Update

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued an updated version of the UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code)

Comply or explain – explanations found wanting

ABI highlights investor expectations for corporate governance explanations The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has published a report following its review of the explanations made by 128 companies that had departed from the UK Corporate Governance Code. It found that many of the disclosures failed to meet investors’ needs. The report identifies six criteria toContinue reading “Comply or explain – explanations found wanting”

Companies of all sizes could benefit from Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes

FRC reports positive uptake of UK Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes in 2012 The Stewardship Code has been a catalyst for greater engagement between companies and their shareholders in 2012. Introduced in 2010, there are now over 250 signatories to the Code, including most major institutional investors. This is one of the conclusions in theContinue reading “Companies of all sizes could benefit from Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes”