QCA Research Report: Corporate Governance on AIM
In September 2018, London Stock Exchange required all companies on AIM to adopt a corporate governance code for the first time. Of the 900+ companies on the market, around 90% chose to adopt the Quoted Companies Alliance (‘QCA’) Corporate Governance Code (the QCA Code).
The CEO Guide to Boards
Building a strong board of directors never seems to get easier. High-profile board failures, the boom in activist investing, and the disruptive forces
of technology are only a few of the reasons effective board governance is becoming more important.
Lead From the Top: How to build a sustainability competent board
Sustainability risks—including climate change, water crises, human rights and inequality—are creating new challenges for board members to meet their fiduciary responsibilities and ensure long-term shareholder success and overall value creation.
How the CMA investigates cartels
Those involved in cartels will often go to great lengths to ensure they go undetected. In this article CMA will provide some insights into what tools and techniques they use during the different stages of the investigation to uncover and expose suspicious behaviour.
New QCA Audit Committee Guide Published
The new and updated Quoted Companies Alliance (‘QCA’) Audit Committee Guide (2019) has been published and seeks to assist audit committee members and, in particular, the audit committee chair, to be effective in their roles. It sets out our views of best practice and is a companion to the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Code (the QCA Code).
GC100 and Investor Group publish Directors’ Remuneration Reporting Guidance 2019
On 22 July 2019, GC100 and Investor Group published its revised Directors’ Remuneration Reporting Guidance. The guidance is designed to assist companies and their investors in the interpretation of the regulations. Following the implementation of the revised Shareholder Rights Directive (SRD II), the guidance has been updated to include the following changes: