Rio Tinto asset impairment, 19 October, 2017
Thomas Albanese, Guy Elliott and Rio Tinto face a civil charge of fraud by the SEC over alleged failure to inform markets of plummeting asset values. Elliott also quits the Royal Dutch Shell board.
M&A, 18 October, 2017
A consultation is launched on new measures that would allow the government to intervene in the takeover of companies with turnovers of £1m or more for national security reasons.
Stakeholder engagement, 18 October, 2017
FTSE350 companies are following the UK Corporate Governance Code, but details about stakeholder engagement and other governance areas are sketchy, finds Grant Thornton.
Ethics in the workplace, 18 October, 2017
A lack of organisational commitment to ethics, and plenty of unethical behaviour from the boardroom to the shop floor, pervade UK and Irish business, finds new ACCA survey.