Financial Reporting Council, Paul George, FRC

16 August, 2017

More detail of long-term value created by UK companies proposed by FRC

Improved reporting of long-term planning and non-financial matters is being proposed by accounting’s watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). A consultation has been launched by the FRC, ...
sustainable investment, EU, ESG, sustainable finance, sustainable economy

20 July, 2017

Sustainable Finance report: implications for investors and directors

Potential avenues for reform of the financial system towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and sustainable economy have been mapped out in an
corporate governance, uncertainty, Macron, Trump, May, AI, sustainability

15 July, 2017

World of uncertainty for governance as need for change intensifies

Sometimes development just comes thick and fast. So it was over the past ten days or so, for corporate governance. It began with news that the
EU flag, EU sustainability, Sustainable Finance

14 July, 2017

Fiduciary duties must include ‘sustainability risk’, says EU group

The fiduciary duties of directors should include a responsibility to manage long-term sustainability risks, according to the
European Union

10 July, 2017

Simplifications for Prospectus Regulation proposed

Three consultation papers on the
Philippines, Metro Manila, Makati

5 July, 2017

Legal and Regulatory Roundup – Europe & Asia

Philippines faces corporate governance 'obstacles'  The biggest obstacle to raising corporate governance standards in the Philippines to a regional and global par is the failure of l...
euros, EU regulation, financial regulation, eu financial directives

28 June, 2017

Deadline looms for implementation of new EU financial directives

EU member states must implement the new Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and the new Regulation on Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFIR) into national law by 3 Jul...
Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

1 June, 2017

ESMA sets out principles for Brexit among EU member states

A set of Brexit-focused principles, or an "Opinion", has been released by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). The Opinion is aimed at EU national competent authorities (NCAs) to add...
EU, European Union, European Commission

30 March, 2017

Legal & Regulatory Roundup – Europe

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EU, European Union, European Commission

25 January, 2017

Shareholder Rights Directive changes agreed by EU

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