Theresa May came to power promising to overhaul corporate governance. The general election result throws into doubt the future of Brexit negotiations as well as potential governance reforms.
The future of corporate governance reform in the UK will be shrouded in uncertainty this morning as the general election produced no party with an overall majority.
Theresa May's appeal to the British public to vote for “strong and stable” government has backfired. The "strong and stable" appeal was aimed at building a resounding majority to negotiate Brexit with an emphatic personal mandate. That hope looks scuppered, throwing the UK’s negotiation with Brussels over leaving the European Union under a cloud.
This is not a good result for business. What may cheer corporate leaders is that a hard Brexit, the aim Theresa May was head
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All parties in the shareholder communication chain need to prepare for the enhanced requirements of the new Shareholder Rights Directive—and try to influence its local implementation to encourage a harmonised approach. Broadridge’s Demi Derem and Elizabeth Maiellano highlight the key changes and challenges.