Tag: corporate transparency
MPs demand jail time for directors who fail to prevent fraud
MPs are tabling an amendment to the economic crime and corporate transparency bill to address ‘outdated and ineffective’ liability laws.
Improve reporting of boardroom ethnic diversity action, says FRC
The watchdog’s review finds companies are showing more awareness, but need to gather reliable data to be able to monitor their progress.
Why there is a case for live video streaming of boardroom meetings
If boardroom meetings were streamed live for investors, would there be an improvement in board performance? Kieran Moynihan of Board Excellence says radical steps like this are necessary to improve corporate accountability.
Reporting directive paves way for improved accountability
The EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive places more responsibilities on companies and provides the basis for a new model of corporate accountability.
FRC updates mission statement and website to improve transparency
Financial Reporting Council sets out a clear message of promoting transparency and integrity among business, while updating its website to improve accessibility.
Amended Shareholder Rights Directive implemented
An amendment to the EU Shareholder Rights Directive aims to encourage effective and sustainable shareholder engagement in listed companies in EU member states.
Chinese firms see corporate governance improvements, survey shows
A survey of Asian executives shows significant improvements in China’s corporate governance standards, including better transparency.
France: Macron and the future of corporate governance
There is renewed hope in France for economic policy and its impact on corporate governance. Michel de Fabiani examines the expected positive outcomes for business.
France: update to Sapin II Law aims to improve transparency
An update to the Sapin II Law in France aims to improve transparency in business activity, including executive pay, as well as combat corporate corruption.