Aktis, banking

27 September, 2018

New world order for global banking

Ten years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and the financial system is safer, more robust and governance has improved.
Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

1 August, 2018

Governance briefs from around Europe

Brexit could boost European voices on UK boards — Europe European voices are to become an increasingly important part of UK boards post-Br...
Business ethics

6 July, 2018

Pressure increases on European employees to compromise ethics

More than one in ten employees in European businesses report being pressured to compromise on ethics, according to a survey. The
Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine

23 February, 2018

New company law introduced in Ukraine

A new law on limited and additional liability companies has been adopted in Ukraine, which aims to bring the country a step closer to harmonisation of its legislation with the EU's regulations. The...
regulation, corporate governance

23 February, 2018

Which direction for corporate governance?

Over the past few decades, corporate governance has shifted from the wings to a prominent, centre-stage position, evolving against a backdrop of increasingly global business, a growing n...
Palais Brongniart

9 November, 2017

ICGN Paris conference will focus on developments in Europe

The last conference of the 2017 ICGN events calendar will be held in Paris on 6 and 7 December at the Palais...
European Banking Authority

28 September, 2017

European banking authorities urge greater diversity among managers

European financial institutions should improve the diversity of their management bodies to ensure sound governance, said the European Banking Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authorit...
EU jurisdiction, EU law, Europe

12 September, 2017

EU merger ruling for new joint ventures ‘welcome’

The creation of a joint venture (JV) between two or more companies, using a company that was previously controlled only by one parent, is not subject to EU Merger Regulation (EUMR) where the resulting...
EU, European Union, European Commission

5 September, 2017

European commissioner to publish company law initiative in November

The European commissioner for justice has told a corporate governance conference in Tallin that she expects to table proposals for a company law initiative, which would facilitate cross-border busines...
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...