CEO and chairman, chairman

31 October, 2017

French trend sees merger of CEO and chairman roles

Research suggests that France may be going against the grain, with many companies choosing to combine the chief executive and chairman roles. Figures reported from
Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un, US, North Korea

10 October, 2017

Risk hotspots: a global roundup

Politics — North Korea There is little more unnerving in international relations than the long-running feud between North Korea and the US...
France, French law, French labour law

6 September, 2017

French entrepreneur body calls for wider application of labour law reforms

Planned labour law reforms in France should be applied to a wider range of companies, according to Medef, a syndicate which represents more than 300,000 French enterprises. The reforms, announced l...
Emmanuel Macron, France

11 July, 2017

France: Macron and the future of corporate governance

The election of president Emmanuel Macron in May, and the success of his representatives in...
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...
Paris, France

3 July, 2017

France: update to Sapin II Law aims to improve transparency

Several measures designed to support transparency, modernise business activity and combat corruption are included in France’s new
whistleblowing, businessman, corporate culture

20 June, 2017

Details revealed of new French whistleblowing protections

All French companies employing at least 50 workers must implement a framework for whistleblowing by 1 January 2018, it has been decreed. The Law on Transparency and Anti-Corruption was enacted in D...
Paris, France

30 March, 2017

France: large firms face new ‘duty of care’ on risk management

New legislation has been introduced in France which places a new "duty of vigilance", or "duty of care", on large French corporates. Qualifying legal entities will have to develop and implement yea...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

15 January, 2017

New gender quotas come into force for large French companies

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