Donald Brydon, LSE

16 November, 2017

LSE row prompts demand for CEO confidentiality waiver

Pressure on the board of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) over the departure of chief executive Xavier Rolet has ramped up again after a key investor wrote to the group’s chairman demanding that a co...
Donald Brydon, London Stock Exchange

10 November, 2017

Investors head for showdown with LSE board over CEO’s departure

The board of the London Stock Exchange is this morning considering demands for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) from shareholders angry over the resignation of chief executive Xavier Rolet. T...
Xavier Rolet, London Stock Exchange

7 November, 2017

LSE clashes with shareholders over governance of CEO departure

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) was yesterday forced to defend the handling of its CEO's departure, saying that it had followed "a proper governance process". The statement followed a letter from a...
Andrew Bailey, FCA

30 October, 2017

FCA faces questions over sovereign-owned companies’ listing rule

A consultation that would see sovereign-owned companies allowed a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange is set to face further scrutiny from members of the House of Commons who have already exp...
Carsten Kengeter, Deutsche Börse

27 October, 2017

Deutsche Börse CEO quits amid insider dealing investigation

Deutsche Börse's chief executive Carsten Kengeter has announced his resignation amid controversy surrounding an investigation for insider dealing. Kengeter will leave the exchange at the end of th...
Andrew Bailey, FCA

13 October, 2017

FCA chief: ‘Sovereign-owned’ listing rules will meet highest standards

Creating a new premium listing category to deal with sovereign-owned companies would maintain a high level of governance, while avoiding a situation in which they list on a lighter-governed platform, ...
London Stock Exchange

26 September, 2017

Financial watchdog defends change to listing rules

The UK's financial watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has defended its decision to create a new listing category for companies owned by sovereign states. The change has been widely inte...
IPO, IPO reform

1 March, 2017

Reforms mooted for UK IPO process

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed reforms to improve the timing, sequencing and quality of information in the UK's initial public offering (IPO) process. In its consultation paper...

7 June, 2016

Calls made for AIM governance code

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11 June, 2015

LSE brings Schapiro to the board

Mary Schapiro, the former chairman of the SEC, the US financial watchdog, has been appointed a non-executive director to London Stock Exchange Group. Schapiro headed the SEC from 2009 to 201...