City of London

10 March, 2020

FRC chief indicates support for a UK version of Sarbanes-Oxley

The UK’s leading corporate governance regulator has raised the prospect of new US-style laws that would force finance directors and chief executives to personally attest to the veracity of their int...
Sarbanes–Oxley, Sarbox

16 December, 2019

FRC is ‘working on a UK version of Sarbanes–Oxley’

In 2002, in the wake of the Enron and WorldCom scandals, US lawmakers introduced stringent rules handing chief executives and finance directors legal responsibility for internal controls and better re...
corporate governance, governance codes

12 March, 2018

Time for a governance rethink: enforced compliance or not?

Are we getting corporate governance right? The end of last year saw another iteration of the UK’s Corporate Governance Code. The consultation w...