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Recent developments in corporate governance

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2012

We have set out here a round-up of some of the recent developments in corporate governance over the last month

Proposed amendments to the UK Takeover Code

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2012

On 5 July 2012, the Code Committee of the UK Takeover Panel (the Panel) launched three separate consultations regarding proposed amendments to various aspects of the Takeover Code in the UK (the Code

Baroness Hogg warns of greater regulation unless stewardship improves

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • May 8 2012

At the International Corporate Governance Network conference in London in March, Baroness Hogg, Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council in the UK (FRC), warned that the European Commission is likely to seek to impose greater levels of regulation on investors unless stewardship is significantly improved

Changes to the UK Takeover Code, and consultations on Irish takeover rules

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2011

A number of changes have been made to the UK Takeover Code (the Code) with effect from 19 September 2011

The UK's Financial Reporting Council opens consultation on gender diversity on boards

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • May 24 2011

The Financial Reporting Council in the UK (the FRC) has opened a consultation on whether the UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code) should be amended to include a requirement on listed companies to publish their policy on the issue of gender diversity on boards and to report on the progress made in achieving the objectives set out in this policy on an annual basis