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The recent financial and economic crises exposed many corporate governance weaknesses—but, at the same time, they created momentum for change. Effective governance encourages better organizational decision-making, accountability, and robust scrutiny of organizational performance. Accountants are in an excellent position to ensure that governance is integrated into the very DNA of their organizations, which has been identified as critical to its effectiveness. Read More
The European Commission (EC) has published a recommendation aimed at improving the way listed companies apply the 'comply or explain' principle contained in corporate governance codes
Analyses the corporate governance framework and practices relating to corporate risk management, in the private sector and in state-owned enterprises.
ICAEW's Dialogue in Corporate Governance programme's fourth thought leadership piece considers the principal drivers of diversity to help boards set and assess diversity objectives to promote long-term business success.
The 4 ERP Governance Best Practices You Can’t Ignore
March 28, 2014 - Grant Thornton
There are many ways to improve ERP governance. Here are four important areas that you should consider right now — prioritizing these areas could provide visible results.
In this article (March 2014, page 30), Prof. Dr. jur. Markus Häfele, discusses how the collaboration between boards and external auditors should be strengthened following the various financial crises.
This report hares information about corporate governance practices in OECD countries and a selection of additional jurisdictions. It provides a useful resource for national governments looking to compare their own framework with that of other countries or seeking information about practices in specific jurisdictions.
With effect from 1 October 2013, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) in the UK has introduced a new governance framework for directors’ remuneration, including a binding vote on forward-looking remuneration policy at least every three years and new disclosure regulations.
April 22, 2015 - IFAC
April 17, 2015 - Financial Express
April 16, 2015 - The Economist
March 26, 2015 - Accounting Today
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