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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
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.
ICAEW's Dialogue in Corporate Governance programme's first thought leadership piece asks "What should companies be responsible for?"
ICAEW's Dialogue in Corporate Governance's second thought leadership piece asks the question "What are the overarching principles of corporate governance?".
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.
This document describes the responsibilities of boards and shareholders respectively and aim to enhance dialogue between the two parties.
Assists directors in understanding the factors to consider when deciding on and assessing the value of assurance for reported greenhouse gas emissions.
- Mauritius: Prime Minister Reiterates His Commitment towards Good Governance
May 14, 2015 - AllAfrica.com
- Finance Professionals Help Better Corporate Governance
April 17, 2015 - Financial Express
- Banking Sector: Regulations, Compliance and Good Governance
March 23, 2015 - The Daily Star
- Pakistan: Good Governance, Operational Excellence Urged
March 18, 2015 - Daily Times
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