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Video Friday: Janet Dine on Multinational Corporations

Janet Dine qualified as a barrister in 1973 and practiced at the English Bar. In 1978 she became a lecturer at King’s College London until moving to Essex in 1992. From 1987-9 she was a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and remains a Senior Fellow of the Institute. From 1992-3 […] […]

What makes a balanced board of directors?

UK Corporate Governance Code 2010. Boards govern companies. They provide leadership, set its direction and major policies, appoint and supervise […]

Grant Thornton LLP | Four areas of UK corporate governance for boards to address in 2014

Four areas of UK corporate governance for boards to address in 2014 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 | Posted by: Simon LoweUK corporate […]

Corporate Governance » Opus UK – Opus International Consultants

Opus’ Board provide governance and help set our business strategy, while ensuring overall shareholder value. The Directors take this responsibility […]

Four areas of UK corporate governance for boards to address in 2014

UK corporate governance regulation is accelerating so what are the key things that boards need to consider in 2014? Since the 1992 Cadbury Report, […]

Nominate a Rising Star in Corporate Governance

The Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School is now accepting nominations for the annual Rising Star of Corporate Governance Awards. I’ve nominate several but only one made the cut. Competition is getting tougher every year as interest in corporate governance increases. This award recognizes people who, while young […] […]

Review: Getting Women on to Corporate Boards

This slim but informative volume contains contributions from practitioners, policy-makers, principle-setters, advocacy groups and researchers on gender balance in the boardroom, the outcomes of the Norwegian quota law and its snowball effects in other countries. The book came out of a Think Tank organized in Oslo in March 2011. The Norwegian quota law demanded a […] […]

How can you improve your risk management and internal controls?

One example is the UK Corporate Governance Code that is published by the Financial Reporting Council for listed companies that either have to […]

Call for Papers: IRRCi Deadline Approaches for Academics and Practitioners

The Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) deadline approaches for its third annual competition for research that examines the interaction of the real economy with investment theory. Two papers – one academic and one practitioner – each will receive the 2014 IRRC Institute Research Award along with a $10,000 award. Award submissions will be accepted through […] […]

Female miners generate superior profits

It comes from a recent PwC UK report on Women in Mining which cites two key reasons for getting women on to the boards of the traditionally […]