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Corporate Governance: Mechanisms and Systems

This exciting new text provides a complete introduction to Corporate Governance. It deals with the control and direction of companies by boards, owners and company law, and also looks at the mechanisms of governance and thedifferent governance systems around the world. Part 1: is a non-technical overview of the relevant theories, governance mechanisms and the […]

Bank of England deputy governor says crackdown on top staff is not a ‘witch hunt’

Andrew Bailey said the raft of new rules for senior bankers is ‘not meant to be radical or life-changing’

The head of the Bank of England’s watchdog has said that top bankers should take more responsibility for the conduct of their companies, but that the new rules should not be considered a “witch-hunt”.

Andrew Bailey, […]

Deutsche Bank responds to shareholder criticism

Deutsche Bank encountered anger from its shareholders at its annual general meeting on Thursday 21 May 2015.

Investors are uneasy about Deutsche’s profit growth, mounting regulatory fines, and restructuring plans.

Hermes Equity Ownership Services, which holds a stake of almost 5% in Deutsche Bank, has called for the bank to make sweeping changes to […]

When in Rome: how non-domestic companies list in the UK may not comply with accepted norms and principles of good corporate governance. Does home market culture explain these corporate behaviours and attitudes to compliance?

Higgs, Malcolm and Rejchrt, P. (2014) When in Rome: how non-domestic companies list in the UK may not comply with accepted norms and principles of good corporate governance. Does home market culture explain these corporate behaviours and attitudes to compliance? Journal of Business Ethics (doi:10.1007/s10551-014-2151-6).


Bank bosses deny responsibility for financial planning mess

At a recent conference, bank bosses scrambled to distance themselves from the financial planning scandals that have rocked their institutions.


JPMorgan executive pay wins slim support from shareholders

Shareholders of JPMorgan Chase & Co narrowly approved on Tuesday the 2014 compensation packages for CEO Jamie Dimon and other top executives in a rebuke from investors over the bank’s pay practices.

Only 61 percent of votes cast at a shareholders meeting were in favour of the compensation, which came under criticism by influential proxy […]

Glyndwr University’s financial plight revealed in new accounts with £4m deficit last year

The financial troubles facing a beleaguered Welsh university have been revealed following the publication of its accounts.

Latest figures show Wrexham-based Glyndwr University was last year struggling with a £4m deficit – up from £3.9m in 2013.

The institution’s total annual income rose from £43.8m in 2013 to £48.7m in 2014, due in part to […]

BHP Billiton fine a warning on corporate hospitality: Transparency

Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International says the fine imposed on BHP Billiton over hospitality to foreign officials sends a warning to other global corporate giants.


BHP Billiton still facing Federal Police investigation over corruption allegations

The Australian Federal Police confirms it is still investigating BHP Billiton, as more details have emerged of a $30 million fine handed to the mining giant by US authorities.


BHP Billiton hit with $US25m fine over corruption allegations

BHP Billiton is fined by US regulators over hospitality provided to government officials during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.