Regulations

Pity the poor Remuneration Committee member

Amanda Flint of Grant Thornton UK LLP writes about the principles which Remuneration Committee members should take into consideration when discussing executive pay packages.

Changes to Flexible Working

As a small or mid-size quoted company, you will be keen to ensure that you comply with the changing compliance landscape, whilst minimising disruption and management time required to do so. Chris Bushnell of Speechly Bircham LLP writes about how to ensure that flexible working requests are dealt with appropriately.

Three years in prison for a £500 bribe...watch out directors and corporates!

Rhys Novak discusses the first conviction under the Bribery Act 2010, and the implications of this sentence for the future.

Bribery Act Progress Report

Madeleine Cordes assesses how companies have responded to the Bribery Act, the challenge of embedding it and the impact of recent developments.

Every Vote Counts

Nick Dawson of Capita, explains why voting is important and discusses steps that companies and investors should take to ensure maximum effectiveness of the voting process.

Statutory Liablilty Regime for Issuers

The liabilty regime for issuers of securities was significantly widened on 1 October 2010, Peter Allen, DWF explores the new scope of liabilty for published information.

Bribery Act 2010. Think it won't affect your company? Think again.

After much fanfare, the Bribery Act will come into force in April 2011.  The yards of column inches prompted by the Act are deserved. The UK is set to become the global leader in corporate anti-corruption and, like it or not, UK businesses will be the champions of the Act’s high ethical standards.

Shipping Out

What are the challenges and differences of moving to an offshore jurisdiction? Madeleine Cordes examines the varied roles of the Chartered Secretary working offshore.

Tracing the trail

How do UK firms deal with an ever-increasing number of shareholders who are not domiciled in the UK? And what rights do offshore entities have to find out who owns their shares? Máté Krantz examines the issues.

Pass Notes

Madeleine Cordes of Capita provides some tips to ensure the run-up to your AGM is all plain sailing.

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