Wednesday, 28th October 2020
Officially announced at our AGM this month, Gervais Williams takes up his role as QCA Chairman. Read his message to members including a summary of his objectives for his new role.
Our Tax Expert Group, in conjunction with our Share Schemes Expert Group, has prepared and submitted our annual proposals for taxation reform to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of the Autumn Statement and 2017 Budget.
Brian Winterflood one of the founders and President of the QCA reflects on his 60-year career spent in the City, as well as his hopes for the future of AIM and UK markets.
Over 350 members of the small and mid-size quoted company community attended our Annual Dinner on 7 September to recognise the tenacity and resilience of the sector in times of uncertainty.
Tell us your views on the aftermath of the UK's referendum on its EU membership and the Market Abuse Regulation.
This month we cover the FRC's conference on culture, the European Commission's communication on Capital Market Union reforms and the Institute of Directors' 2016 Good Governance Report.
This month we cover the Executive Remuneration Working Group's Final Report, the FRC's update on improving reporting by smaller listed and AIM companies and the GC100 and Investor Group directors' remuneration reporting guidance.
At one of our Annual Conference's breakout sessions, QCA Chairman Michael Higgins chaired a panel including Debbie Farman of Jordans Corporate Law Limited, Victoria Younghusband of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP and Stuart Andrews of FinnCap, who explained the requirements of the Register of People with Significant Control and the Market Abuse Regulation.
Breakout Session 2 - How to sleep better at night: corporate reporting practices to avoid destroying your reputation
At one of our Annual Conference's breakout sessions, Alan Newman of YouGov PLC chaired a panel including Anna Colban of the FRC, Will Pomroy of Hermes Investment Management and Philippa Foster-Black CBE of the Institute of Business Ethics, who discussed which corporate reporting practices to avoid destroying your reputation.
At one of our Annual Conference's breakout sessions, Claire Noyce of Hybridan chaired a panel including David Smith of the London Stock Exchange, Gareth Henderson of Winterflood Securities Limited and Jasper Berry of WH Ireland, who discussed what small and mid-size quoted companies should stop doing to improve their shares' liquidity.
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