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Corporate Governance Report delivers up to date, critically aware analysis and reportage of internal governance policies and external standards. The site offers insight into regulatory changes, as well as celebrating and analysing those entities with the most innovative internal structures, risk management policies, and attitudes to community and sustainability.

Our provocative and acclaimed coverage assesses companies not on bottom line performance, but on investor relations, transparency, corporate integrity and ethical behaviour.

 

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Michael McCaw

 

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Rita Lobo

Matthew Timms

William Henry

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Some of the leading reportage in corporate governance

Fed Res enhances internal auditing standards

The US Federal Reserve is strongly encouraging banks to consider their internal auditing strategies to avoid regulatory intervention

A new model for financial reportage

A widely accepted problem of financial disclosure and reportage is that no two institutions use the same methods

Shareholders sue CEO after Walgreens is slapped with $80m DEA fine

The largest drug retailer in the US has hit back at its board members. Chairman James Skinner and CEO Gregory Wasson have been sued by shareholders who blame them for exercising poor corporate oversight regarding the distribution of prescription painkillers like Oxycodone

IASB publish the ‘Red Book’

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has announced the availability of the 2013 edition of the Bound Volume of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Barclay’s share sale to plug capital hole

Barclay’s must raise £12.8bn to cover new regulatory demands

Attitudes shift towards sustainability reporting

Increased scrutiny from investors and social media means companies are starting to take sustainability reporting more seriously

New corporate governance guidance published

The QCA has published a new guidance code for SMEs, focusing primarily on delivering long-term shareholder value

Gunaxi: Bribe or gift?

The efforts of multinational companies to do business in China is marred by the tradition of Gunaxi – the concept of courting clients and networking that traditionally involves gift giving

Community spirit

Research has shown that companies giving back to the communities in which they work tend to enjoy better long-term results

Social business collaboration enhances corporate communications

Social media technologies offer unprecedented digital opportunities to share information, communicate and collaborate which are now being translated into a means of internal corporate communication management

Japanese companies urged to reconfigure governance

A recent survey has indicated that investors are dissatisfied with the current system of governance commonly undertaken by Japanese companies, many urging for more comply-or-explain systems equivalent to that of EU-based companies

Motorola announces support for 30 Asia-Pacific education initiatives

The Motorola Solutions Foundation Grants will affect 79,000 individuals

EU seek bloc-wide corporate governance laws

The European Corporate Governance and Company Law Conference looks to somewhat bolster shareholders’ duties and rights across the EU in protecting against corporate misgivings