Tuesday 8 December 2015

UK: The importance of corporate governance - a speech by the corporate governance minister

Baroness Neville-Rolfe - the Minister in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills responsible for corporate governance, company law and Companies House - delivered a speech earlier this month titled The Importance of Corporate Governance: see here. The speech explores recent changes but also highlights several forthcoming proposals that will be the subject of consultation, including the dematerialisation of paper share certificates and implementation of the EU Non-financial reporting Directive. Baroness Neville-Rolfe also identified areas for improvement, including the quality of financial and non-financial reporting.

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