Thursday 21 July 2016

USA: 'Commonsense corporate governance principles' published

A group comprising of well known company directors, investment managers and institutional investors (including the head of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board), has published a series of corporate governance principles - described as 'commonsense' - for public companies: see here (pdf). The principles cover the following matters: board composition and internal governance; board responsibilities; shareholder rights; public reporting; board leadership; management succession planning; compensation of management; asset managers' role in corporate governance. Further background information is available here.

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