The New Corporate Governance Codes & Stakeholder Reporting - Live at Your Desk
This live broadcast session will explore all you need to know about the 2018 FRC Corporate Governance Code, the 2018 QCA Code, the Wates Principles for Large Private Companies and the 2018 stakeholder reporting legislation together with connected guidance, as well as highlighting market practice to date. 2020 is the first year of mandatory reporting.
These significant code reforms and new stakeholder reporting legislation affects not just listed and AIM companies but also medium-sized, large and very large private companies and came about at the suggestion of the May Government, following the Government's review of Corporate Governance in 2016/17 and a consultation in 2017/2018.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
- The background to the latest codes and legislation, including the Government's 2016/17 Corporate Governance Review
- How the 2018 FRC Code compares with the previous 2016 Code
- Key areas of change e.g. executive remuneration, chair tenure, workforce engagement, whistleblowing, board diversity, smaller company exemptions and substantial voting opposition reporting
- A detailed section-by-section discussion of the 2018 FRC Code, including market opinion and practice
- Supporting FRC guidance and other related guidance
- Changes to the QCA Code in 2018 and what this has meant for AIM companies
- The new stakeholder reporting requirements affecting the Directors' Remuneration Report, Strategic Report and Directors' Report under the Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018 including CEO pay ratio reporting, the 's.172 Statement', engagement statements and the obligation on 'very large' companies to state which corporate governance code they follow with examples of the first mandatory reporting under this legislation
- The Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies and examples of reporting
- Horizon-scanning: what's next for corporate governance reform?
- Action points for companies
- Examples of reporting from listed, AIM and private companies (within groups and sole)
Delegates will receive materials designed to help navigate the codes and legislation with a full list of weblinks to source material and useful articles.
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.