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February 2017

Longer term viability statement – insights for year 2

The longer term viability statement, now in its second year, continues to be an area of focus for investors and regulators, with both the FRC and the Investment Association commenting on areas in which they wish to see improvement – as we have fielded a number of queries about disclosure enhancements for Year 2 we have summarised these areas in this Brief.

Government issues Green Paper on corporate governance reform

The aim of the Green Paper is to consider what changes might be appropriate in the UK corporate governance regime to help ensure that we have an economy that works for everyone. The paper focuses on three areas and puts forward a number of options for consideration in each area:

  • Ensuring that executive pay is properly aligned to long-term performance
  • Giving greater voice to employees and consumers in the boardroom
  • Raising the bar for governance standards in large privately-held companies
     

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