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June 2019

Standards proposed for listed company board effectiveness reviews

Following its ‘Insolvency and Corporate Governance’ consultation paper, the Government invited ICSA: The Governance Institute to identify ways of improving the quality and effectiveness of board evaluations including the development of a code of practice for external board evaluations. The consultation document issued by the ICSA seeks views on whether there is a need for:

  • A code of practice for the providers of board evaluation services, and formal arrangements for implementing and monitoring such a code;
  • Voluntary principles to be applied by listed companies when engaging external reviewers to undertake board evaluations; and
  • Guidance for listed companies on disclosure of the conduct and outcomes of their board evaluation, in accordance with the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code.
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