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Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Revitalising corporate governance for the long-term benefit of business and society

The UK’s globally renowned principles for corporate governance have been in place for 25 years. With public trust in business at historically low levels and companies facing challenges to demonstrate the highest levels of transparency and integrity, the Financial Reporting Council has commenced a once-in-a-generation fundamental review of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Event Time
14 Feb 14:00 - 14 Feb 17:00
Event Location
11 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 3HU
Event Type

The UK’s globally renowned principles for corporate governance have been in place for 25 years. With public trust in business at historically low levels and companies facing challenges to demonstrate the highest levels of transparency and integrity, the Financial Reporting Council has commenced a once-in-a-generation fundamental review of the UK Corporate Governance Code. 

Some of the issues the Code will tackle include how to represent the views of the workforce in the Boardroom, diversity, executive remuneration and ensuring business fulfils its duties to society as well as shareholders.

This exclusive event co-hosted by Alliance Manchester Business School and the Financial Reporting Council will hear from a distinguished panel of speakers and will provide a networking opportunity for Executive Board Members and their Advisers from the biggest companies in the region to discuss and debate the proposals.

Agenda highlights

13.30 - 14.00 – Coffee, registration and networking

14.00 – 16.30 – Keynote speeches and panel debate

16.30 – 17.00 – Closing address from David Styles, Director of Corporate Governance at the FRC

17:00 - 18:00 - Drinks reception

Speakers and panelists include:

  • Simon Holman, Partner and Investment Manager, Castlefield Investment Partners
  • James Jarvis, Corporate Governance Analyst at the Institute of Directors
  • Nicola Quayle, Partner and Non-Executive UK Board member KPMG LLP
  • Sacha Sadan, Director of Corporate Governance, Legal & General Investment Management
  • Professor Kostas Stathopoulos, Corporate Governance expert, Alliance Manchester Business School
  • David Styles, Director of Corporate Governance at the FRC
  • Chrysoula Zervoudakis, Experienced Investment Director with a focus on Corporate Governance and Sustainability

Details of how to get to the venue can be found here: How to find etc.venues Manchester

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