Company secretaries and compliance officers may be forgiven for the apparent lack of preparedness to the implementation of the new Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), which came into effect on 3 July 2016.
2012 was the year it rained, save for those few brief weeks when London hosted the Olympic Games. However, for the investment community the year is remembered for the awakening of investor disquiet through the annual general meeting season, the Shareholder Spring.
Should a FTSE 100 company like Sports Direct grant personal favours from the boardroom to controlling shareholder Mike Ashley?
As the dust begins to settle after the general election, and returning prime minister David Cameron assembles his new cabinet, Wedlake Bell partner Edward Craft gives his expert opinion on what the result means for British businesses in terms of the law.
2014 was a good year for businesses seeking to raise new money on public markets, whether by IPO or secondary fundraisings – but what do equity markets have in store for British businesses in 2015?
The professional body for internal auditors has recently issued a report on corporate culture. Culture is at the heart of good governance.