The focus of the meeting was the independence of auditors, Mr Stevenson is the retired technical partner of Touche Ross. Sir Adrian's handwritten notes from the meeting are attached.
Letters refer to a service Institutional Shareholder Services is developing.
Letter expresses concerns about contracts granted to directors.
Refers to service contracts for directors.
Confidential paper, with very limited circulation, comments on institutional investors and non-executive directors, remuneration and auditors.
Letter refers to recommendations by institutions on corporate governance and highlights lack of sanctions for codes of conduct and possible conversation about the role of Chairman.
Lists guests and their companies.
Letter concentrates on various committees within a company and a responsible attitude being adopted by institutional shareholders.
Sets the background to interest by the Institute.
Evidence concentrates on short-termism.
The copies concentrate on ethics in business and a supporting code, performance monitoring and communications with shareholders.
Highlights two US articles about the principle that a corporation is run for the benefit of its shareholders.
Typescript outline speaking notes of 18 points.
116. Letter, dated 16 October 1991, from Lord Chilver, chairman of the Innovation Advisory Board and copy of Chapter 3 from the IAB publication 'Promoting innovation and long termism', published 1990.
Submisson concentrates on communication between companies and their shareholders, reporting on intangible assets and non-executive directors.
Letter comments on the number of non-executive directorships held.
Letter comments on companies' performance and ineffective boards.
Letter mentions the number of non-executive director posts held and the roles of non-executive directors.
Letter introduces Richard Greenbury and his wish to give evidence.
AC Hugh Smith agreed to co-opting Sir Christopher Hogg on to the Committee. Also includes handwritten notes in preparation for or taken at the meeting with Chris Hogg.
Letter sets out personal views on the role of non-executive directors.
The submission covers the composition of the Board e.g. Separate Chairman and Chief Executive, non-executive directors; qualitative and quantitative financial reports, importance of non-executive directors, external auditors and audit committees.
Letter gives his view on roles and responsibilites of non-executive directors including remuneration committees.
This typewritten note summarises comments on auditors by four people: Austin Mitchell, Marjorie Mowlam, James Leek and Brandon Gough.