Comments on the absence of input from business, executive remuneration, separation of roles, application of the code to smaller listed companies and various aspects of auditing. Also includes comments on specific paragraphs.
Covers all aspects of report and follow up.
Concentrates on the form of the report to be produced by the Committee. Includes notes headed Mike Sandland, ISC and Brandon Gough, Coopers & Lybrand.
Acknowledgement letters from Scottish Hydro-Electric, TSB Group and BET.
Contains notes that appear to be drawn from a variety of sources, e.g. Mercury Asset Management, Accountancy Age, Coopers & Lybrand, The Times (Graham Searjeant), CIMA, ICAS, FRAG.
This appears to be a typescript of an article that appeared in Directors & Boards, Spring 94, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p42-45, 3pp.
Sets out a definition and the definition used in the final report. Note this occurs in the file BEFORE CAD-03233.
The letter has attached detailed suggested refinements when the code is applied to smaller quoted companies.
Includes a photocopy of an article in the Times about staff training. AC's notes concentrate on openness, regulation and communication.
Paper summarises the issues in corporate governance and accountability, including responsibilities, current UK Legislation and EC Directives
This is the briefing to launch a high level review.
Letter suggests including a public relations representative on the Committee.
Draft list of participants [all drawn from manufacturing industry] to discuss technology implications of corporate governance
Comprises notes on terms of reference for the Committee and what the Committee should actually consider.
Comprises letter, agenda, list of corporate governance steering group members and Sir Adrian's handwritten notes for his report.
The note sets outs a what good corporate governance will achieve and how it is to be achieved.
Draft recommending the RSA conduct an enquiry into the objectives and values which a public company should serve.
Letter expresses surprise that no Chief Operating Officer or Chairman of a industrial company is a member of the Committee.
Correspondence advising Sir Adrian Cadbury of suitable and unsuitable meeting dates. Handwritten note by Nigel Peace - alternative dates being sought.
Includes the CBI response to the ABI discussion paper on the responsibilities of institutional shareholders and minutes of meeting held on 25 June 1991.
Expresses concern about tone and prescriptiveness of the report with regard to non-executive directors.
Letter advises Sir Adrian Cadbury of meeting where a wider remit was suggested and successfully argued against.
Reports a recommendation to add another industrialist to the Committee.
Notes refer to role and responsibilities of non-executive directors of larger publicly quoted companies.
Considers the inclusion of an additional member of the Committee at Chief Executive or Chairman level.
Letter addressed to Nigel Peace includes comments by chapter on the structure of the report, with handwritten side annotations and a note by Nigel Peace.
Suggests possible representatives on the Committee.
Fax contains comments on a proposed structure for the final output and short comments on papers for the next meeting
Letter comments draft work programme and report, additonally commenting favourably on training programme for directors and legislation.
Includes handwritten notes by Sir Adrian Cadbury and a summary of CRAs' corporate governance colloquium, 4 Dec 1991.
Letter reports on two meetings about the technology-related aspects of corporate governance.
Letter should be accompanied by transcript of speech to ICAS - may be elsewhere.
Covers full range of the report.
Concentrates on role of Chairman and their recruitment to the Committee of Chris Hogg.
Letters refer to a service Institutional Shareholder Services is developing.
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.
Sets the background to interest by the Institute.
Highlights two US articles about the principle that a corporation is run for the benefit of its shareholders.
Letter introduces Richard Greenbury and his wish to give evidence.
Highlights issues for a successor body, namely, research into compliance, research funding and recommended amendments to the Companies Act. Sarah Brown's letter deals with directors' service contracts, fees paid to audit firms for non-audit work, protection for auditors reporting fraud.
Outlining the Committee's remit and work.
Covering letter to their (the 100 Group of Finance directors) report, financial aspects of corporate governance
Letter seeks to clarify the focus for the Committee. Letter also sent to Sir Ron Dearing and Mike Lickiss.
Davies, Arnold, Cooper proposes insurance for non-executive directors. Transparency International asks for support for its cause. Wilton proposes greater involvement of institutional shareholders.
Letter is responding to MG Lickiss' comments on his draft [Standards of financial reporting and auditing] and clarification of focus of the Committee.
Main purpose of the Committee was to strengthen the position of the auditor and clarify the responsibilities of the directors. Two vulnerabilities identified were accountability to the worker and the small shareholder.
The note suggests a definition of corporate governance that includes employees, alternative working for the foreword and some suggestions on tenure.
Comments on the role of internal auditors.
Includes Sir Adrian Cadbury's handwritten notes for the opening remarks, and on the two plenary sessions, various briefing notes, reports of the three groups and a list of attendees.