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.
Letter suggests including a public relations representative on the Committee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Letter should be accompanied by transcript of speech to ICAS - may be elsewhere.
Sets the background to interest by the Institute.
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.
Letter seeks to clarify the focus for the Committee. Letter also sent to Sir Ron Dearing and Mike Lickiss.
Letter is responding to MG Lickiss' comments on his draft [Standards of financial reporting and auditing] and clarification of focus of the Committee.
Sir Adrian Cadbury had advised RC Breeden of forthcoming draft report and offered to send him one. Nigel Peace has added handwritten post-it note saying he will contact Walter Stahr (also of US SEC) to discuss.
The draft report was issued after considering the views of many who were consulted or submitted evidence. The views came from institutes, companies and individuals. The Committee also considered relevant published documents. The draft report included the Code of Best Practice.
Letter supports Sir Adrian remaining as figurehead to deal with matters arising in following two years.
About the publication of the final report or separate code and involvement of commercial publishers.
Document concentrates on the issues raised in consultation.
The memo mentions *draft* report but date suggests distribution of final report. It should go to all listed companies, investment trusts and USM listed companies. Also included is a half page of Sir Adrian's handwritten notes concentrating on aspects of the role and responsibilities of boards.
The notes cover the 'live' administrative issues. Note about contract with Gee for publishing the final report.
Includes congratulatory letters from: Accounting Standards Board, CBI and press release, press release from Institute of Directors, press release from CBI (Confederation of British Industry) and Coats Viyella. Also includes acknowledgement from Department of Trade and Industy about staff.
Both letters offer congratulations on the final report.
The main item is the press conference for the final report but is usefully set beside the notes for the launch of the draft report.
Notes to enable consistent answers to be given to questions from the press.
Sent after the launch of the final report.
Letter discusses publication (of what?)
Consists of the agenda and supporting papers on monitoring the Committee's recommendations and the Code of Best Practice. Guidance to companies on interpretation of the report and code of best practice. The file also includes the agenda and supporting papers for sub-committee meeting held on 31 March 1993 and supporting papers, Terms of Reference, factors to consider when monitoring compliance, summaries of organisations known to have the capability to monitor compliance with the code and extracts from their work.
Includes the agenda for the meeting and supporting papers on directors' pension contributions, non-executive directors contracts, going concern and financial reporting and the Stock Exchange implementation of the Cadbury Code. Also included is note of the key points arising from a meeting between Martin Scicluna, Martyn Jones and Sir Adrian Cadbury on 22 April 1993.
The file also includes a copy of CAD-01327. It seems the documents for the 9 September meeting were sent out with copies of Coopers & Lybrarnd report (CAD-01327), the Auditing Practices Board drafts 'Disclosure relating to corporate governance & interim financial, the Working Party on Internal Control document on guidance for directors information and accompanying letter.
Matters reported include extending the application of the Code to large private companies, and possible extension to smaller companies, progress of monitoring sub-committee and their work, rolling contracts, terminology for directors.
39. Corporate Governance Committee meeting on 24 November 1993 including extending report's recommendations to large private companies, progress from the monitoring subcommittee, going concern guidance, financial reporting and corporate governance 'overload',
In addition to the supporting doucments for the meeting it contains the minutes of the meeting.
The document covers the number of copies distributed, other UK organisations and jurisdictions interested in the report, progress on monitoring the Code's implementation, going concern and internal controls.
Contains list of attendees, Committee membership, (missing a letter regarding the role of the Committee) press cuttings, extracts from ICAS Working Party recommendations on internal control and examples of corporate governance statements.
The minutes deal with APB exposure drafts, guidance on going concerns and internal controls, compliance and controlling shareholders. The accompanying note list items also enclosed (but missing from the collection).
The file includes the text of Sir Owen Green's Pall Mall Lecture, statistics from the ABI on compliance, agenda and papers on independent boards, monitoring compliance and various papers on internal control.
Accompanying note says no further Committee meetings will be held. Minutes indicate new Committee with 12 members and a Chairman. The Committee also considered proposed changes to Stock Exchange Listing Rules and compliance with the Code.
Contains a summary of key points of the Labour Party to tackle short-termism and lack of competitiveness. Also includes the extract: Designing new corporate structures.
Minuted items: internal control (ref Paul Rutteman), going concern, Labour Party document (See CAD-02281) and monitoring compliance with the Code.
Includes full details of membership and sponsorship to date, in addition to listing issues for the successor body and the work of the sub-committee monitoring compliance.
Includes full text of paper, Self regulation and the financial aspects of corporate governance.
Sir Adrian states wishes to retire as Chairman and discusses membership, sponsorship and possible issues for the successor body. Includes FRC(94)49.
Preliminary to the meeting of the Financial Reporting Council which will discuss a successor body to the CFACG.
The paper sets out possible terms of reference and the issues the successor body could address.
Comments on and seeks discussions with the Committee on the draft guidance on paragraph 4.5 of the Cadbury Code i.e. Reportable weakness and effectiveness of internal financial control systems.
Arlen plc made a statement about compliance with the Code which auditors reported as inadequate. As a result it was requested that Sir Adrian Cadbury write to the institutional directors requesting they should contact the company. See press cutting file for 3-page extract.
The letter opines that encouragement to to express opinions about the effectiveness of internal control would be premature.
Deals with internal control systems, issues for the successor body, monitoring compliance [with the Code] and various aspects handled by the Monitoring Sub-committee. Also includes letter from DTI on length of directors' service contracts, disclosure of no-audit fees paid to firms, protection for auditors reporting fraud. A note sets out proposed amendment to minutes of meeting held on 14 September, 1994.
This is a file number and no individual papers are extant. It comprises several items.
Foreword to the ICAEW's guidance on internal control and financial reporting which appeared in Accountancy, February 1995.
Contains arrangements for AC to speak at PIRC conference and guidance on 'independence ' of directors and its relationship with compliance with the Code.
Meeting concerns the need for a successor committee, who will sponsor it, including dealing with remit, membership and financing.
Mentions a request for Sir Adrian Cadbury to speak in Liverpool, articles appearing in the FT on 27 February 1995, and meeting with DTI on 7 March.
Topics covered include: successor body, independence of directors and the draft report on monitoring.
Also included are some responses to a questionnaire seeking opinions on topics for review.
Letters mainly relating to possible additions to the Committee, especially from the business world.
This series sets out the draft terms of reference (25 April 1991), sets up the financial arrangements for the Committee, a briefing paper (13 May 1991), outline work programme and framework for the report, meeting dates and membership.