This would seem to be a print-out of a presentation on the code of best practice on the report of the Committee.
Proposal for a seminar of 20 people with suggested names to discuss the philosophy design and purpose of the company. See also CAD-01035.
This is the briefing to launch a high level review.
Letter encouraging the recipient to comply completely with the new public discussion document: Corporate practices and conduct.
This refers to a Statement of Best Practice published by the Institutional Shareholders' Committee and the ABI. It sets out key points, while asking the Committee to consider response to the ABI discussion document.
Correspondence advising of progress since seminar of The purpose of the company, 14 March 1991 (see CAD-01027)
Covers the middle ground.
Background to the meeting with the Institutional Shareholders Committee and Mike Sandland.
Contains papers, voting by institutional Shareholders, Communication of Business Plans & Insider Dealing
Covering letter and Hugh Collum's response to the Accounting Standards Board's publication on Structure of Financial Statements and the Statement of Principles
Includes the CBI response to the ABI discussion paper on the responsibilities of institutional shareholders and minutes of meeting held on 25 June 1991.
Also contains background to the Committee. Suggests the ToR should focus on financial aspects.
Extracts relate to communication of information to shareholders and delay in achieving voting rights.
Letter sets out vision for presentation to the Committee about institutional shareholders, a discussion of the ABI paper on the Responsibilities of institutional shareholders.
The letter is a response to a request to give evidence. Areas for discussion: responsibilities of shareholders, independence of auditors, influence of analysts, information to be given in reports.The letter has a siginifcant number of handwritten comments in Sir Adrian's hand.
Letter suggests approaching M & G to learn about their approach as an institutional investor.
Letter comments draft work programme and report, additonally commenting favourably on training programme for directors and legislation.
18. Record of meeting with Mr Dennis Stevenson, chairman of SRU Group and non-executive director of Manpower plc (formerly Blue Arrow), on 9 September 1991. And letter written by Stevenson to Institutional Shareholders' Committee.
Comments on remuneration, directors' responsibilities and non-executive directors access to independent advice. Includes extract from a biographical sources and Sir Adrian's handwritten notes.
Report of meeting focuses on auditing.
Record focuses on role of accounting standards and auditors.
Confidential paper, with very limited circulation, comments on institutional investors and non-executive directors, remuneration and auditors.
Letter concentrates on various committees within a company and a responsible attitude being adopted by institutional shareholders.
Evidence concentrates on short-termism.
The copies concentrate on ethics in business and a supporting code, performance monitoring and communications with shareholders.
Letter comments on companies' performance and ineffective boards.
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.
Submission covers the role and responsibilities of boards of directors, financial reporting, shareholders, auditing and regulation.
Submission to the Committee about shareholder relations, especially from viewpoint of institutional shareholder. Includes a handwritten note from Nigel peace wondering about asking Andrew Hugh Smoth for clarification.
Main content is 'A submission to the Committee on the Finacinal Aspects of Corporate Governance by the Institute of Public Relations , City & Financial Group, December 1991.
Covers issues such as communication between boards and shareholders, emphasis on the long term, corporate reporting, company-auditor relationships, responsibilities of non-executive directors, audit committees and auditors responsibilities.
Article concerns the role of the institutional investor.
Letter concentrates on the role and behaviour of institutional shareholders, summarises UK investment in R& D, capital investment and takeovers with the funds now coming from the banks.
Short letter saying he will make a submission based on experience at ICI and Chloride.
Correspondence on subjects such as rights of executive directors to seek external professional advice and be re-imbursed, comments on comments on the draft report, the interests of of the 'private' shareholder as well as the interests of the institutional ones.
Davies, Arnold, Cooper proposes insurance for non-executive directors. Transparency International asks for support for its cause. Wilton proposes greater involvement of institutional shareholders.
Expresses concerns about the misuse of information.
Comments on the papers circulated for the 20-21 January 1992 meeting.
Covers some aspects of institutional investors and also their relations with non-executive directors in two articles.
The paper covers the role and duties of directors, the responsibilities of institutional shareholders, auditors responsibilities and liabilities, accounting standards and pension fund management issues.
The views cover the range of auditing issues, non-executive directors, responsibilities of directors, divided boards and other matters.
Correspondence concerns increased voting by institutional shareholders with samples from Royal Insurance, General Accident and Lloyds Bank.
Comments on potential for statements of conformity to become meaningless, possible progress to an international accounting regime and institutional shareholders, plus detailed comments.
43. Report on a pilot study on attitudes toward the issues of corporate governance, a presentation by Angus Maitland, Burson-Marsteller at CBI/B-M conference on Corporate Governance 10 June 1992 and reply by Nigel Peace.
Reports the results of a survey. Auditors are least likely to benefit while non-executive directors benefit most. Responsibility for compliance lies with company management and institutional shareholders or Stock Exchange, while expresses doubts over self-regulation.
Comments that serious problems shareholders face, on remuneration committees and the Caparo case. Includes memo from Nigel Peace.
Comments on institutional investors, non-executive directors and internal auditors.
This is a workshop exercise on the role of the directors in Eurotunnel delivered at the ICAEW conference . It is used to comment on unitary boards, separation of roles of Chairman and Chief Executive, non-executive directors and institutional investors.
Comments on non-executive directors, financial reporting, auditing and institutional shareholders.
Comments on employee shareholders, directors pay-offs and pension funds.
Comments on information for the small shareholder, going concern and extended comments on take-overs and fraud.
Comments on differentiation between executive and non-executive directors, access to independent advice, and communication with shareholders.