Corporate Governance Handbook
Corporate Governance Handbook offers invaluable advice on how to ensure a UK company functions within the required legal and ethical parameters. This fourth edition has been comprehensively updated to take account of the significant changes brought in by the UK's Companies Act 2006 with regard to responsibilities of Boards and responsibilities of directors, the revised Turnbull Guidance and amended EC Directives, as well as myriad other changes. This indispensable handbook shows how to implement developments in UK corporate governance using accepted best practice standards with useful precedents, checklists, bullet point, summaries, and references to legislation/codes of practice throughout.
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Chapter A1 The Effective Board
Delegation of authority guidelines
Shadowing of executive directors by nonexecutive directors
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