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Ready for action

Passivity is no longer an option for citizen investors as they embrace their roles as responsible stewards and put ESG factors at the heart of financial decision-making, explains Stephen Davis - Associate Director and Senior Fellow at the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance

Wells Fargo: Corporate board lessons learned?

The Federal Reserve’s strong rebuke of the US banking giant highlights the need for a compliant culture, explains Michael Volkov - CEO, The Volkov Law Group

Upholding human rights through the lens of due diligence

Businesses are expected to make clear their responsibilities and proposed action for protecting individuals from abuse, writes Nicolas Tollet - Counsel at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP & Athena Arbes - Associate at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

ISO 37001: A year on

Gearing for GDPR

The tech impact: Empowering boards

In search of the holy grail of board work: a clarion call for smarter technology, explains Nancy Falls - CEO of The Concinnity Company


Spring 18 Digital Edition




Red Eléctrica Corporación discuss their best-in-class governance practices

Red Eléctrica Corporación aspires to the highest standards of corporate governance as they believe that good governance supports long-term value creation. To this end, Red...

Beyond the Paradise Papers: Can Global Tax Avoidance Be Stopped – WEF 18

It's estimated that multinational corporations and high-net-worth individuals have placed over $7.6 trillion in offshore companies. As the US cuts corporate tax rates and...

Agile Governance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution – WEF 18

The rapid speed of technological change is dismantling traditional institutions and mechanisms for governance. What tools can help leaders accelerate their response time, while...

Putting an End to Modern Slavery – WEF 18

Over 40 million people around the world are victims to modern slavery, which is becoming the fastest growing global crime. What will it take...

Launch of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity – WEF 2018

Given the cyber landscape risks, the World Economic Forum has recognised the need for a global centre of excellence focused on cyber. As such...


UK governance after Brexit

Continuous improvement is needed in audit and corporate governance to ensure that UK attracts investment, post its EU exit, writes Stephen Haddrill - Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Reporting Council

Behavioural auditing

How organisations are assessing corporate culture and behaviour, writes Jan Otten - Founder of ACS & Partner at ACS Behavioural Auditing & Inge van der Meulen - Partner at ACS Behavioural Auditing


Sugarcoating extortion

Establishing policies to combat bribery and corruption is pointless unless you tackle the problem of corrupt local officials, writes Mike Kenealy who is the Chief Operations Officer at Insiders Corp. & Michele La Neve is a Managing Partner at Whitecotton Law International