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Advancing corporate governance reform

The UK is seeking to calm public concern about falling standards in business life by revisiting corporate frameworks... but it’s not all about codes of practice, writes Timothy Copnell - Chairman of KPMG’s UK Audit Committee Institute

Overseeing the board’s compliance programme

How can a board fulfil its duty of oversight if it’s not trained in how to avoid disaster? writes Michael Volkov who is the CEO and owner of The Volkov Law Group

Assessing corporate compliance programmes

Assessing whether your compliance programme is ‘fit for purpose’ is a key element of the board’s oversight responsibility, writes Holly J. Gregory & Rebecca Grapsas at Sidley Austin LLP

How the general counsel can shape information governance

Understanding the GC’s important role in ensuring proactive information governance can help companies prepare for ever-increasing data challenges, writes Jake Frazier - Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting & Sonia Cheng - Senior Director, FTI Consulting

Latest Issue

EB Spring 2017 Digital Edition

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Ethical Boardroom Interviews Red Eléctrica Corporación

Ethical Boardroom is joined by Mr José Folgado - Chairman of Red Eléctrica Corporación,  Mr Juan Lasala - CEO of Red Eléctrica Corporación and...
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Davos 2017 Fighting Cyber Crime

Cybercrime has made the headlines in 2016 - ranging from corporate theft over espionage to the alleged influence over democratic elections. How can business,...
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Davos 2017 Ending Executive Pay

Excessive executive pay deals are criticised by shareholders and employees alike. How can market mechanisms be tamed to limit excess yet keep talent mobile?
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From Behind the Bribe, The Sharp End of Compliance

A short film on Richard Bistrong's journey through the dark side of international business, "getting caught" and what that might mean for today's compliance challenges.
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Bryan Harris Chief Internal Auditor of Alba | Ethical Boardroom

Bryan Harris - Chief Internal Auditor of Alba thanks Ethical Boardroom for being awarded "The Best Corporate Governance - Industrial Services - Middle East 2015" and why upholding the highest standards of ethical and professional behaviour sits at the heart of Alba’s committed approach to corporate governance.

COMMITTEES

Collaboration is key to fighting fraud

To address accounting challenges, tap the power of policies and people, explains Cindy Fornelli - Executive Director of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ)

A holistic approach to executive pay policy

‘Integrated remuneration’ is the way to solve the conundrum of executive compensation, explains Cédric Laverie - Head of Corporate Governance at Amundi Asset Management

Ethics

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