Corporate Governance - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750683821, 9780080942131

Corporate Governance

1st Edition

A practical guide for accountants

Authors: Catherine Turner
Paperback ISBN: 9780750683821
eBook ISBN: 9780080942131
Imprint: CIMA Publishing
Published Date: 18th July 2009
Page Count: 196
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Description

Background issues; What is corporate governance?; Some concepts; corporate social responsibility; How has it evolved, and what are the emerging UK and international trends; Sarbanes Oxley; an overview of relevant guidance ; brief introductions to each of Turnbull: Cadbury: the Combined Code; Higgs;a practical guide to establishing a framework; The role of the company director [including nonexecs and also the role of the CoSec in supporting the Board];Directors and shareholders the balance of responsibilities and powers; Internal controls and risk management issues [Including audit and risk committees, whilstle-blowing provisions; examples of relevant subcommittees? remits, terms of reference; Disclosure and reporting responsibilities; Directors' remuneration.

Key Features

  • covers the concept of Corporate Governance from the point of view of accountants and directors and what these groups need to be aware of
  • explains the sensible steps that should be taken to document and provide evidence of their compliance with the various legislation in place
  • provides accountants with a practical, user-friendly manual to the governance issues which they need to be aware of.

Readership

Accountants

Table of Contents

Background issues; What is corporate governance?; Some concepts; corporate social responsibility; How has it evolved, and what are the emerging UK and international trends; Sarbanes Oxley; an overview of relevant guidance ; brief introductions to each of Turnbull: Cadbury: the Combined Code; Higgs;a practical guide to establishing a framework; The role of the company director [including nonexecs and also the role of the CoSec in supporting the Board];Directors and shareholders the balance of responsibilities and powers; Internal controls and risk management issues [Including audit and risk committees, whilstle-blowing provisions; examples of relevant subcommittees? remits, terms of reference; Disclosure and reporting responsibilities; Directors' remuneration.

Details

No. of pages:
196
Language:
English
Copyright:
© CIMA Publishing 2009
Published:
Imprint:
CIMA Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780080942131

About the Author

Catherine Turner

Catherine is Group Compliance Officer for Maitland (www.maitlandgroup.com) and also

an Associate Lecturer in Financial Services at the Isle of Man College of Further Education.

Prior to her current position she was Head of Legal, Compliance and Risk - Global Fund Services, Bank of Bermuda (Isle of Man) Ltd. She has been in the financial services industry for 20 years. She has also held positions as Manager, Marketing and Product Development for an international financial services provider, and was a Policy Adviser to the Isle of Man Government Financial Supervision Commission specialising in the development of the regulatory framework for collective investment schemes. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, a Member of the Securities Institute, a Member of the Society of Financial Advisers and an Associate of the Life Insurance Association by Diploma.She lectures internationally on subjects including fund management, regulation and compliance, insider dealing, investor protection regimes, and mortgage lending, and is Associate Lecturer, Financial Services at the Isle of Man College of Further Education. She has been engaged by the Africa Centre for Investment Analysis to deliver a 3-day course in November 2003 covering Insider Dealing Regimes, Investor Protection Regimes and International Funds.

Affiliations and Expertise

Group Compliance Officer, Maitland, UK