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Chambers' Corporate Governance Handbook, 7th Edition

Chambers' Corporate Governance Handbook, 7th Edition

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  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional (formerly Tottel Publishing)
  • ISBN: 9781784514440
  • Published In: February 2017
  • Format: Paperback , 1132 pages
  • Jurisdiction: U.K. ? Disclaimer:
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    Many firms have implemented corporate governance, yet have fallen into collapse and scandal involving their operations. What has gone wrong? Chambers' Corporate Governance Handbook is the definitive, practical guide to the ever changing corporate governance landscape highlighting the potential pitfalls, tackling the issues, placing blame where appropriate, and recommending possible solutions to these problems.

    Providing invaluable, practical guidance Chambers' Corporate Governance Handbook (Seventh Ed) will ensure that you are up to date and compliant with best practice giving you complete confidence that you are continuing to function within the legal, ethical and practical parameters of corporate governance.

    New for the Seventh edition

    Completely revised and updated, the new seventh edition includes new chapters on:

    • Positioning internal audit for effective CSR and ESG - scope, competence and reporting
    • Board evaluation
    • Recalibrating internal audit
    • The independence and of different corporate governance parties
    • Relationships between different corporate governance parties
    • The risk conversation at board level In addition:
    • Includes coverage of the autumn 2016 release of the updated UK Corporate Governance Code
    • Family Firms and their Governance (Chapter A7) expaned to cover SMEs
    • Corporate Social Responsibility, Integrated Reporting and Sustainability (Chapter C5) will be expanded to cover ESG (Environment, social and governance) and a new ESG checklist will be included.

    With a thorough understanding of the subject matter and many years of corporate governance experience, Andrew Chambers takes you through the essential elements of best practice corporate governance and what it should mean to you and your business.

     

    Who should buy this book

    Chambers' Corporate Governance Handbook (Seventh Ed) is essential reading for company directors and their legal advisers; corporate counsel; company secretaries; regulators; and public policy makers. Academics and students will also benefit from this useful resource.

  • Part A: Effective Boards and Directors
    Chapter A1 The Effective Board 
    Chapter A2 Considering Joining a Board 
    Chapter A3 Independence Issues 
    Chapter A4 Resigning a Directorship 
    Chapter A5 Board Committees 
    Chapter A6 Board Policies and Policy Statements 
    Chapter A7 Family Firms and their Governance 
    Chapter A8 Governance of International Organisations 
    Chapter A9 Directors with Company Loans: Independence and Conflict of Interest Implications 

    Part B: Guest Chapters
    Chapter B1 Avoiding the Pitfalls in Running a Private Company 
    Chapter B2 Board Dynamics: Evaluating Board Effectiveness 
    Chapter B3 Board Dynamics: A Female Perspective 
    Chapter B4 Board Dynamics: The Chairman’s Perspective 
    Chapter B5 Board Dynamics: The Non-Executive Director’s Perspective 

    Part C: Understanding Corporate Governance
    Chapter C1 Understanding Corporate Governance 
    Chapter C2 Grand Themes in Corporate Governance 
    Chapter C3 Applying the Theories that Underpin Corporate Governance 
    Chapter C4 Do Non-Executive Directors Add Value? 
    Chapter C5 Corporate Social Responsibility, Integrated Reporting and Sustainability 
    Chapter C6 Culture, Ethics and the Board 

    Part D: Corporate Governance in Practice
    Chapter D1 The UK’s Companies Act 2006 – Corporate Governance Issues 
    Chapter D2 The UK Approach to Corporate Governance 
    Chapter D3 Critique of UK Corporate Governance 
    Chapter D4 The Walker Review of Corporate Governance in UK Banks and other Financial Industry Entities 
    Chapter D5 Checklist to Benchmark Corporate Governance Practice in the Context of the UK Corporate Governance Code 
    Chapter D6 British Governance Standard (2013) – Code of Practice for Delivering Effective Governance of Organizations 
    Chapter D7 Gulf Corporate Governance 

    Part E: Audit Committees
    Chapter E1 Overview of Audit Committee Responsibilities 
    Chapter E2 Effective and Efficient Conduct of Audit Committee Business 
    Chapter E3 Audit Committees and Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK 
    Chapter E4 Audit Committee Oversight of Published Information 
    Chapter E5 Audit Committee Oversight of Risk Management and Internal Control 
    Chapter E6 Audit Committee Oversight of External Audit 
    Chapter E7 Audit Committee Oversight of Internal Audit and other Review Agencies 
    Chapter E8 The Development of Audit Committees over Time 
    Chapter E9 Board Risk Committees 
    Chapter E10 Board Remuneration Committees 

    Part F: The Corporate Governance Journey
    Chapter F1 The Corporate Governance Framework 
    Chapter F2 Evolution of the UK Code and the Impact of Higgs and Smith 

    Part G: Risk Management and Internal Control
    Chapter G1 Risk Management and Internal Control 
    Chapter G2 Current Developments in Internal Auditing 
    Chapter G3 Three Lines of Defence 
    Chapter G4 New Enhanced Guidance on Internal Audit 
    Chapter G5 New Enhanced Guidance on Internal Audit’s Interface with Regulators 

    Part H: External Oversight
    Chapter H1 External Control 
    Chapter H2 Is Audit failing the Global Capital Markets? 

    Appendix 1 The UK Corporate Governance Code 
    Appendix 2 The UK Stewardship Code 
    Appendix 3 The Chartered Director (C Dir) qualification 
    Appendix 4 Board Committees – Terms of Reference 
    Appendix 5 Suggestions for Good Practice from the Higgs Report 
    Appendix 6 Cadbury, Greenbury and 1998 Combined Codes
    Appendix 7 Code of Ethics 
    Appendix 8 International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing 
    Appendix 9 Independent External Board Evaluations Code of Practice 

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