This would seem to be a print-out of a presentation on the code of best practice on the report of the Committee.
These look like notes to set out the key principles set out in the code of best practice.
The document lists 7 questions and answers about compliance with the Code of Best Practice.
Letter contains draft Terms of Reference for the Committee, and proposals for end product with an outline for the final report.
Letter refers to recommendations by institutions on corporate governance and highlights lack of sanctions for codes of conduct and possible conversation about the role of Chairman.
Highlights issues for a successor body, namely, research into compliance, research funding and recommended amendments to the Companies Act. Sarah Brown's letter deals with directors' service contracts, fees paid to audit firms for non-audit work, protection for auditors reporting fraud.
This specifically relates to UITF Abstract 10 about disclosure of the directors' share options as part of the disclosure of board remuneration and compliance with the Cadbury Code.
Document reports the statement of compliance or non-compliance with the Cadbury Code is included in the reports of all 631 companies, with one exception.
9. Correspondence from Ron Dearing, Financial Reporting Council, including responses to the draft report from ICAEW, Rowena Mills Associates, Delta plc and Sears plc between 1 May 1992 and 23 July 1992.
Includes comments on differentiation between executive and non-executive board members, role of auditors and non-audit fees. Memo from Nigel Peace included.
Comments on voluntary nature of compliance, internal control systems and comments on specific paragraphs.
Comments on enforcement, adoption and efficacy, control structures, role of the board of directors, audit committees and director accountability.
Comments on voluntary nature of the code, non-executive directors, the role of audit committees, directors' contracts and the independence of auditors.
Comments on the application of the code to smaller companies.
Comments on the application of the code to smaller companies.
Reviews commercial publishing options generally and mentions publishing the code separately.
Comments on independence of auditors, audit committees and non-executive directors.
Letter informs that Allied Lyons complies with the code although the appointmentof non-executive directors is informal and would prefer a voluntary code.
Comments on auditing, complying with a code of best practice, non-executive directors, internal control systems and going concern recommendations.
Comments on distinctions between executive and non-executive directors, compliance with the code, separation of roles and board appointments, committees, directors remuneration, auditors and other services to organisations.
Comments on position of auditors, potential to create two-tier boards, number of non-executive appointments and on the Code of Best Practice. Includes original and photocopy.
Comments on the code only applying to holding companies.
Comments that the Code of Best Practice may not be practicable for small companies and there is too clear a distinction between executive and non-executive directors.
Comments on voluntary approach, timing of implementation of compliance, which companies it should be applied to, auditor endorsement, costs, executive and non-executive directors and auditing. Detailed comments are included for some paragraphs.
Comments on ownership models, accountancy work, short-termism.
Response to negative comments about likely compliance and shareholders representatives on the Board.
Comments on directors and non-executive directors roles, auditors and Code of Best Practice.
Comments on the Code of Best Practice, financial reporting and possible regulation.
Comments on codes for standards of conduct, the role of internal auditors and an auditing committee, fraud and compliance with the code.
Letter covers enforcement of the code, the role of non-executive directors, separation of the roles of Chief Executive and Chairman, shareholders' role and that of the auditors with respect to fraud.
Comments on potential for two-tier boards, enforcement, involvement of investors, various aspects of auditing, going concern and disclosure of directors' remuneration.
Comments on the Code of Best Practice and sets out the author's own code besides commenting on other issues in the report, especially enforcement of the Code.
Comments on statements of compliance with the code of best practice as an obligation but not a requirement of listing, responsibilities of the directors and financial reporting.
Comments in the manner of a learned paper, highlighting some alternatives or where the report could have been stronger and monitoring compliance.
Comments on the perceived division of roles for executive and non-executive directors and auditors responsibility to review a company's (non)/compliance with the Code. Further comments on internal controls are included.
Document sets out terms of reference for research into compliance with the Cadbury proposals. ICAEW intends to fund a programme of research.
Advises all Stock Exchange-listed companies, USM companies and Yellow Book subscribers that they should report compliance with the Cadbury Code for the first financial report filed after 30 June 1993.
These publications aim to provide background, guidance or give an overview of the response to the report.
Reports the results of a survey of reactions to the Cadbury recommendations. See context in CAD-02269.
There is draft guidance on compliance with the Code of Best Practice and also guidance on the topic issued in December 1993. In July 1993 the APB issued a draft for comment on reviewing interim financial information.
Author sends his comments on agenda items for Committee meeting, namely, 1 - extending the Code to large private companies, including extending the Code to smaller listed companies and comments on terminology for executive and non-executive directors.
Matters reported include extending the application of the Code to large private companies, and possible extension to smaller companies, progress of monitoring sub-committee and their work, rolling contracts, terminology for directors.
This report covers medium-sized companies as opposed to the July report covering the top 200.
Includes work done for the sub committee on implementation of the Code of Best Practice.
The document covers the number of copies distributed, other UK organisations and jurisdictions interested in the report, progress on monitoring the Code's implementation, going concern and internal controls.
The file includes the text of Sir Owen Green's Pall Mall Lecture, statistics from the ABI on compliance, agenda and papers on independent boards, monitoring compliance and various papers on internal control.
Refers to compliance with the code by NatWest, Camelot, Rentokil. Relevant pages were not attached.
Accompanying note says no further Committee meetings will be held. Minutes indicate new Committee with 12 members and a Chairman. The Committee also considered proposed changes to Stock Exchange Listing Rules and compliance with the Code.
Minuted items: internal control (ref Paul Rutteman), going concern, Labour Party document (See CAD-02281) and monitoring compliance with the Code.
The paper sets out the case for publication of the survey into compliance with the Code.
The paper seeks to establish whether clarification or exemption is required on Paragraph 3.1 statement of compliance about debt-listed companies.