This would seem to be a print-out of a presentation on the code of best practice on the report of the Committee.
Proposal for a seminar of 20 people with suggested names to discuss the philosophy design and purpose of the company. See also CAD-01035.
This is the briefing to launch a high level review.
Letter encouraging the recipient to comply completely with the new public discussion document: Corporate practices and conduct.
This refers to a Statement of Best Practice published by the Institutional Shareholders' Committee and the ABI. It sets out key points, while asking the Committee to consider response to the ABI discussion document.
Correspondence advising of progress since seminar of The purpose of the company, 14 March 1991 (see CAD-01027)
Covers the middle ground.
Background to the meeting with the Institutional Shareholders Committee and Mike Sandland.
Contains papers, voting by institutional Shareholders, Communication of Business Plans & Insider Dealing
Covering letter and Hugh Collum's response to the Accounting Standards Board's publication on Structure of Financial Statements and the Statement of Principles
Includes the CBI response to the ABI discussion paper on the responsibilities of institutional shareholders and minutes of meeting held on 25 June 1991.
Also contains background to the Committee. Suggests the ToR should focus on financial aspects.
Extracts relate to communication of information to shareholders and delay in achieving voting rights.
Letter sets out vision for presentation to the Committee about institutional shareholders, a discussion of the ABI paper on the Responsibilities of institutional shareholders.
The letter is a response to a request to give evidence. Areas for discussion: responsibilities of shareholders, independence of auditors, influence of analysts, information to be given in reports.The letter has a siginifcant number of handwritten comments in Sir Adrian's hand.
Letter suggests approaching M & G to learn about their approach as an institutional investor.
Letter comments draft work programme and report, additonally commenting favourably on training programme for directors and legislation.
18. Record of meeting with Mr Dennis Stevenson, chairman of SRU Group and non-executive director of Manpower plc (formerly Blue Arrow), on 9 September 1991. And letter written by Stevenson to Institutional Shareholders' Committee.
Comments on remuneration, directors' responsibilities and non-executive directors access to independent advice. Includes extract from a biographical sources and Sir Adrian's handwritten notes.
Report of meeting focuses on auditing.
Record focuses on role of accounting standards and auditors.
Confidential paper, with very limited circulation, comments on institutional investors and non-executive directors, remuneration and auditors.
Letter concentrates on various committees within a company and a responsible attitude being adopted by institutional shareholders.
Evidence concentrates on short-termism.
The copies concentrate on ethics in business and a supporting code, performance monitoring and communications with shareholders.
Letter comments on companies' performance and ineffective boards.