Chambers' Corporate Governance Handbook

Seventh Edition

By Andrew Chambers

Many firms have implemented corporate governance, yet have fallen into collapse and scandal involving their operations. What went wrong? Chambers' Corporate Governance Handbook is the definitive, practical guide to the ever changing corporate governance landscape. It highlights potential pitfalls, placing blame where appropriate, and recommending possible solutions to these problems. Providing invaluable and practical guidance, this seventh edition will ensure readers are up-to-date and compliant with best practice, creating complete confidence that corporate counsel, regulators, etc., are functioning within the legal, ethical, and practical parameters of corporate governance. Completely revised and updated, the new seventh edition includes new chapters on: Positioning internal audit for effective CSR and ESG; Recalibrating internal audit; Relationships between different corporate governance parties; The risk conversation at board level; and more. Also included is: The coverage of the autumn 2016 release of the updated UK Corporate Governance Code; Family Firms and their Governance expanded to cover SMEs; and Corporate Social Responsibility, Integrated Reporting and Sustainability expanded to cover ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) with a new ESG checklist. With a thorough understanding of the subject matter and many years of corporate governance experience, author Andrew Chambers takes readers through the essential elements of best practice corporate governance and what it should mean to them and their business. This book will be 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. (Series: Directors Handbook Series) [Subject: Company & Insolvency Law]

Publication Date: 4/7/2017
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781784514440