Capital Markets Practice: News Round-Up

    View Author May 2013

    Welcome to the latest in our series of regular updates containing a round-up of news from our capital markets practice. Among other things, we bring you news of developments in the area of corporate governance including those relating to directors’ pay as well as news of changes to the Takeover Code.

    This issue includes:

    • Corporate governance: Executive Remuneration: the New Regime Governing the Remuneration of Directors of Quoted Companies has Received the Royal Assent and is Likely to Come into Force on 1 October 2013
    • Corporate Governance: the QCA Publishes a Revised Edition of its Corporate Governance Code for Small and Mid-size Quoted Companies
    • Corporate Reporting: the European Commission Seeks to Introduce New Requirements for the Disclosure of Human Rights, Anti-corruption and Diversity Information
    • UK Takeover Code: New Pensions Obligations: the Takeover Panel Introduces Changes Which Will Align the Role of Pension Trustees in Offer Situations to that of the Target’s Employee Representatives