Capital Markets Practice News Round-Up

    View Authors January 2014

    Welcome to the latest in our series of regular alerts containing a roundup of news from our capital markets practice. Among other things, we bring you news of changes to the listing regime which, in a welcome deregulatory development, remove most of the disclosure requirements relating to directors’ remuneration for UK-incorporated premium listed companies.

    This issue includes:


    • Executive pay and the listing regime: changes to the Listing Rules remove most of the disclosure requirements relating to directors’ remuneration for UK-incorporated premium listed companies in light of overlap with the requirements of the Directors’ Remuneration Reporting Regulations 2013
    • Developments in corporate governance in 2013: the FRC reports on the impact and implementation of the UK Corporate Governance Code and the Stewardship Code during the last year
    • Audit quality: the FRC issues the findings of its review into the auditor’s consideration and application of materiality
    • Audit market: EU proposals for the reform of the audit market for listed companies
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