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ICSA Study Text: Corporate Governance 5th ed

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ISBN13: 9781860726590
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781860726248
Published: July 2015
Publisher: ICSA Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback, A4
Price: £44.95



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This official ICSA study text has been created to support students taking the Corporate Governance module, introducing corporate governance and explaining its significance and the role of the company secretary in corporate governance awareness and compliance. It covers all aspects of the governance obligations of organisations, the role that the Chartered Secretary plays in implementing corporate governance, and encompasses the most up-to-date changes in legislation, regulation and guidance, especially in the UK Corporate Governance Code and the Stewardship Code.

Presented in a helpful and accessible style, this study text incorporates a number of features to support learning:

  • Case study scenarios and questions
  • Test your knowledge review questions
  • Stop and think boxes
  • Case law summaries
  • Case examples
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Directory of further reading and online resources
The text provides an excellent guide for students, but is also a handy reference for anyone who works in a governance role, or who wants to learn more about the field of corporate governance.

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Subjects:
Legal Manuals, Company Law
Contents:
Part One: General principles of corporate governance
Chapter 1 Definitions and issues in corporate governance
Chapter 2 Legal and regulatory aspects of governance
Chapter 3 Voluntary codes of corporate governance: the role of the company secretary

Part Two: Governance in practice
Chapter 4 The board of directors
Chapter 5 Governance and boardroom practice
Chapter 6 Remuneration of directors and senior executives
Chapter 7 Reporting to shareholders and external audit
Chapter 8 Relations with shareholders

Part Three: Risk management and internal control
Chapter 9 Risk management and corporate governance
Chapter 10 Internal control systems

Part Four: Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
Chapter 11 Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
Chapter 12 Reporting corporate social responsibility and sustainability

Part Five: Other governance issues
Chapter 13 Other governance issues