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Regulator Seeks Expansion Following Improved Compliance - Wall Street Journal (blog);

Regulator Seeks Expansion Following Improved Compliance - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Regulator Seeks Expansion Following Improved ComplianceWall Street Journal (blog)The Financial Reporting Council wants more power now that U.K. companies have made strides in disclosing the material risks and uncertainties they face. After the first full year of reporting on long-term viability, the U.K. quasi government regulator ...and more »

FRC calls for more oversight powers to tackle corporate governance - economia

FRC calls for more oversight powers to tackle corporate governanceeconomiaAccording to the FRC's Developments in Corporate Governance and Stewardship 2016 report, compliance with the principles of the UK Corporate Governance Code is high but some boards are still “paying lip service to the needs of their shareholders and ...and more »

Adeboye: NASS never passed law on tenure of religious leaders – Reps - Daily Post Nigeria;

Adeboye: NASS never passed law on tenure of religious leaders – Reps - Daily Post Nigeria

Daily Post NigeriaAdeboye: NASS never passed law on tenure of religious leaders – RepsDaily Post NigeriaPassing a resolution on Wednesday at a session presided over by the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, the House also ordered a public hearing on FRC laws. This follows a motion sponsored by the Minority Leader of the House, Mr. Leo Ogor. Lawmakers stated ...and more »

The Church Blog: The Nigerian Church needs the FRC Governance Code - YNaija;

The Church Blog: The Nigerian Church needs the FRC Governance Code - YNaija

YNaijaThe Church Blog: The Nigerian Church needs the FRC Governance CodeYNaijaUntil Pastor E.A. Adeboye stepped down as the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), one of Nigeria's largest and most influential leaders few days ago, very few Nigerians had heard of the Corporate Governance Code of the ...and more »

FRC has no power to fix Adeboye, others' tenure –Reps - The Punch;

FRC has no power to fix Adeboye, others' tenure –Reps - The Punch

The PunchFRC has no power to fix Adeboye, others' tenure –RepsThe PunchThe House of Representatives has ordered a “detailed” public hearing on the activities of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, particularly the Council's decision to fix the tenure of the leadership of religious organisations. The House passed ...and more »

Reps To Probe FRC Over Corporate Governance Code - CHANNELS TELEVISION;

Reps To Probe FRC Over Corporate Governance Code - CHANNELS TELEVISION

CHANNELS TELEVISIONReps To Probe FRC Over Corporate Governance CodeCHANNELS TELEVISIONReps To Probe FRC Over Corporate Governance Code The House of Representatives has ordered its Joint Committee on Delegated Legislation and Public Accounts to carry out a public hearing on the activities of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of ...and more »

Reps probe FRC over church controversy - Daily Trust;

Reps probe FRC over church controversy - Daily Trust

Daily TrustReps probe FRC over church controversyDaily TrustThe House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe the activities of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) over the recent controversy that trailed the purported resignation of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), ...and more »

Suspend FRCN's code of corporate governance regulation, Reps urge FG - Nigerian Observer;

Suspend FRCN's code of corporate governance regulation, Reps urge FG - Nigerian Observer

Nigerian ObserverSuspend FRCN's code of corporate governance regulation, Reps urge FGNigerian ObserverAbuja – The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved urged the Federal Government to suspend implementation of Code of Governance regulation initiated by Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN). This was sequel to a resolution passed ...and more »

FG Suspends Implementation of FRCN's “Corporate Governance Code” - Bella Naija;

FG Suspends Implementation of FRCN's “Corporate Governance Code” - Bella Naija

Bella NaijaFG Suspends Implementation of FRCN's “Corporate Governance Code”Bella NaijaThe Federal Government has suspended the implementation of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN)'s Corporate Governance Code. The law, the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria Act, No. 6 of 2011, prescribes a maximum period of 20 ...and more »

Reps probe FRC over church controversy - Daily Trust;

Reps probe FRC over church controversy - Daily Trust

Daily TrustReps probe FRC over church controversyDaily TrustThe House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe the activities of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) over the recent controversy that trailed the purported resignation of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), ...and more »

FRC calls for improved corporate governance - CCH Daily inc Accountancy Live (subscription) (blog)

FRC calls for improved corporate governanceCCH Daily inc Accountancy Live (subscription) (blog)The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published its annual report, Developments in Corporate Governance and Stewardship 2016, which notes that compliance with the principles of the UK Corporate Governance Code remains high, but that some ...and more »

FRC wants end to 'lip service' on FTSE board independence - CCH Daily inc Accountancy Live (subscription) (blog)

FRC wants end to 'lip service' on FTSE board independenceCCH Daily inc Accountancy Live (subscription) (blog)The regulator's annual report on corporate governance and stewardship found that the number of FTSE 350 companies reporting full compliance with all provisions has increased from 57% to 62% since 2015, with 90% reporting full compliance with all but ...and more »

Reps to debate controversial code of governance rule on churches, mosques, today - BusinessDay;

Reps to debate controversial code of governance rule on churches, mosques, today - BusinessDay

BusinessDayReps to debate controversial code of governance rule on churches, mosques, todayBusinessDayThe House of Representatives is expected to commence debate on the crisis generated by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN), which approved 20 years tenure in office for heads of non-profit organisations including churches and mosques.and more »

Putting Teeth Into 'Comply Or Explain': U.K. Regulator Asks For More Powers - Forbes;

Putting Teeth Into 'Comply Or Explain': U.K. Regulator Asks For More Powers - Forbes

ForbesPutting Teeth Into 'Comply Or Explain': U.K. Regulator Asks For More PowersForbesAs it publishes its annual report today, the U.K.'s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) reveals it has asked the government for more oversight powers. The independent regulator's role is to promote high quality corporate governance and reporting to ...and more »

FRC seeks more power to hold boards to account - Financial Times;

FRC seeks more power to hold boards to account - Financial Times

Financial TimesFRC seeks more power to hold boards to accountFinancial TimesThe UK's audit and governance standards watchdog is asking the government for greater oversight powers to tackle corporate governance issues. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select topic. Select topic ...and more »

Companies criticised for 'paying lip-service' to shareholder complaints - Telegraph.co.uk;

Companies criticised for 'paying lip-service' to shareholder complaints - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukCompanies criticised for 'paying lip-service' to shareholder complaintsTelegraph.co.ukSome companies are simply “paying lip service” to their shareholders' complaints about boardroom bonuses and governance rules, according to one corporate watchdog. Despite several years of bruising rebellions from investors unhappy at directors, pay ...and more »

House of Reps to debate FRC's law on religious bodies - YNaija

House of Reps to debate FRC's law on religious bodiesYNaijaA motion to debate the Corporate Governance Code set by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria has been admitted by the House of Representatives. The motion was moved by Minority Leader, Leo Ogor to be debated on Wednesday. Recall that the ...and more »

6 FRC terms that may force other Nigerian pastors to step down - NAIJ.COM;

6 FRC terms that may force other Nigerian pastors to step down - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COM6 FRC terms that may force other Nigerian pastors to step downNAIJ.COMSome religious leaders have no doubt turned their organisations into a money making venture where Nigerians seeking spiritual counsel pour in their earnings. 6 FRC terms that may force other Nigerian pastors to step down. Nigeria is one of the top ...and more »