Regulator Seeks Expansion Following Improved Compliance - Wall 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 ...

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

According 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 ...

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

Passing 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 ...

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

Until 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Reps To Probe FRC Over Corporate Governance Code - CHANNELS TELEVISION

Reps 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 ...

Reps probe FRC over church controversy - Daily Trust

The 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), ...

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

Abuja – 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Reps probe FRC over church controversy - Daily Trust

The 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), ...

FRC calls for improved corporate governance - CCH 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 ...

FRC wants end to 'lip service' on FTSE board independence - CCH 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 ...

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

The 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.

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

As 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Some 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

Some 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 ...