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Directors face tougher controls under revisions to UK Corporate Governance Code

By Phoebe Seers
  • 24 May 2023 11:40
  • 24 May 2023 11:40
Directors of UK-listed companies face a tougher regime and more accountability under revisions to the Corporate Governance Code, which was published for consultation by the audit watchdog today. 

The main changes cover reporting on audit, assurance and risk, as well as new requirements for sustainability and environmental, social and governance, or ESG, reporting

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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