News June 2016

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20 February 2020
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced a major review of how companies and auditors assess and report on the impact of climate change.
News - Accounting - Audit Monitoring - Auditing - Corporate Governance - Risk
19 February 2020
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today published a consultation on proposed changes to its Technical Actuarial Standard on actuarial work to support funeral plan trusts (TAS 400).
News - Actuarial
18 February 2020
The Court of Appeal has today partially allowed Sports Direct’s appeal against the judgment of Mr Justice Arnold in relation to the provision of privileged material to the FRC. 
News - Accounting - Audit Monitoring - Auditing
18 February 2020
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today published guidance for companies on disclosure of risks and other reporting consequences arising from the emergence and spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
News - Accounting - Audit Monitoring - Auditing - Corporate Reporting - Financial Reporting - Risk
13 February 2020
The FRC and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have published joint letters for accountants and auditors with information regarding auditing, accounting and corporate reporting standards during the transition period following the UK’s exit from the EU.
News - Accounting - Audit Monitoring - Auditing
10 February 2020
New research from the Hampton-Alexander Review has found one third of Board seats at FTSE 100 companies are now held by women, ten months ahead of the December 2020 target, however progress to develop the succession pipeline across the FTSE 350 remains slow.
News - Corporate Governance - Corporate Reporting
5 February 2020
Over half of FTSE 250 companies (52%) fail to mention ethnicity in their board diversity policy, and most of the FTSE 350 do not set measurable ethnicity targets, according to new research from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).  
News - Accounting - Corporate Governance - Corporate Reporting
5 February 2020
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today announced a major shakeup of its oversight and supervisory functions to speed up the pace of Enforcement investigations.
News - Accounting - Actuarial - Audit Monitoring - Auditing - Corporate Governance - Corporate Reporting - Financial Reporting
30 January 2020
Simon Dingemans, Chair of the Financial Reporting Council, gave the keynote speech at this event on Wednesday 29 January. He spoke about the effectiveness of well-functioning markets.
News - Auditing - Corporate Governance - Investor Stewardship
30 January 2020
The FRC has today issued a revised glossary which now includes a definition for an Other Entity of Public Interest, which has now been approved by the FRC Board.
News - Accounting - Auditing - Ethics
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