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Integrity is the key to Jersey’s success

09 May 2019

Integrity is the crucial ingredient upon which Jersey’s reputation lies was the key message to delegates from Martin Moloney, Director General of the Jersey Financial Services Commission at ICSA: The Governance Institute’s annual conference in St Helier last week. Read more

Fidelity Stock Plan Services Named Newest Gold Member of ProShare

09 May 2019

Based on Expanding Commitment to Equity Compensation, Fidelity Stock Plan Services Named Newest Gold Member of ProShare. Gold Membership Includes a Seat on ProShare’s Advisory Panel, Which Helps to Shape ProShare’s Approach to Policy and Industry Best Practice. Read more

New report challenges the independence of sport

08 May 2019

ICSA: The Governance Institute has today published a report, which addresses the claims to autonomy and self-regulation which sports bodies have traditionally made for themselves. The Future of Sports Governance: Beyond Autonomy considers how these claims have been affected by the sector’s growth, its changing role and the various pressures under which sports organisations operate. Focusing on the UK and primarily on publicly-funded bodies, it assesses recent governance challenges and looks ahead to some of the issues yet to be tackled. Read more

ICSA flags responsible investment and emerging technology as areas of focus for Guernsey businesses

02 May 2019

Socially conscious investment and emerging technologies are both areas that will require increasing boardroom focus delegates at ICSA: The Governance Institute’s annual conference in Guernsey heard yesterday. Read more

BEIS Committee report on the Future of Audit is another missed opportunity

02 April 2019

ICSA: The Governance Institute has today reiterated concerns that the UK audit market will not improve unless issues of education, training and trust are first addressed. It believes that the report published today by the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee does not reflect the realities of commissioning audit work and is another missed opportunity to improve the situation. Read more

Boardroom resilience is the focus of the 2019 ICSA Jersey Annual Conference

02 April 2019

ICSA: The Governance Institute’s annual conference in Jersey is this year addressing the theme of ‘Building Board Resilience’. Taking place at the Royal Yacht Hotel on 2 May, the conference will focus on the importance of creating effective boards that are fit for the future and can ensure that Jersey retains its place on the global stage as a champion of good governance. Read more

Board resilience is the focus of the ICSA Guernsey Conference 2019

29 March 2019

This year’s ICSA: The Governance Institute’s annual conference in Guernsey is addressing the theme of ‘Building Board Resilience’. Taking place at the St Pierre Park Hotel on 1 May, the conference will focus on how boards can be strengthened through board evaluations and improved board dynamics. Business critical issues that directors need to be aware of such as technological innovations, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and anti-money laundering are also being considered. Read more

Future role of ARGA

22 March 2019

ICSA: The Governance Institute has responded to press comment that the Institute of Directors has criticised government plans to include oversight of corporate governance in the remit of the Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority (ARGA), the new audit regulator. Read more

New requirement for companies to report on payment practices is a step in the right direction

13 March 2019

ICSA: The Governance Institute is supportive of the new requirement for company audit committees to review and report on payment practices in their annual report and accounts as it believes this will help to tackle the problem of late payment of invoices, which can be hugely detrimental to small businesses. Read more

Charity sector requires a revolution to be fit for the 21st century

12 March 2019

Delegates at ICSA: The Governance Institute’s Charity Governance Conference on Friday 8 March were treated to a thought-provoking keynote speech by feminist activist Esuantsiwa Jane Goldsmith, Director of Anona Development Consultancy, who called for a revolution in the charity sector and said that business as usual won’t do any more. Read more

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