Professor Andrew Chambers
Corporate governance expert shares practical tips on how to comply with recently updated standards
Chambers’ Corporate Governance Handbook, Sixth Edition provides invaluable advice on functioning within the legal, ethical and practical parameters of corporate governance.
With a thorough understanding of the subject matter and many years of corporate governance experience, Professor Andrew Chambers takes readers through the essential elements of best practice corporate governance and what it should mean to businesses. Having previously been a member of the boards of listed and unlisted companies, charities and public sector entities, Andrew is in an ideal position to demonstrate how boards can be more effective.
All the information needed to meet the requirements of the independent board review
Chambers’ Corporate Governance Handbook offers detailed coverage of key topics including effective boards and directors, corporate governance in practice, audit committees, risk management and internal control, and external oversight.
This sixth edition features new chapters which address the following contemporary issues:
• Evaluating board effectiveness
• Corporate social responsibility, integrated reporting and sustainability
• Culture, ethics and the board
• Board risk committees
• The ‘three lines of defence’ approach to mitigating risk
• Effective internal auditing
• The external auditor and the global capital markets
Fully updated throughout, this handbook covers the FRC’s UK Corporate Governance Code and Stewardship Code, the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards and the new British Governance Standard.
Useful precedents, checklists, bullet point summaries and references to legislation and codes of practice help to simplify processes, keeping you up-to-speed and compliant with best practice.
Who should buy this book?
Chambers’ Corporate Governance Handbook is essential reading for company directors and their legal advisers, corporate counsel, company secretaries, regulators and public policy makers. Academics and students will also benefit from this useful resource.
About the author
Professor Andrew Chambers is a consultant in board practices and internal audit evaluation. Previously he has been a professor of corporate governance, audit and control and internal auditing. He was the Specialist Advisor to the House of Lords’ Select Committee on Economic Affairs during the Auditors: Market concentration and their role inquiry.
ISBN: 978 1 78043 482 7 Pub date: April 2014 Format: Paperback
Price: £98 Extent: 1132pp