13 May 2019

Luxottica founder agrees to end governance dispute at EssilorLuxottica

Luxottica’s Leonardo Del Vecchio and Essilor’s Hubert Sagnières have reached an agreement to grant more power to their lieutenants and end a governance dispute over the appointment of a new group CEO.

13 May 2019

LAPFF publishes “Employees on Board” a survey of FTSE All-Share companies

The Forum undertook a survey earlier this year to get a sense of how companies are responding to the revised UK Corporate Governance Code, with its new emphasis on workforce engagement.

10 May 2019

Danske Bank appointed a former executive of ABN Amro as its new chief executive

Chris Vogelzang will take on a challening role as the new chief executive of Danske Bank, which is under criminal investigation over money laundering

9 May 2019

Gucci parent company to pay €1.25 billion to settle Italy tax dispute

Kering’s Swiss-based subsidiary has allegedly avoided to pay tax on Gucci’s earnings in Italy between 2011 and 2017

8 May 2019

Proxy advisers to urge Deutsche’s investors to vote against its board

Deutsche Bank's shareholders are urged to back a motion of no confidence against Chairman Paul Achleitner

8 May 2019

Too many banks leave themselves open to financial risks from climate change

Banks are shifting away from viewing climate change risks solely as a corporate social responsibility issue, as they understand their financial implications.

7 May 2019

The Big Four accountancy firms lack diversity

The Big Four accountancy firms (KPMG, EY, PWC and Deloitte) have been scrutinised for their lack of diversity.

6 May 2019

Kraft Heinz will restate its financial results for the past three years

Kraft Heinz has received a second subpoena from the SEC after writing down the goodwill for some its brands.

5 May 2019

Boeing's board of directors comes under scrutiny as company faces 737 Max crisis

Boeing's board failed to answer safety questions in effort to get the new 737 Max to market quickly and at low cost.

2 May 2019

UBS Shareholders revolt over record $5B tax evasion penalty

UBS shareholders refuse to back management from their liability to pay $5 billion penalty for helping French clients evade taxes.