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The Cadbury Committee : a history

Author: Laura F Spira; Judy Slinn
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance, better known as the Cadbury Committee, was set up in May 1991 to address the concerns increasingly voiced at that time about how UK companies dealt with financial reporting and accountability and the wider implications of this. The Committee was sponsored by the London Stock Exchange, the Financial Reporting Council, and the accountancy profession, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura F Spira; Judy Slinn
ISBN: 9780199592197 0199592195
OCLC Number: 839396647
Description: xxi, 257 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Setting the scene --
The context, the catalyst, and the birth of the committee - 'Labouring in a vinyard' --
From the draft to the final report: the devil is in the detail --
Following up: early adoption, monitoring, and research --
What happened next --
The Cadbury contribution: conversations, codes, consensus.
Responsibility: Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn.

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This book explores the work of the Cadbury Committee which in 1992 produced the UK's original corporate governance code. It represents a major contribution to the history of the development of UK  Read more...
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