An international standards body has worked to push companies to move beyond traditional ideas of good governance to include models that are more respectful of the environment and society. The International Organization for Standardization, a non-governmental group that has set common requirements for everything from how food is harvested to the symbols that should appear …

(Bloomberg) – Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is set to announce a several percentage point cut in the bank surcharge as early as next month’s budget as he seeks to limit any increase in taxes paid by UK financial firms. The reduction would not take effect until 2023, when a six percentage point increase …

Nana Otuo Siribour II, President of the Council of State, called for a redefinition of corporate governance, with a practice that goes beyond adhering to the new ethics, integrity, honesty and transparency. He said corporate governance was more than just a set of guidelines and it was a framework that underpinned the core values ​​of …

Nana Otuo Siribour II, President of the Council of State, called for a redefinition of corporate governance, with a practice that goes beyond adhering to the new ethics, integrity, honesty and transparency. He said corporate governance was more than just a set of guidelines and it was a framework that underpinned the core values ​​of …

Earlier this year, more than 130 countries signed a global agreement on corporate tax reform, led by the OECD, to force international organizations to pay their fair share of taxes, set at at least 15%. Digitization and globalization of the world have created a mismatch between businesses and tax systems. Many large companies producing intangible …

U.S. stocks lost ground on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, with all three major U.S. equity indices closing in negative territory, as investor sentiment eased amid uncertainty over a possible increase in corporate taxes and to be cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve’s meeting, with the central bank potentially providing an update on the outlook for …

UK: Charity Commission responds to consultation on corporate governance September 15, 2021 Withers LLP To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. The Charity Commission has released its response to a Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consultation on “Restoring Confidence and Confidence in Auditing and Corporate Governance”. The consultation presents …

Updates on Japanese business and finance Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Japanese business and financial news. The writer is managing director of the Board of Directors of the Directors Education Institute of Japan Since Japan introduced codes of conduct for companies and shareholders, three words have resonated …

Grupo Financiero Banorte (Banorte), Mexico’s largest financial institution, and leading Caribbean organization Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) are recognized for their corporate governance standards at this year’s Ethical Boardroom Awards. Every year, Ethical Boardroom Magazine – the bimonthly digital magazine that provides in-depth coverage and critical analysis of global governance issues – recognizes the world’s …

House Democrats plan to propose to raise the corporate tax rate to 26.5% from 21% and impose a 3 percentage point surtax on individual incomes above $ 5 million, according to two Democratic House advisers familiar with the plans. The tax increases would be part of the House Ways and Means Committee’s plans to fund …