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    1. London Stock Exchange Chief Quits Immediately Amid Bloody Boardroom Battle

      London Stock Exchange Chief Quits Immediately Amid Bloody Boardroom Battle

      Xavier Rolet has left his post at the LSE amid talk that he had been forced to step down. Leon Neal / AFP A power struggle at the top of the London Stock Exchange has resulted in the departure of both leading protagonists hours after a dramatic intervention by the governor of the Bank of England. The CEO of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) has stepped down effective immediately after a long running war between the board and a hedge-fund activist that demanded he stay in the role...

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    2. Governance in Focus: UAE Companies Increasingly Aware of Gains to be Had

      Governance in Focus: UAE Companies Increasingly Aware of Gains to be Had

      For some listed companies in the UAE, corporate governance is merely a matter of “ticking boxes" to meet the new rules issued in April.

      But for others, complying with the Securities and Commodities Authority’s (SCA) updated resolution on how companies should be run is about more than just avoiding the potential penalties for breaches, which include a fine or referral to public prosecution....

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    3. Governance in Focus: Boardroom Superheroes Can Carry Weight of the World – But Should They?

      Governance in Focus: Boardroom Superheroes Can Carry Weight of the World – But Should They?

      Those holding multiple seats on company boards are often called the supermen and women of the business world. But given the dizzyingly long CVs boasted by some, questions arise as to whether these “superheroes" are more like villains when it comes to effective corporate governance. The UAE’s new 2015 commercial companies law says that individuals should not hold more than five board positions, two chairmanships or one managing director role.....

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    4. Governance in Focus: When Annual Meetings Become Forums for Confrontation

      Governance in Focus: When Annual Meetings Become Forums for Confrontation

      LONDON // It is midsummer in the United Kingdom and it is not just the social season that is in full swing. For the corporate world, there is the annual meeting season to endure. Every year, all of the companies listed on the UK’s stock market are obliged to hold a gathering where shareholders can come and ask questions of the executives and generally take the management of “their" company to task...

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    5. Governance in Focus: UAE Companies Increasingly Aware of Gains to Be Had

      Governance in Focus: UAE Companies Increasingly Aware of Gains to Be Had

      For some listed companies in the UAE, corporate governance is merely a matter of “ticking boxes" to meet the new rules issued in April. But for others, complying with the Securities and Commodities Authority’s (SCA) updated resolution on how companies should be run is about more than just avoiding the potential penalties for breaches, which include a fine or referral to public prosecution ...

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