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Employment Law
Corporate & Commercial Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast, Adam Bogdanor and Lisa Mayhew of Berwin Leighton Paisner engage in a discussion about the regulation of directors’ pay and in particular – the long standing concerns regarding excessive remuneration which the government has sought to address in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013.

This topic is of broad commercial significance and will be of particular interest to corporate law and employment law practitioners.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the political and commercial concerns regarding directors’ pay which the government sought to address in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013;
  • Understand the key provisions of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013;
  • Know how the changes introduced will affect companies and the steps that can be taken to ensure companies do not fall foul of the regulations;
  • Be aware of the comparable reform of bankers’ pay both at a domestic and European level.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • CRD IV;
  • The Greenbury Report;
  • The Walker Review;
  • Women on Boards Report;
  • The Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long – Term Decision Making;
  • Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards.
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This CPDcast discusses the changes to directors’ remuneration introduced by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 from both employment and corporate lawyers’ perspectives.

NEW! TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED IN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date Recorded: 23rd July 2013

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