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About Natasha O'Connor

Research Analyst

Case Study: RemCo Responsiveness at Persimmon and Safestore

Issuers aren’t the only ones feeling the heat over executive pay. Investors have been coming under greater levels of pressure in their oversight roles when it comes to remuneration proposals, leading several to take a [...]

By |November 28, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Case Study: RemCo Responsiveness at Persimmon and Safestore

Shorter, Sharper – and More Flexible? The New UK Corporate Governance Code

When the Financial Reporting Council (“FRC”) submitted a draft version of its new UK Corporate Governance Code for consultation in December 2017, they were so inundated with responses (275 individual responses and far in excess [...]

By |July 16, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Shorter, Sharper – and More Flexible? The New UK Corporate Governance Code

Parker Review Issues UK Board Diversity Recommendations

Less than a year since its launch in November 2016, the Parker Review Committee’s “A report into the Ethnic Diversity of UK Boards” has been published following a consultation process. The report contains the committee’s [...]

By |October 26, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Parker Review Issues UK Board Diversity Recommendations

Nigerian Financial Reporting Council Releases 2016 Corporate Governance Code

On October 17, 2016, the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria released its National Code of Corporate Governance comprising three parts: The Code of Corporate Governance for the Private Sector; The Code of Governance for Not-for-Profit [...]

By |October 26, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Nigerian Financial Reporting Council Releases 2016 Corporate Governance Code

Sports Direct’s AGM: From Casino to Circus

As the dust settles on Sports Direct’s circus-like 2016 AGM, shareholders might well be feeling a little less than satisfied with the events of September 7th. The palpable tension which had mounted in the months [...]

By |September 14, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Sports Direct’s AGM: From Casino to Circus

Sports Direct: Is Mike Ashley’s dinghy about to burst?

Sports Direct has had a turbulent year. Since listing in 2007, the company, and its share price, had grown consistently; however its share price is now roughly the same as it was at IPO after [...]

By |August 26, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Sports Direct: Is Mike Ashley’s dinghy about to burst?
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