Charles Henderson's appointment represents a significant step for private investors, endorsing UKSA's influence in support of their rights.
An initiative by Dean Buckner’s UKSA policy team exposing weaknesses in Bain Capital’s bid for LV was sent to the FCA and picked up by the national press. The members rejected the bid by the small margin of 6%.
Speaking after the vote, Dean Buckner said:
Goodbye to all that boilerplate, jargon and management hype? IASB/FRS have some good ideas – but will they work?
A welcome move by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) to discourage the use of all the waffle in the narrative sections of the annual report. But will it work…?
IASB/IFRS Exposure Draft (ED2021/6) have produced a revised practice statement for preparers of the Management Commentary.
We all agree to having a healthy business environment. So why water down measures that would reduce the risk of fraud and mis-statements?
The ruling is a travesty because the judge has ignored or misunderstood the points made by Dr Dean Buckner (policy director, UKSA) and Professor Ken Dowd, Durham University.
UKSA and ShareSoc policy teams were contacted, as rated by the IASB and for providing useful feedback on accounting standards, to provide further input to their goodwill and impairment project
FRC doing their best to keep audit reform momentum going
UKSA directors Martin White and Helen Gibbons attended a conference in Slovenia organised by Better Finance – the European umbrella body for organisations representing individual investors.
UKSA’s policy team are drafting a reply jointly with ShareSoc to the Financial Reporting Council’s consultation on proposed revisions to the Audit Firm Governance Code.
HMT wants to facilitate wider participation in the ownership of public companies, and to remove the current disincentives.