UK - A former adviser with the consultancy Institutional Design has set up his own London-based corporate governance consultancy.
Lintstock, set up by David Lapido, aims to help firms strengthen governance systems, meet the needs of financial regulators and enhance their profile in the investor community.
The three principal areas of service include a governance profile appraisal to examine a company’s disclosures, evaluation to examine governance functions performed by the board and operational audits to assess the risks of failures to vote.
This week's top stories included Cardano announcing plans to acquire Now Pensions from a Dutch pension fund later this year.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) faces a £102m impact on liabilities as a result of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs), according to its annual results.
Malcolm Mclean says getting the channels of communication right and engaging more openly is a good starting point