UK - The Financial Reporting Council is increasing its efforts to take legal action against companies which do not comply with FRS17 accounting rules.
The council, which only acts on specific cases drawn to its attention by members of the public or cases publicised in the press, has established a panel to develop more proactive ways to promote good financial reporting.
The Next Generation Pensions Committee is on a mission to promote and encourage younger voices in the industry. Kim Kaveh looks at its key objectives
This week's top stories included an analysis finding the cost of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions in schemes could hit FTSE 100 profits by up to £15bn.
Employers whose dividend to deficit recovery contribution (DRCs) ratios fall outside the "normal range" should expect to see higher regulatory scrutiny, although no fixed ratio will be set.
Investment consultants and fiduciary managers should expect a final decision on the investigation into the market to be published by the end of the year, the competition watchdog says.