Standards for Institutional Investment and Banks

Principles
Comments
Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards Andrew Tyrie's report: Changing Banking for Good published 12 June 2013
Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards FCA Response FCA's response to the Parliamentary report dated October 2013
UN Principles for Responsible Investment A network of international investors working together to put six Principles for Responsible Investment into practice. Signatories have collectively assets under management of approximately US$ 30 trillion
Hutton Report 2011 Lord Hutton's report into reforms for public services pension schemes advocates more independent oversight and stronger governance. To be implemented in 2014
The Kay Review - July 2012 The Professor Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision Making
Myners Review 2000
Myners Report 2001
Myners Principles 2004
Paul Myners is the Financial Services Secretary (sometimes referred to as City Minister) in HM Treasury, in Prime Minister Gordon Brown's government. He was formerly a Director of Gartmore
Takeover Code The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers is designed principally to ensure that shareholders are treated fairly and are not denied an opportunity to decide on the merits of a takeover and that shareholders of the same class are afforded equivalent treatment by an offeror
ISC Code ISC Code on the Responsibilities of Institutional Investors - November 2009
Stewardship Code September 2012 The Stewardship Code for Institutional Investors aims to improve interaction between companies and shareholders. Implementation guidance is here
Pre-Emption Guidelines Pre-emption rights give existing shareholders in a company the right to subscribe for their pro rata share of any new shares in that company. These principals, from the Pre-Emption Group lay out cases for disapplying pre-emption rights
Equator Principles A financial industry benchmark for determining, assessing and managing social & environmental risk in project financing loan documentation
AIC Governance Code The Association of Investment Companies' Code of Corporate Governance, republished in March 2009 and endorsed by the Financial Reporting Council
EBA Internal Governance Guidelines 27 September 2011 Guidelines from the European Banking Authority promoting policies and practices that are consistent with and promote sound and effective risk management