FRC Report : Developments In Corporate Governance And Stewardship 2014

The UK Financial Reporting Council’s report on Developments in Corporate Governance and Stewardship contains many insights useful to Japan as it implements its new Corporate Governance Code and the Stewardship Code. In particular, pages 17-22 on stewardship and engagement, and the quality of stewardship statements, provide food for thought in the sense that progress for the Stewardship Code seems spotty and slow.