Without naming names Higgs told a European conference in the Netherlands on Monday that certain companies were ‘going through the motions’ but not embracing the spirit of the code.
Higgs said: ‘That is cynical and disappointing but true,’ reported The Financial Times.
The former investment banker was commissioned last spring to look into the role of non-executive directors.
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements