The UK Stewardship Code: A Missed Opportunity for Higher Standards

Responsible Investor, July 13, 2010

2 Pages Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last revised: 24 May 2011

Abstract

This article argues that the new UK Stewardship Code for institutional investors is insufficiently robust in light of acknowledged shortcomings in institutional shareholder monitoring of investee companies.

Keywords: stewardship code, institutional investors, corporate governance

JEL Classification: G23, G30, G34

Suggested Citation

Wong, Simon C. Y., The UK Stewardship Code: A Missed Opportunity for Higher Standards. Responsible Investor, July 13, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1640897

Simon C. Y. Wong (Contact Author)

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