Irish Stock Exchange adopts New Rules in relation to Corporate Governance

Author:Ms Breeda Cunningham, Paula Kelleher and Andrew Lawless
Profession:Dillon Eustace
 
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On the 17 December 2010, the Irish Stock Exchange ("the ISE") published the new Listing Rules ("the Rules") which require Irish listed companies to comply or explain against additional corporate governance provisions which arise from the recommendations contained in the report on Compliance with the Combined Code on Corporate Governance by Irish listed companies ("the ISE/IAIM Commissioned Report"). These Rules, contained in a new Irish Corporate Governance Annex, supplement the existing provisions which require Irish listed companies to comply or explain against the requirements of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

The new Rules are effective immediately, therefore Irish listed companies with accounting...

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