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Training content

This Advanced Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries course will cover:

What is corporate governance?

  • Essential structures of corporate governance
  • Principle functions and responsibilities of the Board
  • Setting the company strategic direction
  • Establishing corporate values
  • Holding the executives to account
  • Maintaining the corporate reputation

Company Directors and Company Boards

  • Duties of a Director
  • Promoting the success of the company
  • Role of the chairman
  • Executive and Non-executive directors
  • Making a difference using non-executive directors

Corporate failure resulting from poor governance

  • The ineffective board
  • Examples of corporate failure: Maxwell, Polly Peck, Enron, Worldcom
  • Analysis of the banking crisis as a failure of governance
  • Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory responses to corporate governance failure
  • Lessons learned from corporate failures

Protecting shareholders and other stakeholders

  • The UK Corporate Governance Code
  • The Comply or Explain rule
  • How to protect the shareholder?
  • Communicating with the shareholder
  • A Legal framework for corporate governance

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

  • The pressure for corporate behaviour change
  • The Legal Background of CSR
  • Company directors’ obligations and CSR
  • Voluntary measures
  • Is CSR “Just Public Relations”?
  • CSR and corporate governance links

Roles and responsibilities of company secretary

  • Assisting the Board
  • Record keeping
  • Managing the registered office
  • Supporting and managing board and company meetings

Roles and responsibilities of corporate legal department

  • Typical functions
  • Adding value to company performance
  • Reducing corporate risk
  • Measuring corporate legal performance

Resolving legal disputes

  • Litigation
  • Principles of Arbitration
  • Non-binding dispute resolution methods
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation

Negotiating, drafting and structuring legal agreements

  • Contract law refresher
  • Drafting legal agreements
  • Negotiation principles
  • Tools and techniques for negotiation
  • What are our negotiable?
  • BATNA

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Why choose London Corporate Training?

We have trained over 2,500 delegates from almost 600 client organisations

Complimentary Heathrow transfer (one-way)

Endorsed by various organisational and subject specific accrediting bodies

About London Corporate Training

London Corporate Training (LCT)

London Corporate Training have been established in the education, consulting and training industries for two decades. They work as a training team from their head office in London and aim to ensure all of their course participants receive the highest...


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