Annotated UK Corporate Governance Code: Index

Index to annotated version of the UK Corporate Governance Code which sets out full text of the Code. Contains links to, and summaries of, relevant ABI, The Investment Association, FRC, PLSA (formerly NAPF), PIRC, GC100 and ICSA guidance, the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the Listing Rules and Practical Law know-how.

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The UK Corporate Governance Code ( (Code) applies to companies with a premium listing ( of equity shares.

The 2014 version  ( of the Code, published on 17 September 2014, applies to financial years beginning on or after 1 October 2014 and before 17 June 2016 (see Legal update, Corporate governance: revised UK Corporate Governance Code, risk guidance and auditing standards ( ). The April 2016 version ( of the Code applies to financial years beginning on or after 17 June 2016. .

Practical Law's Annotated UK Corporate Governance Code sets out the full text of the Code.

Annotations are provided in the notes below the relevant text of the Code which summarise, and link to, relevant guidance on the Code provided by various bodies, including the Association of British Insurers (ABI), The Investment Association, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) , the Pensions Investment Research Consultants (PIRC), The Association of General Counsel and Company Secretaries of the FTSE 100 (GC100) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). The annotations also contain links to relevant Practical Law materials.

The annotations are summaries of relevant guidance and are not intended to constitute a definitive statement of that guidance. You are advised to consult the full text of any guidance referred to in the annotations.

The text of the Code is reproduced with the permission of the FRC. For further information on the FRC, please visit the FRC's website ( or contact them on +44 (0)20 7492 2300.


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