Brian Keegan: Why we shouldn’t follow Britain’s lead on governance

Britain is belatedly tightening up its corporate governance, but Ireland plays by the EU’s rules and ought to act accordingly

11th April, 2021
Brian Keegan: Why we shouldn’t follow Britain’s lead on governance
Looking across at the City of London: post-Brexit Ireland should no longer automatically follow the UK on corporate regulation

While at various times over the past few months, hospitals, financial institutions, sports bodies and even a charity have featured in the headlines here for failures or alleged failures in financial or corporate governance, the British have also had their fair share of high-profile company missteps.

The likes of Carillion, BHS and Patisserie Valerie were part of a continual cycle of high-profile corporate failures resulting in what has been described as a “palpable” crisis in...

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