Corporate Governance Committee

Nov 29 2012 - 19:04

Press Release


Corporate Governance Committee: new entries; stewardship code and monitoring as planned activities for 2013


Milan, November 29th, 2012 – In a meeting held today at Borsa Italiana’s headquarters, the Italian Corporate Governance Committee examined the report on the activities undertaken in the last year, including meetings and seminars aimed at promoting the new Corporate Governance Code. The report also contains a summary of a comparative study, with reference to the most relevant European countries, concerning the nature of their corporate governance committees and the practices in place for the monitoring of the application of the codes. The report is available on the Borsa Italiana website.

The Committee also approved the plan for future activities, which will include a preliminary assessment, based on European trends, on the following topics:

-         the draft of a set of principles of conduct addressed to asset managers, asset owners and their advisors in respect of transparency of voting policies, monitoring of investee companies and management of conflicts of interest (so called “stewardship code”);

-         the monitoring of the application of the Corporate Governance Code and, if any, of the stewardship code.

Six of the members of the Committee (composed of 24 members) have changed with the following new entries: Enrico Tommaso Cucchiani, Aldo Minucci, Marcella Panucci, Alessandro Profumo, Pierluigi Stefanini and Massimo Tononi.

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The Committee is composed of Gabriele Galateri di Genola (Chairman), Domenico Siniscalco (Vice-Chairman), Luigi Abete, Carlo Acutis, Franco Bernabè, Paolo Andrea Colombo, Enrico Tommaso Cucchiani, John Philip Elkann, Luca Garavoglia, Edoardo Garrone, Federico Ghizzoni, Guido Giubergia, Raffaele Jerusalmi, Giordano Lombardo, Stefano Micossi, Aldo Minucci, Marcella Panucci, Alessandro Profumo, Giovanni Sabatini, Paolo Scaroni, Luitgard Spӧgler, Pierluigi Stefanini, Massimo Tononi, Marco Tronchetti Provera.


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