Governance and Company Secretaria

GOVERNANCE SERVICES

We provide clients with advisory and support services on corporate governance and ESG, and provide company secretarial services.

Overview of Governance and Company Secretarial Services

We assist firms in developing, implementing, operating, reviewing and changing their control and governance frameworks and in providing company secretarial support services. We have considerable experience in providing Board Effectiveness Reviews (Board Evaluations) and broader Governance and Control advice and reviews. We offer our services flexibly through advisory, co-sourcing and outsourcing models and have a Talent Pool of experienced individuals available to support work and our clients’ needs. All our people have extensive practical experience of working within regulated firms.

What We Do

We provide clients with advisory and support services on issues related to corporate governance and company secretarial services. Our services span a broad spectrum of core corporate governance and company secretarial responsibilities as well as the providing advisory and resourcing support to clients dealing with infrequent, complex or unplanned governance and company secretarial issues. ICSR has considerable practical experience in, and can assist with, various governance and company secretarial matters such as:

  • Corporate governance structure/framework development and review
  • Regular/ad-hoc Board and Committee effectiveness reviews (evaluations)
  • Review of compliance with corporate governance standards – FRC, PRA, FCA, Lloyd’s
  • Board member training – induction/on-boarding or updates
  • Review / remediation of Governance following S.166, Lloyd’s review or acquisition / corporate activity
  • Reviewing independence and effectiveness of the Key Control Functions (e.g. Internal Audit, Risk, Actuarial and Compliance), considering their planning, reporting and oversight arrangements
  • Solvency II System of Governance reviews
  • Provision of Company Secretarial services including outsourced and co-sourced services

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If you would like to know more about the way we could help your firm, please speak with one of our Governance and Company Secretarial specialists.

Latest Governance and Company Secretarial Case Studies

Assisting Client With Integration Of Governance, Risk And Compliance Frameworks

Assisting Client With Integration Of Governance, Risk And Compliance Frameworks

Board Effectiveness Review For Leading International Broking Firm To Support Its UK Growth Plans And Regulatory Compliance

Board Effectiveness Review For Leading International Broking Firm To Support Its UK Growth Plans And Regulatory Compliance

Assisting European insurer with Application for UK Authorisation

Assisting European insurer with Application for UK Authorisation

Undertaking Financial Crime Risk Assessment For Client

Undertaking Financial Crime Risk Assessment For Client

Monitoring Appointed Representatives Compliance Adherence for Principal

Monitoring Appointed Representatives Compliance Adherence for Principal

Support Developing Operational Resilience Control Framework

Support Developing Operational Resilience Control Framework

Development of ORSAs and related ERM work

Development of ORSAs and related ERM work

Development of Climate Change and ESG Frameworks

Development of Climate Change and ESG Frameworks

Provision of Temporary Compliance & Risk Support

Provision of Temporary Compliance & Risk Support

Providing expert evaluation of the governance and control arrangements and identifying opportunities to materially enhance the client’s structures, composition and processes

Providing expert evaluation of the governance and control arrangements and identifying opportunities to materially enhance the client’s structures, composition and processes

Advising International Firm on the Application of the Temporary Permissions Regime to Its Business

Advising International Firm on the Application of the Temporary Permissions Regime to Its Business

Advising International Firm On Options For UK Structure Post-Temporary Permissions Regime

Advising International Firm On Options For UK Structure Post-Temporary Permissions Regime

Assisting Client With Project Delivering PRA and FCA Operational Resilience Requirements

Assisting Client With Project Delivering PRA and FCA Operational Resilience Requirements

Support with Brexit Planning for European Reinsurer

Support with Brexit Planning for European Reinsurer

Support With The Post-Acquisition Integration of London Market & Lloyd’s Brokers

Support With The Post-Acquisition Integration of London Market & Lloyd’s Brokers

Our client required an independent Board Effectiveness review in accordance with its’ three-yearly cycle

Our client required an independent Board Effectiveness review in accordance with its’ three-yearly cycle

Recovery and Resolution Planning

Recovery and Resolution Planning

Review client’s governance, control and risk frameworks to ensure that the operating model remained fit for purpose

Review client’s governance, control and risk frameworks to ensure that the operating model remained fit for purpose

Providing Validation and Advice to Overseas Insurance Group on SM&CR

Providing Validation and Advice to Overseas Insurance Group on SM&CR

Assisting Client’s Management Prepare for Lloyd’s Governance, Compliance and Culture Review

Assisting Client’s Management Prepare for Lloyd’s Governance, Compliance and Culture Review

Supporting client with Due Diligence Work for Private Equity Backed M&A Activity

Supporting client with Due Diligence Work for Private Equity Backed M&A Activity

Assistance with implementation of control framework in merger of multinational client with London Market Insurer

Assistance with implementation of control framework in merger of multinational client with London Market Insurer

London Market insurance broker needed to create a solution for Brexit

London Market insurance broker needed to create a solution for Brexit

Temporary Permissions Regime for Brexit And Outsourced Compliance and Risk Resources

Temporary Permissions Regime for Brexit And Outsourced Compliance and Risk Resources

Data Protection and GDPR

Data Protection and GDPR

Merger & Acquisition: Control Framework Implementation

Merger & Acquisition: Control Framework Implementation

New Governance and Controls for New TOM

New Governance and Controls for New TOM

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