The Board remains committed to high standards of corporate governance in directing the Group's affairs and in its accountability to shareholders. The Directors believe these are key to managing our business effectively and delivering shareholder value over the longer term.
You can read more about how abrdn plc is governed via its governance framework which is documented in the Board Charter. The Charter comprises 3 elements:
Part 1 – Responsibilities and Matters Reserved for the Board – how the Board operates
Part 2 – Roles and Responsibilities of Members of the Board – what is expected of Directors
Part 3 – Terms of Reference of the Board Committees – how the Board Committees operate
The regulations governing the rights of shareholders, the conduct of meetings and the appointment, removal and powers of the Directors are set out in the Company's articles of association.
The Board has carefully considered the principles and provisions of the Code and has concluded that its activities during the year and the disclosures made within the Annual report and accounts comply with the requirements of the Code, issued by the Financial Reporting Council in July 2018.
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